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    The Irony in 'GM's Faulty Ignition Switch Being Investigated By Our Government That Has It's Own Dirty Secrets

    So we see that a smaller government, one that hasn't the money because of austerity, didn't catch this problem switch at GM before it killed several people. Now Congress has time and resources? That's only because an independent investigator, hired by a family that lost their daughter due to her car's ignition switch failure, found that her death could be directly attributed to the switch.
    He found that when the car hit a bump, the switch moved back to accessory mode causing the power steering, brakes and air bags to fail.
    But people at GM already knew this because they had quietly switched out the faulty switch and they keep the part number the same further exacerbating the problem.
    The Congressional investigation of GM is to determine who knew and when.
    We have cut government services severely over the last few years because, as conservatives claim, less government is better government- until it isn't.
    And who does the philosophy of less government is better serve?
    The Kochs, and those that pollute our environment have benefited from not having an adequate number of investigators available to make sure that the banks are doing what they should so that we don't have another financial collapse.
    The irony of our government investigating GM is obvious.
    With Edward Snowden's revelations about our NSA's spying on Americans, it appears that GM wasn't the only one covering up wrong doing.
    The U.S. Government wants to know who ordered this faulty switch to be replaced and when did they discover the connection to the deaths because of it's failure.
    But then, again, the U.S. Government has less than forthcoming about their own wrongdoing in the NSA, Afghanistan, Iraq, elections, voter suppression, campaign contributions, and the many dark secrets they feel should be left untold because they want to protect us? That's the irony because GM wanted to protect us too, by secretly switching the switch without telling a soul or accepting responsibility for the deaths they caused.
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