Subject: Re: Nanny-state loving park a---holes ban tripods
On 2018-01-19 17:52, Eric Stevens wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Jan 2018 19:32:59 -0500, Alan Browne
>> On 2018-01-18 01:24, RichA wrote:
>>> I can see this in a crowded place like a museum, but a frigging park??! The U.S. has become
such a litigious Hell-hole that everyone is terrified of the potential of any kind of accident. A
nation of risk-takers and winners has become wussville.
>> 1. Seems to be limited to workshops. I get it: a gang of 10 people
>> blocking a trail with tripods would be a nuisance to others.
>> 2. I've done Zion. Beautiful. Even hauled a 'blad, a dozen lenses and
>> 2 tripods up to Angel's Landing. It was only 43°C so no sweat. Well,
>> you did sweat, but it evaporated quick. That trail and final climb up
>> Angels is no place for 10 - 12 people with tripods all at once.
> That's where a drone might come in handy.
Drones are banned in most parks. That's a good thing for several
reasons (peace and quiet mainly, and to some degree, safety).
“When it is all said and done, there are approximately 94 million
full-time workers in private industry paying taxes to support 102
million non-workers and 21 million government workers.
In what world does this represent a strong job market?”