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Old Posted May 2, 2012, 2:35 AM
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Shit, that's a hell of a library for a place like Florence, SC.
FLO is where my parents live. Thanks to millions in grants from the Drs. Bruce and Lee Foundation, Florence is able to have quality public buildings such as this, the Florence Little Theater and FMU Performing Arts Center.
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That suburban Pittsburgh McMansion is hilarious. How often do you see these things go up and then the cheap bastards don't even bother with landscaping?!?!?! The old money in that area must be rolling their collective eyes.
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That suburban Pittsburgh McMansion is hilarious. How often do you see these things go up and then the cheap bastards don't even bother with landscaping?!?!?! The old money in that area must be rolling their collective eyes.
I'm not 100% certain, but it looks as though there is still construction going on there...and I'm pretty sure someone spending that kind of money on a home wouldn't just leave the landscaping a barren mess.

Old money, new money, whatever...it's all money and nothing to be "rolling their collective eyes" at. That's ridiculous and very condescending.
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Old Posted May 5, 2012, 2:26 PM
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Heck, this is the New American Way.

Go to any metro area with over 250,000 people, and, garish, in your face, display of money type residential architecture is the rule rather than the exception for the local 'upper class.'

We are splitting rapidly into rich and poor, and while DC middle class jobs are protected because MOST are government related, in much of the rest of the US, the middle class is evaporating like the morning dew.

Expect more faux 17th and 18th Century knockoffs here.

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