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Posted on 05/16/2010 9:39:34 AM PDT by beericus
The good fortune of this current war (or perhaps its misfortune) is that it has imparted only the smallest effect on our day-to-day lives. Perhaps if more people had to walk to work because they couldnt get a Gas Ration or a Tire Ration coupon to drive the five year old Ford in the drive or a Sugar or Butter Ration coupon so they could buy Cocoa Puffs for breakfast or butter their toast. Perhaps if we were all forced to sacrifice to the cause and we could not charge our cell phone or play Halo 3 because we have exceeded our daily electricity allotment prior to the power being diverted across the grid to the factories building the machines of victory, we might, as one, wish to defeat this threat and quickly.
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It is a strong delusion.
"A" = 4 gallons a week - No Sunday driving
"B" = 8 gallons a week - War workers, business owners, etc.)
"C" = Variable. Professional people like doctors, mailmen, etc.
"T" = 5 gallons per coupon - Trucks, farm equipment, doctors, etc.
"B" on up allocated tires, "A" types used to wrap heavy rope around the rims in emergencies.
The "C" types listed your occupation:
More info on the "good ole days" HERE.
Excuse me .. during WWII, we did have rationing. I can remember that. We did have rationing for butter, cheese, milk, meat, gasoline, tires, and probably several other things.
The rationing was to support the wars .. everything was poured into fighting the wars. We were fighting in the Pacific and also in Europe.
I sense today that people don’t have the personal will to support our nation at war; our president won’t even say the word; his attorney general will not even acknowledge that radical Islam is our enemy; the reason is the media has pummeled and pummeled us with the lies that war is bad and America is bad because we go to war.
Still .. my dad bought a new car (1943), we sold our two-story home, bought a trailor, moved from upstate NY to CA, and my dad went to work at Hughes Aircraft in Pasadena, where he helped to build the P-38 and other aircraft. The family sacrificed by living in a small trailor in back of a restaurant where my mom also worked as a waitress.
Maybe you’re the only one that’s delusional!
You obviously missed my point.
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