The Ultimate Cop Out
I am sure you have all read the praises
from the MPP (Motorcycling Profiling
Project), ABATE, AMA, and many others
about the passage of Senate Bill 154.
The millions of dollars spent on getting
it done. All the hard work and hours of
lobbying required. But what exactly was
After years of lobbying, millions of
dollars spent, thousands of man hours
used, the AMA convinced the Senate to
agree on something. Senate Resolution
154 urges state law enforcement offi-
cials to condemn motorcyclist profiling
in their policies and training materials.
The resolution also calls for increased
“awareness of motorcyclist profiling and
encourages collaboration and communi-
cation with the motorcycling community
and law enforcement officials to prevent
instances of profiling.”
Now, the Senate has taken a big step
further to help end the discriminatory
and ineffective practice of profiling
motorcyclists.” But the resolution does
not have the force of law. Sounds to
me like peeing your pants, gives you a
warm feeling, but accomplishes nothing!
This is not a law against profiling; it is a
suggestion at best.
So if suggestions work, why do we have
laws in the first place? With this kind
of logic, we should draft a measure to
“Urge” people, and “Encourage” people,
not to commit murder, with no conse-
quences if they do it anyway. I bet the
murder rates would fall dramatically in a
Did I mention I sell real estate, if you
believe that crap, I got some beach front
in AZ for sale cheap! I was not conned,
I read the resolution, as should all of
you. We were sold a bill of goods, and
the only ones to come out on top were
the Lawyers that put this together. And
to some point the Law Enforcement that
will continue to profile without conse-
Loud Pipes Save Lives,
WINTERIZING YOUR MOTORCYCLE
1. Wash Your Bike.
2. Change the Oil and Filter.
3. Over inflate Tires by 5 to 10 Pounds
to Keep Them from Getting Flat
4. Stabilize the Fuel System.
5. Remove the Battery and Place it on
a Battery Tender.
6. Cover Your Motorcycle.
After winterizing, don’t start your bike
again until spring. Once you start it
back up ride through the full tank of gas
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