[Vision2020] attacks that really matter

Dick Sherwin rvrcowboy at clearwire.net
Sun Sep 17 16:13:48 PDT 2006

It is easy to make pledges that put the lives of our troops on the line when
you are not one of them.

In the war on terror there are only winners and loosers.  I prefer to be on
the side of the winners and keep my head.

Dick S.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tom Hansen" <thansen at moscow.com>
To: "'Dick Sherwin'" <rvrcowboy at clearwire.net>; "'Vision2020'"
<vision2020 at moscow.com>; "'keely emerinemix'" <kjajmix1 at msn.com>
Sent: Sunday, September 17, 2006 4:01 PM
Subject: RE: [Vision2020] attacks that really matter

> dick Sherwin -
> Apparently you misinterpret the desire for humane treatment of God's
> creatures (in this case humans) and expressed support for international
> laws, such as the those enacted at the various Geneva Conventions, as a
> of "softness".  You couldn't be further from the truth.
> These attributes as reflected by Sunil's postings (as well as many others)
> on V2020 echo the spirit of yet another pledge.
> >From http://www.notinourname.net/pledge_about.html:
> Perhaps you would prefer reading along as Saul Williams orates . . .
> "The Pledge of Resistance"
> http://www.tomandrodna.com/Sounds/NION.mp3
> "We believe that as people living
> in the United States it is our
> responsibility to resist the injustices
> done by our government,
> in our names
> Not in our name
> will you wage endless war
> there can be no more deaths
> no more transfusions
> of blood for oil
> Not in our name
> will you invade countries
> bomb civilians, kill more children
> letting history take its course
> over the graves of the nameless
> Not in our name
> will you erode the very freedoms
> you have claimed to fight for
> Not by our hands
> will we supply weapons and funding
> for the annihilation of families
> on foreign soil
> Not by our mouths
> will we let fear silence us
> Not by our hearts
> will we allow whole peoples
> or countries to be deemed evil
> Not by our will
> and Not in our name
> We pledge resistance
> We pledge alliance with those
> who have come under attack
> for voicing opposition to the war
> or for their religion or ethnicity
> We pledge to make common cause
> with the people of the world
> to bring about justice,
> freedom and peace
> Another world is possible
> and we pledge to make it real."
> It truly is just that simple, dick Sherwin.
> Seeya round town, Moscow.
> Tom Hansen
> Vandalville, Idaho

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