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From: John Carpenter <>
Subject: Re: Closed minds reinforce decay
Date: Wed, 3 Dec 1997 20:45:57 -0800 (PST)
Oh, Roger, I didn't mean for us to flame the English,
only calling for SI, Scots and Irish to forget
enmities and hang together before they hang
separately. But the troubles are mostly their doing.
However our Celtic hard (round?) heads don't help.
---Roger Hillhouse wrote:
> Boy oh boy, have you ever misread your history.
The Anglo-Normans sat
> in their London Clubs renting land in smaller and
smaller parcels until
> nobody could make a living on it. Then they would
throw the poor sap
> off and put another on -- if you have nothing,
anything looks better.
> The Scotch-Irish moved on to America and the Irish
returned to Northern
> Ireland. What do you think the Easter Rising was
> father-in-law was a returned soldier at the end of
WWI and got into the
> Black and Tans. He got out when he was ordered by
his commander to
> assassinate an Irish leader. The English are
responsible for the
> current situation.
> Roger Hillhouse
> San Diego, California
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