$3 a gallon gas?

Peter van Heusden pvh at egenetics.com
Thu May 3 02:23:52 PDT 2001

On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 07:15:29PM +1100, Rob Schaap wrote:
> One who already pays $3 a gallon and can't afford a car that doesn't cost
> $80 a week to run ...

Rob's point is relevant to South Africa, where people with less cash end up in cars which are at least 5 years old, generally 10 or more. Tax twiddling can't help here - I don't have figures, but I'm pretty certain the majority of SA's poor don't pay income tax.


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