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Hi Brigitte, I hope you don't mind me passing your letter on to the list, as it's of interest also to others. - The U.S.A., with the widespread ultra-nationalism, is, of course, a nation largely consisting of immigrants, and their descendents, from many parts of the world (we know the tragedy which befell the indigenous peoples!), certainly including Germans. Anyway, you make some good points, it seems you are inferring that patriotic concerns can sometimes deflect from looking after our planet. I agree. All good wishes, Bert. >From: Mbblackforest@aol.com >To: email@example.com >Subject: Re: [casi] Always easier to point the finger outward than >inward!!!! >Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2002 20:08:34 EST > >I agree with you. I live in the US but I was born in Germany and I lived in >other countries. I have to be very careful in our community what I say, >because they immediately tell me to leave the US I cannot say anything nice >about Europe etc. because they have been brainwashed here by the >government. >There is a small percentage, that knows the truth. This is what people >claim, >that the US is the best country in the world and all the wars they fight is >for God and their freedom. Almost everybody waves a flag on their cars >houses >etc. They do not care much about the environment or using the most >resources >in the world. I have a few American friends I guess I am lucky but we are >moving back to Europe as soon as we retire. Regards Brigitte _________________________________________________________________ Send and receive Hotmail on your mobile device: http://mobile.msn.com _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk