Skip to comments.DAMM: Drunks Against Mad Mothers
Posted on 12/22/2005 11:16:52 AM PST by EveningStar
The three-fold mission of DAMM of PA is to get mad mothers to stay at home and cook and clean where they belong, to stop drinking and driving because you might spill some, and to prevent other alcohol abuse like returning the keg before it's been emptied.
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Hey, sticking it to some busy-bodies like MADD doesn't make you guilty of thinking drunk driving is funny.
Whenever I think about MADD I think about all the people who had two glasses of wine with dinner, got caught in a drag net and had their life wrecked with an undeserved DUI charge. It's not about safety or awareness anymore. It's naked lust for power.Owl_Eagle
(If what I just wrote makes you sad or angry,
Hold muh beer and watch this bit of just DAMM humor.
YEAH, drunks have rights too!
Their ultimate goal is to ban alcohol sales at all public places. Just like the anti-smoking Nazis have done and are continuing to do.
My wife tried to donate her old car to MADD. They were so nasty on the phone she gave it to Vehicles for Change.
We've had two family members killed outright and child in our family maimed and brain damaged all in the same accident by a drunk driver who was (1) here in the country illegally from Mexico (2) had numerous drunk driving incidences and a couple of non-fatal accidents before this happened and (3) had never spent a day in jail before or after this incident. I won't call it an accident because given his prior record, it was only a matter of time before he killed someone.
If you want to know my take on it, drunk drivers should be incarcerated for breaking the law each and every time. There should be stiff penalties, jail time and loss of the ability to drive ever again.
Alcoholics give drunks a bad name
The right to an attorney and the right to a trial. I know too many people killed by drunk drivers.
I never said what rights.
And they have to go to meetings too.
aren't there still people in prison from the 60's for possessing one seed???
I agree 100% with you re: your points...
I assumed it was a joke. But Christmas time is not a good time to joke about drunks with me. In high school I woke on Christmas morning to hear that two of my best friends flipped a car while driving drunk, and one was killed.
I drink to make other people interesting.
There is no excuse for drunks that get behind the wheel. We are all in agreement on that.
Making drinking jokes or jokes/humor about drinking to the point of being drunk is fairly harmless.
Just as I need to recognize my own sensitivies to people making deaf or hard of hearing jokes/humor others have their sensitivities. Sometimes its best not to engage anyone but instead just walk away. Getting angry/frustrated/passionate over it and directing it towards the wrong people does not help.
You don't realize how correct you are. Robert Woods Johnson is the major push (money) behind smoking bans, particularly in the hospitality industry (bars and restaurants) and it just within the past year or so took over control of MADD.
One of the original founders of MADD left in disgust over the directions it was taking and went to work for the Distilled Spirits Council, the trade association of the industry, operating their ressponsibile drinking campaigns.
Personally, you can have your glass of wine with dinner, and drive if you wish..
Or a six-pack..
But if you kill someone with a vehicle ( or anything else for that matter ) and there is alcohol in your system, I want a severe penalty..
Vehicular homicide combined with alcohol should be the same as pre-meditated murder... IMHO..
On the other hand, I vehemently object to "random stops" and "sobriety check points" set up by the police and highway patrols..
As far as I am concerned they are unconstitutional, and should be eliminated..
Don't forget getting the allowed BAC lowered so they can catch more people in their dragnets, thus claim drunk driving is even more of a problem, thus calling for a lowered allowed BAC, ad infinitum.
I am terribly sorry for your loss.
In California, you can have your licence suspended for 6 months on the first offense. That's if there's no accident, no speeding, no child in the car. I think that is extreme.
Now, I had an experience of my own on March 8 of this year. I got thoroughly smashed at a local pub and drove home. I was lucky. Nothing happened on the way home. However, my wife was understandably pissed at me. I haven't had a drop since. Now, I don't know whether or not I'll drink again but if I do, I hope I have enough sense not to drive.
This site is so wimpy, it's not even satire. What a waste of a funny idea.
Yes, but MADD has gone way beyond just proposing stricter drunk driving laws. They get their fingers into everything nowadays, typical overbearing mother instincts leading to nanny state type of stuff.
Two of my best friends were killed by a drunk driver less then 3 years ago. The guy is in Jail, and I'm glad because of it. But that doesn't mean I embrase everything MADD says.
How many lives do they get to take before they are held accountable by the law?
I'm not denying they have done some good things.
I'm merely saying I think they've oversteped their bounds and I don't agree with some of what they do.
Point taken. But, for the sake of this discussion, how many lives does one get to put at risk because one decides he or she must drink & drive?
I don't like the sobriety checkpoints either, but I see nothing wrong with law enforcement waiting outside of bars to see who is so danged drunk that they have trouble even getting into their cars, much less driving. It would seem to me that this would be probable cause to stop them to see.
Why take the risk?
After looking at the new t-shirts, ours were definitely better. I hope they aren't trying to sell this as an original idea.
Having read the thread so far... I think the site is dam' funny, if I didn't get a chuckle out of stuff like this I wouldn't have signed up for the South Park ping list. Gotta have a warped sense of humor these days. You might enjoy this:
"Scenes from the 2nd Annual Modern Drunkard Convention. Rum and Marriage Biting
satire by Dave Sipos. 8 Hours in a Barroom ..."
Ah that's just drunk talk, sweet beautiful drunk talk.
I take a whiskey drink
I take a chocolate drink
and when I have to pee
I use the kitchen sink
Money gets ya one more round.
Drink it down, ya stupid clown.
Money gets you one more round then you're out on your ass.
Oh no! What have I done? I smashed open my little boy's piggy bank, and for what? A few measly cents, not even enough to buy one beer. Wait a minute, lemme count and make sure... not even close.
Bartender, a bottle of bourbon. I just got a new liver and Im breaking it in.
Colonel Antoine O'Hara (the Rich Texan)
Jeez, is that what I look like when I'm drunk?
This is the stage we call, "Professor Barney" -- talkative, coherent, even insightful. Here's drunk Barney!
Homer Simpson (describing the stages of Barney's drunkeness)
I'm going on a bender to end all benders.
Krusty the Clown
He knows just how I like my martini - full of alcohol.
Duffman could use an eye-opener
It's 1 AM (sigh). Time to spend some quality time with the kids.
We must have really painted the town last night. I have a pounding headache, my mouth tastes like vomit, and I don't remember a thing.
When I was seventeen
I drank some very good beer.
I drank some very good beer
I purchased with a fake ID.
My name was Brian McGee.
I stayed up listening to Queen.
When I was seventeen.
I'm worried about the beer supply. After this case and the other case - we only got one case left.
I used to rock 'n roll all night and party everyday. Then it was every other day. Now I'm lucky if I can find half an hour a week in which to get funky.
My name is Otto. I like to get blotto.
Your honor, I'd like to represent myself. Drunken hicks of the jury...........
Smithers, this beer isn't working, I don't feel any younger or funkier.
Marge send the kids to the neighbors. I'm coming home loaded.
A-hem. Further to these beer I would like two of your finest cheapest cigars.
Now son, you don't want to drink beer. That's for daddies, and kids with fake IDs.
Acohol and nightswimming. It's a winning combination.
To alcohol! The cause of - and solution to - all of life's problems.
Not an election. Is that one of those deals where they close the bars?
I'd rather have a beer
Than win 'Father of the Year'
Stop wallowing in self-pity. Now pull yourself together and come get drunk with us.
Son, when you participate in sporting events, it's not whether you win or lose. It's how drunk you get.
Welcome to the sacred order of the Stonecutters who since ancient times have split the rocks of ignorance which obscure the light of knowledge and truth. Now let's all get drunk and play ping pong!
Toke as necessary. Warning: Objects may appear more edible than they really are.
Fruit rollups for Bart. Beer rollups for Homer.
Beer! How did you know?
Buy me a beer, two bucks a glass.
Come on, help me, I'm freezing my ass.
Buy me brandy, a snifter of wine.
Who am I kidding? I'll drink turpentine.
I would kill everyone in this room for a drop of sweet beer.
You can't seriously want to ban alcohol. It tastes great, makes women appear more attractive, and makes a person virtually invulnerable to criticism.
All right, brain, I don't like you and you don't like me - so let's just do this and I'll get back to killing you with beer.
Thinking ain't drinking
Who do I have to gum to get a refill?
The college road trip. What better way to spread beer-fueled mayhem.
All right, Homey, you're overstimulated. As soon as we get you home, we'll get some beer into you, and then it's straight to bed.
You must love this country more than I love a cold beer on a hot Christmas morning.
I'm so drunk I can barely see, But it helps me get through another day,
My stomach is filled with haggis and ham, I've gotta go puke in some hay.
Alcohol is my way of life, and I aim to keep it.
Ok, you have 6 liters of Blood and your blood is 80% Alcohol; how much alcohol do you have?
Oh, well, of course, everything looks bad if you remember it.
Ok, class, today we'll be sitting quietly with the lights off, because teacher has a hangover.
Ah beer, my one weakness. My Achilles heel if you will.
1. The right to remain silent and refuse to answer questions.
2. The right to consult an attorney before speaking to the police.
3. The right to have an attorney present during questioning now or in the future.
4. If they cannot afford an attorney, the right to have one appointed before any questioning.
5. The right to stop answering at any time until an attorney is present.
#2, I never said what rights.
Lighten up, it was a bit of humor like the web-sight.
"Point taken. But, for the sake of this discussion, how many lives does one get to put at risk because one decides he or she must drink & drive? "
FAR more lives have been snuffed out by drunk driving than have by terrorism in America, yet there's no outrage here about the Patriot Act.
So why the outrage at traffic stops, which are doing the same thing (stopping drunks / stopping terrorists)?
I abhor drunk drivers, terrorists, illegal traffic stops, AND the Patriot Act, for the record.
You didn't have to. Look at the top of the thread. What do you think the "DD" in MADD and DDAM stands for?
I guess I wasn't very clear in my post. I realize that. I've spent a lot of time since then thinking about what could have happened.
Please see my post 26.
Well, God Bless you. I hope your wife has forgiven you and that you forgive yourself.
DAMM that makes me MADD!
Then I bet only the criminals would do it. /sarc
What's DDAM? Do you mean "DAMM" (which does not have a "DD" in it?)
The objection to MADD is not that drunk driving is bad, but rather because MADD wants to demonize anyone who drinks any amount of alcohol and later drives, and classify any accident in which any participant (even a passenger) had any amount of alcohol as an "alcohol-related crash".
Once again a sterling display by yours truly of the dangers of Freeping during a busy day at work.