OT - I don't _hate_ McMansions

Michael Torrie torriem at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 12:59:26 MDT 2008

Bryan Sant wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Bryan Sant wrote:
>>> The kids that do that for builders (at least the ones I've talked to)
>>> make around $12/hr.  That freakin' rocks.  I would have LOVED the
>>> opportunity to make that kind of money as a kid.  Desperate times or
>>> unmatched opportunity?
>> Oh wow.  That's one of the most amazing assertions I have ever heard.
> How is it an amazing assertion to state that the kids who are waving
> signs for various builders are happy to do so because of the
> relatively high level of compensation they receive?

You're right.  Misreading the context entirely here.  I agree that being
able to stand on a corner with a sign for $12 an hour *is* an unmatched
opportunity.  Teaching kids the value of working for their own money is

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