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Over consumption is a fact of life here in the US. Probably especially food, but also other things that become a waste of money as well as causing other issues.

Here's an interesting article on clothes. And how charities are overwhelmed with them.

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/fashion/2012/06/the_salva...

I note that I'll be going out to buy myself a pair or two of shorts today. Need something that isn't too small <sigh> or covered in paint.

Rob
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