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  •  I was once listening to talk radio at night (0+ / 0-)

    and heard someone talking about suing the makers of those sun shields you put on your dashboards because his son was in an accident while driving with one still up. The reasoning was that no where on the shield did it say to take it down while driving.

    It turned out that it was "The Phil Hendrie Show" so it was a fake guest. This case seems like it would be a good skit for him.

    Most of the people taking a hard line against us are firmly convinced that they are the last defenders of civilization... The last stronghold of mother, God, home and apple pie and they're full of shit! David Crosby, Journey Thru the Past.

    by Mike S on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 06:03:43 PM PDT

    •  it wouldn't surprise me, after all we are the (1+ / 0-)
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      society that needs a warning on the blow dryer to not use it in the shower......

      We aren't the brightest bulbs in the chandelier to start with, then add the litigious nature of our society where nothing is ever the fault of the person who is actually injured through stupidity.

      Yeah, unfortunately I can see it.....

      Vaya con Dios Don Alejo
      I want to die a slave to principles. Not to men.
      Emiliano Zapata

      by buddabelly on Mon Sep 02, 2013 at 07:02:00 PM PDT

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