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I was bored, so I sent them an email, which I'm reprinting here, since there's no point in deliberately doing something foolish if you can't BRAG about it afterwards:

To: PR@FamilySecurityMatters.org

CC: COY7M@aol.com, (friend of mine)@earthlink.net, President@FamilySecurityMatters.org

Subject: Do you have any writing positions open?

Date: Fri, 24 Aug 2007 13:29:46 -0500

I had the good luck to read Philip Atkinson's essay on saving the US from the perils of Democracy before it vanished from the Internet (the article, not the US), and it's left me inspired. I've always wanted to be a professional writer, but I've let myself be intimidated by the amount of effort involved--the need for fact-checking and research, the importance of creating a coherent, rational argument, and the importance of writing something that doesn't advocate unprovoked nuclear genocide of faulty premises and setting an blatant incompetent up as Dictator-for-Life of America. But Mr. Atkinson has shown the way! Such trivia as historical fact, human nature, not wanting to be a mass-murderer, and the Constitution of the United States of America are all VASTLY less important than the Sacred Cause of insuring that the Republicans don't lose in 2008.

...Oh, and keeping the nation safe from The Terrorists, of course.

So, I'm wondering--how well does writing for your organization pay? I'm not actually a warmongering, bigoted, fear-crazed lunatic with delusions of Empire, but I think I could write like one if the money was right. And if there's no writing positions open, I'd say your group is in desperate need of a new editor. My grammar and spelling may not be quite up to snuff, but I could at least try to keep your site from publishing articles that would incite the contempt of all civilized human beings. Do You Believe That?

Very Sarcastically Yours,

Bob Bain

PS: Calling part of your site an "Enfactlopedia" makes Baby Orwell cry, Couldn't you come up with a better name?

PPS: This is my second attempt at emailing you. The first one got this response:

<editorialdirector@familysecuritymatters.org>: host familysecuritymatters.org[198.106.27.136] said: 554 5.0.0 rewrite: excessive recursion (max 50), ruleset canonify (in reply to RCPT TO command

I just thought you should know, since knowing is half the battle!


Fabulous. I'm only disappointed you used the term "nuclear genocide" instead of "glass the place". Doggedpersistance 13:46, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
I prefer to use the doubleplus ungood wrongthink terms whenever possible, just to make sure they get a nice long, clear look in the Ugly Mirror. --Gulik 14:30, 24 August 2007 (CDT)
Well done. That is all.--MountainTiger 15:23, 24 August 2007 (CDT)