Note to the "ladder of force left"

Stephen E Philion philion at
Thu Oct 18 23:15:12 PDT 2001

Hi Lou, I was referring to a later piece that McReynolds wrote that was on LBO earlier in the week or late last week. I've misplaced mine...


Stephen Philion Lecturer/PhD Candidate Department of Sociology 2424 Maile Way Social Sciences Bldg. # 247 Honolulu, HI 96822

On Thu, 18 Oct 2001, Lou Paulsen wrote:

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Stephen E Philion <philion at>
> >Lou,
> >Where on the ladder do you put Dave MacReynolds?
> >Steve
> The only statement of McReynolds that I have in front of me is the initial
> WRL statement which was posted on ZNet and reproduced elsewhere. It
> criticizes US militarism and opposes a military response. There's nothing
> in that statement that gets him onto the ladder in my view. McReynolds and
> I have had disagreements before, but they have not, as I recall, been over
> the question of whether to trust in the departments of state, defense, and
> justice.
> lp

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