OT - I don't _hate_ McMansions

Charles Curley charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Tue Jun 24 19:13:29 MDT 2008


On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:04:42AM -0600, Bryan Sant wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 10:14 AM, Josh Coates <jcoates at gmail.com> wrote:


> Further, I'm only making these arguments because I try to be
> consistent with my philosophy about the proper role of government.
> If, I were more selfish, I would totally be for a state or national
> requirement that would force lot sizes to be large and force the
> riff-raff out of my pristine neighborhood.  I can afford it, so I
> would be unaffected by the law.  Only those lower income scum folk
> would be financially barred from home ownership...  Wow, the more I
> think about it, the better it sounds.  No more white trash.  No more
> uneducated bumpkins.  No more run-down cars in anyones driveway...
> Just me and my upper-class comrades chortling about how next we need
> to get carbon taxes on everyone who can't afford a new hybrid car
> (which would force more people to ride public trans and leave the
> roads for me -- again I can afford it).  That would be great. ;-)

You could move to Marin County. You better get there before they close
the gates.

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