HOORAY for Surgeon General Elders!!

Leah Larkin leah at BONGO.CC.UTEXAS.EDU
Thu Dec 9 22:20:51 EST 1993

On 9 Dec 93, dg5a+ at andrew.cmu.edu wrote:

>Oh, please!!  Jocelyn Elders is certifiably insane!
>She said something on the lines of, "We need safer guns, and safer
>bullets. And since we have car licenses we should have Gun licenses."
>How ridiculous is THAT??  She wears a military-type uniform (because,
>after all, she IS the Surgeon GENERAL), and talks about how we need gun
>licenses??  Where has she been all these years?  Oh yeah.  Arkansas. 
>Well, maybe they don't have gun licenses there, but most of the country
>does.  Isn't "safer bullets" an oxymoron?  What should the bullet do? 
>Hold out a sign that says "BANG"?  Please!  
>What's comes after she teaches our kindergarten children about sex? 
>Starting a safe-shooting campaign?  "Teenagers are going to shoot
>anyway.  So, let's GIVE them the guns, and teach them how to use
>them......beginning with the pre-schools."
>J. Elders churns my stomach.
>        Dan  
>It's still the economy, and he's still stupid.

Mindnumbingly interesting to hear your personal political opinions, but
what the hell does this have to do with Plant Biology?

Just curious,
Leah Larkin

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