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What America does or doesn't do has international consequences for people all over the world and hearing their opinions is vitally important to me!
From: Mark Twain Forum [[log in to unmask]] on behalf of John's Email [[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 3:50 PM
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Subject: Re: Boycott by International scholars???

Saying "hissy fit" and "get over it" feels VERY UN-Twain!!!!

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> On Feb 1, 2017, at 12:35 PM, Gina Sully <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Dear Warren,
> It doesn't feel like hissy fits to those of us whose identities are being
> demonized. Thank you for your compassion and support.
> Yours,
> Gina
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> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 8:39 AM, Warren Miller <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> If people outside our country want a say in how we do things, they have a=

>> simple solution: Become an American citizen. Until/unless they do that,
>> their opinions about America and/or about how we do things and/or what we=

>> do don't a damned thing to me. . .or, I'd bet, to any American who can
>> think half-way logically. I suspect that what I'm saying here will offend=

>> any number of Hard-Left colleagues in this Forum. For the record, I didn'=
>> vote for Trump. I wouldn't be caught dead voting for Trump. But, like it o=
>> not, he's the POTUS now, and everyone wetting their pants and throwing
>> hissy-fits just needs to grow up and get over it.
>>> On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 10:57 AM, Hal Bush <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>>> Folks, I thought some of you might like to see this, especially as the
>>> deadline for August's MT conference in Elmira looms.
>>> Personally I would strongly encourage our beloved overseas scholars to
>>> submit and to come to Elmira in August.  I can tell you that for me,
>> having
>>> our wonderful overseas guests come and participate means a lot, and is
>>> always one of the highlights of the conference.  The "International" par=
>>> of the conference title is important to us all.  PLEASE COME, and fear
>>> not:
>>> trump-entry-ban-some-scholars-are-boycotting-us-based-
>>> conferences?goal=3D0_1fcbc04421-0f5839dc04-197446313&mc_cid=3D
>>> 0f5839dc04&mc_eid=3D58f0af41d7
>>> We all can see these are strange times in America;  but PLEASE COME, and=

>>> fear not:
>>> -hb
>>> --
>>> Prof. Harold K. Bush
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>>> Saint Louis University
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>>> <>
>> --
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