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> -----Original Message-----
> From: CarlS95(--nospam--at) [mailto:CarlS95(--nospam--at)]
> Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 1:25 AM
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)
> Subject: ADA (was something about building codes)
> In fact, the ADA is the best thing to come along to help people with
> disabilities have access to the things non-disabled people have, and your
> comment shows complete close-mindedness.

Sorry, but there is more than one view on this. The FACT is that while there
might be some "aid" given to the disabled via ADA, it is MORE than offset by
the onerous burden placed on businesses--and we're not talking about just
the "big business" that you types love to bash, but SMALL businesses
primarily--through outrageous, contradictory and arbitrary regulations.

This notion that you have to "stick it" to those who "have" so that those
who "have not" can get a "fair shake" has led to outright tyranny.

And pardon me for saying so, but you fired the first salvo. Your statements
are nothing short of ignorant themselves.

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