Of course the people who did this were religious fanatics and believed they
had God on their side as well.  The people who did these acts point out why
I have problems with any organized religion: Religion was used to justify
the Crusades, Slavery and the Holocaust.  It may do a lot of good, but it
also is the cause of much evil.  Personally, I am uncomfortable when it
enters any institution, government or otherwise.

Jeff Lewis
Records Coordinator
Fenwick & West, LLP

-----Original Message-----
From: Martin, Cherise [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 7:24 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: Canadian Support

Just goes to show, you can take God out of the government, the schools, etc
but when it comes down too it - we are still a nation that can love our
enemies, return evil with kindness and forgive 70 x 7.  The Christian
principles that this country was founded on - can still be carried out by us
(if even just a few) Christians, who claim the name of CHRIST as our Savior!


-----Original Message-----
From: Duncan, Wayne [mailto:[log in to unmask]]
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2001 10:12 AM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: FW: Canadian Support

I received the below e-mail yesterday.  I'm don't know who originated the
e-mail as it had been forwarded many times.  I wish I knew which Canadian
newspaper ran the article because I would like to send a "thank you" to

Wayne Duncan

> > With Todays events still unfolding, this article should provide us all
> with
> > the pride and courage to endure this tragedy and anything else the
> can
> > throw at US.
> >
> >
> >  ******************
> >
> >
> >       This, from a Canadian newspaper, no less, is worth sharing.

> >       America: The Good Neighbor.
> >
> >      Widespread but only partial news coverage was given
> >      recently to a remarkable editorial broadcast from
> >      Toronto by Gordon Sinclair, a Canadian television
> >      commentator. What follows is the full text of his
> >      trenchant remarks as printed in the Congressional
> >      Record:
> >
> >      "This Canadian thinks it is time to speak up for the
> >      Americans as the most generous and possibly the least
> >      appreciated people on all the earth.
> >
> >      Germany, Japan and, to a lesser extent, Britain and
> >      Italy were lifted out of the debris of war by the
> >      Americans who poured in billions of dollars and
> >      forgave other billions in debts. None of these
> >      countries is today paying even the interest on its
> >      remaining debts to the United States.
> >
> >      When France was in danger of collapsing in 1956, it
> >      was the Americans who propped it up, and their reward
> >      was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of
> >      Paris. I was there. I saw it.
> >
> >      When earthquakes hit distant cities, it is the United
> >      States that hurries in to help. This spring, 59
> >      American communities were flattened by tornadoes.
> >      Nobody helped.
> >
> >      The Marshall Plan and the Truman Policy pumped
> >      billions of dollars into discouraged countries. Now
> >      newspapers in those countries are writing about the
> >      decadent, warmongering Americans.
> >
> >      I'd like to see just one of those countries that is
> >      gloating over the erosion of the United States dollar
> >      build its own airplane. Does any other country in the
> >      world have a plane to equal the Boeing Jumbo Jet, the
> >      Lockheed Tri-Star, or the Douglas DC10? If so, why
> >      don't they fly them? Why do all the International
> >      lines except Russia fly American Planes?
> >
> >      Why does no other land on earth even consider putting
> >      a man or woman on the moon? You talk about Japanese
> >      technocracy, and you get radios. You talk about German
> >      technocracy, and you get automobiles. You talk about
> >      American technocracy, and you find men on the moon -
> >      not once, but several times and safely home again.
> >
> >      You talk about scandals, and the Americans put theirs
> >      right in the store window for everybody to look at.
> >      Even their draft-dodgers are not pursued and hounded.
> >      They are here on our streets, and most of them, unless
> >      they are breaking Canadian laws, are getting American
> >      dollars from ma and pa at home to spend here.
> >
> >      When the railways of France, Germany and India were
> >      breaking down through age, it was the Americans who
> >      rebuilt them. When the Pennsylvania Railroad and the
> >      New York Central went broke, nobody loaned them an
> >      old caboose. Both are still broke.
> >
> >      I can name you 5000 times when the Americans raced to
> >      the help of other people in trouble. Can you name me
> >      even one time when someone else raced to the Americans
> >      in trouble? I don't think there was outside help even
> >      during the San Francisco earthquake.
> >
> >      Our neighbors have faced it alone, and I'm one
> >      Canadian who is damned tired of hearing them get
> >      kicked around. They will come out of this thing with
> >      their flag high. And when they do, they are entitled
> >      to thumb their nose at the lands that are gloating
> >      over their present troubles. I hope Canada is not one
> >      of those."
> >
> >      Stand proud, America!
> >
> >     This is one of the best editorials that I have ever
> >     read regarding the United States. It is nice that one
> >     man realizes it. I only wish that the rest of the
> >     world would realize it. We are always blamed for
> >     everything, and never even get a thank you for the
> >     things we do.
> >
> >     Maybe each of you can send this to at least one person
> >     and they might send it to one of their friends until this letter
> >     is sent to every person on the web.
> >     I am just a single American that has read this,
> >
> >

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