Stereotypes, was Re: first line of defense

From: Michael M. Butler (
Date: Tue Oct 02 2001 - 13:58:45 MDT

Oh, yes?

Care to guess what fraction of the population thus engaged are
WASPs? Very small. Most are, by police reports, Spanish-speaking.

Adjust your stereotypes accordingly.

Bryan Moss wrote:
> Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> > I don't have any stats. I do know that this happens every
> > year in South Florida. During New Year's celebrations, many
> > people shoot guns in the air as noise-makers in Miami.
> > Every year people are hit by raining gunfire. Sometimes
> > they are killed. We have annual public service
> > announcements before the holiday trying to convince people
> > not to use their guns as celebration toys.
> Wow. Every American stereotype in my European brain was just
> stamped with confirmation.
> BM

Job One:  MAKE YOURSELF USEFUL.  If you're not part of the solution, 
  what are you doing scumming up the bottom of our beaker? --MMB  
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   before the counterassault aboard UA93, 02001.09.11.~10:10EDT

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