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So, I'm looking at the home I just moved into less than a year ago. It's in San Marcos, where one of the fires is.

The pool looks safe.

The back deck is old wood, that looks like it's just waiting for a spark to start things up.

Luckily, there's ice plant on 3 sides of the hill surrounding me.

And, I hear someone on the news talking about how tragedies like this brings everyone together, just like 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. Yes, that can be true. But...we also see the disgusting side of people as well.

When the fires first started, a newscaster was talking about two pick-up trucks going into an area to steal things from people that had already evacuated.

A friend of mine was pissed that I canceled our racquetball game. He was trying to tell me I could take the I-5 instead of the I-15 (which would be 20 minutes out of my way). When I told him those roads should stay clear for emergency vehicles or people evacuating Del Mar, he started to throw a fit like a 5-year-old.

Then, when I went to the store to buy some groceries, I saw an idiot throw a cigarette out of his window. I honked about 8 times, although I'm sure the jerk had no clue as to why I was honking.

Not only is that littering, but that is a major fire hazard.

Now, I'm not a smoker. But I've often felt bad for smokers that no longer have a section in a restaurant, can't light up in bars, etc. But if you smokers do this when you drive, instead of using the ash tray in your car.....all I can hope for is...

THAT YOU ARE ONE OF THE PEOPLE THAT HAS A HOUSE BURN DOWN.

Losers.

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You're so sensible. Why aren't you the mayor? Other people are incredibly selfish and completely take advantage of situations like this. Its despicable. I just hope the flames are stifled before anyone else dies or more land is destroyed.

Oct. 23, 2007

I've had this recurring thought when I see a smoker toss his cigarette out onto the road...I'm always in dead stop traffic, see the offending butt hit the road, I get out of my car, walk up and pick up the butt, and tell the person who threw it out "Excuse me, but you dropped this"...the world is not your personal ashtray...

Oct. 24, 2007

I was leaving Sea World and stuck at a light, right before getting onto I-5 North. I saw a guy toss his cigarette. I was just about to open my car door and do that, while tossing it back into their car...when I saw a cop a few cars back. I figured he'd give me some kind of ticket, instead of this idiot, so I did nothing. I don't know why cops aren't more hardcore about ticketing these idiots. Or, those trucks that have trash fly out of the back.

Oct. 24, 2007

You are so right ! Mother Nature has to be protected and too many people keep thinking so bad... Where is intelligence? On the Moon? Gilbert, a French Citizen, who loves the USA and California

Oct. 25, 2007

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