At the very least, they’re honest about that
A few years back, had to replace a large section of floor and was given a number of options like ceramic tile, wood, etc.
One guy suggested stained polished concrete, which we chose because of its versatility.
The guy that installed it said that he worked with concrete because it’s one of the oldest, strongest, more durable construction materials out there.
We stained it a leather brown, polished it to high gloss, and sealed it with wax. Everyone that comes by always asks about it.
It cost me about half of what it would have cost to put in anything else because, while the labor costs were the same or more (for the specialized knowledge), the raw material is just so cheap.
60 pounds of concrete costs $3.00 here in Manhattan. Three dollars.
And everything’s more expensive in Manhattan.
Recently, I’ve had a number of heated discussions with well-meaning but staggeringly ill-informed people regarding the current Israel/Gaza strife and lately, I’ve just been asking one question:
Where are the bomb shelters in Gaza?
There answer is that there are none. There is nothing to protect the people of Gaza by the ersatz government of Gaza because that’s not how Hamas sees the role of government.
But no one says it better than Hamas themselves:
That is their slogan. Their motto. Their trademark.
And the trademark lawyer in me cynically thinks, “Well, at the very least, they’re honest about that.”
Location: the interstate
Music: A spray of stars hit the screen As the 10th impact shimmered
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