These people are running our country?!?!

Jay Thomas (
Thu, 05 Feb 1998 08:43:18 -0500
08:35 PM ET 02/04/98

U.S. lawmaker says he worried about e-mail pregnancy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Citing the case of a woman who
she got pregnant from e-mail, an Ohio Democrat called Wednesday
for a ``chastity chip'' for the Internet.
Rep. James Traficant, known for his flamboyant rhetoric,
gave a brief floor speech about a woman named Frances who
claimed to have gotten pregnant through an e-mail exchange with
a paramour 1,500 miles away.
``That's right -- pregnant,'' he proclaimed, warning of
dangers of ``immaculate reception.''
He called on Congress to go beyond ``v-chips'' that would
protect kids from sexual content on the Internet, saying: ``Its
time for Congress to act. The computers do not need a v-chip.
The Internet needs a chastity chip.''
Although Traficant did not say whether he believed the
woman's account, he did say it was ``enough to crash your hard

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I think so, Brain, but isn't a cucumber that small called a gherkin?