Bin Laden Comes Clean, War On Terror Continues

Ian Andrew Bell fork at
Thu Jan 15 11:24:20 PST 2004

Isn't it ironic that I, a Canadian resident and citizen, care more 
about your rights as a free man than you seem to?

Perhaps it's because I'm able to understand events like 9/11 in their 
global context.  And you've gone a long way to helping me make my 
point:  as history will ultimately record, 9/11 IS exactly just a 
run-of-the-mill geopolitical side show (thanks).  To suggest it 
approaches the Nazi Holocaust, or the murder of (conservatively) 
150,000 Tamils by the US-backed Indonesian government, is a fabrication 
of your popular media.  Immediately after 9/11, most Europeans couldn't 
figure out what all of the fuss was about.

Too bad the Tamils didn't have video cameras or US Passports... you 
might have cared about them enough to make stopping their murder such a 


On 15-Jan-04, at 10:41 AM, Gordon Mohr wrote:

> Ian Andrew Bell wrote:
>> ANY person dying is sad, but get the hell over it.  Traffic Accidents 
>> in the US are 40,000 per year:  bomb General Motors.
> Ha ha, yes. It was just a run-of-the-mill traffic accident. Move along,
> nothing of interest there. Stop rubbernecking and forget about it. 
> You're
> good at this.

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