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Old 07-13-2015, 08:10 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by darcane View Post
I don't think anyone was claiming that owning an aging vehicle is "irresponsible" or "a bad decision", but rather the whole Cash for Clunkers program is.
Originally Posted by Old Mechanic View Post
One more govt program subsidizing irresponsible people who make bad decisions.
I was responding to Old Mechanic who felt the program was a handout to the poor. At least that's how I interpreted his post.

As you said it was designed to get people to buy cars from the struggling auto industry. It worked on your friends, they may not have purchased had the incentive not been there. Many of us were holding tight on to our wallets waiting for the other shoe to drop.

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