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Re: Air bags (again) (sorry! last time)
From: John Allred <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Ah yes, the "Government Knows Best" argument: "don't worry your pretty
>little head, just do what Big Mamma government says." What's really
>happening here is a dive for political cover after the mandating of passive
>restraints by previous administrations.
>government bozos [blah blah blah]
> [more anti-government ranting removed]
>I apologize to the list for my strident tone. The tone comes from personal
>experience -- if I had mindlessly done what some government functionary
>told me to do, I'd probably be dead now. Good judgement while driving (or
>living, for that matter) maximizes your time on this planet -- not some
>edict from on high.
I'm sorry the government has victimized you so, I realy am.
The reason the goverment mandated airbags in all passenger vehicles was so
that ALL PEOPLE COULD AFFORD THEM. That's the only reason - so people
weren't only safe in Lexus or BMW, but also in a Geo or Hyundai. If you see
some hidden goverment agenda, then so be it.
91 200Q (BIG DANGEROUS AIRBAG! DAMN THAT CLINTON!)
87 4kCS (Big cushy steering wheel to stop me)