- If the government were to actually take charge of GM,
instead of playing the pathetic role of passive owner, the bankrupt and
seriously troubled auto giant could move beyond just making more cars and
more problems to become a forward-thinking pioneer in actually solving
- Instead of just cranking out more and more steel dinosaurs
and contributing more to the greenhouse gas crisis and the country's reliance
on imported oil, a state-owned GM could start making and selling a line
of electric vehicles, maybe marketing them as a package deal to car-buyers
together with installed solar panels or wind generators, so that each car
buyer would have his or her own source of off-the-grid electric power.
- By selling or leasing solar and wind units in the millions,
GM could bring down the cost of personal power generation to reasonable
levels, making a huge dent in the nation's carbon footprint...
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