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Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion Today, 9:35 AM
Replies: 21,005
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Posted By shawndoggy
yawn. Last I checked, "the press" (media) is...

yawn. Last I checked, "the press" (media) is nearly entirely privately held. The very closest you get to media owned by the proletariat would be the minority funding of PBS/NPR. So please try...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion Today, 4:14 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
I watched a lot of the protest porn when it was...

I watched a lot of the protest porn when it was being broadcast live. Was everyone wearing a mask? Nope but many were. Was everyone outside? Pretty much, yes. Were people maintaining social...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion Yesterday, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Doug, the point I'm trying to make is that the...

Doug, the point I'm trying to make is that the reason that people "wear shirts" is not because there is an ordinance. As you point out even when there IS an ordinance, most folks aren't going to...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-07-2020, 1:12 PM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
So why donít you walk into dmv without a shirt on...

So why donít you walk into dmv without a shirt on if thereís no rule that says you canít?
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-07-2020, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
So your argument is that CDC recommendations...

So your argument is that CDC recommendations aren't strong enough and that we need to codify the recommendations into actual enforceable rules/laws/ordinances?

"No shirt, no shoes, no service" is...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-07-2020, 9:40 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Is the argument here "people break rules,...

Is the argument here "people break rules, therefore we shouldn't have rules"?

rape, murder, abortion regs... people break those rules too? Speeding? Handicap parking requirements? All a waste...
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 07-07-2020, 5:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By shawndoggy
I thought this thread was going to be about going...

I thought this thread was going to be about going through TSA with a backpack full of leadwake bags.

Yes, if you are hitting a speed wall, you either need a lower pitched prop or more weight up...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-07-2020, 4:51 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
It does apparently care if you are (a) doing it...

It does apparently care if you are (a) doing it outside or inside, and (b) doing it masked or unmasked. Masked outside being best, unmasked inside being worst.

The absence of big spikes in...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-02-2020, 5:50 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Does data bear that out? We had a couple of...

Does data bear that out? We had a couple of pretty small protests in my city (probably 1000 people or fewer at each one). Not much different in size than the MAGA protests at the governorís mansion...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 07-01-2020, 4:37 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
our current primary system gives a lot of power...

our current primary system gives a lot of power to extreme/motivated factions. You've frequently got to cow-tow or appease the crazies to get to the general election. Historically electeds have then...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-29-2020, 5:47 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
It's not gonna help that the President has...

It's not gonna help that the President has formalized suspension of foreign worker visas. Maybe someone can explain to me how suspending au pair (J-1) visas is going to MAGA, especially at a time...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-29-2020, 5:12 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Agree. Four months to go is a long time. Four...

Agree. Four months to go is a long time. Four months ago Bernie was still the front runner heading into South Carolina.

So much can (and will) happen between now and Election Day.
Forum: Boats, Accessories & Tow Vehicles 06-26-2020, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By shawndoggy
Depends how you use the boat. If you surf a lot...

Depends how you use the boat. If you surf a lot or run lots of ballast it absolutely makes sense to up the oil change interval to every 30-35 hours or so (especially with a 5Qt oil pan).

I used...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-25-2020, 5:43 AM
Replies: 267
Views: 32,542
Posted By shawndoggy
If there's more money in the system (i.e. fed...

If there's more money in the system (i.e. fed prints money, buys securities), then the valuation of "the market" may be accurate but the value of the money may not. In other words, seems to me the...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2020, 3:58 PM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
The fake news says you need to catch it before...

The fake news says you need to catch it before you die, so it's more logical to look for a spike in deaths in a couple of weeks, not right when folks initially test positive.

Probably marxist...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2020, 8:44 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Guarantee you he has ZERO idea of what's in the...

Guarantee you he has ZERO idea of what's in the trade agreements and has never read a draft or a summary of a draft. His knowledge is based on what the trade rep says in his fox news interviews.
...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-24-2020, 5:48 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
But Q will activate those deep staters, right? ...

But Q will activate those deep staters, right?

I'm all for a successful business person having a go at it... but I'm thinking someone in the mold of a Rex Tillerson who came up in an organization,...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-23-2020, 4:03 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
For a group to say "this thing is a problem" is...

For a group to say "this thing is a problem" is not to say "every other thing is not a problem."

It's like being "pro-life" and being ambivalent about rectifying poverty. Or choosing to be an...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-23-2020, 12:09 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Right? How come the police union doesn't...

Right? How come the police union doesn't represent fire fighters? Why doesn't AARP represent the interests of children?
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-22-2020, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
careful about the gloating.... remember that...

careful about the gloating.... remember that about this time in the 2016 cycle Trump had fired Cory Lewendowski and hired Manafort. Hillary was up by 12 points.
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-18-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
no doubt, but that's a campaign finance issue. ...

no doubt, but that's a campaign finance issue. One cannot expect that an industry regulated by the government will not try to influence those regulations in its favor.... or at the very least to...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-17-2020, 4:12 PM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
I don’t think you know what lobbying is Ralph? ...

I don’t think you know what lobbying is Ralph? You seem to be conflating political advertising with lobbying.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobbying

When your local bike club organizes to...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-17-2020, 3:40 PM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Iím down with campaign finance reform, but if you...

Iím down with campaign finance reform, but if you have to campaign then you at the very least arenít paying attention.

Get rid of lobbying? You prefer dictatorships? One personís lobbyist is...
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-17-2020, 1:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,594
Posted By shawndoggy
New forgiveness apps are out. Eight weeks or 24,...

New forgiveness apps are out. Eight weeks or 24, you pick. But if you pick 24 then you are subject to the wage, hour and headcount requirements till October at least (depending when you got your loan)
Forum: Non-Wakeboarding Discussion 06-17-2020, 1:25 PM
Replies: 21,005
Views: 1,592,072
Posted By shawndoggy
Ive been wondering lately if it might not make...

Ive been wondering lately if it might not make more sense to elect presidents to single eight year terms? So much energy gets directed toward re-electing (or voting out) the first term incumbent that...
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