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And I personally know a few of them. For instance, we have Six Flags New Orleans near New Orleans, Louisiana, we have Ebenezer Floppen Slopper's Wonderful Water slides/Doc River's Roaring Rapids water park in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, there's Geauga Lake amusement park in Aurora, Ohio near Cleveland. Not to mention Kiddieland in River Grove, Illinois (about a half mile or so from Triton College) which was demolished and where the park once stood now stands a Costco store.
To me, these abandoned amusement parks/water parks, some of which are left to fall into ruin, are a sign of America's rapid rush to a purely workaholic culture. Or as one would call it, an all work no play culture, as in nobody leaves the house except for work and shopping.
That could be just as much due to tablets, internet and video games as workaholism...
“b***y is so strong that there are dudes willing to blow themselves up for the highly unlikely possibility of b***y in another dimension." -- Joe Rogan
Most Americans who work long hours do so because they have to. The cost of living is high in most cities where work is available. Wages are low for most workers who are not part of the baby boomer generation. (Probably a lot of boomers have had to take a pay cut, but at least they got to ride the gravy train for quite a while.)
People in America work so much because they have to. If they could, they would spend more time having fun, like Winston is doing right now.
"When I think about the idea of getting involved with an American woman, I don't know if I should laugh .............. or vomit!"
"Trying to meet women in America is like trying to decipher Egyptian hieroglyphics."
So in other words, America is literally becoming like another Mexico. I used to have neighbors in Chicagoland who are from Mexico, and they told me that people in Mexico also struggle to get by.
there GETTING RID OF THE MIDDLE CLASS WORLD WIDE
Congressmen Wright Pittman stated our rulers were building a system to shackle us from cradle to grave.......
Time to Hide!