dudeoutwest
dudeoutwest
dudeoutwest
May 11
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My gramma was a Teamsters organizer in the 20s and 30s at Kroger. Hoffa and Ruthier were regular guests at her place. I believe my uncle is in possession of a picture of my grandpa, Hoffa and Ruthier standing on top of a box car, each holding two baseball bats. Read more

May 11
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It’s better to be silent and be thought a fool than to open one’s mouth and remove all doubt.” - Benjamin Franklin. Read more

May 6
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Those two fucking rednecks need to be in jail for the rest of their lives.

May 5
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Those that don’t learn from the past are doomed to repeat it.

May 4
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For part of the American working population, back when 30% of US workers were union members. Reagan broke the unions in 1980 and if you look at real earnings for the 1% vs. the rest of us, that’s the inflection point for our current inequity. Read more

Apr 30
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I feel ya. Sometimes, I look at a project and consider all the crawling around, the smashing of fingers and stuff and realize that yeah, maybe it’s worth $100 to pay someone else to do this for me. Read more

Apr 30
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And the first time you head up 1, you’re going to want to stab yourself as you use every pullout to let the actual cars by. Read more

Apr 23
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We went a few years back and it was simultaneously the 50th anniversary of the GT40 and BMW’s 100th. There were probably 25 GT40s lined up there, including the Le Mans entrants. Read more

Apr 23
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Just FYI, while the Pebble Beach Concours is indeed Not Cheap, there are any number of free events over the course of that weekend. There’s Legends of the Autobahn on Friday, as well as a Porsche event that are both free or like $20 and downtown Carmel offers any number of opportunities for free organized car shows Read more

Apr 10
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Anybody that knows anything about bikes knows what a Postie is, I think.  They’re like the cockroach of motorcycles.  And God love them for their indestructibility.

Apr 9
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Apparently, Vilner’s marketing arm lacks someone with a passing grade in English.  “Shakens”?  Who talks like that?

Apr 7
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Probably not an issue in Florida most of the time, given their regular rain, but this westerner can’t help but think of the classic summertime western car fire source - parking a hot exhaust system on long grass.

Apr 3
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I dunno about you, but if one of them is required to quarantine, I’d rather they just go home and get in the RV when that happens. Running around to secure the RV and all the potential encounters that might entail seems like a risk we could minimize by just allowing them to have it in place. Read more