[AMRadio] Amazed any young ham made it to adulthood


robertcharles at att.net robertcharles at att.net
Tue Jan 20 17:25:51 EST 2009


Well said! I'm also of the belief that they create more laws to draw in more financial gratification and thus puts a persons back up against a wall.
-------------- Original message from "Jim Isbell, W5JAI" <jim.isbell at gmail.com>: -------------- 


> The rant is well deserved and well delivered. I am sick unto death of 
> people that want to sue their way out of a mistake that they 
> themselves made through ignorance and stupidity. But the problem 
> seems to be that we have too many lawyers that need to make a living 
> so they create work for themselves through advertising for stupid 
> clients on national TV. Our lawyer to population ratio is 10 times 
> the world average!!! 
> 
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 9:26 AM, John Coleman wrote: 
> > I've been shocked, knocked a across the room even, more times than I 
> > care to talk about. Once I thought I was going to die and then afraid I 
> > wouldn't. 
> > Back a few years ago, I don't think people sued as much as they do 
> > now. If some accident happened we didn't try to blame it on some one else 
> > or a neglect of manufacturing. We simply took our licks for our own 
> > stupidity and mistakes. I'm not saying that manufactures shouldn't worry 
> > about the consumer but, I think they should worry more about the longevity 
> > of service to the consumer. Too many Americans, today, seem think that 
> > everything they buy should come with some type of personal protection plan. 
> > My work is servicing personal computers. A lot of our customers are John and 
> > Jane Doe types that use the PC as a home entertainment device. I tell them 
> > that entertainment on the internet often comes with spy ware or some other 
> > type of booger. I've had them say to me, "Well what good is the internet, 
> > if you can't safely play poker, look at porn, steel music, etc. I wish that 
> > our customers were more corporate types like it was about 15 years ago. And 
> > I especially wish that HTML, Java, and active X had never been expanded as 
> > they are now. Of course I guess I wouldn't be nearly so busy but it sure 
> > gets tiresome dealing with these people. 
> > 
> > Why do people think that they must bee entertained? And that somebody owes 
> > it to them. 
> > 
> > I apologize for my ranting off subject. 
> > 
> > John, 
> > WA5BXO 
> > 
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> -- 
> Jim Isbell 
> "If you are not living on the edge, well then, 
> you are just taking up too much space." 
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