The fur will fly now.
SusanCorrell at WORLDNET.ATT.NET
Mon Jan 10 18:44:11 MST 2000
How sad it is that little Evian has the whole world watching and worrying
about him, and there are hundreds of throw away children in Brazil, being
shot by police, and chinese baby girls, being aborted when their sex is
discovered, and not one word. how sad...
> From: Dennis Putnam <dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM>
> To: RUSHTALK at hermes.csd.net
> Subject: Re: The fur will fly now.
> Date: Monday, January 10, 2000 8:18 PM
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> At 05:20 PM 1/10/00 -0700, you wrote:
> > SNIP
> >For those of you who make the argument that the father should decide
> >what happens to the boy; I have a question or two to ask. To you is
> >it just a matter of property rights? Are you saying the father owns
> >the boy and should decide where he should live? Mr. Gonzales has a
> >wife and daughter in Cuba. Do you think he was really free to say
> >how he really feels; seeing how he lives in a communist
> At the risk of stating another asinine opinion, it is not a matter of
> property rights. I'm afraid I have to answer your question with
> questions. What gives us or anyone the right to take a child away
> from the natural parent? There is absolutely no evidence of physical
> abuse which is the only thing I can think of that might justify such.
> The child is a minor and incapable of making such weightly decisions
> himself. Does Castro have a bayonet at the back of Mr. Gonzales?
> Maybe, but we don't know that so until proven otherwise how can we
> condemn him?
> Where do we draw the line? Do we next send special teams into every
> country of the world looking for oppresed childen and steal them
> away? What about other children that we send back to Cuba on a
> regular basis as illegal aliens? Why is Elian different? Why did we
> not force the children of the Bosnian refugees that were in the US to
> stay behind? Surely they are even more at risk then Elian. This is a
> dangerous and arrogant postion to take. There is no difference
> between this and the government attempt to take over the rearing of
> our own children. No matter how badly we might want to help that poor
> child, I can think of nothing worse then removing him from his
> natural parents based purely on political influences. Make no mistake
> that this is entirely political. We hate communism, we hate Castro
> and those are the ONLY reasons we are even considering keeping him
> from his natural father.
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