cj#459> 6Feb96 Tidbits


Richard Moore

Date: Wed, 31 Jan 1996
Sender: "David E. Anderson" <•••@••.•••>
Subject: re: China and Taiwan

Thanks for forwarding that coverage, Richard.  A small, less-alarming, less
informative article appeared in today's San Francisco Chronicle.  The article
warned of military movements in the area and escalating tension directed at


David E. Anderson/New Media Support, Worldwide Support, Oracle Corporation

Date: Sat, 3 Feb 1996
From: "Michael P. Walsh" <•••@••.•••>
To: •••@••.•••
Subject: cj#456> U.S. Customs seizures (:<)

In reply to your question about seeing this in the media (I
assume your comment included television).

One of the TV stations I watch (can't remember which channel, but
it was a Los Angeles station, I usually shift thru Channels 5, 7,
and 9.  It was not a cable channel.

The TV report described the seizing of the computers, bound for
Cuba and stated as for medical purposes.  I believe at least the
US made computer export to Cuba is in violation of US law.  The
TV cameras showed no real violence, although the report of the
officers dragging away protestors, who were apparently trying to
walk across the boarder with some computers, was correct.  Of
course, I don't know what happened off camera, but the items
report of a "violent attack" seems a vast exageration of what
looked like authorities trying to do their duty.  I won't argue
the Cuba embargo status.  I don't like Castro's totalitarian
regime but I don't know if the embargo, especially on obsolete
computers really makes sense.  However, it is a political
football in an election year.

Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996
From: No World Order <•••@••.•••>
Subject: 800 number for Congress (fwd)
To: Agent of Change <•••@••.•••>

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 00:43:04 -0500

The following is from the Intelligence Service

  Toll Free calling to Congress

1) Dail 1-800-444-1555
2) They will give you a short recorded message.
3) Follow instructions (need touch tone phone)
4) Enter a zip code... gives you names of your Congressional delegation
5) Make a choice of the Representative or Senator to whom you wish to speak.
6) When the staff person answers you are set to discuss ANY ISSUE YOU WANT!

7) Couple of tricks...we found they limit the number of calls to 3 from each
number.      Solution:  public phones are everywhere... enjoy Exxon's
corporate attempt to     influence "grassroots democracy".

8) Give this number to everyone and every organization and every talk show.

9) Forget where you got this number

Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996
Sender: •••@••.•••
Subject: Re: Sitting Here in Limbo

I keep getting a sense of witnessing the fall of the Roman Empire. There
had to be people, good in heart, who inwardly agonized over the debauchery
gaining momentum in their land. I keep thinking it can't happen here...not
in my lifetime. But it's like everyone's asleep  except for the
powermongers who are greedily gobbling up everything. One by one, they
would strip away every safeguard erected either by nature or statute to
protect the public: the EPA, the FDA, the fossil fuels, the trees and rain
forests, the ozone layer, the first amendment..."screw everyone" all to
serve self righteousness and greed, and to feed an insane and insatiable
profit machine.

The general public thinks this is a good thing...that they will save money
on their phone bills because of increased competition.

And Nero fiddled...


Across the planet, we're all one people...we just have different service
Macintosh forever.


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