Thursday, June 21, 2007

HEY! i'm not just doing this for my health, you know?

i want you folks to leave information in the comments section
AFTER you have sent an actual PAPER letter to a media outlet.
this way, we all know who has been lettered, and how often.
public accountability, and all.
i want to be RELENTLESS on this, folks,
and i am expecting and counting on your help.
and so are collier and sergey and david harris and everyone else
who ever has or hopes safely to ride a bike in iowa again.


Jeff Bratz said...

What about a coordinated effort i.e. a formal letter with a petition/attachment?


Anonymous said...

I just read where Oregon is close to enacting a new law to protect vulnerable users of the road. Here are the specifics:"The bill provides that when careless driving results in injury or death of a vulnerable user, which includes cyclists, pedestrians, highway workers, horse riders, skateboarders and roller skaters, the driver would face a one-year license suspension and a maximum $12,500 fine. These penalties would not be imposed if the driver completes a traffic safety course and between 100 and 200 hours of community service." Use this info when sending in letters. It still doesn't go far enough in my book, but it's a start and holds the drivers reponsible for thier actions or inactions on the road.

Link to story :

the mostly reverend said...

1--jeff, whatever gets done gets done. i just want folks to DO something.
2--i would not even MENTION the community service option. i'd like 30 days mandatory minimum for death [it's a bit more serious than an owi, after all].
but i just want folks to get off their collective asses and DO something.

and to you two, thanks for reading and writing!

Rodrigo said...

Oi, achei teu blog pelo google tá bem interessante gostei desse post. Quando der dá uma passada pelo meu blog, é sobre camisetas personalizadas, mostra passo a passo como criar uma camiseta personalizada bem maneira. Até mais.

the mostly reverend said...

hey, rodrigo!
this is the united states, dude.
if you intend to spam and hack your way into my blog just to sell some stupid t-shirts,
the LEAST you could do is
do it in ENGLISH!
some of my readers won't understand what you're doing, and they're likely to think . . .
well, who knows WHAT the hell they're likely to think?
and getting them to think is MY job!
STOP DOING MY JOB! [see? nafta has lost ANOTHER american job!]