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Gas prices higher... yep, only alternative public transportation which I know some of us don't have or less driving in general. Plan your trips out to be the most efficient, what else can we do other than start bike riding...
You simply do by the nature of your posts here today. You make references that most people want things they dont need. You mention that you dont mind going back to just existing (my words), after all, others dont have all the stuff we have, so basically why should we? You mention ( i'm just trying to recall without looking), all kinds of stuff insinuating that if other countries dont have stuff like we do, we should learn to do without also.
I may be wrong, in which case i apologize and shall go running to my doctors for my meds ( i ran out today)- Seriously, that is how i have read your threads. Again, i may be "convenience" reading- in any case, it just didnt sound like you.
[edit on 25-4-2008 by dgtempe]
Originally posted by MajKarma
It's amusing reading this thread and the responses. I keep referring to the 3% that own the world and the 30% who are their Minions, their "Servile Favorites", which amongst others are State and Federal Employees and those who by whatever means feed at the public trough/throat.
I DO LIVE WITHIN MY MEANS- however, the food shopping experiences lately have been heartbreaking. $200.00 here in Cape Cod for a little food for the week. Heating oil close to $600.00 a month. Gas thru the roof.
We actually have lower unemployment right now than we have had in recent years, let alone in the early 80s.
If the stores closed tomorrow I have food stored, food growing, a river and lake to catch fish, and a mountain to hunt elk, rabbits, and deer off of.
U.S. NATIONAL DEBT CLOCK
The Outstanding Public Debt as of 25 Apr 2008 at 08:36:57 PM GMT is:
The estimated population of the United States is 303,874,811
so each citizen's share of this debt is $30,718.44.
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