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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 17:50:36 +0000
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How many [Germans, Italians, Belgians] did not "vote" for [Hitler, Mussolini, Leopold] but meekly acquiesced once he became "the boss"? - B. Clay Shannon

      From: Kevin Mac Donnell <[log in to unmask]>
 To: [log in to unmask] 
 Sent: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 9:41 AM
 Subject: Re: Boycott by International scholars???
Man is the only Patriot. He sets himself apart in his own country, under his 
own flag, and sneers at the other nations, and keeps multitudinous uniformed 
assassins on hand at heavy expense to grab slices of other people's 
countries, and keep them from grabbing slices of his. And in the intervals 
between campaigns he washes the blood of his hands and works for "the 
universal brotherhood of man"- with his mouth.
- "The Lowest Animal"

...the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism, is loyalty to the 
Nation ALL the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it.
- "The Czar's Soliloquy"

We despise all reverences and all the objects of reverence which are outside 
the pale of our own list of sacred things. And yet, with strange 
inconsistency, we are shocked when other people despise and defile the 
things which are holy to us.
- Following the Equator

I snipped these from Barb Schmidt's, and offer them without 
further comment.

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-----Original Message----- 
From: Warren Miller
Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 10:39 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Boycott by International scholars???

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't
vote for Trump. I wouldn't be caught dead voting for Trump. But, like it or
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" part
> 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=0_1fcbc04421-0f5839dc04-197446313&mc_cid=
> 0f5839dc04&mc_eid=58f0af41d7
> We all can see these are strange times in America;  but PLEASE COME, and
> fear not:
> -hb
> --
> Prof. Harold K. Bush
> Professor of English
> 3800 Lindell
> Saint Louis University
> St. Louis, MO  63108
> 314-977-3616 (w); 314-771-6795 (h)
> <>

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