From: Jim Thompson
Subject: Re: Lack of trolls, kooks etc. in SED --- Theories?
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Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2002 19:24:58 GMT
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On Sat, 28 Sep 2002 01:05:33 GMT,
Chuck Simmons ,
In Newsgroup: sci.electronics.design,
Entitled: "Re: Lack of trolls, kooks etc. in SED --- Theories?",
Wrote the following:
|Jim Thompson wrote:
|> On Wed, 25 Sep 2002 00:18:12 +0200,
|> "Bill sloman" ,
|> |Your loss. He does *much* better abuse than Robert ever did (though Robert
|> |was improving).
|> |Bill Sloman, Nijmegen - nowhere near Irak and not all that close to the
|> |International Court in den Hague (for the benefit of the CIA, whom seem to
|> |need that sort of information)
|> Nope, not my "loss". With 6 grandchildren, I find his
|> sex-with-children viewpoints just totally repulsive.
|> Of course I remain friendly and suggest that he visit Arizona and make
|> his case in a public forum... it'll be fun to count his bullet holes
|> in the next instant ;-)
|Harumph! Arizona indeed. Your remark was not in the slightest PC
Is Politically Correct now required?
|It is not clear to me why there is a view of
|people from Arizona as being cowboys. [snip]
|I am a little surprised at you falling into the legend. You do live in
|Phoenix do you not?
I've lived in the Valley of the Sun for 40 years... 7 years in
downtown Scottsdale, 25 years north of Shea, and now 8 years in the
When I first came to Arizona a neighbor shot a peeping tom thru a
bathroom window, killing the local paper boy... no charges were filed.
Until recent years you could shoot an intruder as long as the body
fell inside your house.
Concealed-carry permits are a dime a dozen.
In South Phoenix there's a drive-by shooting virtually every night.
People settle traffic disputes by shooting at each other. In a famous
instance a few years ago, an innocent driver was killed in the
While Phoenix is nothing like it was 40 years ago I still think it's a
wide open town... so, yes, it's still a cowboy town.
(And yes I know the true Wyatt Earp/Doc Holliday stories... we took my
wife's Girl Scout troop to Karchner Caverns and Tombstone last April;
my fourth trip there since I came to Arizona in 1962.)
As for pedophiles, Arizona is not a good climate for their survival...
released pedophiles are featured on a web site, and wanted-style
bulletins on telephone poles, showing their pictures and home
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