Thread: Why EMD > GE
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Old 06-02-2011, 04:44 PM   #117
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Originally Posted by JimThias View Post
Not sure I understand, but just for S & G, I'd have to say GE is much more the "American way" than EMD considering Thomas Edison had something to do with the creation of the company back in the 1800s. It doesn't get any more "American" than that!
Well, how much more "American" can one get than General Motors, as in baseball, hot dogs, apple pie, and Chevrolet?

Originally Posted by jnohallman View Post
GE has also apparently found out a way to avoid paying taxes, which is also the "American way" . . .

ha ha ha ha, sad but true

I presume that GM, having received billions in a bailout, or the government having lost billions during its period of ownership, or whatever the details are, is also practicing a form of the "American way".

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