Re: Output of your job "johnsorl"

Danny Yee (danny@STAFF.CS.SU.OZ.AU)
Fri, 21 Jul 1995 12:16:28 +1000

Robert Johnson writes:
> Earlier today I forwarded to the lists the fact that I had been
> allowed to join the HISTARCH and SPANBORD list groups by
> Arizona State University. Now I find that once again I have been
> thrown off these list groups by Anita Cohen-Williams.

I'm sure mailing lists exist for discussion of censorship. I can't
see that this is any more relevant to anthro-l than it would be to,
say, astrophysics-l. Yes, censorship is important -- but *nothing*
warrants spamming mailing lists. Take it to alt.censorship or to a
censorship list.

> Don't call my bluff. To many men and women have died in the armed
> forces of this country to guarantee our freedom of speech and
> right to dissent.

How often have the US armed forces been involved in combat as a
result of freedom of speech issues? I can't think of a
*single* example. Besides, these are the same armed forces that took
lead role in the dispossession of the Native American peoples, no?
As I've remarked before, I find your military/patriotic streak very

Danny Yee.