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by tomjeeps2
Thu Aug 07, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

Have not seen anything so impressive about the Governors budget so far, borrowing from the Lottery and now I hearing rumors of a one cent sales tax increase (mathematically realistic at least), so please tell me more...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Thu Aug 07, 2008 8:30 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

If are Government couldn't fine a way to spend it's money well, what kind of a party would that be...TJ :lol:
by tomjeeps2
Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:58 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

http://news.aol.com/world/iraq Iraq May Have $79 Billion Surplus Thanks to soaring oil prices, the Iraqi government may be left with a budget surplus as high as $79 billion by the end of the year, according to a U.S. report. But very little of those funds are being spent on reconstruction, partly be...
by tomjeeps2
Wed Aug 06, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

Obama pokes at McCain over tire-pressure issue http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080806/ap_on_el_pr/obama By TOM RAUM, Associated Press Writer 1 hour, 27 minutes ago ELKHART, Ind. - Democrat Barack Obama on Wednesday taunted Republican presidential rival John McCain for first mocking http://d.yimg.com/u...
by tomjeeps2
Tue Aug 05, 2008 9:32 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

http://www.portfolio.com/news-markets/top-5/2008/08/04/Oil-is-Falling-Blame-the-Shorts Oil is Falling. Blame the Shorts! by Megan Barnett Aug 4 2008 Some hedge funds are poised to benefit from the plunging price of oil, just as they did on its rise. http://www.portfolio.com/images/site/editorial/New...
by tomjeeps2
Tue Aug 05, 2008 7:03 am
Forum: Upcoming Events
Topic: August 09, 2008 - ASA Info Meeting - San Bernardino, Ca.
Replies: 25
Views: 8683

Re: August 09, 2008 - ASA Info Meeting - San Bernardino, Ca.

CA State Parks Following are the questions that will serve as the basis for the Round Table discussions. As you see, all the heavy hitters in our Community will be present! Parks... 1. Is the Green Sticker program in Calif. going to be supplying any funds to the ISDRA to help keep the fees from goin...
by tomjeeps2
Fri Aug 01, 2008 5:50 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: California Wilderness Proposal
Replies: 0
Views: 586

California Wilderness Proposal

Found this in the General Chit-Chat forum and it seems to be going pretty good...thought I'd get it over in the Land Use section so it can be seen more easily. Senator Feinstein's Wilderness proposal: http://feinstein.senate.gov/public/index.cfm?FuseAction=NewsRoom.PressReleases&ContentRecord_id=2d...
by tomjeeps2
Wed Jul 30, 2008 3:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: As if Glamis didn't have enough problems...
Replies: 0
Views: 881

As if Glamis didn't have enough problems...

http://news.aol.com/article/san-andreas-fault-longer-than-thought/108930 San Andreas Fault Longer Than ThoughtRobin Lloyd, LiveScienceposted: 6 MINUTES AGOcomments: 0PrintShareText SizeAAA (July 30) - As if the San Andreas Fault weren't long and menacing enough, newly found mud pots and mud volcanoe...
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 29, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal
Replies: 79
Views: 8950

Re: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal

REGISTERED SUPPORT / OPPOSITION : Support American College of Emergency Physicians, California Chapter (sponsor) California Medical Association Emergency Nurses Association, California State Council Opposition OHV Coalition Letter from one individual Just another littel tid bit of information for y...
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 29, 2008 11:03 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal
Replies: 79
Views: 8950

Re: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal

You just had to say that, I still wake up screaming over AB2666 with all due respect we could do without his help, but hey if he can get Voluntary State funded training for kids more power to him...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 29, 2008 8:45 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Oily rag storage - what's your method
Replies: 7
Views: 1148

Re: Oily rag storage - what's your method

My friends Marine tank unit was briefed on this issue, their Commander basically said I never thought I'd see the day we'd be teaching this to Marines, but I'm not going to jail because a F'n turtle ate an F'n rage...TJ :roll:
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jul 25, 2008 9:42 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: letter generator for bogus ATV Smokey fire PSA, please read!
Replies: 8
Views: 1616

Re: letter generator for bogus ATV Smokey fire PSA, please read!

Basically Ad's response is we know it's a bunch of hot air but we're running it anyway, Smokey targets kids, ATVs are bad bad bad, no daddy I don't want one Smokey Say's they start fires...TJ This was one of my post on the Pirate BBS, which is now claiming victory because without explanation is gon...
by tomjeeps2
Thu Jul 24, 2008 7:01 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: letter generator for bogus ATV Smokey fire PSA, please read!
Replies: 8
Views: 1616

Re: letter generator for bogus ATV Smokey fire PSA, please read!

I wonder about that to, could be their blaming many lightning fires on Global warming, which I would imagine in their minds is caused by Humans, perhaps we should demand some clarification...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Wed Jul 23, 2008 2:14 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: letter generator for bogus ATV Smokey fire PSA, please read!
Replies: 8
Views: 1616

letter generator for bogus ATV Smokey fire PSA, please read!

Basically Ad's response is we know it's a bunch of hot air but we're running it anyway, Smokey targets kids, ATVs are bad bad bad, no daddy I don't want one Smokey Say's they start fires...TJ http://www.pirate4x4.com/letters/ What's more is that this advertisement has also gone viral on the Internet...
by tomjeeps2
Thu Jul 17, 2008 7:57 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal
Replies: 79
Views: 8950

Re: ATV Restrictions on Minors - Age to Engine Size Proposal

Regarding the size restrictions...Senator Maldonado understands that placing a large child on a small ATV can be just as dangerous as a small child on a large ATV. I believe as long as he gets what he wants on the safety training for minors, he'll remove the size restrictions. If Maldonado can get ...
by tomjeeps2
Thu Jul 17, 2008 10:10 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Daniel Patterson running for office??
Replies: 13
Views: 1935

Re: Daniel Patterson running for office??

I kind of hope he wins, we can take bets on how long it takes he to get in real serious trouble, thought of him "punking it" in some Federal pin makes me tingle :lol: ...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 15, 2008 3:21 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

This includes Slave labor in some cases women and children included, some of these Nations don't even have legitimate Governments therefor no environmental controls, so in many aspects no we can't compete and it only nullifies our clean up efforts...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 15, 2008 6:41 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

Lawmakers Target Chinese-Made Flags By LIBBY QUAID,AP Posted: 2008-07-15 08:36:22 Filed Under: Nation News, Politics News WASHINGTON (July 15) - The American flag has many labels: Stars and stripes. Old Glory. And sometimes, made in China. Congress can't halt the flow of Chinese-made flags, but lawm...
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 14, 2008 12:20 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

Bottom line is the public will make the decision, if the stock holders just want to look at spread sheets, they wouldn't pursue it if they knew there wouldn't be any more market here for it. It's the public that needs to tell hostile foreign take over offers to get lost, they can't litigate that lik...
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:23 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

Still not that easy, companies still farm out engineering and even PR work to Countries like India, even if the product is 100% physically made in the USA but hey you gotta start somewhere...TJ Global economy don't mean forgetting our own best interest, yes we all need to shop for products with tha...
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:39 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

Still not that easy, companies still farm out engineering and even PR work to Countries like India, even if the product is 100% physically made in the USA but hey you gotta start somewhere...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:24 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

Budweiser is no doubt an American Icon, but wouldn't it be ironic if a brewery sale was the straw that broke the Camels back, [-o< after all the was done to Fleece America over the decades :evil: ...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Sun Jul 13, 2008 11:19 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party
Replies: 69
Views: 9778

Re: The Ultimate (Rape) Outsource by the outgoing GOP Party

Reuters InBev agrees to buy Anheuser for $50 billion Sunday July 13, 9:45 pm ET By Jessica Hall and Martinne Geller PHILADELPHIA/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch Cos Inc (NYSE:BUD - News) agreed to a $50 billion takeover by Belgium-based InBev NV (Brussels:INTB.BR - News), a source f...
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:11 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Bottom line on Vacant OHMVR Commission seats
Replies: 5
Views: 3082

Re: Bottom line on Vacant OHMVR Commission seats

Ironic isn't it, now the the Commission is moot as far as allocating funds and giving direction to Division, looks like we're getting a good Commission, go figure...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jul 11, 2008 12:06 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

TJ are you talking about this The letter says speculators buy up large amounts of oil and then sell it to each other again and again. The price goes up with each trade and consumers pick up the final tab. Some market experts estimate that current prices reflect as much as $30 to $60 per barrel in u...
by tomjeeps2
Thu Jul 10, 2008 4:45 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

What's interesting about my last post is it appears some "white collar's" are breaking ranks, as far as speculation just have congress get a crow bar and pry open the books, simple math how much did OPEC sell their oil to who. Which one of the oil tycoons purchased it and how much did they mark up, ...
by tomjeeps2
Thu Jul 10, 2008 1:15 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?
Replies: 52
Views: 6863

Re: $4.00 $5.00 $6.00 $?.?? a gallon. Who's to blame?

By HARRY R. WEBER, AP Business Writer Wed Jul 9, 5:22 PM ET ATLANTA - The chief executive officers of a dozen U.S. airlines, beset by record fuel costs that have caused several to cut jobs, reduce capacity and impose higher fees on customers, are now asking for their customers' help to curb the rise...
by tomjeeps2
Thu Jul 10, 2008 8:39 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Re: I am running for office in the July Th CORVA elections

However you wish to vote for I do recommend all CORVA members show up at the meeting, however if you can't groups of ten CORVA members or more can assign a delegate, if your not a CORVA Club (most common scenario) use this form: http://www.corva.org/Forms/LETTER%20OF%20ASSIGNMENT%20-%20NON-CLUB%20DE...
by tomjeeps2
Wed Jul 09, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: Bottom line on Vacant OHMVR Commission seats
Replies: 5
Views: 3082

Re: Bottom line on Vacant OHMVR Commission seats

http://gov.ca.gov/archive/press-releases/ Kane Silverberg, 40, of Soquel, has been appointed to the Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Commission. Since 2004, he has worked as principal and branch manager of Residential Pacific Mortgage. From 2000 to 2004, Silverberg was principal and branch mana...
by tomjeeps2
Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:46 pm
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: The Life of an OHV "Green Sticker" Dollar
Replies: 76
Views: 33091

Re: The Life of an OHV "Green Sticker" Dollar

By no means a new issue, especially on this thread but what peaked my interest was it actually did suggest a solution, good or bad...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Ca. O.H.M.V.R. / Green Sticker Fund
Topic: The Life of an OHV "Green Sticker" Dollar
Replies: 76
Views: 33091

Thwarting the Delphi Technique

How to stand your ground in public meetings II - Thwarting the Delphi Technique -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LET'S STOP BEING MANIPULATED! THE DELPHI TECHNIQUE By: Albert V. Burns More and more, we are seeing citizens being invited to "participate"...
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 08, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Re: I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections

I have received a lot of offline feedback as to why SB1228 has been handled the way it was, and Parks along with OHV Representatives have been at the table on this. The real question as to me running of course is CORVA's roll in this, I'm afraid that question will remain unanswered till the meeting,...
by tomjeeps2
Tue Jul 08, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...

Yes one high profile C.F. the taxpayers don't have to deal with, call it whatever form of what goes around comes around you wish, but the kids Dad is dead and his Mother is maimed for life. It's great he got his in the end, but I don't see any happy ending...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 07, 2008 8:48 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...

The only card left to fall was the whereabouts of RAMOS, your not going to believe this...TJ

http://www.10news.com/news/16807693/detail.html
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:25 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHV sales slowing down
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Re: OHV sales slowing down

It appears the two of us are looking though a different glass, the technology the OHV World is using is just adapted to OHV use, most of the aftermarket vehicle reprogrammers are not legal, read the disclaimer. The auto industry is under immense pressure to make the vehicles tamper proof, this trend...
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jul 07, 2008 6:38 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...

Heard a radio report this morning that the kid got dropped off at a church in Mexico, he's at the Mexican Consulate awaiting U.S. Authorities, RAMOS however is still at large in Mexico. Authorities are also checking into reports RAMOS was involved in a major auto accident in Mexico, so the kid is sa...
by tomjeeps2
Sun Jul 06, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Re: I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections

http://www.corva.org/ June 19, 2008 The CORVA Annual Southern Regional meeting will take place on Sunday, July 13th 2008 at Twila Reid Park located at 3100 W. Orange Avenue in Anaheim, CA 92804. Elections for the Southern Board will take place at this meeting. Registration of members and clubs will ...
by tomjeeps2
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections
Replies: 4
Views: 816

I am running for office in the July 13Th CORVA elections

Hi all, I am running for the office of Assistant Director-Legislation I simply feel CORVA as an Organization needs to be more closely involved with Legislative issues, for example SB 1228 the ATV safety bill is moving on virtually unopposed and un amended. We just passed an ATV Safety bill last legi...
by tomjeeps2
Sun Jul 06, 2008 7:36 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHV sales slowing down
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Re: OHV sales slowing down

The operative word here is "factory program", it's becoming an enigma war between the factory and the aftermarket people, their making computers so only factory authorized people can install their programing. Didn't say it really is such a bad thing but again the word is "user friendly", which means...
by tomjeeps2
Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:35 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: OHV sales slowing down
Replies: 5
Views: 978

Re: OHV sales slowing down

Being in the auto biz and involved with Off Roaders I hear the same complaint, along with the economy and price increases the products are just too complexed. The industry has become the Windows Vista of the mechanical World, users want cars or bikes they can work on, not having to go the the dealer...
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:39 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Re: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...

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I said the same thing, then I figured the more eyes out the the better, just be careful there are some real "winners" out there this weekend...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jul 04, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Can't believe they still have not found this guy...
Replies: 9
Views: 1447

Can't believe they still have not found this guy...

DETAILS: On 7-02-2008 at approximately 1830 hours, the victim arrived at RAMOS’ residence in the Portola Hills community of Lake Forest for a child custody exchange. RAMOS shot the victim with a 40 caliber handgun as she sat behind the wheel of her vehicle. The victim’s friend and a 4 year old girl...
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jul 04, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: 3 Ways to Lower Gas Prices
Replies: 6
Views: 1101

Re: 3 Ways to Lower Gas Prices

Should There Be a National Speed Limit? By H. JOSEF HEBERT,AP Posted: 2008-07-04 11:43:27 Filed Under: Nation News WASHINGTON (July 3) - An influential Republican senator suggested Thursday that Congress might want to consider reimposing a national speed limit to save gasoline and possibly ease fue...
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:37 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Supreme Court Throws Out Handgun Ban
Replies: 14
Views: 1994

Re: Supreme Court Throws Out Handgun Ban

Also keep in mind full on bands are one thing, bills like this don't help so let us all keep in mine their always nibbling at the corners, and our Republican Governor just signed right on to it...TJ

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/pub/07-08/bil ... tered.html
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:25 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Supreme Court Throws Out Handgun Ban
Replies: 14
Views: 1994

Re: Supreme Court Throws Out Handgun Ban

At some point there just going to have to say "If it walks like a Duck, Quacks like a Duck and swims like a Duck, we're just going to have to call it a Duck", just remember timing is everything...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Mon Jun 30, 2008 8:19 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Arizona OHV Bill Signed into Law
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Arizona OHV Bill Signed into Law

Well there's a saying in politics "As goes California so goes the Nation", best of luck to you in Arizona...TJ
by tomjeeps2
Sat Jun 28, 2008 8:48 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Off-highway vehicle bill passes Arizona Senate, goes to Gove
Replies: 23
Views: 2453

Re: Off-highway vehicle bill passes Arizona Senate, goes to Gove

If your talking about the OHMVR I would expect anyone wanting a seat, to be all over this issue, that is the new Commissioners roll under SB742 you know... http://www.americansandassociation.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=73&t=24398 Problem is don't expect anyone that would question Division to be appoi...
by tomjeeps2
Sat Jun 28, 2008 6:58 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Off-highway vehicle bill passes Arizona Senate, goes to Gove
Replies: 23
Views: 2453

Re: Off-highway vehicle bill passes Arizona Senate, goes to Gove

"...trail development and habitat mitigation..." This could be the best thing our the wost thing, the Eco's take this the kill it with mitigating ratios that really turn it into a wildlife refuge, the problem is if we can't acquire land we can't build a trail system. The fact is we are just the ver...
by tomjeeps2
Fri Jun 27, 2008 4:37 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Time to Close the National Parks -18 Suicides This Year
Replies: 1
Views: 562

Re: Time to Close the National Parks -18 Suicides This Year

Are you suggesting some kind of "carbon footprint guilt complex", welcome to your NON MOTORIZED experience...TJ [-X

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