OT - Gas to hit 4.00
sjansen at buscaluz.org
Thu Jun 12 01:18:48 MDT 2008
On Wed, 2008-06-11 at 10:20 -0600, Matthew Frederico wrote:
> - Does the "Average American" REALLY own a big house and a big car?
Obviously Dave wasn't claiming that the all Americans live in
McMansions. He was saying the average middle class American owns a
bigGER house and bigGER car than needed. [Editors note: for certain
families, substitute "more cars than needed" for "bigger cars than
How did our grandparents manage to raise larger families with smaller
homes and smaller cars? Today some people act like you're a bad
parent if you put your 2.3 children in anything smaller than a top
heavy, gas guzzling steel cage. Just one car for the entire family?! And
Xuxa forbid your children should have to share a room!
Don't get me wrong, I love this country, but spend a couple years
someplace other than North America or western Europe. We're spoiled.
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