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Re: Yanks...

From: ngilsena@i...
Date: Fri, 8 Nov 1996 16:08:10 -0500
Subject: Re: Yanks...

> Date: 	 Fri, 8 Nov 1996 11:23:43 -0600 (CST)
> From: 	 "<Mark Andrew Siefert>" <>
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> Subject:	 Re: Yanks...

> On Fri, 8 Nov 1996, Niall Gilsenan wrote:
> > BTW why doesn't somone just run a future  American civil war in
> >  campaign using FT?  At least it would be on topic and get rid of
all that 
> > frustration out there...
>	The idea is still floating about in my head but it has since
mutated in 
> another from.  Now, I am thinking along the lines of a free 
> market/democratic allience (Made up from Russia and the Western half
> the "former United States.") against the socialist/statist United
> (Made up from everyone else.) for control of the inner solar system. 
> Alliance wants to leave earth to create a "free society" on a 
> terra-formmed Mars while the UN pushes it's claim that outer space is
> communal property of mankind."  (BTW, an excellent book with a similar

> theme is "Pallas" by L. Neil Smith.)
> Later, 
> Mark A. Siefert

I thought I'd seen the idea somewhere before.

The UN a socialist alliance?  Hmm.. We obviously have a different 
view of them on this side of the world (although not necessarily a 
better one. Paranoia methinks.

Sounds like an interesting book though.

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