[extropy-chat] A Chilling Thought.

Mike Lorrey mlorrey at yahoo.com
Mon May 16 15:44:04 UTC 2005

--- Neil Halelamien <neuronexmachina at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/15/05, The Avantguardian <avantguardian2020 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > What exactly are "watermelons"? Is this some sort of
> > racial term?
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watermelon_(politics)
> "The term watermelon is sometimes applied to professed Greens who
> seem
> to put social goals higher than ecological ones: it implies someone
> who is "green on the outside, but red on the inside." Some Red Greens
> consider this a compliment, others an insult (like most other terms
> applied to a faction by outsiders). A Red Green is not usually
> considered or called a "fundi" - more often a "commie"."

"racial term"!!! Ha. However, the term "Red Green" is reserved for
curmudgeonly redneck characters on Canadian exported PBS programs.

Another laugh a minute:

Mike Lorrey
Vice-Chair, 2nd District, Libertarian Party of NH
"Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom.
It is the argument of tyrants; it is the creed of slaves."
                                      -William Pitt (1759-1806) 
Blog: http://intlib.blogspot.com

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