Elian Gonzales

Jim Nantz jnantz at STUDENT.GC.MARICOPA.EDU
Fri Jan 7 21:06:03 MST 2000


Pam you sure do have a way with words.  I couldn't argue with one thing
you said here.

Pam Charles wrote:
> Period? I suppose that is a way to stifle further
> comment, but it is anything but period. I am
> confounded at people who make this simplistic leap of
> inductive logic.
>
> There is no question in my mind, that if that boy had
> been a Hottentot and had made it here on his mother's
> heroic and dying quest to bring her child into freedom
> from oppression from South Africa during apartide,
> that no one would be making these asinine pop culture
> conclusions to send him back to an estranged
> biological sire.
>
> What a God-awful tragedy! After a horrendous ordeal,
> the boy makes it to the Land of Milk and Honey, a gift
> of a brave and martyred mother ... her dying wish.
> Then what? Along comes the legalistic Pharisees and
> Sadducees to spit on her sacrifice and hand the
> rescued child back to the despotic bastards that made
> her death necessary for her son's freedom -- freedom
> denied. Talk about Paradise Lost!
>
> I weep. The angels weep. But oh how the devil must
> laugh.
>
> Anathema!
>
> Pam



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