[percy-l] U.S. : Terrorist SuperPower?
sldye at bluegrass.org
Wed Aug 24 12:38:40 EDT 2005
I must be confused - I thought this was a Walker Percy discussion group????
From: percy-l-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org [mailto:percy-l-bounces at lists.ibiblio.org] On Behalf Of Aaron Keith Harris
Sent: Wednesday, August 24, 2005 12:34 PM
To: Percy-L: Literary and Philosophical Discussion
Subject: Re: [percy-l] U.S. : Terrorist SuperPower?
You're kidding, right?
--- J Rivas-Pita <juliorivas at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear friends,
> In a quite Percy-vein, let me ask those of you
> (the majority, I
> suppose) who live in the U.S.: Do you realize
> that you may be living
> in a terrorist superpower, by now?
> Not only in the sense that Mr. Bush, à la
> Hitler, invades countries
> using fake arguments, but also in that people
> like this
> "televangelist" Pat Robertson -who clearly
> belongs into some nuts
> asylum- can get away with TV appeals to
> assassinate Venezuela's
> President without even blushing, saying that
> Venezuelans supossedly
> are within U.S.'s "sphere of influence"?
> And all Mr. Rumsfeld and the State Department
> can say is that
> Robertson is "a private citizen" entitled to
> his views... Owning a
> large fundamentalist "Christian" TV network
> that reaches a vast
> audience, by the way (which both Rumsfeld and
> the State Department
> conveniently forgot).
> What would you say, for instance, if someone
> here in Caracas ventured
> a similar proposal to "take out" Mr. Bush
> -assuredly a far greater
> risk for all of us than President Chávez, if
> only because he has
> control over thousands of nuclear warheads?
> With all best wishes,
> PS. Not a Chávez fan, by the way...
> Be Happy! (Fr. Benito Ballesteros, OSB,
> Sé feliz! (P. Benito Ballesteros, OSB,
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