Lets not forget the people in central and south America. US citizens had
amassed a great amount of food, medical supplies, tools, etc. to send to the
areas devastated by the recent hurricane. The US military had agreed to ship
these to the stricken areas, but had to cancel due to the "Desert Fox" effort.
The stuff is still in warehouses awaiting transport.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List.
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Neil McEwan
> Sent: Tuesday, December 22, 1998 7:53 PM
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> Subject: Re: He Feels Their Pain?
> At 08:50 PM 12/22/98 -0600, Rob Buth Chanai wrote:
> >Neil McEwan wrote:
> >> I note that Bill is too sensitive and tolerant to refer to "Christmas"
> >> rather than "Winter Solstice". Why doesn't his sensitivity -- and his
> >> concern for those murdered at Lockerbie -- extend to the Iraqi civilians
> >> who've just been slaughtered at his say-so? What a bloody hypocrite.
> >Has anyone seen any hard figures? number of casualties?
> Western observers on the scene have reported seeing an influx of burn
> victims in Iraqi hospitals -- it's possible that these people were just
> smoking in bed and got careless, but I think a more likely explanation
> would be the powerful explosives raining down on their neighbourhoods.