Re: Bad Americans(?) (clarification)

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Sat Mar 10 2001 - 22:06:23 MST

At 10:48pm -0500 3/10/01, Harvey Newstrom wrote:
>At 11:00pm -0800 3/9/01, John Marlow wrote:
>>I have the right not to be tolerant of others because they are
>>different, weird or piss me off.
>>I believe that if you are selling me a Dairy queen shake, pack of 
>>cigarettes, or hotel room you do it in English.
>>As a matter of fact, if you are an American citizen you should
>>speak English 
>>I think the cops have every right to shoot your sorry ass if you're
>>running from them after they tell you to stop. If you can't
>>understand the word freeze or stop in English, See the previous line.
>It is ironic that the person who makes these attacking statements
>above would then turn around and make the defensive statement below.
>It probably will never occur to him that his intolerance of others
>violates the very tolerance that he demands for himself.
>>I will not be frowned upon or be looked down upon or be made to keep 
>>silent because I have these beliefs and opinions. I thought this
>>allowed me that right. I will not conform or compromise just to keep
>>hurting somebody's feelings. 
>Harvey Newstrom <>

Whoops! The above quoting does not make it clear that John Marlow is
quoting something he heard. These are not John's original words or
necessarily his opinion. Sorry for the confusion!

I cut the top part where John wrote:
> Found this in my mailbox. I don't QUITE agree with all of it, and one
> point makes no sense--but, hey, I like it. I refrained from posting
> the Heston speech before, thinking it might not be appropriate--so
> this time I'm taking the plunge. And, yes, a cop sent it to me...

Harvey Newstrom <>

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