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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] In a message dated 7/9/2003 3:37:57 PM Central Daylight Time, email@example.com writes: > We have to remember that "fear is the mind-killer" and is one of the > weapons used by fascists, with the hope it will discourage people. Wasn't > there some fellow who said "The only thing we have to fear is fear > itself"? Catchy phrase -- I wonder if anyone has heard of him? <G> > yes of course it was fdr's inaugural that spoke of fear...yet ironically it was fdr who signed the infamous executive order 9066 that resulted in internment of 120,000 japanese ,2/3 of whom were us citizens...out of fear. yet, the us, until boy george, has tried in fact to live within the great dissenting opinion of justice jackson in the case of fred koramatsu's challenge to 9066 before the supreme court. the court of course upheld 9066. fred koramatsu would be awarded the medal of freedom by clinton some fifty years later. justice jackson would prosecute the nazi thugs at nuremberg. 9066 has not been rescinded, and boy george has revisited the same territory with his executive order establishing tribunals...again out of fear." with us or agin' us", a frightening affront to to freedom from fear, is practiced well. while i feel to protest and opine, many of my friends will not use electonic communications except for pleasantries (i kept wondering why i get back from them only the most benign responses to my often angry and prodding inquiries). i recognize their fears. i share them but i am perhaps too stupid to submit to them.. tom nagy is exceptional, courageous, and admirable in what he so visibly undertakes. bert's point is precsient, and i appreciate his throwing it for discussion. my regards tony _______________________________________________ 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