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Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-01-2010, 10:06 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,765
Posted By fogey
Oooh, a little touchy, Wes? Step on your toes a...

Oooh, a little touchy, Wes? Step on your toes a little, did I? It's not big deal - I was just "poking fun" at your belief system. Surely <i>you</i> understand that... <BR> <BR>So, here's the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 02-01-2010, 8:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,765
Posted By fogey
So, do y'all know what we stupid, arrogant...

So, do y'all know what we stupid, arrogant Christians are doing in East Tennessee right now? From numerous churches across this city, we're continuing to join together to form volunteer medical teams...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-31-2010, 7:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By fogey
She voted exactly as you'd expect from someone...

She voted exactly as you'd expect from someone with her philosophy and writings. The actual facts in the case, and even the actual words in the 1A, don't count for nearly as much as getting the...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 01-30-2010, 7:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 482
Posted By fogey
windshield mount --> tower mount = WIN <BR>...

windshield mount --> tower mount = WIN <BR> <BR>The improvement in visibility (both forward AND to the rear) is WAY better than I ever thought it would be. No vibration. Don't know why I waited so...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-30-2010, 9:42 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 630
Posted By fogey
Very well said, Andy, and reflective of the...

Very well said, Andy, and reflective of the attorneys I know personally. <BR> <BR>But I also agree with Mark - a key problem is that our reflexive response to every problem is enact yet another law....
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-30-2010, 9:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By fogey
It is entertaining, but they have a credibility...

It is entertaining, but they have a credibility problem for me, as well. For example, the story on the Tesla roadster left the clear impression that it suddenly ran out of juice after a modest amount...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-28-2010, 8:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 576
Posted By fogey
The Stig is GREAT and one of the best parts of...

The Stig is GREAT and one of the best parts of the show. I saw that episode and laughed with Michael took the helmet off. Pretty funny. <BR> <BR>But he's not really "the Stig." The guy's identity got...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-28-2010, 4:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 716
Posted By fogey
V-6? They have a problem with the EGR system...

V-6? They have a problem with the EGR system getting clogged up. That'll throw a CEL, but it's purely an emissions thing and has no degradation in driveability or performance.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-28-2010, 1:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By fogey
Yeah, I love it when Obama gets exercised about...

Yeah, I love it when Obama gets exercised about the horrors of corporate campaign money and the potential for foreigners (!) to contribute to campaigns. <BR> <BR>Isn't he the same guy who first...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-28-2010, 4:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 629
Posted By fogey
1. Obama’s attack on the Supreme Court in his...

1. Obama’s attack on the Supreme Court in his SOTU address was a stunning example of: <BR> <BR>a. Unparalleled arrogance. <BR>b. Egregiously bad judgment. <BR>c. Deplorable lack of respect for...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-27-2010, 9:49 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 871
Posted By fogey
So, he "only" used the teleprompter to "address"...

So, he "only" used the teleprompter to "address" the press, and the only problem is the <i>optics</i>? <BR> <BR>Heaven forbid that Obama actually engage in a little <i>conversation</i> with the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-24-2010, 7:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
Federal courts can only decide "cases or...

Federal courts can only decide "cases or controversies." One implication of this Constitutional limitation is that court decisions must be founded on the specific parties, the specific facts, and the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-24-2010, 1:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
I read the article, and it's an inside baseball"...

I read the article, and it's an inside baseball" from what I can tell. It does not deal with the facts of the actual case that was before the SCt. Those facts are important. What's even more...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-23-2010, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
What does "Big Business" even have to do with it?...

What does "Big Business" even have to do with it? If you think that's all McCain-Feingold affects, read the <i>Citizens United</i> opinion. <BR> <BR>The focal point in the press is an an scathing...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 2:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 630
Posted By fogey
Laws aren't created in a vacuum. They prescribe...

Laws aren't created in a vacuum. They prescribe and embody <i>policy</i>. I'd rather have subject matter experts involved in policy-making and lawyers drafting laws to implement those policies than...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By fogey
"Scott Brown for Pres?" <BR> <BR>No....

"Scott Brown for Pres?" <BR> <BR>No. Essentially, he ran a negative campaign. To the extent there were positive statements, they were just platitudes. While I agree with some of the platitudes, I...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 630
Posted By fogey
Wow! Just...wow! <BR> <BR>Okay, so I'm a lawyer,...

Wow! Just...wow! <BR> <BR>Okay, so I'm a lawyer, and I can say that I see lawyers serve in valuable roles in society every day. They work to protect rights, seek justice, and - yes - help...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 9:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By fogey
"Generation gap." LOL. FWIW, I don't like Leno or...

"Generation gap." LOL. FWIW, I don't like Leno or Letterman, either. Now, Stewart is funny.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 9:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 744
Posted By fogey
"The country was starved for intellect and...

"The country was starved for intellect and charisma. And, his competition failed miserably." <BR> <BR>Yep. Every word is true. I'd only add that the country was starved for leadership, too.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 8:57 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
Ban political advertising? Really? Give people...

Ban political advertising? Really? Give people <i>less</i> information before they vote? Then how will the electorate get information on issues and candidates' positions on those issues? <BR>...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 4:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 572
Posted By fogey
^^^^^ That's a nice understatement. <BR>...

^^^^^ That's a nice understatement. <BR> <BR>Conan's just another whiney multi-millionaire. His "jokes" are pathetic.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-22-2010, 4:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
As opposed to greedy unions that have the field...

As opposed to greedy unions that have the field to themselves now? <BR> <BR>Again, the disclosure requirement in McCain-Feingold was upheld. Sources of funding for ads must be disclosed. <BR>...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-21-2010, 8:05 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
No, they're not, and neither do the unions get...

No, they're not, and neither do the unions get member approval for political campaigns. <BR> <BR>The difference is that stockholders can walk away if they don't like the company's political...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-21-2010, 7:35 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
Scott, you're comparing apples with oranges. <BR>...

Scott, you're comparing apples with oranges. <BR> <BR>No one forces stock owners to hold shares in any company. In most states, however, the law allows closed shops and <i>requires</i> employees to...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 01-21-2010, 7:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,092
Posted By fogey
Actually, when it comes to the 1st Amendment, I...

Actually, when it comes to the 1st Amendment, I see things in black and <i>yellow</i> - elegant black script on venerable yellow parchment. People who have trouble with clear statements (including...
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