Change font size
It is currently Thu Apr 26, 2018 10:12 am


Post a new topicPost a reply Page 1 of 1   [ 8 posts ]
Author Message
 Post subject: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:17 am 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:14 am
Posts: 132
December brings us Bob and Margie telling the San Diego City Council that if the Los Angeles County can provide waivers for pilots to fly without USHPA, then what's holding up San Diego from doing the same? Well, I guess we'll have to ask Councilmember Bry... :problem: :problem: :problem: :problem: :problem:

Bob on December 4th, 2017:



Bob and Margie on December 5th, 2017:



Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:13 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:24 pm
Posts: 784
Council member Bry, . . . Council member Bry, . . . Calling Council member Bry! Well, . . . she seems to be AWOL. :problem: :thumbdown:

Instead of presuming corruption (which I do think is the case) I'd love to ask Council member Bry directly, and in the public forum, "Please tell me why, here in San Diego, a waiver solution can't be put in place?"

Good job Bob!

Good job Margie!


Top
 OnlineProfile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:29 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:20 pm
Posts: 2551
Location: Las Cruces NM 88005 (Region 4)
Think Big. No waiver but only hold harmless state statute for recreation.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 6:06 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jul 15, 2011 5:11 am
Posts: 2843
Location: Owens Valley
Agree.
While I recognize the achievement, accepting poorly written, redundant and unnecessary waivers into the future sets a poor precedent.


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:11 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:40 pm
Posts: 4834
Location: San Diego, CA
The waiver is - more or less - a "hold harmless" agreement.

The poor precedent was 30 years of USHPA's monopoly insurance. That's what we're chipping away at.

A waiver is really a statement of personal accountability for one's actions. I am a big fan of personal accountability and personal responsibility.

If you think about it, liability insurance is really a way of shirking responsibility and that has lots of bad consequences.

I think the Dockweiler agreement is fine, and I applaud Los Angeles County for enacting it.

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

_________________
Join a National Hang Gliding Organization: US Hawks at ushawks.org


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:23 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:40 pm
Posts: 4834
Location: San Diego, CA
wingspan33 wrote:
Instead of presuming corruption (which I do think is the case) I'd love to ask Council member Bry directly, and in the public forum, "Please tell me why, here in San Diego, a waiver solution can't be put in place?"

Good job Bob!

Good job Margie!


Thanks Scott!!

That might be my next speech ... essentially 2 minutes of silence by Councilwoman Bry. :srofl:

It would be the easiest one I've had to write.

_________________
Join a National Hang Gliding Organization: US Hawks at ushawks.org


Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:40 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 13, 2010 8:24 pm
Posts: 784
Bob Kuczewski wrote:
. . . That might be my next speech . . . It would be the easiest one I've had to write.


Yea, it would be a Bry - zzzzz*








* Pronounced - breeze. Along with the subtle snoring reference. :mrgreen: **



** For those :wtf: that don't catch on so quick. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :shifty:


Top
 OnlineProfile  
 
 Post subject: Re: If Los Angeles can do it...
PostPosted: Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:11 pm 
Contributor
Contributor
User avatar

Joined: Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:40 pm
Posts: 4834
Location: San Diego, CA
wingspan33 wrote:
Bob Kuczewski wrote:
. . . That might be my next speech . . . It would be the easiest one I've had to write.

Yea, it would be a Bry - zzzzz*

:srofl: :srofl: :srofl: :srofl: :srofl: :srofl: :srofl:

By the way, I don't want to forget to thank Margie for an excellent speech!!!!!!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

It was very nicely done. :thumbup:

I also want to thank Margie for attending the meeting back in February so she could be a witness in December. Every set of eyes and every voice helps to bring the problem into the light. Thanks again!!!

_________________
Join a National Hang Gliding Organization: US Hawks at ushawks.org


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post a new topicPost a reply Page 1 of 1   [ 8 posts ]


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 5 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  


Powered by phpBB © 2000, 2002, 2005, 2007 phpBB Group
610nm Style by Daniel St. Jules of Gamexe.net