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Actually, if I understand TomP's diary at dKos, it looks like the press was wrong on most of those bits regarding the UAW.  The wage cuts aren't actually wage cuts but merely targets.

Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
by Drew J Jones (pedobear@pennstatefootball.com) on Fri Dec 19th, 2008 at 10:48:08 AM EST
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The targets are at least a year away and Obama will have eleven months to re-do this eye-gouge to labor.  My suggestion is that the Obama Admin. demand that Wagoner's predecessor, (who, AIRC, has been active in hybrid technology) be brought back, be put in charge of hybirds if not GM, and that PEH become "job 1" for GM.  Congress should put strong incentives in place for consumers to purchase and for local governments and companies to put in place infrastructure to support PEH vehicles.  If you can recharge at work you double the time spent in "all electric mode."

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Sat Dec 20th, 2008 at 02:34:14 PM EST
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