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Old 04-14-2006, 10:54 PM
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That's very disappointing news. They need to stop picking on boats and get something done about the f'ed up gas prices.
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Old 04-14-2006, 11:00 PM
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Speaking of ashamed? Omaha, NE just passed the city splitting into three segregated schoold districts (bussing). white, black and latino... I think they just went backwards about 40 years. Makes you think, what are these people thinking? Same goes for banning boats. Good luck in your fight!
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Old 04-15-2006, 12:20 AM
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I agree 100%, WHERE IS BRUNSWICK MARINE, they own half a dozen boat companies and make a lot of boat models that are now excluded as well as Merc, they should have been leading the defense.
Russell Lands owns 5 marinas on Lake Martin,they are all SeaRay dealers. They decided the reduced income from the sales of large boats would be worth it for what they think would be higher profits from the sale of land they own if they ban the "undesirable" boats.Russell Lands and Alabama Power Company own most of the land around Lake Martin.
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Dam corruptable, tax money hungry politicians make me want to PUKE. They will bend and shaft the people so big business can be satiated and the new tax revenuse will roll in from the NEW residents. Screw the old residents they seem to say.


Let me be first to offer Robert a $50 donation towards the real peoples lobby fund. Robert, where can I send the cheque? 30,000 members x $50 each is a nice little war chest for lawyers etc.

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Old 04-15-2006, 09:48 AM
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Don't be too ashamed of your home state. All states and the Federal government have bad politicians.

Just take your boat somewhere else and spend your money there.
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Old 04-15-2006, 05:44 PM
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Government of the people, for the people...yea right

Robert, I got $50 for the fund Airpacker suggested.
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Russell Lands owns 5 marinas on Lake Martin,they are all SeaRay dealers. They decided the reduced income from the sales of large boats would be worth it for what they think would be higher profits from the sale of land they own if they ban the "undesirable" boats.Russell Lands and Alabama Power Company own most of the land around Lake Martin.
Again,where is Brunswick, owners of Sea Ray,
Baja,Fountain,Mercury Marine and a 1/2 dozen
other boat companys. These companies have
everything to loose as these bans take place.
If I were SeaRay I would pull the guys dealerships.
Shame on these boat comapanys not investing
in their own future.
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Old 04-16-2006, 11:26 AM
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Here is a really scary,and sad situation. Go to www.montgomeryadvertiser.com and do a search for big boat ban. (sorry I don't know how to post the exact link,maybe someone will)This guy put his new 06 42 Fountain in Lake Martin for the first time Friday,about the time the Gov signed the bill that would kick his boat off the lake Oct 1.Never thought we would see something like this in America He can't go to another lake,he lives on Lake Martin.

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Here's the link to that story. http://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/...73241740325839

This law really bites.
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That sucks! Well I just sent off my thoughts to Gov Riley. Just in case anyone else wants to do the same here is the link.

http://www.governor.state.al.us/contact.htm
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