1994-12-12 - Re: Storm Brewing Over Forged Bob Rae Posting?

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From: jamesd@netcom.com (James A. Donald)
To: hfinney@shell.portal.com (Hal)
Message Hash: e1dd090ea3bef07e2dd3da03ae972364ff73d9bd395d43f785f782fd10b71c91
Message ID: <199412120014.QAA10945@netcom10.netcom.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1994-12-12 00:15:34 UTC
Raw Date: Sun, 11 Dec 94 16:15:34 PST

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From: jamesd@netcom.com (James A. Donald)
Date: Sun, 11 Dec 94 16:15:34 PST
To: hfinney@shell.portal.com (Hal)
Subject: Re: Storm Brewing Over Forged Bob Rae Posting?
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Hal writes
> One thing I do notice on reading the discussion in can.politics is the
> fact that despite the disclaimers in the message headers, some people
> took this as a forgery attempt on my part.  I wonder if it might be
> necessary to insert disclaimers into the body of the message as
> anon.penet.fi does, at least for messages to known mail-to-news
> gateways.

Relax:  The world has an unlimited supply of idiots, and 
nobody takes them seriously.

If you have ever posted satires, you will observe that no
matter how blatant the satire, and how many clues you put
in that it is a satire, you will always get indignant
replies that take you seriously.

We have the right to defend ourselves and our
property, because of the kind of animals that we        James A. Donald
are.  True law derives from this right, not from
the arbitrary power of the omnipotent state.            jamesd@netcom.com