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I dunno. It would probably force Missouri to shut down the list,
which might not be the worst thing in the world, it's having lost all
academic
credibility long ago.

P.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Sunday, February 07, 2010 6:56 AM
Subject: Re: OT - Tea Party


> It's part of Eliot's fate, isn't it, that left-leaning academics with
> all their projects and agendas have commandeered his writing for their
> purposes and prejudices, which lend so little to actually understanding
> Eliot. Lately, that is, as this, too, will pass, as the dregs of so much
> Eliot criticism, i.e. most of it, will enter history as footnotes if it
> is remarked at all.
>
> Surely CR's witticism could not seriously be considered, by a rational
> person, to be anything but yet another in his string of posts to the
> list of pictures/Eliot quotes, mixed media puns, not meant for
> ideological advancement but for CR's by now highly identifiable brand of
> Eliot exploration/amusement. That anyone would not see this and make
> threats, and not be called on their over the top poor behavior
> ........what a sorry state.
>
> If CR is to cease and desist, then surely Carrol and Nancy and quite
> few others will have to forgo their double-standard list lifestyles,
> allowing themselves political commentary while breast-beatingly trying
> to deny it to others. Poor Carrol can't help himself. Let's not go that
far.
>
> Peter, tell your cousin to come on in: many are cold, but few are frozen.*
>
> Ken A
>
> *RIP Ralph McInerny
>
> Peter Montgomery wrote:
> > Does that mean that if my left-leaning cousin H. Simpson in Springfield,
> > Montana
> > throws shit at the window of the Republican Party Office, and sends me a
> > picture of it,
> > it would be okay for me to post it here? I've been trying to convince
him to
> > join
> > the list, but he thinks Eliot is too right wing, what  with his thing
about
> > being Royalist,
> > Anglo-Catholic, and Conservative.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Peter
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: <[log in to unmask]>
> > Sent: Saturday, February 06, 2010 11:43 AM
> > Subject: Re: OT - Tea Party
> >
> >
> >
> >> Well CR, when I saw the subject line of your post popup in my list and
> >> remembering another recent political themed post from you I thought you
> >> were inching across the line.  When I scrolled down to your expected
> >> Eliot quotation though, although there was no LOL, I did get a big
> >> smile.
> >>
> >>  > "Should I, after tea and cakes and ices,
> >>  > Have the strength to force the moment to its crisis?"
> >>
> >>
> >> As for the link as an ad: I didn't read the webpage but the teaser you
> >> gave made it seem that you linked to an informative article; maybe one
> >> curious Old World readers might find interesting. I didn't have to
> >> listen for a minute before getting to read the rest of what you had to
> >> say and I didn't have to click the link. Still, I would ask you to
eschew
> >> things like this and, in the future, remember that at TSE left-leaning
> >> links get leeway.
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>     Rick Parker
> >>
> >>
> >> Chokh Raj wrote:
> >>
> >>> My post on Tea Party -- it was rather inquisitive in nature than an
> >>>
> > advertisement -- I was in two minds, nonetheless -- to post or not to
> > post -- I'm sure, though, there is nothing "disgusting" about it. For me
> > it's like sharing an OT that rocks the people of a nation -- US on the
horns
> > of a dilemma, I suppose.
> >
> >>> As for poetry, it breathes freedom.
> >>>
> >>> Finally, Diana's note is more persuasive -- and so I readily yield :)
> >>>
> >>> Thanks, Diana.
> >>>
> >>> CR
> >>>
> >
> >