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Re: Sad report

RL wrote:
> to All
> It is with some degree of sadness that I have to report that "the secret
> committee" sometine in the last 24 hours, elected to remove Jim Hawes,
> from the AHS robin.  I have reviewed all the postings leading up to this
> from the beginning.  I believe that Jom was completly justified in
> asking exactly what the reasons were, for his original "warning" .  He
> is even more justified if he wonders why ,when he asked for so simple an
> answer, he was left with silence!  Having little other recorse, Jim has
> entered a series of posts that were designed ask that same question on
> this forum.  He repeted some posts from others which some may find
> offfensive., but I can find none of Jims that were.  I have perhaps,
> known Jim longer than most of the rest of you.  I have never seen him
> ask for anything unjustified.  He has given time to all who asked for
> it.  I have over the years considered it a privledge, to have him
> explain many "plant mysteries" to me.  I have never seen or heard him be
> unkind.  The fact that he has injected some sense, in some notions, and
> corrected others, should not be misconstrued, as unkindness.  His
> removal is simply wrong!!!  Those who have done this (in the dark) ought
> to be ashamed of themselves.  This decision , of course was not given to
> those of us on the AHS robin.  It to was done in secret.  I have been
> quiet on this matter as it devloped during the last few days, but I will
> not see this continue any more.  I DEMAND an explination!!! not to Jim,
> but to the rest of us.  I think we deserve a thoughtful post telling
> how the "secret committee made this decision.  Please don't tell me
> "Jim's posts" .  If you can not provide this much needed explination, I
> request that each one of you resign !  No I don't care who you are, you
> seem to be little people who love to operate in the dark!
> Ran Lydell
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