There are different definitions of a patriot. Is buying American patriotic? For most, a patriot is one who defends the Constitution and the principles articulated by our Founders.
Russ Harding and Bruce Walker - July 2, 2009
To me, it's whether or not they learn their lessons and survive --Ed.
The recent turn of events in our nation's automotive industry has prompted many citizens to rethink what nameplate they'll purchase the next time they're in-market for a new vehicle. Chrysler and General Motors may soon shed what little brand loyalty remained prior to unprecedented government interference.
A Rasmussen Poll, for example, revealed that only 26 percent of respondents supported the federal bailout of GM, with 53 percent considering it a "bad idea." Of this group, 51 percent answered that they now are "more likely" to purchase a Ford - the lone holdout of domestic automakers clamoring for taxpayer-funded bailout cash; and 30 percent support a boycott of GM products.... [Read More]