EF! Fined $1million in Idaho
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?
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