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First Amendment allows anyone to add to their signature and that includes
those who desire to share something about themselves, and the importance of
faith and belief in God, in their post. Many signatures also include
common , non religious, sayings. IF we begin to eliminate some then all
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Ann Byrne
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 6:02 PM
Subject: Re: List Rules (was RE: Warning, political article link included,
concerning Social Security for people with a disability)
Many personal signatures on the list include religious statements. Why are
At 04:45 PM 11/17/2020, you wrote:
Blindfirstname.lastname@example.org but religion and politics are off limits
everything else goes.
On 11/17/2020 11:17 AM, James English wrote:
What are these lists? I've been looking for a general blindness list
for a while
On 11/17/20, Dale Heltzer <email@example.com> wrote:
C'mon y'all, we get a reminder on the first of each month what the
list rules are... one of which is:
2: Stay on topic. We're a JFW-oriented list. That said, anything
related to JFW, its functionality with programs etc is acceptable. If
it doesn't have to do with JFW, it doesn't belong on the list. This
includes, but isn't limited to, talk of other screen readers such as
I would also add, as an admonition, that advising anyone to simply
hit the Delete key shows disrespect for fellow list members.
There are other lists on which this material *would be appropriate.
Many of us subscribe to such lists and don't appreciate the
cross-posting when said posting is outside the purview of a given list.
And now, I wish you all well.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Jaffar
Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2020 9:03 AM
Subject: Re: Warning, political article link included, concerning
Social Security for people with a disability
And there are people on this list, from outside of America, who are
not in the least interested in what goes on politically over there.
On 17/11/2020 9:07 pm, Michael Mote wrote:
This article has no business on this list. If a republican would have
posted something pro Trump, everybody would be up in arms over it,
but this was allowed. Doesn't seem fair to me.
Political opinions have no place here. Just my two cents. Let's stick
to the reason for this list, and keep our political opinions to
ourselves or at least on lists besides this one.
<firstname.lastname@example.org><mailto:email@example.com> On Behalf Of Richard
Sent: Monday, November 16, 2020 7:41 PM
Subject: Warning, political article link included, concerning Social
Security for people with a disability
If you are receiving Social Security for a Disability, you may want
to read this.
"The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has this to say on the subject
There is an art, it says, or rather, a knack to flying. The knack
lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss."
--Douglas Adams, from Life, The Universe and Everything, p.59
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