Friday, August 21, 2009

If you're going to do it, do it now.

Because the "Cash for Clunkers" program ends on Monday at 8 p.m., due to them running out of the $3 billion allotted for the program. Originally they had thought $1 billion might last until November. 

As I ventured to the university parking lot to start my now ten-year-old Honda Passport (made in Indiana at an Isuzu factory, incidentally) and found that the battery wasn't starting, I had briefly considered getting $4500 for bringing it in to buy, say, a Scion tC or a Honda Accord. 

And then I realized I had no money.

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1 comment:

  1. A huge run on an artificially under-priced commodity, causing the funder to run out of money way early? Who'da thunk it? Extra credit: explain how this selfsame circumstance could never, ever happen to government-run health insurance.

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