From: David P. Hayes
Date: Thursday, November 20, 1997 7:40 AM
In article <email@example.com> , firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Gebert) wrote, beginning with a quote from Filmgene followed by a quote from me:
> > > Next, the committee found out virtually nothing about Communism.
> > Berliner states this in the second sentence of his
> So they weren't valid or useful…
No, Michael, you cut the quote out of context. It read (as anyone can verify):
> > Next, the committee found out virtually nothing
about Communism. The
> > Ten" were jailed not for being Communists but for refusing to answer
> > and name names before the Committee. They were convicted of contempt of
> > Congress.
> Berliner states this in the second sentence of his article.
The "…second sentence…" comment is in answer to the preceding two sentences, specifically "convicted of contempt of Congress," not "committee found out virtually nothing…"
> Yes, you should, so the next time you give to a
Republican candidate for
> Congress, I trust you'll admit to all the nutrition-deficient
> ex-welfare-babies that you were wrong. But hey, as someone said (it was
> either Lenin or Newt Gingrich), you can't make an omelet without breaking
> a few eggs.
False dichotomy, Michael. I don't support any of those named in your above paragraph. And the government shouldn't be breaking or acquiring eggs--just assuring the right to acquire them in free trade.
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