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Bali Bombings

Thomas Anthony Horan thoran at sarah.br
Fri Oct 7 20:13:36 BST 2005


Don, 

How can you write such BS. Do you not read, have no access to a library?

In all probability never took a history lesson in your life, unless it was the classic comic book series.

Tom



> ----------
> From: 	Don Benson[SMTP:bensonblues at comcast.net]
> Reply To: 	Trauma & Critical Care mailing list
> Sent: 	sexta-feira, 7 de outubro de 2005 14:13
> To: 	'Trauma & Critical Care mailing list'
> Subject: 	RE: Bali Bombings
> 
>  The US has shed blood for 2
> world wars to police the planet when Europe was spineless to do so and paid
> with millions of lives.
> 
> 
> DB
> bensonblues at comcast.net
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gordon S. Doig [mailto:gdoig at med.usyd.edu.au] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 06, 2005 6:25 PM
> To: Trauma & Critical Care mailing list
> Subject: Re: Bali Bombings
> 
> 
> America is not the World's policeman (Isn't there a movie with puppets 
> about this???). It is not up to any one country/religion/person to 
> determine another's policy/objectives/goals.
> 
> The world would be a better place if we were all more tolerant and 
> respectful of each other.
> 
> Gordon
> 
> Don Benson wrote:
> 
> >Radical Islam isn't new. Early in the 18th Century, the Ottomans used
> >Caucasians as slaves. Wahhabism inspired the birth of the lasting dynasty,
> >the House of Saud (remember them folks?) and the growing Ottoman Empire.
> >Fortunately for Europe, technology was in its infancy or things would have
> >been different. We had another close call with Hitler: his mistake was in
> >choosing the wrong scapegoats (the Jews - high tech thinkers who brought us
> >atomic energy and rocketry); if he would have gotten the bomb first, again,
> >things would have been different.
> >
> >The Islamic Republic of Iran makes no bones about its radical theocracy.
> >Either you trust a crazy man with a gun, or you don't. I don't, and I
> >suspect that our "pseudo-religious nitwit" in the White House doesn't
> >either. But, what are his options at present? Bomb Iran? Woo Nellie, would
> >he catch hell from the Left all over the planet. He caught hell from the
> >Left when he went after the last crazy man who postured like he had a gun.
> >
> >I believe we are experiencing the twilight in the War on Terror. I am also
> >afraid that it will take a nuclear device in one of our major cities before
> >we the people of this great nation unite in common cause. Remember (and
> I've
> >tried): you can not reason with a crazy man. By all rational standards, a
> >young man who is convinced that if he kills a thousand infidels that he
> will
> >be rewarded with heaven and 72 virgins is either crazy or has a small
> penis,
> >or both.
> >
> >If we don't curtail Iran's (and any radical theocracy) goal of atomic
> >weaponry, things will be different for our children.
> >
> >Don Benson, DO, FACEP
> >Department of Emergency Medicine
> >St. John Hospital and Medical Center
> >Detroit
> >bensonblues at comcast.net
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Thomas Anthony Horan [mailto:thoran at sarah.br] 
> >Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 7:41 AM
> >To: Trauma & Critical Care mailing list
> >Subject: RE: Bali Bombings
> >
> >David,
> >
> >I don't think silence indicates a lack of sympathy for the families of the
> >dead, or a lack of humanity, nor a lack of respect for the efforts of the
> >rescuers. The real problem is we don't know what to do about it. How does
> >one fight a religious ideology, the idea of martyrdom, rewards in the after
> >life and so on? Especially so when we are led by a pseudoreligious nitwit
> of
> >our own.
> >
> >Now that western nations have essentially given up on the neuclear program
> >of Iran, are powerless to do anything about it, and have squandered in Iraq
> >the moral high ground they held after 9/11, such bombings we have seen in
> >the resorts of Bali and Egypt, pale to insignificance next to the holocaust
> >planned by radical islamist once they achieve the ability. > 
> >
> >Tom
> >
> > 
> >
> >  
> >
> >>----------
> >>From: 	Fontana, David[SMTP:DFontana at phcn.vic.gov.au]
> >>Reply To: 	Trauma & Critical Care mailing list
> >>Sent: 	terça-feira, 4 de outubro de 2005 22:22
> >>To: 	trauma-list at trauma.org
> >>Subject: 	Bali Bombings
> >>
> >>I note with interest the lack of discussion surrounding the recent
> >>repeat terror attacks on tourists and citizens of Bali.
> >>Are we disheartened, disinterested or overwhelmed? Normally an affront
> >>to humanity of this nature would draw some comment from the list; why
> >>not on this occasion? 
> >>After discussion with my colleagues, I offer our deepest sympathies to
> >>the victims and their families. And we further commend the efforts of
> >>the rescuers, medical staff and volunteers who aided the victims.
> >>We fear that this repeat attack will further damage the economy and
> >>livelihood of the Balinese people who depend so much on the tourist
> >>dollar for survival. 
> >> 
> >>David R Fontana RN
> >>Dip.App.Sci., B.Nsg(N.Ed).,PGrad.Dip.Adv.Clin.Nurs.(Melb.)
> >>Associate Nurse Manager
> >>Anaesthesia & Post Anaesthesia Care Unit
> >>Frankston Hospital
> >>Melbourne, Victoria, AUSTRALIA
> >>03 9784-7404
> >> 
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