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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] Re: Organization Name Change


Thread: [Acro] Re: Organization Name Change

Message: [Acro] Re: Organization Name Change

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From: John Cornwell <jwcornwell at>

Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 23:43:55 UTC


  Careful -- that's the same "made in the USA" trademark that adorns ALL of your

"miki golan" <mg at> wrote:

Vote no!

As a non-US person, I think the change of the name right after
the Sep 11 attack has a fasict tone to it. How else do you 
describe "converting" me, during my membership, into an American?!

At the very least, We should have been offered, in writing, to have
our membership fees returned after a name change. Of course, since 
Americans often feel they are the best, alway "do the right thing" (yes
I've seen the movie), and that "everyone would like to be an American", 
they often fail to see the trouble some may have with 
something like this. I also really love Lisa Wegener's reassuring 
letter - I will still be allowed to read the magazine if I pay the fees!
How patronizing. And American.

I've been educated in the US for over 6 years, so I am more than
familiar with the US and its people. For the most part - I love them.
But the usage of the American flag and the USA "trademark" since
Sep 11 has had fasict tones to it. 

Flame suit (And chute) fully on.

--Michael Golan
  TelAviv, Israel.

Mal Beard wrote:
> I just wonder what all of the other overseas non US members think of this
> sudden change. Personally I was quiet happy with the original name


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