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Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
I'm talking about preventable causes of death,...

I'm talking about preventable causes of death, asshat.
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
I think in terms of the libertarian ideal...

I think in terms of the libertarian ideal espoused by my buddy Bill, it's the prototypical example of where your behavior crosses over the line of unreasonably affecting the freedom of others to use...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
Thank you all. I see my work here is done. I will...

Thank you all. I see my work here is done. I will leave you with this. And before I do, I just want to say two things. First, this is from an old and very dear friend of mine, so please understand...
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
I never meant to indicate any disagreement that...

I never meant to indicate any disagreement that BUI is a crime. That seems to be a well-established fact. I was just curious as to how often it is detected and prosecuted.
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
Really, tons? Like, how many?

Really, tons? Like, how many?
Forum: General Discussion 02-12-2009, 12:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,489
That's weird. I would have thought it was illegal...

That's weird. I would have thought it was illegal too. I'm not sure what to make of that.
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
Are you talking about kids getting high in front...

Are you talking about kids getting high in front of their school?
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
So we're agreed that there is no jail time for...

So we're agreed that there is no jail time for simple possession in Oregon unless it's within 1,000 feet of a school. Good. I guess you're just feeling a little defensive because you got the civil...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 04:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,489
So, you agree that there's very little ambiguity...

So, you agree that there's very little ambiguity in the situation described by the OP, then?
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 04:36 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
You wrote, "Stop at a vista and jail." That's...

You wrote, "Stop at a vista and jail." That's what I quoted, and so obviously any reasonably sober person would think you were referring to smoking while stopped at a vista. There is no jail for that...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 01:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,240
Are you sure you know the law? Possession of less...

Are you sure you know the law? Possession of less than one ounce of marijuana is not punishable by jail time in Oregon unless the possession occurs within 1,000 feet of a school. ORS 475.864. Is...
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,489
I think this is the much shorter and easier to...

I think this is the much shorter and easier to understand version of what I just said. ;)
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,489
I think there is little ambiguity. 811.050...

I think there is little ambiguity.

811.050 imposes on the motorist the obligation to monitor what vehicles, if any, are in the bike lane and is clear that the motorist must yield to a bicyclist in...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2009, 12:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,489
I think one statute people may be referencing...

I think one statute people may be referencing indirectly is this:

811.050 Failure to yield to rider on bicycle lane; penalty. (1) A person commits the offense of failure of a motor vehicle...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2009, 01:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 965
Bob Mionske's Last Legally Speaking Column in VeloNews

Bob Mionske is a great writer and he has done a great deal for bicyclists' rights. He gets capable help from Rick Bernardi. I provide a link to his last VeloNews Column below. He covers some...
Forum: General Discussion 02-04-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
I rode all the way back to Sellwood and back...

I rode all the way back to Sellwood and back downtown to get my keys. I figured it was a good idea to have my keys anyway. But the whole incident shows the depth of the totally irrational anti-bike...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,499
Do you get the feeling sometimes that they...

Do you get the feeling sometimes that they intentionally build these things half-assed so that they can then turn around and point out how they don't work and we should all just get back in our cars?...
Forum: General Discussion 01-31-2009, 06:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,636
Mark, for me it comes down to the question: What...

Mark, for me it comes down to the question: What harm is it doing? Or could it do?

On day, I rode to work but realized after I had gotten there (6 mi) that I had forgotten my bike lock key (I keep...
Forum: General Discussion 01-27-2009, 01:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,048
Excellent point.

Excellent point.
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 931
Hilarious, Mark! If a guy who stole money...

Hilarious, Mark!

If a guy who stole money from a child's trust fund could get ~30% of the vote, I'm sure you could do better!
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,799
Nice work, Bob.

Nice work, Bob.
Forum: General Discussion 01-21-2009, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,799
Doesn't Beaverton have a mayor, Bob? Maybe you...

Doesn't Beaverton have a mayor, Bob? Maybe you can go find someone with whom to discuss him or her.
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,527
Good work, K'Tesh. Does it matter what kind of...

Good work, K'Tesh. Does it matter what kind of animal you're riding?
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2009, 10:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,799
Who made up rumors? You mean the ones during the...

Who made up rumors? You mean the ones during the campaign? The ones that Randy Leonard called a "smear" and Sam called false? Yeah, those turned out to be true.

I agree it's not my business what...
Forum: General Discussion 01-20-2009, 08:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,799
The only thing that concerns me is that --...

The only thing that concerns me is that -- apparently -- Sam Adams will look you right in the face and lie to you to get what he wants, as he lied about that relationship to ensure that it would not...
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