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Started by EX#996, January 22, 2003, 06:46:58 PM

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Just an observation that I am sure that everyone probably knows....

The government does not know the meaning of the above.


Just study some of the laws and acts sometime.  Who the heck wrote these things?   ???

Dawn   :-[
(Please pray that I can figure it out long enough to pass my test  ::))
Paul and Dawn Buxton


 Most laws in reguard to commercial commerce are designed with the sole reason to benefit campaign contributors. They have absolutly no value or reason, but it's the LAW.  In trucking it is usually disguised as public safety. Trucking is notorious for that and the rare cop that thinks for himself will tell you so, as he writes the ticket. It's just an obvious example of why small business struggles, and fails most of the time. Outlaw the competition or position them to be sued out of business and your business will prosper. It's easier than being more productive or more efficient. Write a check/pass a law. God save America.


QuoteWrite a check/pass a law. God save America.


I love the lobbist's.   ::)

Dawn   :)
Paul and Dawn Buxton

Super Dave

Businesses should be efficent...

Government should be equitable...

"Government is not the solution to our problems;  government is the the problem..."  Ronald Reagan...
Super Dave


Quote"Government is not the solution to our problems;  government is the the problem..."  Ronald Reagan...

Yeah - I'll admit it, I am a right-winged, conservative Repubican (most of the time).

One of the things that irritates me the most is when people say, "the goverment should to this for me, the government should do that for me....."  What ever happened to doing things for yourself?

I liked Reagan. I didn't like Clinton.  Thank goodness we  live in America where everyone can voice an opinion.

Dawn   :)

Paul and Dawn Buxton


I will not talk politics on the CCS board....I will not talk politics on the CCS board....

MCRA Race School Instructor


I bet republicans are faster than the fargin liberals too :)

Eric Kelcher

> Some thoughts on politics:
> *Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I
> repeat myself.
> --Mark Twain
> *We contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a
> man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.
> --Winston Churchill
> *A government which robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support
> of Paul.
> --George Bernard Shaw
> *A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt
> he proposes to pay off with your money.
> -- G. Gordon Liddy
> *Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what
> to have for dinner.   (And, when I watch the changing demographics, it is
> clear I am the sheep in this
> equation.)
> --James Bovard, Civil Libertarian (1994)
> *Foreign aid might be defined as a transfer from poor people in rich
> countries to rich people in poor countries.
> --Douglas Casey, Classmate of W.J.Clinton at Georgetown U. (1992)
> *Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to
> teenage boys.
> --P.J. O'Rourke, Civil Libertarian
> *Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live
> at the expense of everybody else.
> --Frederic Bastiat, French Economist (1801-1850)
> Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases
> If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops
> moving,subsidize it.
> -- Ronald Reagan (1986)
> *I don't make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
> --Will Rogers
> *If you think health care is expensive now, wait until you see what it costs
> when it's free.
> --P.J. O'Rourke
> *If you want government to intervene domestically, you're a liberal. If you
> want government to intervene overseas, you're a conservative. If you want
> government to intervene everywhere, you're a moderate. If you don't want
> government to intervene anywhere, you're an extremist.
> --Joseph Sobran, Editor of the National Review at one time (1995)
> *In general, the art of government consists in taking as much money as
> possible from one party of the citizens to give to the other.
> --Voltaire (1764)
> *Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn't mean politics
> won't take an interest in you.
> --Pericles (430 B.C.)
> *No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in
> session.
> --Mark Twain (1866)
> *Talk is cheap-except when Congress does it.
> --(Unknown)
> "The government is like a baby's alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at
> one end and no responsibility at the other.
> --Ronald Reagan
> *The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of the blessings.
> The inherent blessing of socialism is the equal sharing of misery.
> --Winston Churchill
> *The only difference between a tax man and a taxidermist is that the
> taxidermist leaves the skin.
> --Mark Twain
> *The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly is to fill
> the world with fools.
> --Herbert Spencer, English Philosopher (1820-1903)
> *There is no distinctly native American criminal class save Congress.
> --Mark Twain
> *There is only one basic human right, the right to do as you damn well
> please. And with it comes the only basic human duty, the duty to take the
> consequences.
> --P.J. O'Rourke (1993)
> *What this country needs are more unemployed politicians.
> -- Edward Langley, Artist 1928-1995
> When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to
> be bought and sold are legislators.
> --P.J. O'Rourke

Eric Kelcher
ASRA/CCS Director of Competition


Thanks Eric:

There were some really good quotes in that post.

Dawn   :)
Paul and Dawn Buxton

Super Dave

I am rather apolitical myself.  Comes from a long philosophical history of high ranking soldiers not to be involved in politics and government.  I was going to have a military career.  Moved a different way, but others still tried to steer me in while I served.  Would have had some nice opportunities.

However, over the past few years, a lack of common sense has kind of made me a bit angry.  

Made me go out and vote.  

And I really enjoyed the quotes!  Thanks...
Super Dave

Eric Kelcher

And I found another good  ::) political quaestion.

It is time to elect a new world leader, and only your vote counts. Here
the facts about the three leading candidates.

Candidate A - Associates with crooked politicians, and consults with
astrologists. He's had two Mistresses. He also chain smokes and drinks 8
10 martinis a day.

Candidate B - He was kicked out of office twice, sleeps until noon, used

opium in college and drinks a quart of whiskey every evening.

Candidate C - He is a decorated war hero. He's a vegetarian, doesn't
drinks an occasional beer and never cheated on his wife.

Which of these candidates would be your choice? Decide first, no
then scroll down for the answer.



    Candidate A is Franklin D. Roosevelt.

   Candidate B is Winston Churchill.

    Candidate C is Adolph Hitler.
Eric Kelcher
ASRA/CCS Director of Competition

Super Dave

I went for A.  Ended up being FDR.

"Associates with crooked politicians..."  

I guess you're got to be in amongst everything to get things done.

Getting kicked out of office?  Well, then I don't think you're playing the game right.

Vegetarian?  Nah, not for me.  America was founded on...  I think that was  another thread.
Super Dave