Making THING illegal should be a CRIME !

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  1. AmericanStand

    AmericanStand Well-Known Member

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    Yes that's what it really said.
    And like others here have said about other laws they said it would be easy to enforce without any fancy lawyer language or other stuff.
     
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    So you say. Without an actual link to the actual law I'll maintain my skepticism and refrain from further comment except to ask how many trees were cut to the ground enforcing it?
     

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    Show us a copy of this ordinance, please.
    I suspect there's a lot more to it than what you're implying.
     
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    Timber, bush, vegetation not generally interchangeable. I know plenty of places that REQUIRE you to keep your grass and vegetation low to prevent snakes and rodents to help keep PEOPLE safe not to keep it purdy
     
  5. AmericanStand

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    Lol not a tree was lost.
    After a year or arguing and jumping through legal hoops to make it a ordernance it final went into effect.
    The village had a meeting and was discussing where to force compliance first when a audiance member suggested they start with the mayors yard.
    When he spit and sputtered about how nicely he cut his grass a neighbor complained about his tomatoes Then a member of the board caught on and realized it was his chance to get rid of the neighbors orchard (it attracts wasps and bees)

    It didn't take long to decide not to enforce that law.
    There were two board members that did want to enforce it.
     
  6. mmoetc

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    It's your story. Without links that's all it is.
     
  7. AmericanStand

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    Thank Goodness there isn't a link to everything.
    Would you want to live in a world where there was ?
     
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    Nope, I wouldn't.

    But in my neck of the woods all such actions must be publicly posted. New ordinances and laws are often printed in newspapers. They are also often posted online. There's a record somewhere.

    Based on your past posting history I'll take any of your stories with a grain of salt until they can be independently verified. Your memory doesn't always include all pertinent details.
     
  9. Bearfootfarm

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    There should be a way to look up the ordinance online, even in the most backward of communities.
    Without proof, there's little reason to believe what you said is accurate.
     
  10. AmericanStand

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    It's sorta that way here. They are posted on some of the poles and notice boards in town.
    But I don't have any idea how to provide a link to a power pole from 20 years ago.
     
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    If the only place an ordinance is posted is on a power pole how do they enforce said ordinance after a couple of rains?
     
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    So now it happened twenty years ago? And your memory of the details is as fresh as if it happened yesterday. Some people have an answer for everything.
     
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    Yeah, Yeah....Let's bust his balls..........That's the ticket...no pic's......Didn't happen.....LOL
     
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    It may well have happened. But there's no real way of knowing. I'm sure more details will be added as they're "remembered".
     
  15. AmericanStand

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    Heck it might have been thirty.
    Yes I might not remember it word for word. Heck it might have even allowed vegetation as tall as seven or eight inches.
    But the point is that it was a simple law it simply banned all flora over a very short height.
    There's probably a record in the village records somewhere.
    But still no link to that.
    If I ask at next months meeting to be put on the following months agenda I can probably then request a look at the records and then be granted a veiw of the records the month after that.

    Or you could just google "stupid laws" and I'm sure you will find some far dumber.
    Like the town near here where you can't fish from a giraffes neck.

    Heck would it make any difference ? The point is a simple easy to enforce law doesn't make it a good one.
     
  16. mmoetc

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    But you claimed your recounting was completely accurate to begin with. I can't say whether it was or wasnt. I can't prove or disprove your "memories" so discussing such things is pointless. They offer no probative value.

    And at least I know you don't live in Boise. http://m.boiseweekly.com/Cobweb/arc...om-the-back-of-a-giraffe-giraffe-not-included
     
  17. AmericanStand

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    Just think of it as a hypothetical and it makes the same point.
     
  18. mmoetc

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    What point? That anyone can make up a hypothetical to prove anything? Facts prove things. Hypotheticals are just that.
     
  19. AmericanStand

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    Hypotheticals are a way to examine issues.
     
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    Well if someone is operating a powered water craft and the state requires a Certificate of Number (registration) and expiration decals Just turn them in, just like getting their car license plate number. Turn in them buggers, that feel they can go above the law, and mess with other person safety while on and in the water.
     
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