The gun is my favorite part.. GAAA!

I have decided that we should change the Left Right thing to Port Starboard, and divide our country into Red and green states. Hold on, there is a method to my madness. One thing is for sure, no one would know if they are left or right anymore. “Honey, is left?” And it will take years for us to figure it out, and by then we would have gone port and starboard so many times, we will all forget our differences and learned to steer the country together!

Classic Woody Boater Shirt from back in the day

And here is a little more info as to were, where, wear Port and Starboard comes from.

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19 Responses to “Vote Port, Vote Starboard.”
  1. Old Salt

    I decided not to comment on yesterdays post but since you brought up the port and starboard I have decided I will share my thought from yesterday.

    My thought was why is Trump on the left (port) side of the boat and why is Biden on the right side (starboard) side of the boat?

    Sorry for my attention to details…

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  2. Kelly Wittenauer

    The t-shirt is great. My husband has an SU carburetor manual version.

    But please get off the politics & back to boats !!! I’m bombarded by this political crap everywhere! I come here for a break from it!

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    • Matt

      I get it, I struggle with topics everyday. it seems odd to not deal with the elephant, and donkey in the room today. I hate this crap. And always try and find some sort of way to tie it back. And port and starboard are still confussing to me, like left and right states?

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  3. Bilge Rat

    I have a good friend that I have worked with on and off over the years who is dyslexic. If you say turn left or right, he has to pause for a moment and think about it. If you say turn port or starboard, he does it immediately and correctly.

    Once you’re used to it, it becomes a natural thing to follow.

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  4. Troy in ANE

    WOW that would confuse everyone! Red would turn Green and Blue would turn Red. GREAT PLAN!

    I voted while wearing my “Make America Woody Again” hat.

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  5. John Baas

    A wealthy old gentleman summoned his butler to bring him a beverage from the wine cellar. “Jeeves, please bring be a nice Cabernet Sauvignon”. Jeeves returned with bad news. “I’m sorry sir, but all we have LEFT is PORT.

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  6. Brandon

    In light of things, happy voting day to all no matter who you choose! I have great friends on both sides and in the end we’ll all be on the lake undevided next year.

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    • Dick Hansen

      The way I have always remembered Port and Starboard, is Port, has four letters, the same as LEFT. Starboard has more than four as does RIGHT. The way to remember the colors…PORT wine is RED, the other is GREEN and also has the same number of letters as RIGHT.

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