Elian Gonzales

kewcomm1 at IX.NETCOM.COM kewcomm1 at IX.NETCOM.COM
Sat Jan 8 10:08:58 MST 2000

>>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
    eloquently on target!

Ken Wyman

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