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post #37 of Old 03-25-2012
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Re: Sailing on a shoestring.

Originally Posted by capttb View Post
I wore a blue short sleeve shirt with a name tag to work every day for 30 years, so when a friend called me "a member of the privledged elite" during a political discussion I almost fell off his yacht from laughing so hard.
Sadly, in a country where over 50% of the population is low income ($45,000 total or less for a family of 4 Census data: Half of U.S. poor or low income - CBS News) you may very well be somewhat privileged nowadays, esp if u have a decent union job. Again, it's all relative...
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