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Skeptic Tank by deleting any and all possible text files which describes
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those who report. - Fredric L. Rice, The Skeptic Tank, 09/Sep/95
From news.interserv.net!news.sprintlink.net!noc.netcom.net!netcomsv!uu3news.netcom.com!netcomsv!uucp3.netcom.com!lavc!lavc!dennis.l.erlich Wed Jul 19 09:30:02 1995
Subject: WHY THE CLAMS ARE SO MAD?
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Date: Mon, 17 Jul 95 14:35:07 -0700
>Robert Marcus <102020.1551@CompuServe.COM> farted wetly:
>##Give it up, Richardson. Start digging your grave
>##instead. You'll be there any day now, most likely sooner than
>##you think and 6 feet closer to your ultimate destination.
>Oi!!! Everyone -- This is a DEATH THREAT!
>The question I have is why?
>I can think about four answers:
>1) This newsgroup is a steady source of money for the legal fight
> against the Co$. The Co$ wants to stop that, and a death threat
> against one of the best writers is their way to do so.
Diane has done a fabulous job with documentation and is even
trying to sort out the AOL mess. It's a lot of work she
>2) Put pressure on Erlich. Something along the lines of "if you
> will continue to be a bad boy, your girl friend will *suffer*."
I've been told in no uncertain terms that anyone around me
will be caused trouble by my stand. It has proven to be the
>3) A decoy. While we are busy with the death treat the Co$ may
> be doing some dirty tricks in a different direction.
Each negative mention of the cult in the mainstream press and
each negative comment from a de-lurker is a down stat for
Right now they've got more holes in dikes than fingers
(wangers really) to plug them.
Always a factor with the scienos.
Do mine count? I'm certainly anybody.
>Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent. -- Salvor Hardin
"... and the second to last of the oppressed. The last being
faith." -- Me
Rev. Dennis L Erlich * * the inFormer * *
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