The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same

by | Nov 11, 2019 | Opinion

The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same

by | Nov 11, 2019 | Opinion

Yesterday on one of the ‘memories’ pages, someone posted a pic from 1973 and gas was $.42 a gallon.

They said “Wouldn’t it be nice if gas prices were like this again?”

Being a dick, I went in and explained that .42 cents in 1973, was the equivalent to $2.43 in today’s dollars. SO, the prices were basically the same.

Then another guy came in to remind everyone that most cars got about 11 miles to the gallon back then, so gas was essentially more expensive than it is now.

My point in all of this? When we work together, we can do more damage to other peoples’ good times than we can by ourselves.

And I learned about cooperation from Sesame Street which premiered 50 years ago today.

P.S. – These were the OGs…don’t come round here with no fuckin’ Elmo!

Joe McCabe

Joe McCabe

Opinionated Irish Guy

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