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Re: [IP] front of the line?

This is wild  I do remember the mail I got when I said I had a parking
permit.  It wasn't until I threw in my complications that I was deemed

Disney does have a  fast track pass for anybody.  You pay about twice the
amount for your ticket and you get escorted around and get to bump people
who have been standing in line for hours.

Who says capitalism is dead?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Artorius Rex" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, June 19, 2003 11:17 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] front of the line?

> Wow, flame on.
> Being diabetic does not make any of us more special than anyone else.
> we need to be protected from discrimination based on the fact that we have
> disease, but why does diabetes entitle us to special and preferetial
> over anyone else?
> This same argument could be made by anyone who thinks they've been wronged
> their lot in life and it would make society unliveable and randomly
> If you've got mobility problems, sure ask for a special access pass from
> Disney, but just because someone has a disease that causes trouble doesn't
> elevate any of us to "special treatment" status.
> If you ask for special treatment because you're diabetic, you're setting
> stage for diabetic descrimination to become more rampant than it already
> -Brent
> --- email @ redacted wrote:
> >  Well personally I think 17 years of daily shots, testing, measuring
food etc
> > does mean I "deserve" skipping the lines - why the heck not, and why
> > someone in a wheel chair be any different then me?
> >
> >  Every now and then you gotta suck the disease of all its worth and if
> > means skipping the lines at an amusement park then by all means I'll be
> > skipping
> > those lines! And I be damn proud to tell everyone why I am special!
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