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    To those who Celelbrate the 4th of July

    I wish all a HAPPY and SAFE 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
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    I wish you the Best for each day, now and always.

    Bill

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    Yes happy 4th Bill and to all in the USA. We tend to forget how important a celebration it is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by teddy View Post
    Yes happy 4th Bill and to all in the USA. We tend to forget how important a celebration it is.

    teddy
    Thanks Teddy. I guess it is/was a conflict of interests so to speak....some of us have came a long way since the early centurys
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
    - Jean Langlais

    I wish you the Best for each day, now and always.

    Bill

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    Yes, technically Bill we should not celebrate it here. But if it had not happened you would not have your present President. An awful punishment for leaving us

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    Quote Originally Posted by wljmrbill View Post
    I wish all a HAPPY and SAFE 4TH OF JULY CELEBRATION
    Thanks, Bill

    It was a wonderful night here - 84° at 9:15pm for the 30 minute show that the city puts on (privately funded). They shoot fireworks from a hill on the far west side of town. Although fireworks are legal to sell in this city and county, they are illegal to use within city limits or in the county areas (which surround the city). Makes perfect sense doesn't it? Sell stuff that cannot be used unless one travels several hundred miles to where it isn't prohibited.

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    Sounds like an EU ruling Lars

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    Quote Originally Posted by Krummhorn View Post
    Thanks, Bill

    It was a wonderful night here - 84° at 9:15pm for the 30 minute show that the city puts on (privately funded). They shoot fireworks from a hill on the far west side of town. Although fireworks are legal to sell in this city and county, they are illegal to use within city limits or in the county areas (which surround the city). Makes perfect sense doesn't it? Sell stuff that cannot be used unless one travels several hundred miles to where it isn't prohibited.
    Makes sense to me. The sale and possession are regulated under state law; setting them off is subject to local ordinance.

    "Even though Arizona law allows the sale of permissible fireworks, individual cities are able to prohibit their use, and counties can decide to place limits on use in unincorporated areas during periods when wildfire risk is elevated.
    Tucson.


    "Tucson is one city that has chosen to make setting off fireworks illegal. The city's law, passed on November 23, 2010, states that the use of fireworks within the city is prohibited."

    Source:

    http://www.library.pima.gov/librarianfiles/?kbid=296

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    Around November the 5th (Bonfire Night) there are not too many regulations apart from not letting off fireworks in the street, but at other times of year it is mainly about when you can let them off i.e. not after 10.30 pm without a permit. I have been in Catalonia, Spain during August when everyone goes mad and fireworks are going off well into the early hours. Roadside stalls appear everywhere selling them. It is a pyrotechnics delight.

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    Same here in my area..sell them all year long.
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
    - Jean Langlais

    I wish you the Best for each day, now and always.

    Bill

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    They have weekly firework displays here in the summer, they set them off from a barge a few hundred yards off shore so they are visible from the beach and cliffs, I can hear them most weeks depending to some extent on the wind strength and direction, it's a bit over 2 miles from here, can't see them though, too many buildings in the way!
    Cheers MIKE.

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    An awful punishment for leaving us
    I'm reminded of the spoof letter purported to be written by John Cleese a few years back in the days of the Bush administration, I remember that a number of USA members of a forum I was on at the time had a severe sense of humour loss over it

    http://starrgazr.wordpress.com/2008/...er-to-america/

    We Brits thought it hilarious, there have been a few different versions over the last few years, a quick Google will find some, this is one example at random,

    It is not intended to cause any offence, it is definitely tongue well embedded in cheek British humour á la Monty Python
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    Cheers MIKE.

    How many roads must a man walk down ... ... before he admits he's lost?

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    I don't wana be party pooper but I just heard that the USA has defaulted on its loan repayments for the second time? most countries seem to borrow for what they want and not what they need, this can not result in a happy ending.
    Why can't we all live within our means.
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    Spot on, Colin ...

    And in the meantime, our roads are crumbling, bridges falling apart, interstate highways full of potholes ... and they (the politicians) say 'there ain't no money' ... but we have trillions to send to help other countries, some of which actually hate the US for interfering.

    Locally the immigration issues are teeming ... illegals are crossing our borders and we are going to give them aid, and spend billions on this effort ... meanwhile, our entire infrastructure is falling to pieces because ... yup, you guessed, "there ain't no money!"

    If their ain't no money, then where is this aid money coming from? We have starving and homeless American citizens who can't get any financial help, because there ain't no money ... but there is money ... but not for our own citizens ... that's immoral - and we, the taxpayers, are paying these dooshbags salaries who keep saying "there ain't no money", yet they themselves vote themselves 39% raises, which the taxpayer has no say in whatsoever, except at the polls every four years.

    Sorry for the rant ... but this country I live in makes me sick to my stomach ... it could be so much better.

    Kh ♫

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    Why can't we all live within our means.
    There are those who don't have enough means to live within.
    Cheers MIKE.

    How many roads must a man walk down ... ... before he admits he's lost?

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    AMEN GUYS...... I do believe GOD will solve the problems of this old world sooner than we expect. with the way we seem to be heading worldwide.
    ....To play only what is written is the domain of science. To realize what is not written is the domain of art."
    - Jean Langlais

    I wish you the Best for each day, now and always.

    Bill

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