along with everybody elses. No profit motive to rape us twice over. Tort reform limiting lawsuit threats, and student aid for those willing to go into the health care field will go a LONG way to addressing some Telling an angry kentucky girl to calm down mug (but not all) of these issues driving up the costs. The only other solution I see is the one you seem to be advocating
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It’s funny how some people call people who want to have a nice house, nice car, nice clothes “materialistic”. Did you notice how they wanted a nice mountain bike (expensive) nice rock climbing equipment (probably expensive), and probably nice cell phones too. It seems that with young people like these it’s only materialistic when someone else wants it. They just have different priorities. Nothing wrong with wanting good, functional things. Telling an angry kentucky girl to calm down mug People should live according to their values. Some folks want a big house, other folks want to travel and rock climb. I thought that was patronising considering they’re travelling about in these gas guzzlers. I would like to do that but I can’t afford to so I’ll just have to stay in my small house.
Raging crony capitalism has brought us to the point where we’re normalizing living in vans, or taking out not-so-tiny mortgages on “tiny homes”, and calling it “saving the planet” while allowing the rich to drill for oil wherever they want and pay no taxes. What’s next? Will our grandkids be dreaming of having their own park bench, and being middle class would mean having your own bench mortgage-free and near a soup kitchen? Do what we did in the 70’s. Live below our means. No credit cards. Save, save, save. Do side jobs after work. Thrift stores and farmers markets. Own one car. We all can do better so we can have better in our retirement years. We never paid rent. Always owned our own home. And paid for our children’s 4 year private college. We are both high school graduates with lots of ambition.