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Subject: Re: Official word on Tell interrupted
From: RAYMOND GOUIN <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:RAYMOND GOUIN <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Mon, 31 Oct 2016 14:27:42 -0400
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Colonel Blimp in Paris!

:)

La commedia, non รจ finita!

Ray

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> On October 31, 2016 at 12:49 PM Daniel Tritter <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> 
> 
> speaking of silly and stupid, frantic francois, you
> must not have a mirror. the met scans every
> ticket holder and his/her bag, exactly as in
> israel, the world's most security conscious
> nation. scanning does not detect powder as in
> the current met incident. i was at the "guillaume
> tell" at its previous performance and the "italiana"
> performance the next night. one hopes that
> every so often it might occur you not to pose as
> an expert on events 3000+ miles from your
> residence. as a resident of france 1/3 of each
> year, the only security i ever see is at the
> airports (not at the smaller ones), and i was just
> an hour distant from the site of the nice terrorist
> massacre this summer. that did not make me
> an expert or critic. go buy that mirror, frankie!
> 
> dft
> 
> On Mon, Oct 31, 2016 at 11:22 AM, Frank Cadenhead <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 30 Oct 2016 09:01:04 -0400, Michael Liebert <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > >On Sun, 30 Oct 2016 05:13:42 -0400, Frank Cadenhead
> > <[log in to unmask]>
> > >wrote:
> > >>Silly tantrums here, but there was, obviously, a serious security issue
> > to be
> > >>resolved.
> > >
> > >I guess you have difficulty with he English language.  I didn't complain
> > >about the cancellation(s).  They did what they thought was best at the
> > time.
> > > Unfortunate, but I had no problem with it.
> > >
> > >My problem is with the Met's callous disregard for those of us heading to
> > >the Opera-house AFTER they decide to cancel; and also their stupid
> > >suggestion that everyone with a ticket call the same number at the same
> > time
> > >on Monday.
> >
> > You still sound silly, but now even stupid.  Although you never hear about
> > it,
> > America is currently bombing seven different countries, each of which
> > could very
> > well inspire retribution. I know France is far away but in case you missed
> > it, there
> > was a terrorist attack at the Bataclan theater (named after an Offenbach
> > opera)
> > last November 13th. Terrorist entered the theater and, in a three hour
> > rampage,
> > killed 90 people and wounded many others. As a result, since that time you
> > are
> > searched every time you enter a Paris public concert hall and pass through
> > a body
> > scanner. Let me guess, there is no such protection at the Met. As the
> > largest and
> > most public opera venue in America, the Met, like the World Series or
> > Super Bowl,
> > clearly could be a principal target, the equivalent of the World Trade
> > Center.
> > To cite the "callous disregard" of one man heading to the opera sounds
> > like the
> > raving of a lunatic when the threat of terrorism is a clear and present
> > danger.
> >
> > Frank Cadenhead
> >
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