At 14:39 10/1/2002 -0800, BLT wrote: >At 09:12 PM 10/1/02 +0000 Larry Jackson favored us with: > >I think in this case it might be more that the US is in the habit > >of protecting its citizens wherever they are in the world, and > >some young citizens were in danger. So the US went to the Ivory > >Coast to get them. The French helped, IIRC, because there were > >some French citizens in the same predicament. > > > >I think it is kind of nice that the US would take care of its > >citizens that way, and even nicer that the US is able to do so. > > > >Of course, I read about all of this in the newspaper, so it may > >not actually be true. :-) > >At its root, this is my biggest problem in understanding current >events. Where is there a reliable news source? ... Who are you going to >trust? Sometimes I get the feeling that all this media coverage of >current events is just a dog and pony show, while the real events are not >being reported at all.
I find that my life is better for not listening/watching the news media. I seem to do quite well getting a distillation of it right here on Zion. Your endless "bickering" actually serves a great purpose to me, because I get the news, with a balanced commentary from differing viewpoints. Dudley Do Right once commented, after seeing a newspaper article that said he was puny: "I read it in the paper, it MUST be true." Till ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================