Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2010/03/11

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Subject: [Leica] Ooops
From: mark at (Mark Rabiner)
Date: Fri, 12 Mar 2010 01:28:17 -0500

> Mark the whole point is that people cannot live on air, and if they lose
> their jobs and go for months or even years (as MANY Americans are doing 
> now)
> then something has to give. You sell your possessions to eat. I'm glad you
> have not experienced that. Some of us here have and I can assure you that 
> in
> my case it had nothing to do with drugs or booze. I neither drink nor use
> drugs. Most people don't do drugs but most people do drink a little. I
> don't. Have never had the desire to. Too many drunks in my family who 
> fucked
> up their lives, didn't want to follow that path.
> When I wrote of selling gear in the past, it was not 'frivolous'. When
> Richard wrote of selling gear, it was not 'frivolous'. I've seen a lot of
> guys like you here in Ft. Wayne. Had money, looked down on those who had
> hard times, didn't understand what it was like. They do now, cause a lot of
> them are losing their homes, everything.
> -- 
> Chris Crawford
> Fine Art Photography
> Fort Wayne, Indiana
> 260-424-0897

Yes we already settled that and again I'll say I have no problem with
somebody selling their cameras to put food on the table. And if I did who
would care about anything I had to say I didn't wake up in the morning
stupid and insensitive.

Mark William Rabiner

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