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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - General Motors
The White House pretended to champion American workers last week with gimmicky initiatives on federal job training and "workplace innovation." But far from the Beltway dog-and-pony show, a group of American workers ruthlessly shafted by the Obama administration was finally getting some real support — and inching toward justice.
Lawmakers on Thursday demanded General Motors fire its chief lawyer and open its compensation plan to more potential victims as a Senate subcommittee delved deeper into GM's mishandling of the recall of small cars with defective ignition switches.
When the nation's top compensation expert announced details of General Motors' fund for the victims of its massive ignition switch defect crisis, he made one thing clear: It's about the victims, not about GM.
General Motors is recalling at least 7.6 million more vehicles dating back to 1997 to fix faulty ignition switches as the company's safety crisis continues to grow.
General Motors on Monday announced that it would recall about 3.4 million older large cars for an ignition problem. Plus, the company recalled another 166,000 cars and trucks in five other recalls for a series of other problems.
Ignition switches once again are causing problems for General Motors.
Lawyers for a Georgia family that is trying to reopen a wrongful death lawsuit against General Motors say the company is trying to move the case to federal court so it can use bankruptcy as a shield from the claim.
Inside General Motors, they called it "the switch from hell."
General Motors' new chief announced the dismissal of 15 employees and the creation of a compensation fund for victims of a faulty ignition switch on multiple GM models, but an internal probe of the company said the safety crisis was the result of engineering and bureaucratic mistakes and not a deliberate effort to deceive customers and regulators.
General Motors may have bounced back from its 2009 bankruptcy to take a top spot on the list of most profitable companies in the world, claiming $22.6 billion in earnings in its most recent filings. But taxpayers who funded the company's bailout probably aren't as cheerful.
Ford is recalling 1.4 million SUVs and cars in North America to fix steering, rust and floor mat problems.
General Motors recalled a small number of Pontiac G6 midsize cars to fix a faulty brake light system in 2009, yet waited more than five years to call back over 2 million other cars with the same system, according to company documents filed with federal safety regulators.
Gathering to honor our fighting forces and their families, we may not dwell much this Memorial Day on General Motors' humbled circumstances or fear what these portend for America's future.
Suzuki is recalling more than 184,000 small cars in the U.S. because the steering columns can catch fire.