Re: Sympathetic


Subject: Re: Sympathetic
From: Michael Gogins (gogins@pipeline.com)
Date: Thu Nov 04 2004 - 21:10:17 EST


America exercises power over foreigners to whom it does not accord the vote.
No wonder they are interested in the outcome of our elections.

----- Original Message -----
From: "miriam clinton (iriXx)" <iriXx@iriXx.org>
To: <cec-conference@concordia.ca>
Sent: Thursday, November 04, 2004 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: Sympathetic

> Richard Whitelaw wrote:
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>>http://www.guardian.co.uk/uselections2004/story/0,13918,1329858,00.html
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>>"Have you not noticed that Americans don't give two shits what Europeans
>>think of us? Each email someone gets from some arrogant Brit telling us
>>why
>>to NOT vote for George Bush is going to backfire, you stupid,
>>yellow-toothed
>>pansies ... I don't give a rat's ass if our election is going to have an
>>effect on your worthless little life.
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>
> a) how would you feel if the Americans started telling us how to vote in
> our elections? given that the secret ballot is still sacred in the UK
> (whereas in most states of the US you must register with a party)
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> b) from a European's perspective, having spent 3 months here - we are
> /not/ liked.
> We are either toys on show, tourists - or invaders.
>
> I try to live here and I get treated like both.
>
> Thanks very much, The Guardian.
>
> mC~
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> --
> 99% of aliens prefer Earth
> --Eminem
>
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