[internetworkers] republican email

Ian Meyer ianmeyer at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 22:29:45 EDT 2004

nah, they dont think im dead, just that my email doesn't work


On Fri, 3 Sep 2004 22:03:37 -0400, Tom Boucher <trekkie at nomorestars.com> wrote:
> On Sep 3, 2004, at 6:41 PM, Ian Meyer wrote:
> > I (and other members of my family) used to routinely get emails like
> > this from the conservative in-laws, who probably thought they were
> > doing their moral duty to try to save us from ourselves and help us to
> > see the light.
> Junk mail button is better, that way your family doesn't think you died.
> I'll never forget the look on my mother's face when at 16 I told her if
> she was going to sign the family name on this church sponsored
> anti-abortion advertisement that she sign each persons name
> individually and make sure mine wasn't on it.
> Please please please don't take this as a pro/anti abortion fight
> picking, just a comment that I thought of when I saw that.   Personally
> I'd never want an abortion, but then I can't get pregnant in the first
> place.   We had to try very hard to have our first little one with
> in-vitro and were even semi-shunned for doing that since 2 eggs were
> put in and only one came out.   Had some 'family friends' decide that
> was bad, and got rather hostile when I informed them that actually 13
> eggs were fertilized.
> I sit here watching the now almost 3 year old playing on
> Playhousedisney.com with a computer and know I did the right thing to
> work very hard to try and bring that special little life into the
> world.
> Of course for Christmas 2002 we found out our second one was coming
> that was 'medically impossible' according to the person that did the
> in-vitro four our first child.   So someone was looking out for us, I
> just don't feel that I could ever want someone in office that feels
> they need to legislate their someone onto my someone when 2000 years of
> history wrote and re-wrote the dogma that this someone is built off of.
> But what do I know.
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