1997-05-22 - Re: Wine Politics Again!

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From: “Attila T. Hun” <attila@primenet.com>
To: Kent Crispin <tcmay@got.net>
Message Hash: aa51601a349ec55c5a0256052102a0e42ff3e79259a8d58ab91c84e9665d3836
Message ID: <199705221828.MAA22184@infowest.com>
Reply To: <19970520231014.03100@bywater.songbird.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-05-22 18:43:12 UTC
Raw Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 02:43:12 +0800

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From: "Attila T. Hun" <attila@primenet.com>
Date: Fri, 23 May 1997 02:43:12 +0800
To: Kent Crispin <tcmay@got.net>
Subject: Re: Wine Politics Again!
In-Reply-To: <19970520231014.03100@bywater.songbird.com>
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on or about 970520:2310 Kent Crispin <kent@songbird.com> expostulated:

+On Tue, May 20, 1997 at 04:46:08PM +0000, Attila T. Hun wrote:

+>    government is its own end:  power corrupts, and absolute power 
+>    corrupts absolutely.  hasn't changed yet in history.  even the 
+>    greats, Solomon, David, etc. fell prey to the siren song of power;
+>    why should far more inferior men like Bubba, who has absolutely 
+>    nothing to his credit except deceit, be exempt?

+"Power corrupts..." isn't a property of governments, it is a property 
+of individual human beings.

    aw, come on, Kent --you remind me of the faggots dancing around
    Harvard Square in 1960 when TOCSIN was in its heyday before it
    became SANE.   

    jocks used to go down there on Saturday mornings to bait them
    into attacking so the Irish cops could bust them.  some peaceniks
    managed to be rather violent with their placards.

    If you have not figured it out --government is the *enabler*
    to corrupt absolute power.

    I just love idealistic peaceniks, the better ones taste just like 

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