----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, August 10, 2002 8:56
Subject: Re: [RC] ROC/NC/Corruption
Annie, et al
I know this horse has been beat to death, but I'm
going to smack it again. The personal attacks and juvenile name-calling
has to stop. Yes, I'd like to know people's opinions on the ROC, etc.,
etc., but dammit, it's hard to wade though all the back-of-the-school bus
name-calling to get to the "meat" of the message. Things on this list
frequently remind me of political ads running on TV. I don't want to hit
the "mute button" on Ridecamp. I subscribed to this list to LEARN.
If I wanted to hear juvenile name-calling, I'd go volunteer to be a playground
monitor at the elementary school. THIS DOES NOT RELATE JUST TO THE
DISCUSSIONS OF THE ROC!!!
I've seen people time and again resort to this
behavior whenever a hot-button issue comes up. We're supposed to be
adults here (usually), and it's not setting a good example for the kids on
this list if we start acting younger than they do!
That could have a whole lot to do with what Steph
said. No way would I trade jobs with her -- I don't have the