Cash for Clunkers Explained

I have been thinking about this Cash for Clunkers program for quite some time and was meaning to write about it on this here web log. Luckily, the folks over at cockeyed.com did the work for me and wrote up a great article. Nice work, guys.

As the owner of a clunker that still manages to get good gas mileage, I was disappointed to learn that I do not qualify.

Author: RonTopofIt

RonTopofIt is a complex personality, as are most of the small breed of modern day renaissance millionaires. He wishes more people were like him and yet believes that it takes all kinds. You've met RonTopofIt many times, you just don't remember him.

5 thoughts on “Cash for Clunkers Explained”

  1. Edmunds estimated that this boondoggle is going to cost taxpayers about $20,000 per vehicle using marginal cost analysis… I’ve got an old Audi for sale if anyone has $20,000 of taxpayer money they want to throw my way.

    I realized that I totally misinterpreted the edmunds analysis, but hyperbole is fun!

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  2. All Audi’s rarely run. Yours is not special in that regard. Amazing that Cockerham (Cockeyed author) predicted that cash for clunkers money would be gone today.

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