New York Photo; L.A. Relevance

Here’s a photo from New Yorker Kate Shanley’s Flickr stream: It looks like it was snapped in the subway.  This is ironic because I’d wager the majority of straphangers own neither house nor automobile.  I know I certainly didn’t when I was riding the MTA…  At any rate, I’m sure Angelenos will enjoy this one.  (As well as any Illinois readers sending monthly premium payments to the State Farm Mothership in Bloomington.)

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I also thought of this photo this morning when Marketplace did a piece on how more and more people are buying food and gas with their credit cards. Translation: The recession is probably going to screw us harder than previously thought…