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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    I would love to have that guy in an office (not in my state). He would be very entertaining.

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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    I would have to agree with him
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    and his mutton chops should run as Deputy Mayor!

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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    Well, this guy's a joke, but still the rent IS too high.

    Our economy is so broken, and has been for a loooong time, that many middle-Americans need two jobs to pay their bills. Some parents are both working two jobs just to make ends meet. There's something intrinsically wrong with that picture.
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    Oh wow. Where'd they find this guy?

    I have no idea if the rent is too high - I own.
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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Well, this guy's a joke, but still the rent IS too high.

    Our economy is so broken, and has been for a loooong time, that many middle-Americans need two jobs to pay their bills. Some parents are both working two jobs just to make ends meet. There's something intrinsically wrong with that picture.
    He has a good point, but making a fool of himself is not the way to solve the problem.

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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    That's ridiculous, apparently some people don't comprehend the basics of capitalism. If people are willing to pay high prices, that's what will be charged. If these apartment owners have 50% empty apartments, they'll lower prices to attract new renters. It's supply and demand. When people are willing to buy at high prices, prices stay high.
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    loved the black leather gloves
    another entertainer seeking to enter the political arena
    smart move. where else do people spend millions to obtain a position which pays thousands
    it must be lucrative ...
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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    I've never had rent that I thought was too high. Too low, yes.


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    Re: Is the Rent Too Damn High?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cephus View Post
    That's ridiculous, apparently some people don't comprehend the basics of capitalism. If people are willing to pay high prices, that's what will be charged. If these apartment owners have 50% empty apartments, they'll lower prices to attract new renters. It's supply and demand. When people are willing to buy at high prices, prices stay high.
    I take this guy's statement to mean beyond rent-is-too-high. The cost of living is too high. As to the basics of capitalism, ask the landlord in Manhatten that suffers from rent control. ;-)

    We've screwed the basics of capitalism -- as soon as the government took control of interest rates. Look at interest rates right now. Have money you want to earn interest on? Well, that's 1%. Have to put stuff on your credit card? 29% and counting. Where's the capitalism there??
    The devil whispered in my ear, "You cannot withstand the storm." I whispered back, "I am ​the storm."

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