Date: 1/2/18 4:15 pm
From: Karen Saxton <kcsaxton...>
Subject: [obol] Re: CBC etiquette
I stand with Mr Irons

On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 3:30 PM, Harry Fuller <atowhee...> wrote:

> I endorse Mr; Irons' comments and can only add that the Trumpsters revel
> in this sort of nasty tribalism because it allows them to steal everybody
> blind while shaming and blaming anybody who's not a groping,
> golf-playing, wealthy white male or their enablers. I am afraid we humans
> as a species are little better than our chimp cousins who attack any chimp
> they consider an outsider with self-righteous abandon.
>
> On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 2:36 PM, David Irons <llsdirons...> wrote:
>
>> To whom it may concern,
>>
>> If you are the un-named person who did this and you are an OBOL
>> subscriber (or learn about this post some other way), I ask that you
>> refrain from any effort to interact with me in the field, in this forum, or
>> via private email. While we may share a common interest in birds, that is
>> not nearly enough for me to look past this behavior, or the misguided
>> values that spawn it and continue dealing with you in a congenial manner.
>> This may seem harsh, but I draw a hard line when it comes to bigotry and I
>> suspect many others in this forum feel likewise.
>>
>> Hendrik and Oscar are treasured friends. I stand resolutely with them and
>> any other LGBT members of the Oregon birding who may be the targets of this
>> sort of hateful behavior.
>>
>> Dave Irons
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>
>> On Jan 2, 2018, at 11:16 AM, Range Bayer <range.bayer...> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I agree with Roy and everyone else. This makes me sick whether it
>> happened in my home county of Lincoln County or elsewhere.
>>
>> There does not appear to be any refuge left from such bigotry. Not
>> even in doing a CBC...
>>
>> Range Bayer, Newport, Oregon.
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Jan 2, 2018 at 10:36 AM, Roy Lowe <roy.loweiii...> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Oscar & Hendrik
>>
>>
>> I’m so sorry this happened to you in my home county. Absolutely
>> appalling behavior by this individual.
>>
>>
>> 2017 clearly demonstrated that bigotry and ignorance is widespread in our
>> country and unfortunately that includes Lincoln County, Oregon. Here’s
>> hoping for a more loving 2018.
>>
>>
>> Roy
>>
>>
>> On Jan 2, 2018, at 12:20 AM, Oscar Harper <oeharper3...> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Keep your bigotry and politics at home.
>>
>>
>> After a great count and a wonderful Newport countdown we were shocked to
>> be handed an Anti-gay (we are sinners but god still loves us blah blah)
>> pamphlet by an "esteemed" Oregon birder as we were getting in the car to
>> leave. Wow! What a downer way to end a great day, After 25 years together
>> we still have to deal with idiots like him.
>>
>>
>> Hope everyone had a fun "first day of the year" birding time today.
>>
>>
>> Oscar
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>
>
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> Harry Fuller
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