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Dodger, your comment that Brits are very concerned about what they are "allowed" or "not allowed to do" is very interesting. I love the English, I thank God I live under a system of Common Law in my country (USA) BUT there is a major major historical difference that effects our life perspectives. Technically English citiziens are "Subjects" of the Crown. Rights are conferred (given) or taken away by the Crown to the subjects. In the US, it is the citizens that confer rights to the government. Our inalignable rights are granted by a higher power (ie God not a frigging King), the right to liberty, equality and pursuit of happiness. We are not guaranteed happiness, just the pursuit thereof. As citizens we grant the governemnt the legal authority to make law on our behalf and for our favor, not the favor of the Crown. It is a vastly different concept.
Let's look at gun control real quick - the human right to protect yourself is inalienable. This cannot be taken away. We are allowed to have guns, not so we can hunt rabbits (although that is fun) but so we can protect ourselves against the government, tyrants, and criminals.
Hey Tprata don't be so soft, you already have had 2 stolen elections with Bush, the NH vote recounts are all messed up with opened ballot boxes and broken seals, your electronic voting machines are rigged, and your laws and its police force are now aimed squarely against the citizens of the USA.
You seem like the majority in your countryman sprouting about democracy whilst your rights are being slowly eroded at home, stop making wars on people who haven’t attacked your country or your way of life and stop listening to propaganda.
Go here www.prisonplanet.com and read get enlightened before sprouting crap matey, the only one of the candidates in the US that will be any good is Ron Paul, and don’t say liberal.
911 INSIDE JOB !
(go do your research if you disagree before asking Grant to ban this post, as 3 buildings don't collapse at free fall speeds without some explosive help)
Oh and the BBC,NBC,ABC news saying that WTC building 7 had collapsed before it actaully had goes to prove a scripted event.
I can understand the point of this post if you were saying something like.."If you ride in the rain, then do so and so or wear so and so.."
The fact is, motorcycles are a form of transport, not just for Summer Sunday fun.
I did my bike training over the winter (in Scotland), I did my big bike test in the pouring rain with gusting winds. I ride my bike all year round, I've been out twice this week for a fun ride. I see guys riding to work every morning regardless of weather. I even passed a couple of bike cops the other day wiping the frost off their screens.. I've seen couriers riding in the snow. ( As I did when I was in the Royal Signals in the 1960's riding BSA 350's and Triumph 500's in all weathers) Can you imagine... Sorry Sir, can't perform my bike duties today.. it's a bit wet... maybe I will fall off!
Most bike accidents I've seen have been in the summer in good weather.
SO, I just don't get the point of your post.
Sounds a bit PC to me!
Some of us can read and have pretty good memory’s and I’ve not brought up chem trials so up yours, Don't preach your sickly Constitution at us if you don't want to get slapped with the truth, I've just sat reading about the explosion in the numbers of US police using Tasers on unarmed subjects including pregnant women, the mentally ill and various other people for NON compliance of their orders that's YOUR country. (to serve and protect my ass)
Oh and freedom of speech that went out the window 2 years ago, the right to bear arms is going out this year with the PTSD guys not being able to own firearms, and what about Katrina gun confiscations? 2nd admendment my ass
The right of Religion, oh only if your Christian or Jewish everyone else gets their phones tapped and emails read. 1st amendment my ass
The rights of protest and gathering see LA last year.
I’ve read your constitution form cover to cover a few years ago, it was a good idea in its time but it’s been abused so much that now it’s a laughing matter. Your Constitution is a piece of outdated paper according to George H.W. Bush and he really would wipe his ass with it, oh and for the record he’s the guy writing your laws not god.
Get an education on how things stand in your country, then re-read your constitution and then if you come to the conclusion that your way of life is better than anyone else’s keep your big supersized American mouth shut as we don’t want to hear your crap.
And don’t even try to push your values onto the rest of the world as we can see just how f*cked up America is.
Well before I rant the most the most dangerous thing I did on a motorcycle was ride on black ice not much fun at all. As far riding in the rain once the oil washes off its not as bad as it looks other drives may make it bad. Wach the 16year old girls putting on makeup eating and talking on there cell drifting in to your lane. But its the dear that scare me the most.
Well as for the USA Constitution be glade we dont use it else the USA will not have been WW1 or WW2. The USA was not threatened by Germany.
The US police are a scary bunch of thugs there dogs have more rights than I do. But in there defence they are up against the most armed civilians in the world. But serve and protect no they stopped doing that in the 60s. (there not in the Constitution)
1st amendment: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. not the freedom from phones being tapped. Phones in the US have tapped for some time there recored and key words screened. Freedom of speech has always been under attack I cant lie and get people killed or hurt. If it was trully free speech I will be able to. As far as I know the internet and email is not protected at all.
2nd amendment. The thorn in the side of USA government. The states run this thing in to the ground, in Arizona you can buy a fully automatic gun in Washington DC it was a illegal to even have a gun. Katrina thing was for safety they let criminals out of jail so they dint drowned. that and the cops dint like being sniped at. PTSD if there on drugs or have been in a mental institution, got called on domestic violence (lots of othere things and the list grows all the time) then yes they cant have a gun.
Constitution form cover to cover? (its that big) its one part of the law. You really want the USA to use just this to run it self? No army, getting most all of the trillions in taxes from taxing imports? Become so shielded from the out side world we discount even its people? Rember the Constitution was written to piss off the English King no to govern a world power.
Majority of my countryman dont sprout about democracy they sit at home thing the worlds hates and wants to kill them. They are fat and scared (Rome liked fat and happy before it fell).
George H.W. Bush I dont like him much my self but dam it stop with giving this one man in the history of the US the credit for all the thing bad in the US. Hes one man he dint make the UK go to war he dint make the US go to war (congress did they have to vote for it pay for it and validate it).
oh and for the record he’s the guy NOT writing USA laws. He cant congress dose they have to vote for it to be a law.
Like me saying oh its the Queens fault that UK went to war with Argentina and Iraq hell shes a German.
But yes Ron Paul is the best candidate I will vote for him he wont win it wont matter who wins. The USA is falling the EU looks to be the next supper power hope you treat the USA as well the USA treated you after the war looks like we will need it.
We do ride in the rain on this side of the pond , but then there is more than one country over here , I live in the very big one ,just above the USA .
As we have a 5 month winter ,riding in the warmish rain is a pleasure .
Just spotted a great letter in this months (UK) Bike magazine - it's the star letter and basically has a good shout about how good the roads in London are right after a heavy downpour with all the crud cleaned from the streets - as much fun as that sun-backed stretch of tarmac on an icy morning!
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