RE: Rumsfeld Says He May Drop New Office of Influence

From: Wade T.Smith (
Date: Wed Feb 27 2002 - 13:55:57 GMT

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    On 02/27/02 06:52, Vincent Campbell said this-

    >How many months now, and where is bin Laden?

    Well, now....

    This seems like a most tepid condemnation to me.

    As the savvy, retrogrouch lawyer said in the Star Trek episode where Kirk
    was being court-martialed, 'it's only easy to find a man who _wants_ to
    be found.'

    >Force will always be met with resistence until
    >either one side capitulates (or is annihilated), or someone comes to their

    The history of the world (nay, the record of nature itself) is a litany
    of crimes and justices committed by people who have never come to their
    senses, whatever that means. As you say, decades in North Ireland, and no
    lessons seem to be learned.

    When I do 'flag-wave', it is to point to the lessons that created the
    documents that created this country, the declarations and manifestoes of
    independence. If only the real flag had all those words somehow on it,
    I'd wave that too.... It's supposed to....

    - Wade

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