Date registered: Sep 2002
Vehicle: ML430/ SL500 SA
Location: El Dorado Hills, CA
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RE: Vacation Memories...
Wait a minute.
I thought Europe was a Progressive Paradise.
These pictures are just more of Bush's lies.
I will never forget a conversation I had with two of my Greek cousins. We were on the highway outside of Athens and they were asking me all kinds of questions about the US. They had read about the USSR sending sleeping bags to the homeless in New York and were horrified. They asked me how a country could be so heartless and cruel as the United States obviously was to it's citizens. Alongside the highway was a tent city that stretched for miles just yards from the cars driving by. It was a filthy shanty town. On what we would call the shoulder of the highway.
I motioned out the window and aksed, What about THOSE people?"
My cousin replied, "Oh, they are Gypsies. They WANT to live that way."
Later the same day, at their medical school, my cousin explained that when she asked a Gypsy woman in a clinic who the father of her baby was, she replied,"How should *I* know?!"
She then relayed her dismay regarding her understanding that the US didn't provide free medical school education, like Greece did. This while printing flyers for a protest rally against booksellers who refused to sell text books below cost as was mandated by the government. They had serious book shortages and had to gather in cafes to share text books.
There was a painted slogan on the cement wall. I asked what it said. "No capitalism", she said.
"I feel much better ever since I gave up hope."
1999 ML430 * Navigation System * 285/70 R17 All terrain T/As -33 inchers*ORC suspension lift kit* Side Step Rail Rock Sliders * Brush Guard * HELLA lamps * Front Skid Plate* All Weather Mats * All-Terrain Rear Seat Cover * Wet Okole Neoprene Front seat covers* All-Weather Rear Cargo Mat/Divider * Yakima LoadWarrior Rack * Roofmount Fullsize spare * Trailer Hitch * Rhino Hitch Step* Rhino Tail Light Guards* WARN 8000i Multi-Mount Winch* Go-Light Remote Motorized Spotlight * Moto-Jack Motorcycle Carrier
2002 SL500 Sliver Arrow w/limited edition James Bond briefcase