Tuesday, August 10, 2010

"Best roleplayers in history."

"Arizona turns off speed cameras... designed to generate revenue rather than promote road safety."

Lesson learned? Civil disobedience and vandalism work. Cameras don't increase safety, and are just a revenue scheme. Like damn near all traffic violations. I'm paraphrasing someone, but can't find the quote, but the essence is a multiplicity of bad laws destroys the respect for the rule of law, and the law enforcers. See also, the War on [some] Drug [users.]

Arizona turns off speed cameras - Telegraph:
"...after complaints that they violated privacy and were designed to generate revenue rather than promote road safety.

...Opening in October 2008, the scheme was first in the United States to use speed cameras across a whole state. Amid objections of Big Brother-ism, numerous cameras were vandalised...

The 76 cameras took 2.7 million photographs, but only 16 per cent of drivers who received a speeding ticket paid up..."
New Study: Speed Cameras Cause Bad Driving, Increase Crashes - CameraFRAUD.com – The Cameras are Coming Down:
"We’ve known since they first appeared, but now it’s official: Speed cameras cause bad driving.

“…while they may reduce speed they also appear to impair driving ability or, at the least, concentration on the road. As this report shows some drivers behave erratically and, at worst, dangerously around speed cameras.”

We agree, as free-flowing traffic with driver’s attention on the road is safer than having even a small portion of drivers distracted and driving erratically.

...To prove the point that the opposite is true – that removing cameras reduces accidents – the Telegraph reported Saturday on newly reduced data from Swindon (UK). Swindon turned off their cameras 9 months ago, and similar to Arizona, experts predicted a bloodbath. Redflex’s Shoba Vaitheeswaran predicted, “…watch for a large increase in aggressive, dangerous driving” after Arizona ended its statewide contract. Instead, the opposite has happened. Since the cameras were turned off, injury and fatality crashes were down by 4% and 50% respectively in the entire area. At the camera sites themselves, fatalities dropped from 1 to 0 and non-injury accidents dropped from 13 to 12. We expect similar results in Arizona."


30m Rutten MMA Wkout/Boxing 2m rounds

GUTS - PU 11 SU 20 HS 30 SU 13 PU 9 MILO 20/15

Man, after 2.5 mos of partying, alcohol, junk food and laziness, it's like starting from zero again.

Monday, August 09, 2010


Little over an hour of having my ass kicked by the jump rope, the heavy bag, the speed bag and the double end bag.  + footwork.  Man, am I outta shape.