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||Re: Thanks for your note of response
||Mon, 18 Dec 2006 08:53:12 -0800
Good Morning Bob:
Last things first. I've known ****** for 10 15 years. ...
never had any conversations with *** about
that or *** relationship with 3ABN. I had heard that he also
served as a ******, but know nothing more.
My role for ASI in this matter is to facilitate a process
for resolution of the issues we've agreed to consider, I'm not
to be a "decider" In my law practice I handled domestic relations
and criminal matters as a small part of my practice for about
10 years then evolved into a trial practice for the balance of
my 32 years with the same firm in Ontario CA. Regarding the issue
of "who owned the car? And thus I suppose who had the right to
enter and possess it may become important. Illinois law would
define those relationships and I don't have a clue what their
law provides. In CA any property acquired during the marriage
except by gift or inheritance) is community property belonging
equally to both spouses, irrespective of how the title was held
or who obtained the financing. Whether that applies in IL I have
no information at all. I would expect that the answer to that
issue would be a matter for the side interested in establishing
that fact to present when a hearing occurs. I would think that
what ever documents bear on that issue would be identified and
produced on what ever time table is agreed upon.
I suspect Danny hasn't responded to you on that and other
issues is a result of my rather insistent messages for him to
stop engaging in criss cross exchanges that only lead to further
posturing and misunderstandings. I believe the proper place for
the exchanges are in our anticipated hearing, where it can be
more factual than personal and hopefully lead to resolution.
On the question of rumors. TIME Magazine announced their
Man of the Year today as YOU. Primarily based upon the involvement
that people have been able to have with the world around them
via electronic technology. Everyone can be a "player". This
has ups and downs as I think is illustrated in our experience.
Because of the ease of sharing information with an almost unlimited
group it can bring the light of day on some pretty dark places.
It has the effect of making people more accountable. It has
some dark sides too. There are no checks and balances, or for
weighing truth and fairness, people can change/distort information
with a click, there is no civilized process for bringing matters
to resolution. It almost borders on anarchy unless by accident
or providence balancing information is posted. I'm both awed
by what is possible electronically and disturbed by it as it
has a potential for great harm or great good.
The aspect of what has been in process re 3ABN is healthy
to a point, as it has pointed out some aspects of their operations
that could/should be improved. I really think the messages
have been heard by the people responsible for operations. The
down side is what I alluded to the other day of throwing out
the baby with the bathwater.
3ABN really is a remarkable ministry in its' impact for the
SDA Church. It can be better. By Gods' Grace