Quiet-List 1997

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Re: 1978 EPA Report

On Sat, 7 Jun 1997 Sorrento95@aol.com wrote:

>    Well, I don't want to be too much of a bleeding heart
>    for these "victims" who have to have their noise because
>    they have been conditioned this way.   They would have
>    my sympathy if they wouldn't inflict their noise on me.


>    I want the guys driving by my houses with boom cars
>    to be victims even more.  I want them to have to pay
>    a $50 fine every time they turn their boom car on in 
>    the city limits.  After three tickets of this nature I
>    want them to lose their driver's licenses.

     I wouldn't quibble with that. Boom cars aren't much of an issue in my 
area. Noisy vehicles due to poor upkeep and poor design specs are my nemesis.
I'd like to see these vehicles impounded if they aren't silenced after a 

>    For political reasons, I think we should use the
>    word addiction.  It dramatizes the issue, and can
>    also mobilize support from counselors, researchers
>    and others who relate professionally to addictions.

     For our purposes, you are right.

              - Eric

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