Re: [OT[UnOfficial Unsubscribe FAQ
On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 07:12:59AM -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
> On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 18:58:05 -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
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> > On Thu, Jan 01, 2004 at 02:06:31PM -0500, Paul Morgan wrote:
> >> Given the current security climate, it's quite possible that your last
> >> remark has caused your mail to end up in the inbox of some spook who might
> >> also read your sig and add two and two to get five.
> > Like anybody in national security gives a flying fuck about some
> > off-handed joke in a relatively obscure mailing list.
> Just one example, from memory:
> You are obviously unaware of the US schoolboy who, during the Cold War,
> had the Soviet travel agency (can't remember its name now, InTourist,
> maybe) mail him some USSR tourist brochures for a school project.
> He became the subject of intense FBI/CIA scrutiny for a significant period
> of time. His house was watched, he was photographed, mail was opened, the
> family telephone was tapped, etc.
I know the title will offend, but you should read the book "Useful
Idiots" by Mona Charen.
The phrase was Lenin's.
About you :-)