From: MasonS on 14 Dec 2009 10:54
On 14 Dec, 15:44, Peter Grange <pe...(a)plgrange.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Dec 2009 14:15:42 +0000, ChelseaTractorMan
> <mr.c.trac...(a)hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> >On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 18:14:23 +0000, Peter Grange
> ><pe...(a)plgrange.demon.co.uk> wrote:
> >>I was responding to "Cyclists don't pay VED". I am a cyclist, I pay
> >>VED. The End.
> >Not the end. VED is charged to car owners, if a car owner happens to
> >cycle that does not demonstrate anything at all. Stupid point.
> Not stupid at all. Pedantic maybe, but I'm trying to get through to a
> man who wants me to pay a tax that doesn't exist. How stupid is that?
> Pete - The Tax Paying Driving Licence Owning Cyclist
Not only that, he wants to create a *new tax* that will costs millions
in admin and which will charge its recipients precisely nothing.
That's beyond stupid.
From: ChelseaTractorMan on 14 Dec 2009 11:10
On Mon, 14 Dec 2009 15:44:09 +0000, Peter Grange
>but I'm trying to get through to a
>man who wants me to pay a tax that doesn't exist. How stupid is that?
dunno, I've only read some of the thread, (too long to bother with it
Mike. .. .
Gone beyond the ultimate driving machine.
From: Judith M Smith on 14 Dec 2009 12:25
On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 04:17:30 -0800 (PST), "MasonS(a)BP.com"
>Yes, but since none of these proposals is ever going to be made law -
>we have no interest.
Oh really - and you know that how?
My MP was certainly interested.
Many cyclists are proving the need for registration by their contempt for the Highway Code and laws.
All cyclists over 16 to take compulsory test, have compulsory insurance, and be registered.
Registration number to be clearly visible on the back of mandatory hi-viz vest.
Habitual law breakers' cycles confiscated and crushed.
(With thanks to KeithT for the idea)
From: MasonS on 14 Dec 2009 12:32
On 14 Dec, 17:25, Judith M Smith <judithmsm...(a)live.co.uk> wrote:
> >Yes, but since none of these proposals is ever going to be made law -
> >we have no interest.
> Oh really - and you know that how?
> My MP was certainly interested.
I'm sure they were, there's an election in a few months!
From: Happi Monday on 14 Dec 2009 12:34
The Medway Handyman wrote:
> Would you consider a proposal of marriage Judith :-)
You do know she's a dirty dike, right?