Illinois Chrysler dealerships marked ...

Illinois Chrysler dealerships marked for closure

There are 10 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from May 18, 2009, titled Illinois Chrysler dealerships marked for closure. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

More than 40 Chrysler dealerships in Illinois slated for closure as part of plans to cut 789 dealerships nationwide.

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Wheeling, IL

#1 May 18, 2009
Thank you Barak Hussain Obama,any other great ideas.

Since: Nov 08

Sycamore, IL

#2 May 18, 2009
This was a business decision made in Chrysler's court case in bankruptcy.
And if people maybe bought a few more cars that their own country made...maybe we wouldn't be in such dire automotive straits.....

United States

#3 May 18, 2009
Sure, blame Obama.... wasn't the economic model so revered by Republicans which caused the demise of all the US automakers?

How do you explain that ONLY the automakers which built BIG SUVs and very inefficient cars are the ones which failed?

Sure. Bush and his oil industry friends created this huge mess and now you blame Obama for saving Chrysler?!?!

I thought free-market economics were supposed to "take care of things", take care of humanity.... yeah, right!

Bridgeview, IL

#4 May 18, 2009
One of the dealers on the list, is owned and operated by a woman, runs a non-union shop (but matches and equals all union pay, just tried over all the years to keep extra bucks out of useless slobs hands)...yet the CATA Pres. and his shack of a rented bldg gets to stick around? This was crap and politics as usual...CHANGE HAS ARRIVED! YIPPEEEEE! Obama/Jeb 2012!

United States

#5 Jun 19, 2009
sad to hear

United States

#6 Mar 31, 2010
Thanks to all you Honda and toyota lovers american made bites the dust, keep buyin that jap junk and see whats next

United States

#7 Mar 31, 2010
they sucked a bunch in by paying nothing down free interest for a yr, diddnt you lame Brains know you still had to pay for that Junk?????

United States

#8 Mar 31, 2010
if you had any patroitism at all you would buy American cars

United States

#9 Mar 31, 2010
Lucas you Have NO idea, you must be 20 or 30 by the way your talking, live a while and may learn something
B-Town Momma

United States

#10 Apr 9, 2010
I dont know about you guys, but when I grew up my father would NEVER let anyone with a foreign car park in his drive way. If you have a foreign car, you must park in the street, and he lives on a major highway with no street parking lololol Go dad!!! I was raised to buy American (what you can still buy American anyways) and I strive to pass this on to my children. PS I also have a no foreign parking restriction at my house it embarasses my kids friends if they come over in a Hundai, but if thier parents had no sense to tell them, my kids will =)

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