Yes, since I've heard and read much about the devastating effects of varroa, I found it interesting, and would like to know why it's a 'pile of shit'.
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Michael Balter 
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  Sent: Saturday, July 14, 2007 12:11 PM
  Subject: Re: More on honey bees from Slate

  It's too bad that Robert can't be bothered, because we all could  have learned something about this very newsworthy topic. That's why I posted it, figuring that Robert or others would react to it. Reading only things that we agree with makes us very dull boys and girls. 


  On 7/14/07, Robt Mann <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

            I can't be bothered to explicate the numerous non-sequiturs in this rave; I'll simply assert (as a beekeeper of 2 decades) that it's a pile of shit.



  Michael Balter
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