Of course you are right, it has taken me about two weeks to start to recover
from this catastrophe. I need time before I involve myself in politics
again, it is painfully frustrating, it is not an exaggeration to say our
republic is at risk.
>From: Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]>
>Reply-To: "T. S. Eliot Discussion forum." <[log in to unmask]>
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Re: Today OT / Hillary for '08
>Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 23:38:16 +0100
>am 03.11.2004 22:09 Uhr schrieb Bob S. unter [log in to unmask]:
> > We should avoid pettiness and slanderous name calling, today is a day of
> > national mourning. I am writing in the middle of Harvard Square; people
> > crying and somber, even worse than 11/22/63 and 9/11/01. I am unsure of
> > future; flee the country or fight. I am leaning to the former, how can
> > assocaite myself with the people of the United States who voted for this
> > moronic asshole into office not once but twice.
> > Bob Summers
> > _________________________________________________________________
>remembering the December afternoon we strode across Harvard Square a short
>while ago (we, being Marcia, you Rick and I), imagining the things this
>great nation would be able to achieve, I feel very much the same you do.
>The thought how so many suffering domestic and foreign topics might have
>been turned towards the better, how peace might have been brought to the
>Middle East and intercontinental relations would have been improved -- all
>this shall remain a perpetual possibility, only in a world of speculation.
>Unlike your draft dodging former and new Prez, you, my dear Bob, have
>your country in Nam, and the reigning administration has screwed you by
>withholding your disability pension.
>I can understand your feelings of bitterness. Stay. Fight. Many times the
>Land of the Free has proved its exceptional capacity of to overcome the
>worst leaders, to rejuvenate itself and to start anew.
>Methinks I scent the morning air: Hillary for '08!
>"Das Ewigweibliche zieht uns hinan."
>Goethe, Faust II