Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Mickey Kaus pokes a hole in the theory that “green” is the future of Detroit. The cars that people want are reliable, not necessarily “green.” Today the Washington Post paraphrases Lutz on the importance of the Prius to Toyota: Lutz sees several reasons for Toyota’s ascendancy, none more important than becoming the darling of media […]

President Barack Obama decided this weekend to fire the CEO of General Motors, Rick Wagoner, and is about to change the board of directors. How can this be, you might ask? After all, General Motors is a publicly held company, not an arm of the United States government. Silly me. I made the same mistake, […]

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Sometimes, bad things happen to good cities. Over at, I offer my thoughts on the closing of GM Janesville in 2010, and concede the governor may actually be right. At least as far as I quote him. Print this entry