From: Dick.Gray@bull.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date sent: Fri, 18 Dec 1998 11:27:05 -0700 Subject: Re: The Education Function Send reply to: email@example.com
> Joe fulminates against Mike again:
> >So you rationalize excuses for corporate welfare. Why? Because
> >there are no rational reasons for it.
> Joe, someday you'll learn that words have definitions. What Mike was
> patiently explaining was that to refer to the items under discussion as
> "corporate welfare" is so wrong as to border on stupidity. You might as
> well call the Federal child credit exemption on the 1040 an example of
> Take a course on critical thinking, pal, and get back to us when you can
> name all the fallacies you've committed in this thread.
I dispute the validity of your self-serving definitions. Welfare is an unearned gift from a government to a corporation or individual; under this definition (the proper one), my examples fully apply. Joe