|[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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