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Nick Gatel (ngatel) - BPL Lifetime Member

My Locale Southern California
About Me Started backpacking in the 1960's and still going strong.
CityPalm Springs
StateCA
CountryUSA
My Website URLhttp://www.popupbackpacker.com
My PDF Gear ListSub 4 lb

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All Forum Posts by Nick Gatel

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Re: Re: LAx
"As for paying teachers based on performance, it's a novel idea" Yes it is, and it does not work. We are assuming that the kids want to be in school, want to learn, can learn, can ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 7:10pm

Re: LAX
Good teachers should make really good money. A bad teacher should make less than a good gardener. Sure, you pushed a button a liitle bit. People value entertainment, sports and many jobs much more ...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 6:27pm

Re: Lax
What page #?

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 5:16pm

Re: Public Service: City of LA
Here you go... The actual pay for every single City of Los Angeles employee... all 684 pages, and the report was released by the city controller. Do not look at YTD, as some employees did not wo...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 4:15pm

Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
Craig, I agree with you 100%. Yes many teachers take the job, because they are promised the benefits, and then after the fact, they are taken away or reduced. Is this right? NO! The other pr...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 1:26pm

Re: Re: @ Jerry?
"Government spending goes to people's salaries and buying stuff. If it's abrubtly stopped then people will be unemployed and businesses won't sell as much. Bad for economy. Economi...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 12:15pm

Re: Re: Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
"I personally think teachers (good teachers) should have some of the highest salaries around." I agree, education is important... critical for our country. My daughter is a teacher, an...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 10:14am

Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
"I can say, with 1,000% certainty, that the 14 democratic senators that fled the state did their job exactly as their voters wanted them to. They were protecting the rights of the people. They...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 2:51am

Re: Re: Re: Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
"Hmmmm. I try not to mix pleasure with a self-induced bout of rhetorical indigestion. ;)" Travis, I agree with you. Go backpacking and discuss common passions. Worry about the next wat...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 2:01am

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: "Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!"
"Who appointed us god to determine how to run their country???" We did. And it is wrong. We need to get out of the "Nation Building" business. We need to stay out of all thes...

In Chaff » Republican's attack on wilderness. Unconscionable!
March 30, 1:58am

All Reader Reviews by Nick Gatel

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BPL Beartooth Merino Wool Hoody
Cool enough in 82F weather, warm in cool weather. Hood replaces light cap and light baclava. One piece of gear replaces several single items! Sizing is not 'standard.' But... if you review ...

In Clothing - Baselayer & Fleece - WOOL
March 09, 11:38pm

ULA Equipment
5/5 It seems that from earlier reviews, ULA has solved the communication issues with the addition of Casey to the staff, which must have solved that void. Not only was the communication great (t...

In 1 - COMPANIES (Customer Service)
February 23, 1:49am