EF! Fined $1million in Idaho

D. Braun dbraun at u.washington.edu
Tue Nov 12 19:30:57 EST 1996

On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Lars E. Toftemark wrote:

> > > > case, it was.  Perhaps they will learn that "monkeywrenching" is
> > > > terrorism...illegal, immoral, and dangerous as well.
> > >
> > > Mike, Mike, Mike--- please don't jump on the "eco-terrorist" smear band
> > > wagon. We have been down this road before.  Remember the so-called
> > > Unibomber-EF! connection? It proved to be the product of media hype and
> > > planted, false stories by some anti-enviro zealots.  You simply demean
> > > yourself signing on to this sort of thing.
> > 
> > It's not a smear to applaud the punishment of a criminal act.  Interesting,
> > you should mention the "so-called Unabomber-EF connection".  I was
> > surprised, just today, when doing some research, to find the entire text of
> > the Unabomber's Manifesto....right off the Earth First homepage.
> > Forsooth.  Go look if you don't believe me.
> > 
> The thing that is more worriesome than the Unabomber-EF connection (real or otherwise) 
> is the Al Gore - Unabomber connection. Ted had a copy of Al Gore's book in his little 
> shack. Also, if you read the Gore's book "Earth in the balance" and the manifesto there 
> are several paragraphs where it is hard to determine who wrote them.  When I showed
> these paragraphs to friends they had hard time guessing who wrote which.  I don't care 
> that these views are in the marketplace, but it does bother me when they are held by
> the Vice-President.

If your tongue isn't firmly in cheek, its sticking out as you pant to this
wacko theory. Which is it?

		Dave Braun


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