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No worries. dermot At 10:38 20/03/03, you wrote: >Dear Dermot >My apologies, the bit i was reacting to was "you wrote" which appeared to >indicate that I had written the piece attached. Perhaps "You wrote" is an >automatic insert with your email program, i don't know, but as I read it, I >got the impression that you thought I was swallowing their propaganda and >even worse, propagating their propaganda. I was pretty annoyed as i was just >trying to pass information on to folk as quickly as possible so that folk >could generate responses to it (as people are) and so I thought, "God, you >can't post anything to the casi list without someone sending you a snotty >response". >So I thought you had jumped to an insulting conclusion, which I now >understand was wrong. >Email is a shit communication media, things often come out wrong and hasty >replies are sometimes the wrong replies. > I don't set out to insult anyone, nor do you as i am now assured. Apologies >for any ill feeling and good luck. >Richard >Voices > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "Dermot Moynihan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> >To: "Voices UK" <email@example.com> >Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 10:26 PM >Subject: Re: [casi] the "coalition" > > > > At 21:47 18/03/03, you wrote: > > > > I suggest you read my mail again and not jump to insulting conclusions. I > > was well aware that it was Sky News. Why do you think I said "This is what > > *they* would like us to think". > > Who the hell do you think *they* is? > > > > We don't need stupid nonsense like this at this time. I suggest you vent > > your anger and disappointment on those who are the cause of it not >somebody > > who gives an example of propaganda at work. > > > > Dermot > > > > >As should be obvious the message below was a news story from Sky's >website > > >and not, as Dermot appears to think, a statement on behalf of Voices > > >richard > > >Voices > > >----- Original Message ----- > > >From: "Dermot Moynihan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > >To: "Voices UK" <email@example.com> > > >Sent: Tuesday, March 18, 2003 9:26 PM > > >Subject: Re: [casi] the "coalition" > > > > > > > > > > At 21:03 18/03/03, you wrote: > > > > > http://www.sky.com/skynews/article/0,,30000-12271382,00.html > > > > > > > > > > US UNVEILS COALITION > > > > > > > > > >Some 30 countries are backing America in its war against Iraq. > > > > > > > > This is what they would like us to believe. 30 governments would be a >more > > > > accurate description. A country consists of a lot more people than a > > > > government. Their statement dismisses all the anti-war people (the > > > > majority) in those 30 countries.This, no doubt, is what they would >like. > > > > > > > > Incidentally my own, wretched, Irish Government whilst expressing > > > > platitudes about its neutrality allows US planes to refuel at Shannon > > > > Airport despite Ireland's cities seeing some of their biggest marches >ever > > > > protesting against the war. > > > > > > > > Rgds > > > > Dermot > > > > > > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk