January 14, 2003
"The most difficult job in the world is disarming an unarmed man"
"Peace is not the absence of war, Peace is the absence of the THREAT of war." Maureen Reagan
Iraq and the Arms Inspectors ---------------------------- Who are we kidding? The lead-storm was brief, but lethal: 41 shots were snapped off in a period of no more than eight seconds. Nineteen of them perforated the slender body of Amadou Diallo, pinning him against the wall without knocking him down. At least one round had pierced the 22-year-old’s aorta — mortally wounding him. While one officer summoned an ambulance, Officers . . . went to retrieve the gun, only to discover, to their horror, that there was no gun — only a black wallet and a pocket pager.The New American, Vol. 15, No. 10 May 10, 1999 NYPD Tragedy by William Norman Grigg The New York City Police Department is not known for being particularly honorable; and they proved their critics right when they shot 41 bullets into an unarmed man who was standing in the entranceway to his apartment building. Sound familiar? The USofA is proposing to use a similar tactic on Iraq. RIGHT CAN AND WILL TRIUMPH OVER MIGHT Jean M. Temple, MBA "MarvelousMom" (codename:GraceUnlimited) Postscript: I would remind the world that David slew Goliath with a slingshot. And the Vanguard brought down the World Trade Center with nothing more than a one-way ticket charged to their American Express card -- don't leave home without it.

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