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Subject: [Leica] A Tale of two flags
From: photo at (Nathan Wajsman)
Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2016 06:19:21 +0200
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What sick fucks! Why would they target your car specifically?


Nathan Wajsman
Alicante, Spain <>
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> On 20 Sep 2016, at 02:20, Barney Quinn <bjq1 at> wrote:
> Someone scattered some single edge razor blades on the drivers seat of my 
> car overnight. I noticed them before I got in the car. Thank God. I want 
> to tell you what I saw and felt. To my eye the scene was very much 
> dominated by the so called confederate flag. To me it symbolizes so much I 
> do not want this Nation to be about. It feels to me as if these negative 
> and hateful things are close to overwhelming us. A boat docked several 
> spots ahead of Net?s Pride is flying an American flag which is flapping 
> proudly in the breeze. To me Old Glory symbolizes what I think our Nation 
> should be about. Fairness, Justice, Tolerance. Just as the American Flag 
> in this picture is small, and isn?t so easy to see it feels to me as if 
> these very worthwhile and necessary goals are now only a glimpse of 
> something distant and far off swamped and overwhelmed by what is going on 
> this election year. That is what I felt. It is what I saw. It is why I 
> took and posted the picture.
> Thanks for the razor blades. I have been warned. Let me return the favor. 
> For those of you who think that the system doesn?t work, that you have 
> been passed,  and that this justifies your anger and tactics because the 
> system needs to be shaken or and taken down. You may not think that you 
> have much to loose. But you do. Far more that you realize and you may well 
> not know how much until it is gone. Beware. The fire that you seem so 
> anxious to start can just as easily consume you as it burns everyone else.
> I apologize for the rant, but it was very important to me to say this.
> Thanks,
> Barny
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