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  • FromJason Willenberg <drbuglove@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateSun, 16 Sep 2007 10:22:38 -0700 (PDT)
Hmmm So, this would also mean that if I rent a movie from a store that has Cheech and Chong movies, I'm suspect as well. Or if I shop in a store that has movies that have marijuana use in them I'm part of an evil empire... I remember seeing 'Half Baked' in Wal Mart the other day, wonder if this fellow shops there? If so, he's got questionable morals as well. Gas stations usually sell rolling papers, so that would be considered paraphernalia, I wonder if he buys gas? 

This is more than likely just a rabble rouser, since he includes his name, but hardly a professional e-mail address to indicate his 'position' as an educator. He likely thinks D&D leads to devil worship as well. 

----- Original Message ----
From: David Tyberg <dfunkmale@xxxxxxxxx>
To: Rabbits Discussion List <rabbits@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2007 10:04:06 AM
Subject: Re: [Rabbits] WARNING CORRECTION

I already forwarded this to Kristin.  I dunno if there's any legal 
action that can be taken based on libel or slander laws. 

William M. Reed wrote:
> I forgot to include the email.  duh.
> Dear Rabbits,
> I got the following email today.  I'd advise you not to respond.  
> Remember he didn't get your personal email but he could if you reply 
> directly to him.  I'm not making any comment on his position, but 
> wanted to warn you before you gave him personal info.
> William M. Reed
> St. Joseph Montessori School
> wreed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:wreed@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>> This was sent to you from non-rabbit user John McCarty
>> Dear fellow educator:
>> My name is John McCarty, a fifth grade teacher with seven years 
>> experience in Missouri. I have nearly completed an Education 
>> Specialist degree in administration, which has included legal courses.
>> The reason for this note is to point out, if you were not aware, that 
>> Looney Labs uses its popular Fluxx game to advocate for marijuana. 
>> Stoner Fluxx, suspiciously not listed on Fluxx’s main page, uses the 
>> same basic rule set as any other Fluxx game you may use in the 
>> classroom. This means that by teaching children to use Fluxx, you are 
>> de facto teaching them to play Stoner Fluxx. You can see to possible 
>> legal problems here, as a parent who discovers their child playing 
>> Stoner Fluxx and is understandably upset (instead of “playing the 
>> game with them” as Looney Labs ludicrously suggests) will be mad 
>> enough to call their lawyer when they find out that the child learned 
>> to play Fluxx in the classroom.
>> Furthermore, your position as a “Rabbit” for the company puts you in 
>> jeopardy. Proceeds from this game have been used to donate thousands 
>> to legalizing marijuana. In Missouri, moral turpitude is enough 
>> grounds for dismissal. I understand laws are similar in most states. 
>> Having your name associated with Stoner Fluxx is dangerous to your 
>> career. It is sad that Looney Labs have taken such a kid friendly and 
>> intelligent game and chosen to use it to advocate for an illegal and 
>> immoral drug.
>> I have informed and continue to inform numerous companies, 
>> associations, and news agencies about the duplicity of Looney Labs 
>> selling this game to educators with one hand and drug addicts with 
>> the other. Please consider this letter fair warning.
>> John McCarty
>> firebeetle@xxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:firebeetle@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ===============================================
>> This email was sent via the mail form on your rabbit page:
>> http://rabbits.looneylabs.com/?RabbitUserID=williamreed
>> Your email address was not disclosed to the sender.
>> Thanks for being a rabbit! <rabbit-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>> <mailto:rabbit-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>>
>> ===============================================
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