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From: "D. Spencer Hines" <>
Subject: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne
Date: Sat, 17 Jan 1998 10:38:47 -1000
You sound like a terrible prig.
Gentlemen "belittle another's point of view" --- i.e., point out the errors
and sloppy thinking --- all the time.
The Free Market of Ideas.
Some ideas are clearly better than others. For example "Racism" is a bad
idea. "Socialism" is a bad idea and has come a cropper.
Economic protectionism, i.e., "Beggar thy Neighbor" policies, constitute a
Descent from Charlemagne Means one is "Special" --- is a bad idea.
Do you understand the drift?
D. Spencer Hines --- Lady Astor, nee Nancy Langhorne of Danville,
Virginia --- first woman to serve as an MP --- [Conservative, Plymouth] ---
a Teetotaller, Appeaser and Ardent Francophobe; at a dinner party with
Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (1874-1965): "Winston, you're drunk!"
WLSC: "Yes Madam, I am---and you are ugly. But tomorrow, I shall be
sober---and you will still be ugly."
From: Bryan Scott Johnson <>
Date: Saturday, January 17, 1998 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: Order of the Crown of Charlemagne
>I really could care less about the Order of the Crown of Charlemagne;
>however, Mr. (and I offer him the honorific of a gentleman with no
>knowledge of him personally) Hines provides nothing of note to this
>news-group other than continual evidence of his pomposity and common
>origins. A true gentleman would never belittle another's point of view
>however wrong he considered it to be.
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