blocking the Dick Armey
cjs10 at cornell.edu
Mon Oct 2 15:22:54 PDT 2000
Speaking of which, has anyone downloaded the new version of Eudora?
(V.5). The mailboxes now contain an extra column that allows the program
to label the "mood" of the writer (the software is called moodwatch) by
associating little red chili peppers with the message. Soft, friendly
exchanges between my friends and me Eudora has sometimes bitchily slapped
with two red chilies; on LBO, recently, she gave the "fuckme pumps" post
re: libertarian socialism one chili, but Kelley got no chilis for using the
word "spank" in her previous post on that subject; Justin's eager response
merited two... as did John Halle's post about Pollit on Nader, this Dick
Armey post from Doug, and ChuckO's on spreading rumors. In that last one,
d'you suppose it was "bullshit" or "brutality" that got the fickle
Wonder what this post'll get...
Ho HO! I just got a thrillingly dominatrix message from Eudora when I hit
the Send button: "Your message to "lbo-talk at lists.panix.com" re: "Blocking
the Dick Armey" is the sort of thing that might get your keyboard washed
out with soap, if you get my drift. You might consider toning it down."
gasping in anticipation
At 06:19 03-10-00, you wrote:
>[better late than never - pointed to by Sam Smith's Progressive Review]
>Wired news - September 28, 2000
>Hey Armey, You've Been Filtered
>by Joyce Slaton
>When Congressman Dick Armey (R-Texas) spoke up in favor of filtering
>software and other Net censorship measures, he probably didn't think it'd
>come back to bite him in the, um, ass.
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