Archives for July 10, 2012

Whatever happened to the sin of conspicuous consumption?

The other evening my wife and I were watching HGTV and saw part of a show about RVs--recreational vehicles. They were showing off the latest and best motor homes. One had a price tag of over $700,000. The inside looked to me like a fancy gambling casino on the Las Vegas strip (which I've only seen on TV). It was, to say the least, gaudy. But even those with price tags in the $200,000 range were over the top in terms of what was inside them. One had three 42 inch LED TVs--one on the outside (so … [Read more...]