Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2001 14:07:41 +1100
From: "maria debes-derschewsky" <hmdebesnopsamsnet.com.au>
Subject: Re: Our thoughts are with you, Americans


"Christopher Korff" <cjk4nopsamwru.edu> wrote in message news:9ntdd2$6j5$1nopsamre.INS.cwru.edu... > > > I cried when I saw the pictures of the girls holding candles in Munchen. And > a close up of a post card laid in front of the US Embassy in London. > It said something like > "Dear Yanks, If you need help, just call a Brit. > Signed a Brit." > > I think you all feel similarly--- even the French (slight bit of sarcasm...) > > I understand that this event is somewhat of a coming of age for the US, as > such acts have been occurring in Germany, France, UK, Spain, Italy, Israel, > etc. for many years. You all have "civilized" countries, just as much as > the US. Maybe you folks are more civilized than we are. In any case, it > looks like we all stand together. The photos of candle light vigils in > Munchen, Paris, London, and on and on are very touching. > > All of the political, legal, and intellectual discourse is of course > necessary. We must develop rules to protect ourselves and also protect > those who belong to groups that might be mistaken for the real perpetrators. > We must develop legal rules to deal with such acts since these acts are > new-- there are no rules currently in place. But we can't wait for such > rules to develop before acting. Though we want to blast someone, we can't > blast indiscriminately. > > Who knows, maybe we'll even sign on to the Treaty of Rome and support the > International Criminal Court. God knows we in the US want to benefit from > it. But as is typical, we do not want to be bound by it. Maybe it is > really time for us Americans to grow up. > > Lets all get together and, once we're sure of whom to hit, hit em hard. > Hopefully this will help Americans understand that the world is a dangerous > place. And that we really have to stick together, regardless of our color > or religion. > > Chris Korff > Law Student > US Army 1989-1994-- privileged to be stationed in Germany > > > > > "Bill J" <wsjohnsonnopsamaone.net> wrote in message > news:_4eo7.34490$bl4.7525507nopsamoon.ne.mediaone.net... > > I want to say thank you to all of you in this group- from Germany, France, > > the UK, Spain, etc. The outpouring of support for America in this time of > > tragedy from around the world has been greatly appreciated. We are often > > (and frequently correctly) criticized globally for certain of our > > government's policies. However, any > > civilized citizen of this planet understands how completely depraved the > > actions of this group were. There can be no excuse for the murder of > > innocents. > > > > My sister's 23 year old son worked on the 100th floor of the first WTC > > building that was struck. He was approaching the door as the first plane > > struck at > > 8:48 AM on Tuesday. If he had not stopped to pick up some food on his way > to > > work, he would have been inside. My nephew escaped unharmed, but many of > his > > colleagues did not. We fully realize how close we came to losing him. > > > > Your comments on this list, and those I've seen elsewhere are greatly > > appreciated. Please continue to join me in providing moral, financial and > > spiritual support to the victims, their families and the relief workers. > > > > Bill > > New Hampshire > > > > "Michael Wolter" <michael.wolternopsamde> wrote in message > > news:9nqhe8$u3f$02$1nopsam.t-online.com... > > > When hearing about this detesting act we rested 5 minutes in silence to > do > > > the victims their last honor. Our thoughts are with you! > > > Michael W. Germany > > > > > > > > > David Pernas <sinuhe2nopsamalnet.net> schrieb in im Newsbeitrag: > > > 9nn7tf$5cl7nopsamnw.euskaltel.es... > > > > I live in a country that suffers terrorism as well, so I wanna join > > those > > > > whose thoughts are with you in such dark hour. Wish you well, > specially > > > > those who had relatives or friends among the victims. > > > > > > > > David P. > > > > Bilbao Spain > > > > "Aaron Jumani" <aaron.jumaninopsamdoonospam.fr> escribi█ en el mensaje > > > > news:9nn3rr$mmj$1nopsamdoo.fr... > > > > > > > > > > Our Hearts and Thoughts are with you to America! > > > > > > > > > > Aaron > > > > > Paris France > > > > > > > > > > "Tom Jeffs" <tomnopsamenprodNOSPAM.demon.co.uk> wrote in message > > > > > news:9nm6on$mte$1nopsamunium.btinternet.com... > > > > > > I 2nd that. Horrific. Good luck USA. > > > > > > > > > > > > Tom > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > <noreplynopsamcom> wrote in message > > > > > > news:JRrn7.409$IA1.302nopsamor.casema.net... > > > > > > > The tragedies in your country are seen live around the world. > Our > > > > > thoughts > > > > > > > are with you, real time. We wish you well. > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > > > > > > Ronald > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >

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