Heard Ford might be SOLD on CNBC

Discussion in '2005 - 2014 S-197 Mustang -General/Talk-' started by Subwaytrain, Jun 24, 2008.


  1. mustangford289

    mustangford289 Founding Member

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    I agree 68Stang....Hopefully they will make the needed changes before its too late!
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  2. red05bullitgt

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    Deleted due to antisemitic remarks out of anger.
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  3. mustangford289

    mustangford289 Founding Member

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    wow

    I am surprised that such antisemitism is expressed so openly....:shrug:

    How do you lump an entire culture and religion into such a an ignorant stereo type based on your experience with just one of its members? :nono:
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  4. red05bullitgt

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    As for being so called ignorant and stereo typed, that's real easy for you to say. Perhaps one day, should the same happen to you. You'll then truly understand where I'm coming from, and why I'm so bitter !


    In the meantime, I've retracted my previous post !
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  5. mustangford289

    mustangford289 Founding Member

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    ok

    I run a business. People fail to pay. People steal from me. People claim I broke things I never touched. Most people are honest and trustworthy. All of these people are white, black, Hispanic, catholic, protestant, or jewish ....but I don't jump to the conclusion that whites, blacks, or Hispanics, catholic, protestants or jews are lairs and or thieves based on their race, culture or religion, that would be ignorant...people may be bad as individuals, not groups.

    So, I have experienced just what you speak of with a wide range of people....

    Thx for retracting your post, it was offensive.:flag:
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  6. shooterm1

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    Act now for some killer deals

    just three short years ago (summer 2005) guys were paying thousands [THAT'S THOU$AND$!!] of dollars over MSRP for New Mustang GT's ...

    this wasn't the exception back then, it was the norm! and I'll bet some of you guys are still paying off those loans huh?

    well now its 2008 and these same cars are available to everyone at huge discounts everywhere :flag:

    And its time to trade in and trade up guys - and (IMO) you're crazy not to.

    these cars are certainly a bargain at sticker and a steal w/ a rebate or the dealer discount.

    frankly I'm shocked that these cars aren't flying out of the showrooms.

    A loaded GT for just over $20K? :eek: Who can resist?

    (and no, I dont work for FORD)
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  7. mustangford289

    mustangford289 Founding Member

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    where?

    What do u mean by "just over 20K"? Around here a loaded GT is 28K.....30+ for a vert...Where can I buy a new loaded GT for 21 or 22K?
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  8. red05bullitgt

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    I also thank you for bringing me back to my senses, as I ended up responding out of anger, instead of looking at the big picture.

    And just to set the record straight, I am by no means prejudice towards any ethnic group whatsoever. It was just really bad timing, in which the first thing that came to mind after reading the poster's comments, was it brought back a lot of very painful memories from my past, and instead of thinking from within a rational perspective. I ended up taking it as personal, which then resulted in reacting out of anger.

    So once again, thanks for bringing me back to my senses, and also my apologies go out to all those, whom I may have offended :flag:
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  9. Bad92GT

    Bad92GT The 5 Minute Plan Man

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    Prejudice will always exist, stereotyping is just a form of being prejudice, and there is not a single person in the world, that can say they do not stereotype or are prejudice the least little bit. We can all waive our **** hats around saying that we should not stereotype and how I don't and you shouldn't, but at the end of the day, everyone is. As for ford, I doubt they will ever get bought out, they just don't seem like the company to let themselves go like that, and loose what little dignity they have left now.
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  10. red05bullitgt

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    I couldn't agree more with your statement, however MustangFord289 is absolutely correct. In which it was unfair to criticize an entire ethnic group, for just what a single individual out of that group did. As I mentioned before, it was just really bad timing when I first read, and then reacted to the poster's comments without thinking first within a rational and unbiased manor.


    But than again, it's just as you pointed out. Were all guilty of stereotyping in some form or another, whether we choose to admit it or not. As nobody is perfect, in which we as human beings. All make mistakes :)
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  11. Subwaytrain

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    Geeeeee I Wish I knew what you had to say........
    I have dealt with many people in my business.
    I see many people complaining about the Jews
    Too me I think the Jews are the most thoughtful people that I have dealt with.
    The Greeks will screw yea in my business but my best friends are all greeks ( ship owners}
    As for the Jews,they are the best to work with in Business.
    I never had a Jewish person screw me,and on top of that I have had double comisions with them.
    Ummmmmm comisions on a shipload of cargo,yea baby
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  12. mustangford289

    mustangford289 Founding Member

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    FoMoCo

    I don't think Ford could be taken over. It could be sold, or go broke. The largest stock holders are the Ford family and Kirk Kevorkian. Between the 2 they own nearly 50% of the company. A hostile takeover is less likely too because Ford has borrowed so much money against its name plate, meaning if the went broke the creditors would own Ford. The risk of a hostile take over would outweigh the investment.

    I think Ford will make it as they always have. I'm happy to own 3 fords. Ill buy another one soon to do my part....
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  13. Subwaytrain

    Subwaytrain Banned

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    Many people can buy ford or Gm
    But the smart ones don't want a headache
    Why would someone other then a investment firm would want any of these company?
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  14. Bad92GT

    Bad92GT The 5 Minute Plan Man

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    people buy fords and gm's because they have a little thing called loyalty. Fords been good to my family, and i'll be damned if the one time that they screw up that i'll go running off from a company. I love my new mustang, talk **** about it, amazing, you state things i don't give a damn about. The only way for the companys to make a comeback, is to ****ING believe in them, faith and loyalty is what keeps ford alive, if we didn't, then no one would buy it, we might as well slap a big "United states of Asia" on our dollar bill and all drive piece of crap hondas (though they are japanese). I'm tired of people coming on here bashing ford for no apparent reason than to just cause trouble. It's been argued over and over again, and I don't give a damn, ford will comeback, just like the other 20 times. I'd invest in it, and i think everyone else should to.

    EDIT: Understand that i'm not accusing anyone in this thread, so don't take it personal.
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  15. '13_ImpactBlue_GT

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    I think that there is a better chance of Israel and the US attacking Iran before the Presidential Election: The results would be

    1. $200 per barrel oil

    2. The possible start of WW3

    3. Us loosing a carrier or 2 if the Iranians use their Sunburn anti-ship missiles (The Sunburn can deliver a 200-kiloton nuclear payload, or: a 750-pound conventional warhead, within a range of 100 miles. The Sunburn combines a Mach 2.1 speed (two times the speed of sound) with a flight pattern that hugs the deck and includes "violent end maneuvers" to elude enemy defenses)

    4. Israel has over 200 tactical nukes, enough to devastate Iran and anyone else in the region.
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  16. Subwaytrain

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    Yea baby use them Nukes on Iran...
    Blow them off of the map.
    it will not be World War 3,,,,It will be getting rid of a annoying country.
    You really think Russia or China will do anything?
    Naaaaaaaaaa they will go in front on the UN to protest.
    And within a year Iran will be forgotten..............
    So oil will be $200 a barrel,,,it will be there anyway in the near future
    Vote Dems and have $200 a barrel
    vote Republican and still get screrwed:SNSign:
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  17. stangdude2000

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    China has publicly stated that they would support and participate in an attack on Iran if they develop the ability to build nukes.
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  18. ranger04

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    With Iran, you just have to decide if you want to fight them now or later. Later they will have nukes and will use them because they will sacrifice themselves to get rid of Isreal. If they die as martors they get a place in haven and plus some virgins. You can't reason with people like that. Isreal knows exactly what they'll do when they get a nuke and they can't aford a nuclear hit. Isreal can't worry about 200.00 a barrel oil or world war III, they have to worry about being enilelated from the face of the earth. 200.00 dollar oil sounds better than not exsisting anymore.
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    And that is exactly why Ford is going under (as well as GM). They don't have many new customers and their ONLY profiting vehicles are their trucks. With the high gas prices, nobody is buying trucks so their cash cow has just died and they need to make a 180˚ yesterday to get out of this.

    In laymen's terms, they aren't just up **** creek without a paddle; they are at the mouth of the stream that feeds **** creek without even a canoe let alone a paddle.
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  20. M1Tanker

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    Your problem is that your trusting what CNBC is saying. :p
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