<VV> Hurt feelings.......TOO BAD?
ronh at owt.com
Wed Oct 21 15:16:10 EDT 2009
I agree, ALL Corvair owners should be welcome whether they live under a
tyrant or not!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mel Francis" <mfrancis at wi.rr.com>
To: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
Cc: "Louis Armer" <carmerjr at mindspring.com>
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 10:13 AM
Subject: Re: <VV> Hurt feelings.......TOO BAD?
> What? Here we are, discussing the sadly declining number of CORSA members
> and it turns out that the club has a policy of NOT allowing members from
> Communist countries?
> Considering how the leadership of our own country is going these days,
> policy might need to be changed, very soon!
> I would hope that this outstanding organisation could unite Corvair owners
> around the world, wherever they are.
> They need us and we need them!
> Thanks for the use of your soapbox, Jay....LOL
> Mel Francis
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Louis Armer" <carmerjr at mindspring.com>
> To: "Jay Pitchford" <jay.pitchford at gmail.com>
> Cc: <virtualvairs at corvair.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 11:43 AM
> Subject: <VV> Hurt feelings.........TOO BAD
>> We haven't allowed Corvair owners in Communist countries to belong to
>> CORSA and I hope this will continue.
>> Chuck Armer
>> At 12:03 PM 10/21/2009, you wrote:
>>>A thought on this thread - VV is a worldwide forum for ALL Corvair
>>>including those far from our fair shores. Perhaps the xenophobic tone of
>>>this and other threads on parts sourcing, slamming the general quality of
>>>anything not made in the USA, may somewhat dent the appetite and
>>>of non-US collectors for Corvairs.
>>>I think we need to keep in mind as we all type that as VV posters, we are
>>>often perceived as THE experts on Corvairs. Thus, what we say/vent
>>>about/opine upon here can be misconstrued as the general opinion of
>>>owners to others. That's what the posting rules here try to accomplish
>>>us all - keeping the image of Corvair collection and preservation as a
>>>and worthwhile endeavor.
>>>(kicks away soapbox)
>>>65 Corsa Vert
>> CORSA Member
>> Corvanatics Member
>> Corvair Atlanta Director
>> 1965 Corsa Coupe
>> 1964 Greenbrier
>> SECC Member
>> 1965 Corsa Autocross car 1/2 owner
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