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Subject:  Re: Criminals win in the Nanny State Date:  11/15/2012  2:58 PM
Author:  Ziege19 Number:  655311 of 736646

most had a lightbulb - dim.....in talking with the folks who had them, usually little old ladies...electricity rates even back then were 25c/KWH.....and they barely had bulbs that lit....saving money. Like 15w bulbs in a room. Duh!...

and heat? Well, most thought 'room temp' was 60 or so.

cars? Germany has lots of cars. Lots of them will go 140 mph on the Autobahn and get 7 mpg...... and it has lots of econoboxes that rev to 7000 rpm with their turbo engines that last at best 50K miles before they self destruct. That's due to tax laws on cu inch displacement.



I hope the guy who thinks liberalism is all about SUVs, cranked up thermostats and big televisions is reading this.
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