Re: Injustice

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Thu Apr 06 2000 - 15:00:26 MDT wrote:

> In a message dated 4/6/2000 9:39:03 AM Pacific Daylight Time,
> writes:
> > and deepest
> > philosophical meaning, Elian Gonzalez must be allowed to remain here.
> > Let this poor boy have a
> > chance to live a human life. If "compassion" is one of our politicians'
> > chief values, as they
> > keep telling us, can't they show him any of it?
> You know, this really irks me, since objectivists are supposedly AGAINST the
> state saying what we can and cannot do with our children. A call for
> compassion is the last thing I want to hear from this camp of followers, who
> blatantly say that compassion should not be a value.
> (I loved the part about how the father has no rights since he's Commie and
> in his country *has* no rights.. ; - )

Its true....

> Think about this:
> Whatever you may think of communism, if the Cubans tried to keep one of your
> youngsters against your will, if you were his only surviving parent, Cuba
> would be smacked down so fast your head wouldn't even spin.

This is exactly why so many people are for sending Elian back, because americans
with foreign ex-spouses have gotten nowhere with the international community to
get other countries to recognise american custody rulings regarding american

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