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17821Re: Gasolutions

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  • Cuthbert J. Twillie
    Feb 7, 2007
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      Sheila, I agree with you on this one. Next you'll be accussed of
      class warfare because you want a decent wage.
      Jim


      --- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, "she4bikes" <she4bikes@...> wrote:
      >
      > Lower the minimum wage to zero or below zero? How does one
      > pay for rent, healthcare, food, etc? Barter?
      >
      > I currently live in the Central Coast of California where
      > the rents are sky-high and wages dirt-low. I bus
      > tables at the local university cafeteria and work side by
      > side with documented workers. We all make
      > minimum wage. It really sucks rotten eggs! Someone is getting
      > rich off our backs!
      >
      > -Sheila
      >
      > --- In CarFree@yahoogroups.com, "temeluch" <Temeluch@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Too Much Gas is Killing Us All.
      > > How much longer until we fall.
      > >
      > > 1. Gas Rationing is one of the most severely overlooked solutions
      > in
      > > this world that we could very easily use to Save the Earth now.
      > >
      > > Spread this message all around the web.
      > >
      > > Each licensed driver gets to buy no more than 365 Gallons of
      > > Gasoline per year, for starters, except for special provisions for
      > > truckers, busses and taxi cabs and such. Then we will know how
      much
      > > we really do use. And it could eventually be very much less.
      > >
      > > Those Rations can be traded so that the people who do not drive at
      > > all will get to sell those Ration Units which will probably sell
      > for
      > > another $3.00 per gallon above and beyond the price of the gas
      > > itself. In that way people will be rewarded for saving gas.
      > >
      > > That will cut way down on all this pointless driving, like all
      > these
      > > low riders cruisin' down the boulevard out of boredom and in
      search
      > > of trouble. This will cut way down on pointless trips all the way
      > to
      > > town just to get a fast meal or a six pack.
      > >
      > > This will also encourage people to carpool and to seriously
      > consider
      > > whether they really can afford the bad habit of driving around in
      a
      > > hummer limousine anymore since that could become a serious hassle.
      > >
      > > 2. No one drives under the age of 21. They are not ready for that
      > > anyway. This will cut way down on pointless driving and fatal
      > > accidents will begin to mysteriously disappear.
      > >
      > > 3. Old folks could be asked not to drive at all once they are too
      > > old or can no longer measure up to stringent hand eye coordination
      > > tests.
      > >
      > > 4. While we are at it we could lower the minimum wage all the way
      > > down to zero which is a very reasonable place to start off in any
      > > field. It could even go below zero for those who want to work for
      > me.
      > >
      > > 5. Remove the child labor limitations so that children can help
      > > their folks out in the corner deli after school for 2 or 3 dollars
      > > in cash which is all they are worth and with no withholding of
      > money
      > > until they are over 21 to simplify the paperwork which would
      > > otherwise make it too much trouble.
      > >
      > > This will support people living in sustainable communities like
      > > http://edenvillage.net - which is good for the Earth. - T
      > >
      > > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Eden-Project
      > >
      >
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