Re: RARA-AVIS: those dirty etc.

Peter Walker (
Sun, 12 Jul 1998 12:29:36 +0000 Terry Lankford wrote...
> There seems to be a thread of America bashing developing on this list
> today.
How is critcising America styonymous with 'America bashing' ?
>While America has certainly done its fair share of dirty deeds
> throughout the years (as ALL countries have) I certainly hope that
> hostility and revisionism will not cloud the fact that from 1941 to 1945
> America contributed quite heavily in the quest to save the free world.
BUT they did did as allies of the then Soviet Union who lost upwards
of 20 million people dead.
> And Peter Walker, your anti-American tirade DID just play in America and
> I don't hear anyone calling you a communist.
Come on, it wasn't an 'anti-American tirade' and how do you know I
haven't been called a communist because of it? The point is that I
can say it on the 'net but the last time I was in the States there was no
way I'd say it to anyone in public...
> I hope this doesn't sound too harsh. I don't mean it to be. I just
> thought someone should speak up for the other side of the story. Or am I
> being too "Hammerish"?
No it doesn't sound to harsh and I apologise if what I wrote offended
- it wasn't my intention at all. Don't get me wrong, there is a lot
of greatness in America and there is nowt to be proud of here. And i
apologise for getting of the point - ie crime writing.
> Good reading and good writing to all

"...and thats no private eye wash"
Shell Scott
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