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Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 113, Issue 55

To: "Ro Grrr" <>, <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 113, Issue 55
From: "Chuck" <>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 20:48:34 -0500
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can we get out of politics?  This is an absurd waste of bandwidth...

Chuck W5PR

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From: "Ro Grrr" <>
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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] TowerTalk Digest, Vol 113, Issue 55

> Jim Brown
> I think I previously had mentioned something about the PRIME quoting $100 
> an hour, then passing on to the SUB/Tier 1 a rate of $50 per hour, who 
> passes on $25  per hour, who passes on ONLY $25 per hour for the actual 
> work.
> The main contractor and tier 1 Sub DO NOT DO any work. They only push 
> paper and get paid political "confiscatory" amounts of PROFIT, while the 
> WORKERS bust their butts. Some of them get killed too.
> Do any of those upstream care ?
> I doubt it.
> It's those workers who have tokeep their hands on the tower to save their 
> lives.
> Oh, yeah. The govt doesn't care if any of them get killed. No kill, no 
> paperwork. Govt worker goes home and has his dinner and beer.
> Gene and Jim wrote
> On 5/28/2012 4:38 PM, Gene Fuller wrote:
>> I don't like having the gov't tell me what I can or cant do when I'm not
>> endangering others.
> Jim Lux got the point. You did not, and neither did several others.  The
> TV news program was NOT about individual liberty, nor was it about
> government over-reaching, nor was it about anything political. It was
> NOT about government regulations, it was NOT about you and me climbing
> our towers, or hiring someone to do it. It was NOT about broadcast tower
> work. It wasn't even about traditional 2-way tower work.
>  It was about BIG companies screwing over little people who were out of
> work, down on their luck, so desperate that they will take really
> dangerous jobs for $10/hour. And it's about those big companies using
> various legal tricks to avoid their responsibility for those people they
> take advantage of DYING. And it was about the government NOT doing
> anything to protect them.
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