At 04:04 PM 11/8/2004, Deborah A. Fleming wrote:

Wow, Eleanor! Since you have it all figured out, why the hysteria?

You can't refute anything I said, so instead you decide it's hysteria. You could at least not steal the word I used in the first place.

All of that vitriole from you, much of it fact-free, is unnecessary, and maybe
even a little scary.  I am sure it says much more to non-Americans about the
current state of our society in this country than it does about anything else.

I seem to have missed the documentation you provided for your "facts." Cite me chapter and verse for your outrageous statements, and I'll be glad to respond in kind.

Calm down, or don't, but you are the one who has turned this into something
hateful. You might want to consider getting some help harnessing that anger
before you hurt yourself. I'm glad you don't know where I live.

It's a cute but transparent tactic to attack the messenger rather than the message. Instead of refuting anything I said, you suddenly decide you're above the fray. You started the entirely inappropriate discussion, but now you can't take the heat when someone openly disagrees. So you try to make the discussion about me, instead of about the political issues you raised.

That's really all. I don't have time for this kind of nonsense.

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