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TDW has it right. Crops rotting in fields, factories working at 20% capacity, shipyards gone dormant....these are things that we should be looking out for. Not 'omg less people are going to tourist traps in the middle of the desert!'

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Well i had #6 adjusted perfectly but then just before i tightened it a butterfly in Zimbabwe farted and now i have to start all over again!
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The only thing about Vegas that's ever had any appeal for me?

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Well i had #6 adjusted perfectly but then just before i tightened it a butterfly in Zimbabwe farted and now i have to start all over again!
I believe we all make mistakes but I will not validate your poor choices and/or perversions and subsidize the results your actions.
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Never said it wasn't. I am just challenging your "so Goes America" take. It's an outlier. An island of hedonism, heat and dust with 24 hour buffets surrounded by an ocean of work-a-day"regular" folks that are growing crops, building cars, raising kids and just generally navigating "regular" life. But it certainly is not a sentinel for the rest of America.

Don't get me wrong, I sorta like Vegas - in small doses. I've actually made a few bucks playing in small time poker tournaments there. But the wife pretty much hates it. The place makes her feel sad. I get that. Though she does enjoy the fountains at The Bellagio.
only people who live in Vegas think it represents the whole USA
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Those Al engines clanked and rattled like an aluminum engine.

Anybody got pics of CC?
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putting Al next to Fe in an engine is like putting lakes and fountains in the desert
GM could not figure it out, but Porsche figured that out back in the 1960s.
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Everybody in the world has heard of LV and is an international destination. The symbol of American excess and decadence.

The American Adult Party go round...

Geezes don't you people pay attention or is it the rotted minds of ADD..


LV was really born after WW2 with Bugsy's Flamingo...growth was propelled by the GREATEST PROSPERITY BOOM IN HISTORY...It is a symbolic..ICONIC.. of America's success with it's excess, decadence and gauche bad taste in everything..

It is representative of the American Post War Zeitgeist...
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It’s representative of a tourist trap.

To borrow a phrase from the Donkinator himself, you know the price of everything and the value of nothing.
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Well i had #6 adjusted perfectly but then just before i tightened it a butterfly in Zimbabwe farted and now i have to start all over again!
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i hardly consider Las Vegas the "canary" of the countries heartbeat.

its built on excess and disposable income. that goes away..people quit the easy stuff. vegas is easy. you dont go.
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easy to avoid, stupid place to spend $ and for the most part, a vile Sodom and Gomorrah.............. you gotta be one insufferable, self centered, jackass to think otherwise.

oracle, my ass.........
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dont hold back GRETCH..hahhaha..awesome.

it's like saying, people stopped buying party balloons..the economy must be stalling..

you cant take the pulse of the economy with a frivolous thing.
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TDW has it right. Crops rotting in fields, factories working at 20% capacity, shipyards gone dormant....these are things that we should be looking out for. Not 'omg less people are going to tourist traps in the middle of the desert!'
As far as crops rotting in the fields, around where I live (in the corn belt), farmers are having a banner year with good yields, and cooperative weather. I can also speak to factory capacity. My rubber auto parts factory is honestly operating at 120% (not 20%), and the floor workers have been working mandatory 60 hour weeks since June. My son is working massive mandatory overtime at Lowes distribution center, and my SIL is building dishwashers at Whirlpool 6 days a week with alot of extended shifts.

Not sure about shipyards, but many goods are still being transported through all modes.
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^^^ good to hear. We need more good news like that.
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As far as crops rotting in the fields, around where I live (in the corn belt), farmers are having a banner year with good yields, and cooperative weather. I can also speak to factory capacity. My rubber auto parts factory is honestly operating at 120% (not 20%), and the floor workers have been working mandatory 60 hour weeks since June. My son is working massive mandatory overtime at Lowes distribution center, and my SIL is building dishwashers at Whirlpool 6 days a week with alot of extended shifts.

Not sure about shipyards, but many goods are still being transported through all modes.
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No, i'm living this news, nothing fake about it, I help my neighbors who farm 2000 acres, and I work as a prototype engineer in the auto parts plant !
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easy to avoid, stupid place to spend $ and for the most part, a vile Sodom and Gomorrah.............. you gotta be one insufferable, self centered, jackass to think otherwise.

oracle, my ass.........
You are still not smart.

Vegas /NV is the original place in the US where it Is legal to sin. Now other places in the US and world have discovered how lucrstive it can be.

When Americans and the world for that matter have chingaling in their pockets where do they go to party? I can.wait.

Sp when Vegas is hoppin it means the country is fat. When things have gone S Vegas withers on the vine..

That does not change the fact that Vegas is still a slezy dirt bag town. It does attract sinners..it is good at it.

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