Ron Freeman k5mm at ARRL.NET
Sat Jun 23 18:24:42 EDT 2001

Amen and well said.

ron k5mm

----- Original Message -----
From: "john w. king" <jbkking at BELLSOUTH.NET>
Sent: Saturday, June 23, 2001 3:00 PM
Subject: enough?

> You public gripers who are attacking Mr. Groom and Mr. Zook are as
> agrravating and aggitating as they are. QUESTION: When you get screwed on
> deal or your widowed relative or friend gets conned out of her husband's
> estate, will you be so quiet and professional or will you go to yelping
> a whipped dog? I happen to believe that it is good for the hobby if the
> crooks are labeled or the false accusers are revealed.
> I don't find the subject matter you complain about as aggravating as some
> person starting a thread about how to remove Parrot Poop from the grille
> a Tasmanian built SLT 47 regenerative receiver and receiving 1, 907
> suggestions, all of which disagree with the others, or some goof starts
> "wondering out loud" what if Art Collins had built the Messiner Signal
> Shifter and would it have been a signal shifter if Art had built it? Then
> there are those who start a thread that Mr. Heath is alive and well and is
> going to sell kits again, and if he doesn't, why don't we defy good
> practices and do it ourselves? Then there are those who smoke the wacky
> tobaccy and start "what iffin" all over the reflectors and the thread goes
> on for weeks. The reflectors are like soap operas, you can leave for two
> weeks and not miss a thing because the nauseating threads just go on and
> and on and on and on, and most of the time don't make a diddily S______
> anyway!!!
> So all of you reflector police think about it!!! With your opinion AND
> you can usually take 75 cents and get a good cup of coffee here in
> Louisiana!!! If you don't like it, don't read it!!! If you don't want to
> keep it, delete it!!!  Just as I take nausea medicine because of all the
> meaningless jibberish threads that all the "what iffers" and "wonderers"
> start, you can go to Wal Mart and get some generic alka seltzers and "be
> happy" LIKE ME!!!!!
> By the way, think about this, keeping silent about bad business deals only
> protects the crook and if the crook isn't a crook and someone is calling
> one, then to muzzle the alleged crook isn't fair to the ALLEGED CROOK. How
> else can he exonerate himself? I believe these folks who want to police
> free speech would probably be the first ones to take our guns. This is not
> meant as personal to Al(Anchor) or Marvin, because I consider them my
> reflector friends, but I believe we should not attempt to silence
> just for the sake of peace. Peace is not a NORMAL state of existence,
> has always been and and always will be wars and rumors of wars. Only the
> present day American would rather lay down to tyranny. Flame away, but as
> Mr. Zook said I will consider the source as you have done already. 73,
> Peace, and "Be Happy", John, K5PGW

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