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Re: TRIBUTE TO THE UNITED STATES
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From: "Frauley Elson" <fraulels at videotron_ca>
To: <killietalk at aka_org>
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: TRIBUTE TO THE UNITED STATES
> Articles like the one posted (from a local talk show host) show even
> journalists are responding to this horror without much thought or
> preparation, but with blind emotion and anger. There were
> factual/historical holes in that piece that were bizarre. Who cares?
> Everyone is firing off thoughts without much analysis, be it Doug or Al
> or others from this list/community, or professional media people.
> I think that as we sort through the reasons for these events, we have to
> retain our respect for each other. Analyzing why can lead us to looking
> at the US empire, fundamentalism, 3rd world debt, Israel, whatever - but
> it doesn't take us into truly understanding how these things have
> translated into such an atrocity.
> Whatever my personal analysis of why, if I had a fireman or ironworker's
> skills, I'd want to be tearing at that rubble now. And I'll bet there's
> not a person who has ever posted to this list who wouldn't say the same.
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