The McBournie Minute: Obama won’t buy my car

The Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), better known as Cash for Clunkers, was supposed to go until November. Funding lasted roughly a week. Nice job on that one, guys. Good planning. This is from the same people who brought you the digital conversion rebate program–which was underfunded.

But rather than get in a government-related rant, let’s look at this a bit closer. MY CAR DIDN’T QUALIFY.

What the hell? I pay my taxes, I stand for the national anthem at baseball games, hell, I can even say the Pledge of Allegiance in Latin. America, why can’t you pay me back? All I ask for is $4,500 to go toward a new car, because let’s face it, my car just isn’t worth that. Continue reading The McBournie Minute: Obama won’t buy my car

Government provides ‘cash for clunkers’

They make up 60% of every Autotrader. (20% are every Camaro ever made.)According to the Headline of the Day, the Cash for Clunkers government program helped Ford report their first gain in auto sales since November 2007.

In future news, the Cash for Clunkers program will run out of money again in two years when everyone trades in their 2009 Fords.