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    Traffic Laws

    I think its called nascar
  2. what about just being single in a bar and seeing someone who is just sexy looking with a good body and desiring them physically? Couldn't you just decide to respond to them with just lust as the connection? I have never had a "one night stand" because no one has impressed me enough in that short span of time to illicit desire in me for them because it is more than physical for me and they would have to be mentally sexy too, however, I don't think its immoral for someone who just wants to enjoy physical pleasure and knows thats what they have decided to do.
  3. On Halloween night my children then 10 &12 wanted to go out and egg and shaving creme the neighborhood with their friends. Gangs of 12- 20 kids all dressed in black would run around like hoodlums throwing eggs and menacing everyone. I refused to let my children do this and explained about personal property and boundaries. I accompanied them from house to house and had on scary movies later at home. That night, One of the kids even shaving cremed me as I answered the door , to which I brought him home to his parents for repremanding. To my surprise they were mad at ME for not being understanding that these kids were just," Boys being boys " and having fun ! They said I kidnapped their son because I drove him in my car. I got no support from that parent or any other parent that night. My son is still resentful about that night since he got flack in school, taunted and ridiculed. He thought I was wrong to bring that kid to his parents. He is 23 now. I tell him that boys parent should have taught him right from wrong. In my defense, the next year long island police put a ban on selling eggs and creme to minors 2-3 weeks before halloween and will fine the parents of any kids caught behaving in that manner.
  4. Yes, but i think you're the first one to say anything like this. Most posts on this topic are just anti environmentalists but don't offer an alternative solution. I just want to make sure I know that the contents of my food, air, soil, water and natural resources are safe. If a lot of people or maybe most people are not rational, what (objectivist approved) mechanism is in place to monitor or counter this values problem if we don't trust the agencies/government?
  5. What I don't understand is why it seems some objectivists want to "throw the baby out with the bathwater" when it comes to environmentalism? My friend is an environmetal engineer and he tests soil and ground water before a property can be sold. If petroleum or waste seeps into the ground at high and toxic levels, it is the responsibility of the owners to clean and treat that property and pay fines if necessary. I don't want some shmoe poisioning water that I have to drink. Does this make me an enviromentalist? Would any of you drink tap water from India?
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    I traveled throughout the U.S. after graduating from High school and must say Texas was my least favorite state. Most of the people were prejudice against blacks and latinos....and northerners. They WERE friendly and curious and asked about New Yorkers...like saying "are they really all nigger lovers?", showed their spirituality by saying, "we don't drink before 10 on Sundays" and were proud of things like, " my car looks a bit like the General Lee, don't it?" Granted, I stayed among "the people" but most of the "normal" goups I met were transient form other states. I returned to New York on a plane as fast as I could from Dallas Airport . Sorry Lone Star lovers...I hated it there.
  7. I think it gives John and Dagny control. Yeah, they are going to capture him and all BUT what they value is each other and whats important is how John wants the pleasure of seeing Dagny again and how she'll look and her pleasure knowing she's providing that for him. The "We never had to take any of this seriously" quote is demonstrated at that moment.
  8. This may be slightly off subject but first I agree with Jmegan that things like vechicle registration and the like could be eliminated. On this same subject, I recently bought a used jeep in a private exchange but had to pay taxes when I registered it at DMV. The money I used to purchase the car was taxed when i received my salary. The seller has to report this exchange as income and pay taxes. I would start the tax reduction in instances like this.
  9. thats so funny...I feel racist ish myself as I knew it was some Jewish last name...I hope you guys don't throw me off this web sight..lol
  10. My boyfriend who listened to the actual tapes said that Sid Berstein , who was also commenting on the womens basketball team...said first...those are some rough women...imus chimes in , "Yeah big rough women". Sid then says and tough ho's ( or something ho's) Only then did Imus chime in..yeah..nappy headed ho's. Both times he was responding to Sid's original comments. I'm curious as to why no mention of that comment from Sid in the press??
  11. No david, not tipping Me would lead to No service...
  12. Again, I totally agree with you here. I am the same way as a customer; I don't want to become friends with my server, I just want my meal served the way I've ordered it. As your waitress inspector its easy to identify someone by their manner who, doesn't expect conversation, knows what they want, and requires minimum interaction. I would be doing a good job if I RECOGNIZE that and faciliate that. If you came back to that restaurant and had a different server who didn't get it and made annoying small talk, you might request me next time because I was better able to provide the service you prefer. I might even remember you always get meat loaf on thursday and just say "the usual" to your 'yes" limiting your interaction to one word. (smile) would I get 15% then.
  13. I would have no problem receiving a 10% tip from you in those circumstances because it would require very little of my time and effort, as long as you didn't stay too long dawdling after you ate. There are restaurants where you can go pick up your own food called buffets or fast food style places.
  14. Thats funny and true...if anyone here decides to eat at a restaurant and not tip, I would suggest they never return to that place ever again.
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