To answer the question about "saved jobs"--they are in China where GM makes autos that will soon be imported to the US.
but you buy american right?
where is your stuff made? I mean your: TV, toaster oven, range, power tools, stereo, vacuum, computer, GPS, AC unit, clothing, cutlery, ... you name it!
if you say you have more than 25% of those things made in America, you're lying about it!
unless you have been living in a cave, and crawled out last week, this is a world market.
we lost our manufacturing base 25 yrs ago.
we lost our superiority of having the most competent college grads.
we lost our financial power two years ago, if not more.
we lost our credibility in the world when Bush invaded Iraq.
we lost a lot.
Lets pick up our pants and start building up again.