"Touching shuttle debris may cause bad spirits to invade your body!"
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Sun Feb 2 11:06:30 PST 2003
Tim May wrote...
"Last laugh: CNN is carrying (10:06 a.m. PST) an "information" slug at the
bottom of a Wolf Blitzer interview: "Columbia was traveling 18 times faster
than the speed of light."
Yes, "speed of light." "
Yo Choate! Want to take a crack at this? Please explain using your theories
how the shuttle can be traveling 18 times faster than light!
"Ain't I a stinker?"
>From: Tim May <tcmay at got.net>
>To: cypherpunks at lne.com
>Subject: "Touching shuttle debris may cause bad spirits to invade your
>Date: Sun, 2 Feb 2003 10:19:27 -0800
>Journalists may as well be saying the above, saying that shuttle debris has
>evil spirits which can come out if the debris is touched.
>Part of the dumbing down of America, and of journalism. (I just heard one
>Fox News anchorbimbo referring to the Russian rocket launched today as
>"bringing supplies to the space station.)
>The journalists are spouting the NASA line that shuttle debris may be "hot"
>and may have dangerous substances. Right. As if the heat and spinning and
>12000 mph turbulence hasn't scrubbed every surface of its volatiles.
>What they want is for people not to collect the pieces and hang on to them
>on their fireplace mantles. Or to try to sell them at flea markets and
>But the only way they think they can frighten people off is to utter
>obvious gibberish about how the pieces are "hot" and "may be toxic."
>"DALLAS (AP) - From corrosive fuels to ammonia-like liquids, insulation and
>plastics, space shuttle Columbia carried a witch's brew of toxic and
>caustic materials designed to work in the hostile environment of space.
>"Authorities warned the public to stay away from shuttle debris because it
>could be harmful.
>"Perry said either liquid oxygen from the shuttle's fuel system or liquid
>nitrogen used to inflate the tires could be dangerous. "
>Right. Those charred and warped pieces of metal are going to have liquid
>oxygen and/or liquid nitrogen on them...after the fall and after sitting on
>the ground (not to mentioned being so "hot," other NASA droids and
>(Needless to say, any look at the images of the designated officials
>picking up the bits of debris shows no HAZMAT suits, no welding gloves to
>deal with the "hot" debris. The pickup crews are just wearing ordinary
>coveralls and uniforms.)
>Last laugh: CNN is carrying (10:06 a.m. PST) an "information" slug at the
>bottom of a Wolf Blitzer interview: "Columbia was traveling 18 times faster
>than the speed of light."
>Yes, "speed of light."
>Speaking of journalists, why does Wolf Blitzer repeat this obvious lie
>about the metal bits and pieces being tainted by evil spirits? Because
>these so-called journalists are stooges for the state.
>A real journalist would just roll his eyes and say "Look, folks, NASA wants
>these pieces to be aid in reconstructing the accident. There are no traces
>of liquid propellants and deadly chemicals on these pieces. And they
>certainly didn't stay hot for long. NASA is trying to get us to feed you
>jive so you'll be properly frightened and won't touch them.?"
>--Tim May, Occupied America
>"They that give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety
>deserve neither liberty nor safety." -- Benjamin Franklin, 1759.
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