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Dogmudgeon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Aug-12-07 09:38 AM
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4. She should have brokered an automatic weapons deal for a felon
The fine for that IIRC is about $500.

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  -DAYM! Virginia Outrage: First Casualty of New Speeding Laws ($1050+!!) The Cleaner  Aug-12-07 09:23 AM   #0 
  - She Should Be Locked Up!  OrangeCountyDemocrat   Aug-12-07 09:29 AM   #1 
  - I guess the idea is she should have called an ambulance  VLC   Aug-12-07 09:38 AM   #3 
     - Point of fact  Rosemary2205   Aug-12-07 10:42 AM   #23 
        - I wonder if that's true everywhere  VLC   Aug-12-07 11:43 AM   #28 
        - Every single one of your links supports what I said  Rosemary2205   Aug-12-07 12:17 PM   #30 
           - I don't see it that way  VLC   Aug-12-07 12:44 PM   #33 
        - They may end up selling to a private collection agency...  Roy   Aug-12-07 04:59 PM   #47 
  - Reading that whole story made me sad  qanda   Aug-12-07 09:33 AM   #2 
  - She should have brokered an automatic weapons deal for a felon  Pigwidgeon   Aug-12-07 09:38 AM   #4 
  - Why didn't the Democratic Governor  liberalnurse   Aug-12-07 09:39 AM   #5 
  - My Rep in VA sponsored this bill  NeedleCast   Aug-12-07 09:41 AM   #6 
  - I hate that fines-as-user-fees shit  MindPilot   Aug-12-07 09:51 AM   #10 
     - Yup, Pretty Much What I Told Him  NeedleCast   Aug-12-07 10:28 AM   #18 
  - The Virginia Highway Patrol =  KillCapitalism   Aug-12-07 09:42 AM   #7 
  - I remember when the police would provide escort in emergency situations.  bbgrunt   Aug-12-07 02:17 PM   #41 
  - IIRC the legislator who wrote that bill  MindPilot   Aug-12-07 09:44 AM   #8 
  - When I called him out on that, here's what he said  NeedleCast   Aug-12-07 10:31 AM   #19 
     - What a bunch of BS doublespeak!!  MindPilot   Aug-12-07 11:21 AM   #25 
        - Your 2nd to last sentance is almost exactly what I sent to him in reply  NeedleCast   Aug-12-07 01:43 PM   #39 
  - I have two schools of thought on this situation -  lynne   Aug-12-07 09:47 AM   #9 
  - well as long as we are speculating...  MindPilot   Aug-12-07 10:03 AM   #11 
     - I agree we should not second guess her, but she REALLY  napi21   Aug-12-07 12:57 PM   #38 
  - Here's a tip  sleebarker   Aug-12-07 10:06 AM   #12 
  - So, since you obviously believe $1,000 is not too much, how much would be TOO much?  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-12-07 12:49 PM   #36 
  - Police will be reluctant to enforce this law. That's BAD, as people do drive FAR to quickly there  MookieWilson   Aug-12-07 10:07 AM   #13 
  - Very Good Point  NeedleCast   Aug-12-07 10:37 AM   #20 
  - Iowa reinstated the 70 mi/hr speed limit a year or so ago. Last Friday  Skidmore   Aug-12-07 10:08 AM   #14 
  - you got a link so we can get the rest fo the story?  uncle ray   Aug-12-07 11:34 AM   #26 
  - damn good thing there were NO accidents at 55, of course. n/t  seabeyond   Aug-12-07 12:28 PM   #31 
  - Accidents increasd dramatically btwn DC and Balt. when the speed limite was raised. nt  MookieWilson   Aug-12-07 02:07 PM   #40 
  - My "Car" is 30 Years Old  The River   Aug-12-07 10:14 AM   #15 
  - Once again...  qdemn7   Aug-12-07 10:19 AM   #16 
  - Why can't they base fines on ability to pay?  Solon   Aug-12-07 10:22 AM   #17 
  - For the same reason that they shouldn't  NeedleCast   Aug-12-07 10:40 AM   #22 
  - Not comparable at all...  Solon   Aug-12-07 11:37 AM   #27 
  - Well, other countries know flat fees aren't fair to some...  HypnoToad   Aug-12-07 02:24 PM   #43 
  - That woman is a selfish ass and should get the book thrown at her!!  Rosemary2205   Aug-12-07 10:39 AM   #21 
  - Quote from Guili via Dkos says it all  rurallib   Aug-12-07 10:52 AM   #24 
  - We ought to declare a day where everyone scrupulously obeys  treestar   Aug-12-07 11:47 AM   #29 
  - That would be an interesting experiment. I think the real outcome  MindPilot   Aug-12-07 12:43 PM   #32 
  - No such thing as a mitigating factor?  AngryOldDem   Aug-12-07 12:44 PM   #34 
  - For punishment-fetish deviants, that & "excessive punishment" are dirty criminal-lovin' librul talk.  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Aug-12-07 12:52 PM   #37 
  - This is excessive; I hate speeders as much as the next person  alarimer   Aug-12-07 12:48 PM   #35 
  - And I'm supposed to feel sorry for her, because...?  HypnoToad   Aug-12-07 02:22 PM   #42 
  - Betcha these are the same people that  libodem   Aug-12-07 02:37 PM   #44 
  - If she had been driving a semi, the fine would be twice what she got!  B Calm   Aug-12-07 03:46 PM   #45 
  - Bushmerika grows more like the Old Soviet Union every day  tom_paine   Aug-12-07 04:15 PM   #46 
  - According to Mapquest, it's a 12 minute trip from Burke VA to Inova Fairfax Hospital  hedgehog   Aug-12-07 05:19 PM   #48 
     - And she could have prevented the need to speed to the hospital too...  HypnoToad   Aug-12-07 05:23 PM   #49 

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