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Re: In case you didn't notice: Virtual protest
From: Richard Irving <rirving () onecall net>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 17:05:52 -0500

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A few thoughts of Past Presidents to 
act as a "Virtual" Guiding Light 
to Modern America:

President McKinley on WAR:
"War should never be entered upon 
until every agency of peace has failed." (March 4, 1897) 

President Truman on FUD:
"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, 
on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." (January 8, 1947) 

President Eisenhower on Weapons:
"Every gun that is made, every warship launched, 
every rocket fired, in a final sense, a theft from those who hunger and are
not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed." (April 16, 1953). 

..and on general trends in culture and Wisdom:
"This conjunction of an immense military establishment 
and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. . . . 
In the councils of government, we must guard against 
the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, 
by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous 
rise of misplaced power exists and will persist." 
(January 17, 1961) 

President Johnson, L. on Evil:
"Evil acts of the past are never 
 rectified by evil acts of the present." (July 21, 1964) 

And on the "lighter" note,
I leave you with Nixon, Reagan, 
and of course, W :

President Nixon on Corruption:
"When the President does it, 
  that means that it is not illegal." (May 19, 1977) 

President Reagan on Government:
"In this present crisis, 
government is not the solution to our problem; 
government is the problem." (January 20, 1981) 

"Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. 
I have come to realize that it bears a 
very close resemblance to the first." (March 2, 1977) 

Ok.. One "W" quote..... but, very reluctantly....

And , in our top 10 countdown,
"W" issue's -=irrefutable=- Wisdom:
"It is clear our nation is reliant upon
big foreign oil. More and more of our imports
come from overseas!  - Sep 25, 2000



A Final Haiku 
marking a Passing Moment,
of Communication History:

"Softly like a Leaf
The Autumn of Cidera
Dishes fall silent"



Sean Donelan wrote:

According to news reports "many" people were supposed to call, e-mail, etc
their elected representatives in the US capital today.


As far as I can tell from the public measurement sites, there doesn't
appear to be any significant change in network traffic.

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