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Old 03-14-2008, 10:36 AM   #1
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Old 03-14-2008, 11:45 AM   #2
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Old 03-14-2008, 12:41 PM   #3
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How about minding your own business you quota-hire affirmative-action bureaucrat? I don't give a flying f**k if you ride a motorcycle. You're still a nanny-fascist and like all bureaucrats you got your job because you are the biggest suck@ss in a culture of lying backstabbing suck@sses. You rotten lazy incompetent and abysmally stupid paper pushers have ruined every area of society you've put your noses into as long as I can remember. Just leave us the f**k alone. Go back to turning the inner cities into war zones and undermining the currency.

At the least we should have someone in this job who doesn't have a history of dropping her Harley.
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:03 PM   #4
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“My helmet prevented me from being a brain injury patient when I crashed my Harley,”
Funny, most people with a half-assed view of the world (like she's expressed in her other statements) talk-about how Helmets "will break your neck in a crash", or, "if they save your life, you'll be a vegetable for the rest of your days"...............
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:45 PM   #5
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Why don't we just scrap the Harley and call it a day? So many other injuries could occur that is isn't really worth riding at all.
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Gee, the Sec of Transportation is a Woman, who rides a Harley. And is for helmet saftey. How can that be bad dr. seru? Mr. Arai saved my arse from death I'm sure. Even though some times I wish I was wearing a ball cap...

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Old 03-14-2008, 03:13 PM   #7
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How about minding your own business you quota-hire affirmative-action bureaucrat? I don't give a flying f**k if you ride a motorcycle. You're still a nanny-fascist and like all bureaucrats you got your job because you are the biggest suck@ss in a culture of lying backstabbing suck@sses. You rotten lazy incompetent and abysmally stupid paper pushers have ruined every area of society you've put your noses into as long as I can remember. Just leave us the f**k alone. Go back to turning the inner cities into war zones and undermining the currency.

At the least we should have someone in this job who doesn't have a history of dropping her Harley.

I Washington State part of your M/C drivers license fee goes to support rider education and it's matched by federal funds( I believe anyway)..I think it's fine for them to advocate helmet use, a moot point because it's a helmet law state anyway but this is like the DOT threats to with-hold Highway funds to states with no seatbelt laws..........

Didn't we already fight a war over "States Rights"...something along the lines of all laws not spelled out in the Constitution are for the States to determine?
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I'm with seruzawa on this. I don't like robbing Peter to pay Paul. In this case Peter, Training, is very important. Training is probably more important than more "wear a helmet" TV ads. I have found most folks who don't want to wear a helmet are not going to be convinced by a simple TV ad. Among bikers the topic of helmet laws is kind of like topics like religion and politics, best not to go there.
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I Washington State part of your M/C drivers license fee goes to support rider education and it's matched by federal funds( I believe anyway)..I think it's fine for them to advocate helmet use, a moot point because it's a helmet law state anyway but this is like the DOT threats to with-hold Highway funds to states with no seatbelt laws..........

Didn't we already fight a war over "States Rights"...something along the lines of all laws not spelled out in the Constitution are for the States to determine?
I got an idea. People who think having the Fed govt pushing it's nose into every aspect of life is a good idea...... they can take up a collection and pay for it themselves.

I can't find any reference that justifies the Fed Govt's involvement in personal safety decisions anywhere in the constitution. Just because something might be a good idea and that you like it doesn't mean that everyone else is required to pay for it.

Requiring yearly safety inspections of your house and dresser drawers is a good idea too. It'll reduce accidents in the home. It might just save one life so it's worth it!
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A little off topic but didn't they try to pull the same crap over increasing the speed limits? with-holding Federal Highway Funds to states that broke away from the Federal 55 mph speed limit? I remember a pretty big stink over that too.. These little hitlers act like it's their money they're playing with, they forget who's paying their wages.
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