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New Law - The Affordable Boat Act, 2014
http://www.thehulltruth.com ^ | October 30, 2013

Posted on 11/03/2013 6:18:30 PM PST by NKP_Vet

The U.S. government has just passed a new law called: "The affordable boat act" declaring that every citizen MUST purchase a new boat by April 2014.

These "affordable" boats will cost an average of $54,000 - $155,000 each. This does not include taxes, trailers, towing fees, licensing and registration fees, fuel, docking and storage fees, maintenance or repair costs.

This law has been passed because, until now, typically only wealthy and financially responsible people have been able to purchase boats. This new law ensures that every American can now have a "affordable" boat of their own, because everyone is "entitled" to a new boat. If you purchase your boat before the end of the year, you will receive 4 "free" life jackets (not including monthly usage fees).

In order to make sure everyone purchases an affordable boat, the costs of owning a boat will increase on average of 250% - 400% per year. This way, wealthy people will pay more for something that other people don't want or can't afford to maintain. But, to be fair, people who can't afford to maintain their boat will be regularly fined and children (under the age of 26) can use their parents' boats to party on until they turn 27; then must purchase their own boat.

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TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: abortion; deathpanels; obamacare; zerocare

1 posted on 11/03/2013 6:18:30 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

Next we need the affordable airplane act.


2 posted on 11/03/2013 6:20:54 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: NKP_Vet

I like the boat I already have. Can I keep it?


3 posted on 11/03/2013 6:21:19 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: Kirkwood

Can I have the USS Zumwalt??


4 posted on 11/03/2013 6:25:55 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: NKP_Vet

I already own a pretty good sized yacht. If it meets all the new regulations, can it be grandfathered in?


5 posted on 11/03/2013 6:25:58 PM PST by upchuck (I've got maternity care via Obamacare! Now, if I could just figure out how a male gets pregnant...)
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To: NKP_Vet

What kind of boat ? I/O or Outboard ?


6 posted on 11/03/2013 6:28:20 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: NKP_Vet

I prefer “The Affordable Car Act”.

Only the evil amongst us have the Cadillac Plan.


7 posted on 11/03/2013 6:29:08 PM PST by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: SandRat

I’ve always wanted a submarine. A SSBN would be great but I’ll settle for one of those really nifty Diesel-Electric jobs that the Krauts are building. Does the subsidy apply to foreign built stuff?


8 posted on 11/03/2013 6:31:22 PM PST by technically right
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To: upchuck

If your yacht does not have a maternity ward below deck, it will sadly have to be scuttled.


9 posted on 11/03/2013 6:33:58 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: upchuck

I don’t know. Call the Affordable Boating Center and ask one of their Experts.


10 posted on 11/03/2013 6:34:31 PM PST by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: NKP_Vet
Zero has lead the way acquiring a yacht of some substantial worth courtesy of the little people.

And not much is known about it yet except it has been Christened the "Queen Barry."

11 posted on 11/03/2013 6:35:01 PM PST by Dysart (Obamacare: "We are losing money on every subscriber-- but we will make it up in volume!")
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To: NKP_Vet

All of these posts are too funny. :-) I can retire tonight with a smile on my face. :-)


12 posted on 11/03/2013 6:35:54 PM PST by mosaicwolf (Strength and Honor)
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To: Kirkwood

Selfish big shot...HE’s happy with his 85’ yacht with the crew of 9. I’m suffering with my 26’ Chrysler ragger and can’t afford that new Nuke powered outboard.
The ABA (Affordale Boat Act) may well be my last chance to have a “fair share” of the enjoyments of the waterways, which are owned by everyone and not for just a favored few.
I’m as good you he is, and I’m ENTITLED...the President told me.


13 posted on 11/03/2013 6:36:03 PM PST by CaptainAmiigaf (NY TIMES: We print the news as it fits our views.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Awesome. The Affordable Piracy Act . . . but I guess I’ll have to procure my own parrot . . .


14 posted on 11/03/2013 6:42:35 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: CaptainAmiigaf

15 posted on 11/03/2013 6:43:31 PM PST by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: upchuck

you can’t make any changes to it once the law passes, or it will lose grandfather status.


16 posted on 11/03/2013 6:43:43 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: NKP_Vet



17 posted on 11/03/2013 6:46:18 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

i guess cash for clunkers was the deathcare panel on old cars then.


18 posted on 11/03/2013 6:46:44 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

not to be outdone, al sharpton found the nearest mic and said ‘RESIST WE FLOAT!’


19 posted on 11/03/2013 6:48:35 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: Kirkwood

If you like the boat you currently have,
You can keep the boat you currently have. Thats a promise.
- - Barack Hussein Obama II


20 posted on 11/03/2013 6:51:47 PM PST by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: NKP_Vet

After this, the “Affordable Chevy Volt act”?


21 posted on 11/03/2013 6:57:09 PM PST by tcrlaf (Well, it is what the Sheeple voted for....)
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To: NKP_Vet

I’m waiting until they pass Mediboat and get mine for free.


22 posted on 11/03/2013 6:57:50 PM PST by almcbean
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To: NKP_Vet

Next in line: the affordable house act, the affordable food act, the affordable millionaire act, the affordable car act, the affordable dishwasher act, the affordable Jacuzzi act, the affordable new stove act, the affordable barbecue act, the affordable HDTV act, the affordable sport franchise act, the affordable plane act..... Welcome to socialism, Obama style. When there are no absolutes to govern society, society becomes the absolute. We are there now.


23 posted on 11/03/2013 7:04:10 PM PST by Fungi
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To: Delta Dawn; Cicero; Secret Agent Man

LOL! Thank you all for the hilarious replies.


24 posted on 11/03/2013 7:08:58 PM PST by upchuck (I've got maternity care via Obamacare! Now, if I could just figure out how a male gets pregnant...)
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To: Delta 21
You can keep the boat you currently have. Thats a promise. - - Barack Hussein Obama II

....That is unless you have a substandard boat, i.e. a catamaran or other unsafe multihull, or a boat with a rot-prone wooden hull, or any other idiosyncrasy that BHO gets into his head, in which case you won't be able to keep the boat you already have.

But not to worry! You can log onto boarcare.gov and find a BETTER boat for far less money than you are spending on that current bad apple you got saddled with by that fly-by-night shady operator. Your NEW boat will feature cast iron plumbing, solar panels and a complete urine recycling system!

Lucky You!

25 posted on 11/03/2013 7:10:50 PM PST by John Valentine (Deep in the Heart of Texas)
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To: NKP_Vet

I am assuming the “Affordable Boat Act” provides free ‘Berth’ Control?


26 posted on 11/03/2013 7:10:55 PM PST by Typelouder
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To: Secret Agent Man
ahaha YES INDEED..Amen My Freepuh Brothuh!!!




27 posted on 11/03/2013 7:11:42 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: NKP_Vet

Great! Now I can trade my old boat in for a bigger, better (govt subsidized) boat.


28 posted on 11/03/2013 7:26:20 PM PST by lakecumberlandvet (Appeasement never works.)
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To: MeshugeMikey

He should be with Junior.....


29 posted on 11/03/2013 7:27:57 PM PST by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: eeriegeno

the two of them in the same cell would be a deadly combo....


30 posted on 11/03/2013 7:30:41 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: NKP_Vet

Thank God that society now realizes that boat ownership is a right, not a privilege.


31 posted on 11/03/2013 7:32:56 PM PST by Homer_J_Simpson ("Every nation has the government that it deserves." - Joseph de Maistre (1753-1821))
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To: NKP_Vet

It’s ok, cause it’s a tax!


32 posted on 11/03/2013 7:35:02 PM PST by Defiant (GOPe Strategy: We have to fund Obamacare in order to see how bad it is. Good idea, guys!)
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To: MeshugeMikey

I would call it poetic justice more than a deadly combo


33 posted on 11/03/2013 7:35:59 PM PST by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: NKP_Vet

Is the boat only available full price, or is it on sail?


34 posted on 11/03/2013 7:37:47 PM PST by chajin ("There is no other name under heaven given among people by which we must be saved." Acts 4:12)
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To: Homer_J_Simpson
Thank God that society now realizes that boat ownership is a right, not a privilege.

Now everyone knows that gun ownership is a legitimate constitutionally mandated right for all Americans. Why isn't the government buying guns for those citizens who are unable to afford their own firearms?


35 posted on 11/03/2013 7:39:33 PM PST by gitmo ( If your theology doesn't become your biography it's useless.)
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To: gitmo
Why isn't the government buying guns for those citizens who are unable to afford their own firearms?

That would make a great platform for a candidate for Governor. Arms for the Armless.

36 posted on 11/03/2013 7:49:59 PM PST by GeronL
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To: NKP_Vet; Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

Funny!


37 posted on 11/03/2013 8:21:04 PM PST by lonevoice (Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived)
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To: eeriegeno

i was being horribly cynical

imagine being in the same cell block as the two jesse’s...as they sweat to out poetify each other...


38 posted on 11/03/2013 8:21:28 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( Visit http://icantenroll.com/ In Glitch We Trust....;o})
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To: NKP_Vet

They’ll all turn out to be $54,000 rowboats.


39 posted on 11/03/2013 8:31:06 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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To: NKP_Vet

I don’t have a use for a boat, but I do need all the free legal services I can muster. We live in a world created by lawyers made up of laws. Why isn’t legal services a right? Why isn’t it free? Shouldn’t lawyers work for free? Aren’t lawyers profiting off of someone’s misery? Why doesn’t every American have a right to best legal representation on the planet? (I’m snarking but this is the same meme used to get free healthcare)


40 posted on 11/03/2013 8:36:27 PM PST by Artie (We are surrounded by MORONS)
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To: NKP_Vet

However, if you have your own boat, you can keep your boat....PERIOD, and if you like your marina, you can keep your marina...PERIOD....what a relief, I thought he might be trying to regulate my right to buy the boat that I wanted......wheew


41 posted on 11/03/2013 9:23:11 PM PST by terycarl (common sense prevails over all)
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To: Typelouder

Pun of the day. Love it!!


42 posted on 11/04/2013 6:52:07 PM PST by CH3CN (Gone Galt 05/25/13)
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To: NKP_Vet

I’d believe this, except the regime has to organize all the pleasure craft factories into the SEIU/UAW/Teamsters first.

I think most are non-union currently.


43 posted on 11/04/2013 6:56:19 PM PST by nascarnation (Frequently wrong but rarely in doubt....)
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To: NKP_Vet

Nancy Pelosi said, “We have to pass it to find out what’s in it.”
Ask any doctor and he’ll tell you that’s the definition of a stool sample.


44 posted on 11/07/2013 12:54:16 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Support Free Republic!!!)
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To: Artie

I hate to break it to you but 50 years ago in the case of Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court ruled that Americans have the right to counsel and if the person is indigent, counsel would be provided for free. It became the last two prongs of Miranda warnings.
The Progressive /Liberals have been doing this for a century. ;~)


45 posted on 11/07/2013 1:18:13 PM PST by libertyortyranny
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