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  •  And ironically ... (1+ / 0-)
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    they blame the consumer when said consumer fails to act rationally.

    I saw a diatribe a year or so ago that said that no rational consumer should consider buying a hybrid unless gas was much more expensive (like $7-$8 per gallon). The writer using this to ridicule hybrid buyers.

    Hopelessly pedantic since 1963.

    by admiralh on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 03:49:57 PM PDT

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    •  and the idea that it's rational to (1+ / 0-)
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      to try and live by our ideals
      or to try and move the market with our purchases
      or that someone might understand the hidden costs of petroleum , are all beyond understanding to them

      republicians, supporters of small gov't and smaller economies

      by askyron on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 04:54:40 PM PDT

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