Dealing with car dealers

I’ve been calling around trying to get quotes on a specific vehicle I’m interested in (yes, I’m torn about the CARS program but when there’s a deal to be had I can’t help myself). Car dealers say the darndest things: “Oh you can’t that get anymore.” “That car doesn’t exist.”

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Cash for clunkers, what a horrible idea

“This crisis was created by an excess of debt… how should we fix it? MORE DEBT.” On some level that makes sense, but this direct application–encouraging more consumer loans for car purchases–just seems idiotic on so many levels. Not to mention the environmental impact. The lack of reuse. No recycling

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