Timeline Shows GM & NHTSA Failed On Multiple Occasions To Prevent Deaths Tied To Ignition Switch Recall

Timeline Shows GM & NHTSA Failed On Multiple Occasions To Prevent Deaths Tied To Ignition Switch Recall

In advance of Tuesday’s hearing before the House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations regarding the ongoing recall of more than 2 million GM vehicles for ignition-related problems tied to at least 13 deaths, the Committee on Energy and Commerce has released a detailed timeline of events, including all the times at which the carmaker or regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration could have alerted the public to the defect. [More]

Let's Briefly Relive 2006, When People Laughed At The Guy Who Said The Economy Wasn't All It Was Made Out To Be

Let's Briefly Relive 2006, When People Laughed At The Guy Who Said The Economy Wasn't All It Was Made Out To Be

Remember 2006, when your paperboy quit his route to work at a hedge fund, and the little girls down the street were flipping lemonade stands all over the neighborhood? It was also the gilded age of financial forecasters proudly declaring that nothing could possibly go wrong with the housing market, all while giving a swirly to any Debbie Downer who said otherwise. [More]