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From: aturner3 <aturner3@nyc.rr.com>
Subject: take 'em, tiger
Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2001 03:37:38 -0800 (PST)

A message from Wolfe:

? Pioneer Press September 27, 2001
A guest essay by Gene Wolfe, published in a Chicago-area local newspaper, is
unfortunately not online. Wolfe urges citizens to act quickly, and pressure
the politicians to take action... 

We will be told that the perpetrators (and only the perpetrators) must be
punished, and that the greatest pains must be taken to make certain no
innocent person suffers. That sounds much better than saying no action
should be taken, but it comes to the same thing. The perpetrators cannot be
punished. They died in the planes they hijacked and are beyond our reach. It
is not possible to fight a war (not even a losing war) without causing
innocent people to suffer. 

Wolfe's recommendations for immediate action: 1) declare war on nations that
harbor terrorists; 2) arm the plane crews; 3) seal the borders; 4) return
non-citizens to their homelands; 5) root out terrorist organizations
everywhere; and 6) stop pressuring Israel to go soft on terrorists. 

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