[Homestead] statistics of annual military fatalities
waltonrp at gmail.com
Tue Apr 8 13:13:00 EDT 2008
> Did you actually take the time to check the facts on those statistics
> before forwarding to the list? Heck, if you do click on the link in
> the posting where the figures "may be confirmed by anyone," a pdf of
> the report is downloaded, and the first page of the report is an FAS
> note about a spam email making the rounds with inaccurate figures.
It's really unfortunate that people believe what they see and hear
without verification. It's especially true of internet information.
I'm constantly trying to get my mom and stepdad straight on emails
like this. They are especially stuck on the spam emails false emails
about Obama. They read 'em, they spread the information around and
they vote. Scary, but I think that a lot of people do the same thing.
Rob - Va
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