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Modern buildings amongrows of old onesbegs the question of “progress”
Alas...Gentrification is a horror...indeed a "horror-show."..BUT... man-o-man little buddy...wouldn't one of those spanking new, pristine, perfectlyappointed, beautiful 1,200 square foot cribs with picture windows and a balcony, a high-colonic machine, a bidet, a towel-warmer, and a "svitz-steam-bath" and a jacuzzi be a "kick-in-the head???" ...not to mention a chamber-maid to come in 3 X times a week for 4 hours to clean, dust, clean the bathroom and kitchen, do the dishes,laundry, iron, take-out the garbage and fill the fridge with with eight cases of Beck's Dark and Guinness.Are you "feeling me little brother?"The bards....junketing in comfort lke FDR and Rockefeller on a sunny afternoon back in the "halcyon days of yore."the bards in aspic. The bards in Blue Skies Smiles at thee, and me...cheers,xxx
Indeed it would, muthafucka. Anti-gentrification screeds--the rhetorical equivalent of supermarket flyers (so frequent, so mundane)--coming from the have-nots is all so much resentement. What is it they say?: "A Republican is just a liberal with money."
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