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Multiple current and former employees of General Motors have sued the automaking giant over accusations of a racist workplace environment that included everything from nooses to being called the N-word and even a "whites only" sign.

<a href="http://www.blackplanet.com/Mr_Spann/">Mr_Spann</a> raised the question of which company really deserves a bailout.

Since reparations is an accursed term, I'm comfortable with just labeling it a "bailout" for now.

Ford Motor Co. is asking Congress for a $9 billion “stand-by line of credit” to stabilize its business, but says it doesn’t expect to tap it.

Democratic leaders in Congress sidetracked legislation to bail out the auto industry Thursday and demanded the Big Three develop a plan assuring the money would make them economically viable.