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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: Re: Re: Re: basic institutions and democratic equality
just so they can reap what they did not sow. ----------------------------------- And who should reap what they planted? The farmer?

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 1:47pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: basic institutions and democratic equality
$10 million is plenty to provide for your hypothetical child -------------------------------- Who determines that? If it is the parent's child, shouldn't they be the one to decide? Is...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 1:45pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: basic institutions and democratic equality
What the Republicans are worried about are the Koch and Walton families that have $billions, and coincidentally give large political contributions Same thing with the tax cuts for rich people. T...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 1:42pm

Re: Re: basic institutions and democratic equality
"We have a HIGH estate tax rate. After a lifetime of achievements and rewards -- methinks it's good for BOTH society and the heirs of the wealthy that we level the playing field again.&quo...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 11:30am

Re: basic institutions and democratic equality
George, We need to define "democratic equality?" Where did the concept come from? Hint: Study John Rawls' Egalitarianism. What is equality? For this discussion (regarding people...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 11:16am

Re: Re: Re: @ John (John Prine) & FolkFest
Woody Guthrie and Seeger were contemporaries, and were members of the folk group 'The Weavers.' Both served in WW2. Guthrie is seen more of a supporter of workers, and is somewhat tied to t...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 10:45am

Re: Posting A Spread Sheet
Mary, I think he is more concerned about getting into the actual post. But you bring up a great point, as PDF is required to place a gear list in your profile. Also if you have Adobe Acrobat,...

In Website & Forum Admin/Support » Posting A Spread Sheet
March 15, 1:34am

Re: @ John (John Prine) & FolkFest
Folk music (at least in the US) is a sort of barometer of the culture. In the 60's it saw a huge revival, and the theme of the 60's folk music was mostly focused on civil rights and the Vie...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 1:15am

Re: @ John (John Prine)
"Wow - CDs were huge back then." Yes they were!! I have a nice LP collection, but a I am not an audiophile. Nice thing about those albums was stuff that was sometimes included inside t...

In Chaff » Buying Chinese Goods
March 15, 12:20am

Re: 20% Cashback
A Patagonia Houdini has been on my shopping list for quite a while, but not a high priority. With 20% off, cost was $76. Took 5 days to get it, including a weekend. Item was drop-shipped from Patag...

In Gear Deals » shoebuy.com 15% off and free shipping/free return/member discount when you sign up
March 14, 11:44pm

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