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Subject: [Leica] Dimes For Hunger
From: jls at (Jeffery Smith)
Date: Sat Jul 10 16:29:49 2004

Too much self-esteem I guess. I think I recall saying "Hell no!"

You're being disingenuous, Marc. Bringing Matthew in for support doesn't
help your cause either. The hypocrisy is palpable.

Jeffery Smith
New Orleans, LA

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Marc
James Small
Sent: Saturday, July 10, 2004 6:18 PM
To: Leica Users Group
Subject: RE: [Leica] Dimes For Hunger

At 06:01 PM 7/10/04 -0500, Jeffery Smith wrote:
>This would seem to put a dent in your request for charitable donations
>for Bob Shell's defense fund. You are telling us that we should just
>"Hell no!" to requests for donations, and that you do your work as an
>attorney in place of charity. I would guess then that you should
>represent Bob for free. I think that's a great idea.


My question was not about giving money;  my question was why folks would
attend such a slide-show.  Tina has clarified this by indicating that
shows no pictures of starving urchins but, in the end, would YOU attend
such a show?  I certainly would drive far and long to avoid such an
exhibibition if I knew that they were seeking money at the end.

I prefer the direct approach:  ask, and give, and then it goes away.
by the way, my records do not show a contribution from you for the Shell
Defense Fund -- did you make one that failed to get noted?

Marc  FAX:  +540/343-7315
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