Too Damned many Lawyers. All looking for their boat to come in. All at
Yes, I know that some litigation is healthy, but what we have is way
Above all, don't elect laywers to ANYTHING.
On Fri, 9 Mar 2001 08:39:22 -0800 (PST) michael watts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> It's true. The US has turned into a nervous
> hand-wringing old lady whose afraid of her own shadow.
> I've been spending a lot of time in Italy and France,
> and we are becoming the butt of the joke if not an
> outright laughingstock over there.
> Here in California it is now illegal for anyone under
> the age of 18 to ATTEND AND WATCH a horse event
> without wearing a helmet.
> Our local team penning bunch has been aggressively
> ignoring the helmet rule and has just been warned that
> violators will be cited en-mass(the whole audience if
> necessary) if they continue to ignore it.
> --- alsopb <email@example.com> wrote:
> > I guess in the US society has progressed to the
> > point where
> > "experimenters" and do it yourselfer's are no longer
> > tolerated.
> > Almost anything has to be done by a certified,
> > licensed and heavily
> > insured entity.
> > Too bad, the Ham Radio hobby was supposed to foster
> > experimentation.
> > Imagine how far we WOULDN'T have come if Armstrong
> > couldn't have built
> > his 400' wooden towers to prove that FM works.
> > Imagine if Watt's
> > steam engine was deemed to dangerous an experiment.
> > Coal? Too
> > dangerous to mine. And heaven forbid, who would
> > ever sanction using
> > an explosive and flammable liquid like gasoline to
> > power personal
> > autos.
> > 73 de Brian/K3KO
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