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This story caught my eye because--oddly enough--of a conservative talk radio show I heard recently. On the way home from work, I heard KXNT's Casey Hendrickson complaining that his neighborhood is cracking down on "work vehicles" being parked in his neighborhood.
This sounded like whining to me. My own home owner's association has always prohibited work vehicles. I should point out though, that they had no problem with our neighbor's squad car (little wonder), and have been fairly lax about the rule in general. And even though the idea of rules for homeowners gets my hackles up a little bit, sometimes I wish the rules were more strict than they are. On more than one occasion, I've counted 16 or 17 vehicles parked around the four houses that border ours. This in a neighborhood where everyone has a three-car garage, and large three-car driveways to boot.
But who would ever think that in the state of Texas, anybody would be prohibited from parking their Ford pickup truck? Do you suppose Toby Keith is going to put a boot in somebody's ass?
Pick-Up and Get Out Out: Texas Home Owner Told by Association to Get Rid of F-150 Truck In Drive-Way
Jim Greenwood has a brand new Ford F-150 sitting in his driveway — the virtual symbol of the Texan lifestyle. However, the Stonebriar home owners association in Frisco, Texas views the F-150 as decidedly low-brow in their high-end community and has told him to remove it. The HOA allows only the Cadillac Escalade, Chevy Avalanche, Honda Ridgeline and Lincoln Mark LT. Ford’s new motto is “Drive One,” just don’t try to park one in Frisco. . .
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