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Re: Great Post

   You have my pledge.

> From: Jim Hawes <hawesj@gcnet.net>
> To: plitttleton@ce.net; hosta-open@mallorn.com
> Subject: Great Post
> Date: Thursday, September 09, 1999 7:39 AM
> Preston,
> I admired your post calling for reason and "treason". I hope you are not
> sent your notice again and possibly be suspended again, this time
> forever. These are unreasonable rules which may change daily according
> to the whims of the Tyrantess and her minions. Everyone is subject to
> "punishment" by our bad mother, told to go sit in the corner for 30 days
> for simply speaking our opinion when she has a bad day. There are more
> people than we know who have been warned or suspended, simply for
> speaking out freely. They do it in secret without anyone reporting it.
> We don't even know the count... they won't tell..
> It is time to become serious. I suggest a head count of people who will
> pledge to go to the convention, attend the business meeting, show that
> we have 2/3 majority which is required to change By-Laws, take over from
> the Tyrants within the organization, clean house and bring sanity back
> into our hosta society. I know this is a simplistic idea. But by being
> logical, straightforward, honest, fair and open , we can bring about
> change for the better. It can't get any worse, can it?  We need
> information first, nothing more at this stage.Also any volunteers to
> keep score and gather information...
> How many think this is an idea worth investigating?
> "I pledge to go to the Convention and express my vote contra  current
> developments in the AHS".............Jim Hawes...
> Let's see a show of hands with a pledge.   That's one!!!!!
> Jim Hawes
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