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Re: 120mph??? Yes.

I applaud you, Dan, Uou have made sense out of a very difficult issue.
Now on to firearms....
The Lawyer jokes won't end but I'll be more thoughtful about their

Ralph Cook

Dan Sinclair wrote:

> If you don't like the laws of the United States, fight to change them,
> run
> for office, lobby the legislature, or choose to break them, but don't
> delude
> yourself into thinking that you're entitled to break the laws as you
> see fit
> because "your risk is your business and your business alone".
> Again though, my original message was "be careful" NOT "be anal".
> There's a
> difference.
> Catharsis done, soapbox off.
> Dan Sinclair
> 1988 Audi 90, 68K mi.
> Photo and details online at:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> [mailto:owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net]On Behalf Of Michael Williams
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 1999 12:35 AM
> To: spokes@mail.the-wire.com; quattro@coimbra.ans.net
> Subject: Re: 120mph??? Yes.
> spokes@mail.the-wire.com decided to speak these words:
> >Regardless of whether there is traffic on the road or not...what
> happens if
> >a tire blows?  There isn't anything that's going to save you...not at
> those
> >speeds, not even the beloved quattro system.
> Here is a thought.  So what.  When you travel that fast, youtake a
> risk.
> I personally accept that risk and try to minimize it as much as
> possible.
>  but there are a billion variables.
> I dont understand why anyone should be able to tell anyone else the
> level
> of risk they should take.  Along this vane, its silly for the
> government
> to mandate seat belt usage, helmets on motorcycles, or even drugs.
> All
> they are doing is telling people not to take risks with their own
> lives.
> Seriously, there is no real risk to the passenger if there is an
> accident
> and the driver isnt wearing their seat belt, or if a motorcyclist isnt
> wearing a helmet, it doesnt endanger anyone else.
> Everyone should be responsible for their own risk...
> later...
> Michael Sheridan Williams
> ICQ# 11740998
> 1983 UrQuattro, MC'd, koni yellows, borla, OZ Mito's w/ SP8000's
> 1985 4000S Quattro miles, Koni Yellows/Coilover (2B), strut brace,
> Sport
> 8000 Tires, K&N
> http://members.aol.com/daserde2