Re: Ashcroft's antics

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Fri Feb 01 2002 - 07:27:48 MST

>From: "Smigrodzki, Rafal" <>

>I think that the crux of the issue here is not so much the
>legitimacy of Ashcroft's decision (assuming that he made it), but
>rather the fact that a high-ranking official of our government is
>behaving in an (IMO) childish manner. I do think many of the list
>members will agree that this type of visual censorship, whether
>motivated by religious zealotry, or (inconceivably), a
>transhumanist's disdain for symbols of faith, is just in
>bad taste. Also, it *is* a little step towards the Taliban - let's
>just hope it is not the first step in a long journey.

Since he denies having anything to do with this it's all "much ado
about nothing."

>So, the main problem is - it's a shame to be governed by

Exactly how I felt about the previous administration.


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