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Re: [ba-unrev-talk] War protests

I take strong exception to your second paragraph. It has absolutely no
bearing on my post.    (01)

H.    (02)

On Fri, 2003-03-21 at 09:38, grahams@pipeline.com wrote:
> I live in NYC. Booing of the tribal anthem is the least of my worries. And I don't regard my family's safety as anything other than endangered by this crusade. 
> As for the "I always voted against the Final Solution, but now that our soldiers have actually started gassing Jews we must all back them up 100%" argument, I don't get it. 
> -g
> -------Original Message-------
> From: Henry K van Eyken <vaneyken@sympatico.ca>
> Sent: 03/21/03 07:09 AM
> To: ba-unrev-talk@bootstrap.org
> Subject: [ba-unrev-talk] War protests
> > 
> > While undoubtedly there may be good reasons in the minds of people
> protesting the war against Iraq (better named a war against Saddam et
> al.), I strongly believe that the choice is not war or peace, but one of
> war now or an even more terrible war later. I believe that British PM
> Tony Blair expressed himself very well on that issue. Nevertheless, I
> also grant that French premier Chirac has an important point in regard
> to Islamic sentiments in the Near East, which, unfortunately, he has not
> communicated  very well. 
> Not all of us have the same information at the root of our thinking and
> sentiments - a case for the urgent development of ever more effective, 
> publicly accessible technology. 
> I am saddened by the booing of the Stars and Stripes by hockey "fans" in
> Montreal. They do not represent Canada at all, at all.
> Henry
> >     (03)