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by FunRunner
Mon Nov 08, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Endangered Plant, Here We Go Again
Replies: 5
Views: 1195

Endangered Plant, Here We Go Again

Here we go again Acres may be fenced off for protection of endangered plant BY KAREN JONAS STAFF WRITER NEAR FORT IRWIN • About 14,000 acres of land near Fort Irwin could be fenced off and closed to off-roading in order to protect an endangered plant if a proposed critical habitat plan is approved. ...
by FunRunner
Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:30 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Brewer for president?
Replies: 6
Views: 2183

Re: Brewer for president?

As I said, it's significant that her name even be mentioned for President. Prior to this whole immigration issue, and action taken by the administration (hard to think of a word to use) that wasn't the case. As far as Sheriff Joe, he's done a lot of good things, and certainly would be better than th...
by FunRunner
Sat Aug 07, 2010 8:33 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: This stuff bothers me….
Replies: 8
Views: 2254

Re: This stuff bothers me….

The spill was caused by negligence; however, the reticense on the part of the president to react to the situation, falls way short of astute management. His casual aloofness, belies his lack of knowhow.
by FunRunner
Sat Aug 07, 2010 8:28 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Brewer for president?
Replies: 6
Views: 2183

Re: Brewer for president?

Significant that several women are in the forefront of Conservative politics, and Gov. Brewer vaulted right up there in the top 3 or 4. She's corageous and gets to the point, something the current president has a problem doing....talk about beating around the bush...no pun intended.
by FunRunner
Wed May 12, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Healthcare Bill, 1099 Forms
Replies: 1
Views: 683

Healthcare Bill, 1099 Forms

Now, here's an item that really makes sense being included in the health care legislation.....not to mention the redundancy it likely will require in invoicing and doing the 1099's. Do they really think it's going to reduce unreported income? CNNMoney.com > Small Business > News Health care law's ma...
by FunRunner
Wed May 12, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Do I have this right?
Replies: 3
Views: 874

Re: Do I have this right?

Than again, if we as a nation continue on the present path people will want out. Those gosh durn rich SOB's. #-o You know, the ones who I/we work for. Unless you work for the government or live off the government. :shock: [-X [-X I heard a comment recently that payouts for government employees and ...
by FunRunner
Wed May 12, 2010 9:45 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!

I don't really think it's about Steele....he is likeable....it's about the method employed to ask for donations for everything under the sun, and the manner in which the requests are generated, expense involved, and lack of general info on strategy, and we're supposed to trust these people to use fu...
by FunRunner
Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:46 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: And we wonder why...
Replies: 21
Views: 2609

Re: And we wonder why...

If Israel goes down, I think Iran will go with it....the whole region is a political quagmire, the one positive thing about being in Iraq, is that we were strategically placed with our finger on the pulse of terror and political activity...but being in the center of the caldroun, like being in the c...
by FunRunner
Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:18 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!

The libs used the race card to get a lot of votes from dems who were afraid to lose the black vote! Makes a lot of people sick, including conservative intelligent black people. Now we have Michael Steele saying part of the plight he is having, has to do with his race...I think it's baloney....if ra...
by FunRunner
Mon Apr 12, 2010 10:00 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: ISDRA Photo takes grand prize in Palm Springs
Replies: 16
Views: 6871

Re: ISDRA Photo takes grand prize in Palm Springs

That would look very cool hanging in my new place! Wonder if he will be selling copies? I was thinking the same thing....I have one of Jason's panoramics that was done in 3 phases, I think he said, and I have one of Bill Luskleet's night open lens elapsed time photos, and this would make a nice add...
by FunRunner
Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

Funny thing; for some reason I woke up at 3:00 AM this morning, and I'm seeing Brian , and I realize I'd typed Bryan's name that way by mistake....but it was odd, that should come into my mind....I must have been dreaming about what had been said or something, and there it was...so, when I got up, I...
by FunRunner
Sat Apr 10, 2010 5:44 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

Be careful about where you look in the Phoenix Area. Local knowledge is very important. We all recall that reports of the majority of thefts occurred largely in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties of CA and around Phoenix, and that's unfortunate. Whatever your choice is, I wish you well Bryan. It...
by FunRunner
Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

I had to run off to the bank before it closed, so cut my last post short. I understand the apprehension of buying, especially if you bought in Vegas during the clambake when everyone was clamoring to get on board the rock & roll market...then, when things turn sour and the golden vessel approaches t...
by FunRunner
Fri Apr 09, 2010 4:14 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

As I recall, when applying for loans, a 2nd home can qualify as a residence if it is more than, I believe 50 miles in distance from your other home. This can be a vacation home, a 2nd home for business of whatever you deem it to be, from what I recall....we had one place that was about 7 miles away ...
by FunRunner
Fri Apr 09, 2010 10:17 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

It seems like now, while prices are low (they could go lower, but not a lot) and interest rates are low, and incentives and credits are available, now is the time to consider buying. If you can buy with little or no money down (depending on your situation and goals) and have rent type payments, why ...
by FunRunner
Thu Apr 08, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

Bryan, just looking briefly on Craig's List, I'm wondering with the Realty market being in the condition it is, if you couldn't make a better deal on a purchase than on a rental; might open up your vistas or searching...here's one I found that sounds interesting on the surface, but keeping in mind a...
by FunRunner
Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:49 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Cue up Sheryl Crow...
Replies: 31
Views: 3893

Re: Cue up Sheryl Crow...

Good luck with the move to the Phoenix area, Bryan. Our niece is in the process of moving to Las Vegas, in hopes of finding work there....she was layed off from her office management position in the Santa Monica area....economics are bleak, and it's good you're still with the company. I hope you're ...
by FunRunner
Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!

The overseas news agencies are not as liberal as they are here in the states. Right, as in, they don't have the liberal media force feeding us the slant on the news. You can see that by some of the cartoons; the best ones unedited, come from outside the U. S. I think the big thing we're going to ha...
by FunRunner
Thu Apr 08, 2010 10:04 am
Forum: Glamis Dunes • I.S.D.R.A.
Topic: From the news: 2009/10 Accidents in the ISDRA
Replies: 57
Views: 23900

Re: From the news: 2009/10 Accidents in the ISDRA

Sorry to hear about Jason's unfortunate fatal accident. There are a lot of ways a person can be injured in circumstances that arise when riding in unmarked areas and amidst unknown quantities of participants and the chance of something unforeseen occurring....I think perhaps that describes the off-r...
by FunRunner
Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: The government census wanted to know my race.
Replies: 3
Views: 844

Re: The government census wanted to know my race.

And how many new census workers are being added? just what we need, more people looking over our shoulders....what needs to happen is for the people to start paying a lot more attention to those elected officials, by looking over their shoulders, to ascertain just what they are voting on, and to kee...
by FunRunner
Thu Apr 08, 2010 9:27 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Read this and tell me you like Obama Care!!

There is an e-mail containing a You Tube Video featuring Judge Andrew Napolitano, where he addresses language in the health care bill, that nobody has taken credit for, and nobody knows who put the language in the bill, but what it estabishes, is a private army of (I think it is 6000) to have at the...
by FunRunner
Fri Apr 02, 2010 8:02 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Killpecker Dunes WY
Replies: 5
Views: 1313

Re: Killpecker Dunes WY

It sounds like the Killpecker Dunes would be a lot of fun; According to Dune Guide, there's about 30,000 Acres total of dunes, with about 11,500 open to OHV, which makes the usable portion larger than St. Anthony's. I'm going to have to make a trip over there one of these days, after I've visited St...
by FunRunner
Tue Mar 30, 2010 6:56 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: U.S. Pilots Learn to Hold Back
Replies: 1
Views: 764

U.S. Pilots Learn to Hold Back

U.S. air support pilots learn to hold back By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times Stars and Stripes online edition, Thursday, March 25, 2010 ABOARD THE DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER — At the nightly "hot wash" debriefing on the Dwight D. Eisenhower, a pilot from the Pukin' Dogs squadron was explaining how he dropp...
by FunRunner
Mon Mar 29, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Showdown In Searchlight
Replies: 0
Views: 880

Showdown In Searchlight

Here;s a letter from a lady who came over to Searchlight from San Diego for the Tea Party Rally, where Sarah Palin was guest of honor, and it made the news, with the focus being on the words "reload" spoken by Palin, obviously Alaskan slang for getting down to business and re-invigorating the resolv...
by FunRunner
Sun Mar 28, 2010 11:48 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: This is a real problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1778

Re: This is a real problem

That's a huge problem, and seems to be one more demonstrative than perceived global warming. The usage of plastic in all things is not diminishing, but ever increasing, and allowing it to get into our waterways is alarming in the consequences illustrated in this video.
by FunRunner
Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:12 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Whatever It Takes, Even Bribery
Replies: 13
Views: 1865

Re: Whatever It Takes, Even Bribery

It's only my opinion, but I don't think I'm alone, that the current administration is using every trick in the book to pass legislation that is not in fact as advertised. They are using deceit, bribery, skulduggery, and threats to pass a bill labeled as "reform" which some 60% of the population is a...
by FunRunner
Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:55 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: California Prison System
Replies: 4
Views: 997

California Prison System

Cost Saving Measure or System Overload? Are prisons too nice, providing havens that are better than life in the mainstream? Reuters) - Federal judges on Monday tentatively ordered California to release tens of thousands of inmates, up to a third of all prisoners, in the next three years to stop dang...
by FunRunner
Sat Mar 13, 2010 6:27 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Moving Boxes?
Replies: 4
Views: 1119

Re: Moving Boxes?

Our neice went on Craigslist and was ready to buy some boxes; I suggested checking Home Depot; she did and ended up buying there, considerably less than what she found online....personally, I have not checked around; we scrounged boxes here and there, and we were given some by customers, some of whi...
by FunRunner
Sat Mar 13, 2010 10:08 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Interesting Video
Replies: 0
Views: 776

Interesting Video

For those who are dissatisfied with the political process in our Country, check out what Tim Cox is doing at this link http://www.goooh.com
by FunRunner
Fri Mar 05, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Interesting View on Islam
Replies: 1
Views: 698

Interesting View on Islam

God of Islam is 'biggest terrorist' Associated Press - 3/4/2010 7:30:00 AM NEW YORK - The son of a Hamas leader who helped Israel's security forces kill and arrest members of the Islamic terrorist group says he's not afraid to die. Mosab Hassan Yousef tells The Associated Press he's willing to speak...
by FunRunner
Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Whatever It Takes, Even Bribery
Replies: 13
Views: 1865

Whatever It Takes, Even Bribery

Last night Barack Obama hosted the ten house Democrats who voted against the health care bill in November at the White House; he's obviously trying to persuade them to switch their votes to yes. One of the ten is Jim Matheson of Utah. The White House just sent out a press release announced on Wed., ...
by FunRunner
Thu Mar 04, 2010 11:10 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes
Replies: 40
Views: 6969

Re: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes

Agree, the Communists in control of us have done it again. Will be that way for as long as the Liberals control our legistlature. Has been that way for as long as I can remember. However, to clarify, CARB outlawed LEADED race fuel for non-racing vechilces. A quick check of VP Fuels found the below ...
by FunRunner
Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:31 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes
Replies: 40
Views: 6969

Re: CARB outlaws race fuel for recreational purposes

Agree, the Communists in control of us have done it again. Will be that way for as long as the Liberals control our legistlature. Has been that way for as long as I can remember. However, to clarify, CARB outlawed LEADED race fuel for non-racing vechilces. A quick check of VP Fuels found the below ...
by FunRunner
Thu Mar 04, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: China's Military Turns Up The Heat
Replies: 0
Views: 761

China's Military Turns Up The Heat

Recieved this from friend, Mark a while ago..... Subject: CHINA 'S MILITARY TURNS UP THE HEAT THE ARMY'S FT JACKSON "JACKSON FIVE" Date: Wed, 3 Mar 2010 11:40:10 -0500 CDR Brian Colfack sends more word on the Peoples Liberation Army and Navy (PLAN). Take note of the Chinese DF-21Missle. It's the wor...
by FunRunner
Thu Mar 04, 2010 7:32 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Hold Fed Spending Cap Below 20%
Replies: 0
Views: 760

Hold Fed Spending Cap Below 20%

MARCH 2, 2010, 7:06 P.M. ET, Wall Street Journal Time for a Spending Cap With Teeth The federal government should be limited to 20% of the national economy every year. By JEB HENSARLING AND MIKE PENCE Fiscal storm clouds are upon us. In five years, federal spending has skyrocketed to 24.7% from 19.9...
by FunRunner
Wed Mar 03, 2010 8:30 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: White House Land Grab
Replies: 1
Views: 694

White House Land Grab

published 06:15 p.m., March 2, 2010, updated 03:19 p.m., March 3, 2010, Washington Times Opinion Page DEMINT: White House land grab by Sen. Jim DeMint You'd think the Obama administration is busy enough controlling the banks, insurance companies and automakers, but thanks to whistleblowers at the De...
by FunRunner
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:26 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Utah to Challenge Federal Land Ownership
Replies: 2
Views: 758

Utah to Challenge Federal Land Ownership

Utah to Challenge Federal Land Ownership By Henry Lamb February 22, 2010 In a modern David and Goliath battle, Utah Representative Christopher Herrod has introduced HB143 which, if enacted, would authorize the state to use eminent domain to take land from the federal government. About 60 percent of ...
by FunRunner
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:19 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Interesting Sarah stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 1008

Re: Interesting Sarah stuff

A few clarifications here: http://factcheck.org/2009/12/sarah-palins-accomplishments/ Always good to look at the total pic and ck to see if who wrote the story is depicted accurately. I got caught on one recently that came to me from a subscriber to the WSJ, and there was an article purported to ha...
by FunRunner
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:12 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Can't pull up drudgereport anymore. Anybody else?
Replies: 14
Views: 2802

Re: Can't pull up drudgereport anymore. Anybody else?

I don't know if some of the problems are with IE. I'm using IE 7 and I get prompted by yahoo to upgade to 8, but my computer guy said to stay away from 8 the last time I talked with him....not totally trusting of services like yahoo and their motives of promotion...
by FunRunner
Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:05 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Still around!
Replies: 11
Views: 1464

Re: Still around!

Hey Eric! welcome to the BB....good to see you and your dad are still active with the great pastime of sand duning. I miss all that and all the good people, you included. E-mail sometime if you have a chance and want to talk.....sure a lot of memories and stories that could go on for hours....those ...
by FunRunner
Sun Feb 21, 2010 12:53 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Interesting Sarah stuff
Replies: 4
Views: 1008

Re: Interesting Sarah stuff

What Sarah did was too simple....didn't require a lot of haggling among the established political machine; probably part of the reason they refer to her as unqualified....she didn't clear everything with the establishment Party featherbedders, along with taking the bite out of the effectiveness of e...
by FunRunner
Sat Feb 20, 2010 12:23 pm
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Can't pull up drudgereport anymore. Anybody else?
Replies: 14
Views: 2802

Re: Can't pull up drudgereport anymore. Anybody else?

It's gotta be something on that site, I haven't changed anything on Safari. No updates to Safari either. I got it to come up once last night, then back to that same error message again. Are you using Safari Roger? No Guy, I'm using IE, and this type thing seems to happen more frequently lately; oft...
by FunRunner
Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: New Scapegoat For Liberals
Replies: 0
Views: 865

New Scapegoat For Liberals

The Tea Party Conservative movement is the latest scapegoat for liberal blame. Now, in addition to continued reference to the former Administration and "the last eight years", these clueless far left zealots have a new target. It's all the Tea Party's fault (as in, exploit every crisis) Michelle Mal...
by FunRunner
Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:20 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Obama to Grab 13 Million Acres
Replies: 6
Views: 1492

Re: Obama to Grab 13 Million Acres

I received the e-mail (actually two) and forwarded it to some of my e-mail correspondents, and one of them, who has a large network of correspondence replied back, as did Mark Harms, re the state of affairs with the administration and the environmental "preservationists". Appropriately, I subsequent...
by FunRunner
Sat Feb 20, 2010 8:02 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Can't pull up drudgereport anymore. Anybody else?
Replies: 14
Views: 2802

Re: Can't pull up drudgereport anymore. Anybody else?

I googled it and went to drudge.com, but when I clicked on the page, the page froze and couldn't get anything to work, including closing the page, so I closed everything else, and after numerous attempts, finally succeeded in closing the results page, and restarting; then I went back and it appeared...
by FunRunner
Sat Feb 20, 2010 7:38 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Global Warming Update
Replies: 14
Views: 2610

Re: Global Warming Update

I like the UK explanation better....
by FunRunner
Mon Feb 15, 2010 11:00 am
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: You just gotta love this Gal
Replies: 3
Views: 997

Re: You just gotta love this Gal

How fast did she say she had it up to? 120...that's funny....she knows how to use the gun, and where every lube point is on the car....good lesson in maintenance.....gotta give her credit and admire her for keeping her vehicle in such pristine shape, while driving it far enough, to reach the moon? a...
by FunRunner
Sun Feb 14, 2010 8:07 am
Forum: Political Discussions Only
Topic: Global Warming Update
Replies: 14
Views: 2610

Re: Global Warming Update

1. RFK Jr. Said Global Warming Means No Snow in D.C. Back in September 2008, environmentalist Robert Kennedy Jr. wrote an article raising the alarm about global warming and the resultant lack of winter weather in Washington, D.C. On Monday, Feb. 8, as the nation’s capital dug out from under a feroci...
by FunRunner
Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:31 am
Forum: Sandrail • Jeep • OffRoad Vehicle • Buy & Sell
Topic: NEW location for Don't Bus Box -Affordable Trans Performance
Replies: 3
Views: 2124

Re: NEW location for Don't Bus Box -Affordable Trans Performance

Best wishes with your move, Don. AZ seems to be the destination for most Californians, leaving the State. A number of Idahoans are spending time down there in the winter.
by FunRunner
Tue Feb 09, 2010 4:30 pm
Forum: Wide Open Sand
Topic: Good bye for now
Replies: 11
Views: 1999

Re: Good bye for now

Job well done Bill; thanks for all your efforts to forward the needs of the off-road-industry. What would groups do without representation by devoted enthusiasts such as yourself? During my years in the Industry, I was proud to be associated with the likes of you. Best wishes in the future.

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