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Old 10-25-2008, 11:57 AM
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Let's all hope that no one or entity becomes a fatality or dying breed in these incredibly stressfull economic times, especially Mercury. Even though their practices and attitudes have been a pain in the gut for some boaters who use their products, they are still the cornerstone of this industry and sport and I can't even imagine what the high performance boating community would look like without them! This will be a wake up call for them too! No one is immune from bad business practices even the 800lb. Black Gorilla!
They will suffer during these times from their own form of arogance, GREED and feelings of immunity!

The one important lesson to be learned here is that is was GREED, ARROGANCE, STUPIDIY, SHORT SIDEDNESS and lack of COMPASSION or CARING that really that has really brought the US way of life to a dangerous brink! on todays economic and social terms.

Lets not spend to much energy placing to much blame and weeping over the past. The time is now for this industry and the rest of this nation to get off its big (somewhat spoiled and lazy ) butt and get on with the business at hand.
Replace those who think only about themselves and whats in it for them! Redevelop the successful long term business models that made this nations economy the great machine it still can be, learn from our mistakes and the past. Try to not repeat bad history and be committed to the idea that as a group we are strong and risilient and that no one will benefit from feeling sorry for ourselves or crying about whose responsible! We let it happen, we are a Democracy and a lot of Americans sat by fat and complacent and also thought mostly about themselves. We are still the captain of this ship and we can steer it off the rocks, patch the hull and get underway again, less a few rats that need to be thrown off the ship and made to swim in the sewer society they tried to create.
Think Great Thoughts, Do great things, Use your intelligence, Work Hard, never sacrifice honesty or your consideration or compassion for just another buck and above all be a good example to your friends, family and Children! and lets get to work and not fail because of the stupid actions of a few! The future is the prize and we can overcome todays old history!

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Old 10-25-2008, 12:40 PM
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Think Great Thoughts, Do great things, Use your intelligence, Work Hard, never sacrifice honesty or your consideration or compassion for just another buck and above all be a good example to your friends, family and Children! and lets get to work and not fail because of the stupid actions of a few! The future is the prize and we can overcome todays old history!

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WELL SAID RAY !!!!
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NebraskaBAJA Thats AWSOME. Hope you keep knocken um dead. Want a job in MN in sales? Sounds like you can sell!!! What Genmar line do you sell? Glastron?
Fountain, MN is the wrong direction for me!! I have worked the Minneapolis Sports Show 3 or 4 times for the Factory Larson booth. It gets too cold up there for me! We sell Lund, Larson, Crestliner boats and pontoons, Baja, and special order Fountains.

Sold a used Baja today! I can sell yes, but it is the loyal customers that buy! God bless them!
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Maybe the custom boat builders will gain more respect with all the big cookie cutter companies having hard times. We ain't going nowhere but up!
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So does Obama have a valid birth certificate from the U.S. or not? Neither he nor his counsel responded to discovery due yesterday.
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Raylar's post is the best I have read lately. Thank you.Ray,for telling it like it is. Robert Nelems,Nelems Marine
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Raylar's post is the best I have read lately. Thank you.Ray,for telling it like it is. Robert Nelems,Nelems Marine

Agreed! Nicely stated Ray!
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i would have to think merc will bring a pretty penny even in this economy!!! just the parts sales alone for all the older motors has to be proffitable as hell. Henry Ford once said he would give his cars away for free if he could have a monopoly on the parts.
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I don't know any street junkies with the ability to grow poppies, manufacture coke/crack, import and transfer same...
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Good point and I don't know anyone in any business who would make anything without willing customers.

Stop blaming the "exploiters"...and put the focus where it belongs on personal responsibility and the rampant lack thereof in our "Liberal/Democrat" ( Marxist) society.

I have never taken a handout and never will. I , therefore don't need Obama or his slimy ilk. You apparently want to feed the "hungry", clothe the "needy", and house the "homeless". We already have enough "programs" to do this 10 times over. But the left...and you apparently..... want more, more, more....of my money.

Yeah...this is personal...not your utopian socialistic bull crap!

I pay close to 50% in taxes...... a six figure sum....

which is probably 10 times what the average Obama supporter pays.............if they pay anything at all.

Where does it end...... with me in chains...while fatherless families feed on my bones? Who will pay for their "needs" when real people who actually build and earn something are trampled by the Left wing thugs, liars, spinners, pundits, reporters, "neighborhood organizers", radicals, educators, actors, dictators, "activists", politicians, and other sewer dwellers............ and you are left with nobody paying the bills?

You may be backing an election winner because you'll never go broke underestimating the American voter.....but, in the end you are also backing a losing proposition.

Stick it where the sun don't shine.....

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