July 7th, 2004

Geri's Fred

Oh my, the Sierra Club?

It says here that anti-immigration activists are/have been attempting to take over the Sierra Club so they can deliver their [expletive deleted] message in a seemingly innocuous and ostensibly "liberal" wrapper. Grumble.

For more information, check out this link at the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report web site: Hostile Takeover.

For the record, while I believe it as reasonable and permissible to discuss immigration concerns as it is to discuss environmental concerns, I don't believe is it appropriate to mix the two; I think it's even less appropriate to hijack one discussion to make points about another.

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Fredcritter with camera

Fred falls for a meme....

In 1949 (the year you were born)
Harry Truman is president of the US

Treaty signed by US, Canada and other countries establishes the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

German Federal Republic (West Germany) is established

A communist government is established in mainland China

John Belushi, Erik Estrada, and Bruce Springsteen are born

The Second Sex by Simone de Behavior is published

New York Yankees win the World Series;
Philadelphia Eagles win the NFL Championship;
Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup

What Happened the Year You Were Born?
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Unca Fredcritter sez: Hey Kids! If you do this and post it, remember to check the "Don't auto-format:" box in the settings so as not to take up lots of extra vertical space!!!

He also mutters that he sometimes feels rather old and tired, but that's not important now…

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