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My Truck was Tagged

Posted by Rozar 5 years, 8 months ago to Culture
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I have been talking to my Co workers about my philosophy and where it comes from. Most of them agree with my Outlook on it all, but seem wholly disinterested. However before I left the shop today one of them left me a little tag on the back of my truck. Made my day.


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  • Posted by Your_Name_Goes_Here 5 years, 7 months ago
    I thought I was the only Atlas Shrugged fan in Oregon... It is not an easy state to live in for a fiscal conservative type. It is great that you have converted some of your fellow Oregonians!
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    • Posted by amagi 5 years, 7 months ago
      Hello YNGH, You are certainly not alone. Also we
      have Cascade Policy Institute, and until a few days
      ago the wonderful Tonie Nathan. We do have
      horrible politicians and bureaucrats, but are
      working on that.
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    • Posted by 5 years, 7 months ago
      I know what you mean. I have "Who is John Galt?" Tattooed on my forearm, and have to be careful what I say when people ask about it. It's most often mentioned in a positive light, but since most of my interactions are at work I have to make sure I don't provoke a complaint.
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  • Posted by NealS 5 years, 7 months ago
    Oh, attention all you Oregonians. Just wanted to assure you that you have some friends in Washington State. There are more and more of us, but the other side politicians still seem to get elected here. Hopefully the state will come around in November.
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    • Posted by  $  Tap2Golf 5 years, 7 months ago
      That would be wonderful. I have always loved Oregon and Washington. I never undersood why they went so liberal. My thoughts are that because of the beauty in the NW a lot of Californian moved to Portland and Seattle and that was the end of the story. I hope you are right. good luck!
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  • Posted by johnpe1 5 years, 7 months ago
    I voted against a union when working at the local Caterpillar dealership in '69; for me, the tagging wasn't as nice. I responded by soaking the underside of the offender's car's dashboard with pepper spray. talk about red eyes!
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    • Posted by  $  Susanne 5 years, 7 months ago
      There were a bunch of Union Picketers outside the local Cat dealer this morning... I was sorely tempted to yell out the window of my work truck "Get your a$$es back to work, you worthless bums! Be glad you got a job!"

      Probably would have gotten written up. Wait until I go home in my private vehicle this evening... 8~)
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      • Posted by johnpe1 5 years, 7 months ago
        whatta wonderful concept -- Susanne in her work truck! like the immaculate businesswoman getting out of her (original design) Humvee -- it's juxtaposition at its best! what can women do in this world? hide and watch!!!
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  • Posted by  $  DriveTrain 5 years, 7 months ago
    Awesome.

    But Rozar, a recommendation from the "perfect paranoia is perfect awareness" school of internet usage: I would never post a pic of my vehicle on the 'net - especially nowadays and especially in context of philosophy/politics - with the actual license plate numbers showing. True, a Nogoodnik would have to know someone at the DMV to get your identity and street address, but... never assume. What's posted on the internet is forever.

    Granted too that Galt's Gulch is likely far more secure than Facebook, but something I did on FB before posting before-after pics of my car (after hitting a jumbo-sized piece of living room furniture on a particularly-dark LA onramp,) was to take the image into getPaint.net - freeware Photoshop, basically - and clone a single number from the plate and repeat it all the way across. Or you could do a blur effect, paste in a featureless block, or just crop it out, etc.

    Again, perhaps overly cautious, but given the Oregon plates, and remembering the sheer quantity of vandalism instances on my car during my 16 years in PDX (for my anti-collectivism stickers - and man, could I tell some stories on that,) it was the first thing that hit me - "He's showing his plates!?!"
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  • Posted by  $  jbrenner 5 years, 7 months ago
    Awesome, rozar!
    Anyone interested in making/selling license plate frames? SquareOne said that he had one that said Ayn Rand Institute.

    As someone who does 3D printing, I might be able to do this myself, but I am not sure if my printer can handle something quite that wide.
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  • Posted by  $  dhinet 5 years, 7 months ago
    Great Idea. I'm ordering tags. I hate putting stickers and posters all over town, but plastic self locking tags would be cool. I should be able to print them in my laser printer.
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  • Posted by KYFHO 5 years, 7 months ago
    Oh, how wonderful for you! I too am in Oregon, right here in Havana on the Willamette. I live in Multnomah County, which runs the entire state through double dealing voting practices. And I work with 99% libtards and even they are disinterested.
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