[amsat-bb] Re: AMSAT-BB Digest, Vol 5, Issue 25
clintbrad4d at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 15 17:06:01 PST 2010
>> ... If you are a member of AMSAT in my view short of threatening death or shouting fire when there is no fire...you pretty much get to lay ones two cents on the line ...
Yo, Robert - I'm coming over to your house this weekend. No, you didn't invite me, but I'll show up anyway. I am bringing my sick St. Bernard - he might mess up the carpet a little until he gets well. I might stay a week or so, I dunno. I kinda like that artwork on your mantle - I think I'll take it home with me when I leave. Sorry about the spilled Pina Colada stain on the rug - I get excited while watching San Diego Chargers football. And I knocked a hole in the wall of that back bedroom - to feed some cabling through for the portable tower I brought with me. The smoke damage from that little fire I accidentally started in the kitchen won't cost you too much in repairs - and the awful smell will go away in a year or so, no biggie. Hey - the fridge is now empty - great Omaha steaks, by the way ... and I used up all your charcoal ...
No, Robert, you would not welcome my presence in your house. You would ban me for life. You'd change the locks and have a restraining order issued.
A private club's (i.e., one not sponsored by the government) membership message board can be set up in any way its officials decide. Those that are not allowed in have no legal recourse. Heck, there was a post today right here that - if *I* were moderating the system - would never have been seen by anyone else.
And so it goes ....
Clint Bradford, K6LCS
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