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Re: Fahrenheit 911

Thank you Bonnie, well said.  Now lets get back to gardening topics.  If
someone wants to continue political talks please put that in the subject
line so that I can delete it.  Liz don't give up on us yet!
zone 6b
where it has been glorious lately, more rain and cooler temps
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 10:42 PM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Fahrenheit 911

> Liz, not all of us are left in more than our handedness.  It does appear
> that those with left political leanings are more vocal at this point than
> those of us in the middle or leaning a little more right politically.   I
> not a fan of political name calling and bashing either, regardless of
> I do think that while there is freedom of speech, courtesy would dictate
> that the political discussions should be done privately rather than in our
> normally friendly little garden chat group.
> Keeping it in this forum does make those of us with a different viewpoint
> feel as though we are being told we are "stupid" for seeing another side
> things by the tone of recent discussions.  I don't carry on about Kerry,
> Kennedy (only to name a few)  or the things I find so distasteful on the
> left side, because I consider you all as friends and as individuals
> of having independent ideas and I wouldn't want to make you think I didn't
> hold you in high esteem even though I disagree with much of what I've
> politically on this list lately.
> I do love all of you out there, regardless of your politics, but I too am
> tiring of the one-sided nature of the political discussions as of late.
> Could we all get back to more "friendly" and less political topics?  Even
> topics regarding gardening, the ecology, natural resources and bills
> associated with that would be O.K. if it were couched as something for all
> to consider rather than laying blame and/or pointing fingers to this
> individual or party as if everything you read or hear in the press were
> fact.  There are two sides to every story.  And while we finger-point to
> some unnamed evil, remember that our society is what WE make of it and if
> wanted only one view, we could relax and let someone become dictator.
> O.K., I'm off my soapbox.
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Of Elizabeth Gessler
> Sent: Friday, June 25, 2004 7:43 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: RE: [CHAT] Farenheit 911
> Can someone please sned me the instructions to unsubscribe from this list.
> wasn't aware that this was a politic list with obvious very left leanings.
> Liz in PA
> Re-elect Bush-Cheney in 2004

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