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Agreed.  And for what it's worth, I agree with him much more than I
disagree...

-----Original Message-----
From: Gary Hodgson & Associates [mailto:ghodgson(--nospam--at)bellnet.ca] 
Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2005 8:14 AM
To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
Subject: Re: Bill Polhemus

I say leave Bill on-that's what freedom of speech is about. And 
occasionally, he makes a good point.
Gary

On 8 Sep 2005 at 5:47, Javier Encinas wrote:

> Maybe we should request it formally as a group to the administrator.
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: chuck utzman 
>   To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org 
>   Sent: Thursday, September 08, 2005 2:22 AM
>   Subject: Re: Bill Polhemus
> 
> 
>   Unfortunately the list administrator has been  absent for some time.
>    Bill has constantly abused the situation to initiate these
>   "discussions" repeatedly.  His head is so far up his ass that he now
>   doesn't even regard his rants as political-- he seems to think he's
>   just providing a public service educational service for us
>   unenlightened engineers.
> 
>   His primary source seems to be Faux News & various right-wing blogs.
>    I would guess from his surplus of free time, he's as valued an
>   engineer in his home town as he is an objective observer here.  If
>   you have a junk mail filter you can perhaps tag his posts as Junk. 
>   This doesn't really solve the problem since enough of us rise to the
>   bait to clog up as otherwise valuable forum with inappropriate
>   discussions/comments.
> 
>   One can only hope someday the list administrator  will throw his ass
>   off this list. Chuck Utzman, P.E.
> 
>   Rich Warren wrote: 
>     TO ALL:
> 
> 
> 
>     I recently joined this forum with the intent to discuss matters
>     related to our trade - Structural Engineering.  However, only one
>     in twenty e-mails is related to the field.  The rest, to me are
>     undesirable and should be taken to another forum.  Is there anyone
>     on the Board of SEA participating in this forum?  Can something be
>     done to hold down the political rantings and inappropriate
>     discussions?
> 
> 
> 
>     It is entirely appropriate to discuss matter related to Katrina as
>     they affect our trade.  The rest should be taken offline.  Please
>     be more considerate of others in the future.
> 
> 
> 
>     Rich Warren P.E.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> ------
> 
>     From: Bill Polhemus [mailto:bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc] 
>     Sent: Wednesday, September 07, 2005 7:34 AM
>     To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
>     Subject: Re: Katrina emergency response
> 
> 
> 
>     Kevin Polin wrote: 
> 
>     His dedication reminds me of the blind dedication and allegiance
>     that the Germans showed to Hitler.Sad really.
> 
>     As opposed to the blind dedication you people have to unlimited,
>     unfettered government, I guess.
> 
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