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Old 08-07-2009, 11:17 AM
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Default Unbelievable Cash For Clunkers

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qj5gzvGnGP4
Made me physically ill to watch the entire film. What a country we live in.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:28 AM
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Default oh boy.

I could only watch the first 45 secs of it. I don't feel so good either, now.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:43 AM
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What a waste. So wrong...

I AM doing my part to help save the environment. I drive a recycled vehicle that is worth fixing. How much pollution and waste comes from every new plastic piece of crap car made in 2009 that will have a shorter life and end up in a landfill anyway...

I hate our throw-away culture.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:50 AM
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You guys should get in on the Obama thread... which has become sort of a catch-all for anything political or anti-government. Kind of fun really...

I think Cash for Clunkers took up most of pages 20 and 21 if you still have your default settings, lots of interesting info in there for sure.
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:52 AM
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What else can you say - I can hardly wait until this band of idiots starts managing healthcare...Don't worry sir, this won't hurt a bit...Just sit back and relax, you'll feel a small prick and it will all be over shortly...We even have a nice video to watch while we wait for you to...umm...expire
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Old 08-07-2009, 12:04 PM
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Wow that was a nice 62 .....saw in the paper the some old lady traded in a 88 caprice with only 33,000 miles.....this program is the worst.

Could you imagine the vintage steel being crushed if the program did not cap the age at 25 years
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Old 08-07-2009, 12:54 PM
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Why would anyone trade in such a nice Land Cruiser?
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Don't know the real value of a low mileage '88 Caprice but if the tard that traded in the 77K mile FJ62 had half a brain they could have done a minimum of research on the net and found a buyer for $4500 easily. My gripe is not with the politics but with our throwaway culture as Martin pointed out. Seeing how houses are being constructed these days makes me ill, too.
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Why would anyone trade in such a nice Land Cruiser?
I've been wondering the same thing...Same thing with the Volvo 850 video Dave linked to...A Volvo 850 isn't worth more than $4500? We aren't talking about a 20+ year old piece of crap cargo van.

My guess...Trade in = easy and offers tax advantages to the buyer. Plus it is often a lot quicker than trying to find a buyer, especially lately. Wish I still had my '84 Subaru that I could trade in...I'm going to be paying for this program so I might as well take advantage of it right?
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Old 08-07-2009, 01:05 PM
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Wow, there's tons of videos of this. There's one of a BMW 735i. Why would anyone trade in such a nice car? Maybe I don't understand the program.
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