Re: [CR]FYI - German bicycle manufacturer refuses to deal with Americans


Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2003 15:56:59 -0600
Subject: Re: [CR]FYI - German bicycle manufacturer refuses to deal with Americans
From: Todd Kuzma <tullio@TheRamp.net>
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <3E80CA09.5BF6A513@mcmaster.ca>


on 3/25/03 3:28 PM, Lawrence Kurtz at kurtzla@mcmaster.ca wrote:
> Perhaps all American automobile manufacturers should relatiate by cutting
> off business from Degussa, one of the largest suppliers of catalytic
> convertersin the world, for supplying the chemical weapons production
> facilities to Iraq in the 80's. hat do you expect from Germany.

This thread is a bit pointless. Not only does it have nothing to do with classic bikes, there is way too much blame to toss around here. The US government and plenty of US firms were all too eager to help Iraq back then as well. You can argue this forever.
> Hey, here's a joke.........why are all the boulevards in Paris lined with
> trees............so the Nazis could march in the shade.

Here's another:

Q: How is US government so sure that Iraq has chemical weapons? A: They kept the receipt!

Todd Kuzma Heron Bicycles LaSalle, IL 815-223-1776 http://www.heronbicycles.com