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gaspee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-19-08 12:34 PM
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1. Even if
all of what he cites were true (which it's not,) like many others, I now spend a much greater amount, proportionally, of my income on gas.

Groceries prices are going higher and higher, electricity is through the roof. My 1800 SQ foot home typically has an electric bill of 150.00 a month whereas 5 years ago, it was about 90 a month.

So everything can look rosy to this guy, but the reality is that many people like me just have no money for anything other than the basics.
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  -CommonDreams: Why the Economy Is Gloomier Than We Are marmar  Jun-19-08 12:30 PM   #0 
  - Even if  gaspee   Jun-19-08 12:34 PM   #1 
  - Everything looks rosy when you have an easy job with an excellent paycheck where you don't really  tom_paine   Jun-19-08 01:10 PM   #5 
  - A Must Read! K & R  Binka   Jun-19-08 12:37 PM   #2 
  - I am reminded of Wachtel's "Poverty of Affluence"  hfojvt   Jun-19-08 12:48 PM   #3 
  - Not everyone has enough money to be able to save some. An awful lot of people are  GreenPartyVoter   Jun-19-08 03:45 PM   #7 
  - Hoover waddled around with his head up his ass, too  Warpy   Jun-19-08 12:49 PM   #4 
     - D'accord....  marmar   Jun-19-08 03:43 PM   #6 
 

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