Re: [gardeners] racism remarks

George Shirley (
Fri, 24 Dec 1999 08:41:16 -0600

John Harman wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Dec 1999, Robert Ripley wrote:
> > your ignorance is overwhelming
> > you really must be out in left field if you can defend the spew you 3 noted
> > down
> >
> >
>         What, facts are 'spew'. Maybe you need to eat some. People are
> entitled to opinion, and the right to express it. If that happens to be a
> criticism of other people and their cultures, then so be it. It's a thing
> called 'democracy'. Some do-gooder liberals in my country tried to bring
> in a thing called the 'race vilification act'. It was suppoed to stop me
> from calling people 'slope-heads','plate-facers' and 'wogs'. Didn't get
> past parliament. It's actually against the constitution as an infringement
> of my right to self expression.
>         Maybe you should move to a place like Korea where they don't have
> any rights at all.
> John

Okay, that's all. Next reference to racism, no matter by whom, or in
which context, gets the offender, or offenders,off the list. I have
asked for restraint and obviously am not getting it. First and last

George Shirley
listowner - gardeners