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Ford Absolutely Owns Cadillac's Absurd ELR Ad With 'Upside' Ad
Ford's C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid hatchback just got some serious green cred due to this witty ad. Read more...
Roughly 45,800 hourly United Auto Workers members who work at Ford plants in the United States will receive record profit-sharing checks of $8,300 on average in March. Read more...
The Fox News morning show Fox & Friends on Friday declared that a law in Michigan that weakens unions was a "Victory for Capitalism!" On Thursday, the Republican-controlled state legislature in Michigan had quickly pushed through a new measure Read more...
Big corporations are getting a steady infusion of your hard-earned tax dollars... Reuters: Across the country more than 2,700 companies are collecting state income taxes from hundreds of thousands of workers - and are keeping the money Read more...
April 6, 1976 - Teamsters, Terrorists And Primaries.
April 6, 1976 - News on settlement of the Teamsters Strike. Gerald Ford campaigns in Wisconsin ahead of the Tuesday Primaries. Morris Udall quietly campaigns. UAW says not less government, but better run government is most important during this election season. Right Wing Death Squads murder 15 young people as part of Military Junta crackdown in Argentina. More bombs in Northern Ireland and Northern Portugal. Women march by the thousands in Rome protesting Vatican ban on contraception. France Nuclear tests in South Pacific. Read more...

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February 23, 1975 - Not Bathing In The Same Water Twice.
February 23, 1975 - calls to send Military aid to South Vietnam. Kissinger returns from Middle East "hopeful". Ethiopia ask U.S. for arms against militants in Eritrea province. Judge Sirica hands down sentences for Watergate figures. New tensions in Cyprus. Outlawed strikes in Spain go on anyway. Persian Gulf region under scrutiny for continued arms sales. Another lovely day in the neighborhood. Read more...
February 1, 1975 - $1 Billion A Day.
News of this day included the loud gasp heard over the size of the new budget President Ford was handing Congress. The Recession dragged on. Calls for belt tightening. Supplemental Aid to Southeast Asia was voted down - between the 55,000 lives lost and the billions already spent, enough was enough. Aid to Turkey was on hold pending outcome of the latest Cyprus situation. And the U.S. had the dubious distinction of the 2nd highest trade deficit of the century. Not a day to celebrate. Read more...
January 16, 1975 - Same As It Ever Was - Same. As. It. Ever. Was.
January 16, 1975 - this day in history. Recession getting worse. GNP drops 9.1%, worst since 1958. Inflation rose 13%, worst since 1947. Calls for Gas Rationing. Soviet Union says detente not dead, just wounded. CIA Hearings continue. Ford Auto to offer rebates on new cars. Israel/Lebanon border skirmishes. Middle East Peace feelers continue. News Analyst Eric Sevareid on world reaction to Economy. Read more...
November 8, 1974 - Hunger, Sweeps And Pardons.
News of this day and this week for November 8, 1974 - Democrats sweep Midterm elections, big anti-Nixon vote. Kissinger back from 18 day diplomatic tour, Middle East and the PLO. World Hunger Conference starts in Rome. OAS meet in Quito, ponder easing restrictions on Cuba. Lt. Calley is released from prison after pardon. Federal Judge in Ohio acquits 8 National Guardsmen accused of shooting students at Kent State. Read more...
Media Matters has been following this discredited story for some time now and you can read some of their past posts on that here -- Rich Lowry Clings to Discredited Obama-Bullied-Ford Story, Claims Denials Mean "It's Probably True". As they noted Read more...