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Discussion in 'Midwest Indian Riders' started by thumper, Sep 19, 2019.

  1. PileOParts

    PileOParts Silver Member

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    I think I started this, and I'll take full responsibility for the anti-Progressive turn of the thread. But let me make clear what I post here is my own opinion about whatever -- black-eyed susans, kudzu, house painters, lifted pickup trucks, penis enhancement, or Progressive -- and that's all I'm doing: sharing. I'm not evangelizing. I was in the opinion-swaying business at one time and I'm not anymore. If I want to sway someone to my point of view, I'll make the attempt in private conversation.

    And I still won't go to anything affiliated with Progressive, even if it's a good cause, and some of their marketing efforts -- like business in general, they don't do anything "good" that isn't meant to be good for them-- support good causes. I knew a really crooked district attorney who eventually went to prison for smuggling in bales of marijuana, who was very effective in putting away a lot of bad guys. I don't believe anything is lily white or coal-mine black. I won't go simply because I, my own individual personal self, wouldn't enjoy it.

    Nuff said. We can all enjoy Indian's success.
     
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    Am sure a lot of hard working folks contributed to make this rally a fun event and to support charities and I would not want to throw any cold water on them or their efforts. Personally I would attend the event given time available to do so however, I wont buy Progressive insurance products given the owner presence of a commie like policy manipulator like Soros. In the end, we live in an era of constant bad news, we all need to have things and events that divert our attention away from the constant negativity, thats a big reason why I ride. I don't stick my head in the sand but you also got to get away from the everyday BS once in a while too.
     
  3. PileOParts

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    You make a couple of good points, LAndy -- participatory appreciation of the hard work of the good folk who did the hand-on preparation and the benefits of taking a mental/emotional break from the depressing state of general affairs. I would not disparage anyone who participated either by working for or by attending for those reasons.
     
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    I can't make it to this event but most years, I go to the Intl. motorcycle show. That has been sponsored by progressive insurance for years. I also enjoy flat-track and go to Lima, OH to watch the races when I can. I figure if progressive wants to spend a bunch of money to make an event (which I enjoy) better, that's okay with me. If they start pushing any political agenda during the event, that's when I would stop attending. As for using them as an insurance company...not a chance.
     
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    Another valid position -- just not mine.
     
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    As many are rolling in for the rally, I just got this.
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    Not the best forecast for starting a motorcycle focused event I’m afraid.
     

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