official english legislation

Dennis R. Preston preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU
Fri Jun 1 22:28:49 UTC 2001

Yes, I suspect larry has reason, as we say in some tongues, making
the proposers the real bottom-feeders of the entire mess, of course.


>At 4:19 PM -0400 6/1/01, Dennis R. Preston wrote:
>>Since this legistlation is proposed and supported by xenophobes and
>>racists (with some wiggle room for the truly ignorant), why ask about
>>"good conscience"?
>Or perhaps more accurately, proposed by the merely cynical, seeking
>to appeal to their xenophobic and racist constituents...

Dennis R. Preston
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Michigan State University
East Lansing MI 48824-1027 USA
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