I got division. No not the mathematical type of division, but the kind of division that puts person against person. Odd gift to receive on a day when 5 years ago a tragedy occurs, and all Americans stand together as one, to help each other cope with the loss of life and the destruction. You’re probably asking how one person sends another division. Through an e-mail, I received a message that simply stated in the title “Do you remember this? I do !” It starts off with an image of the twin towers standing just as they did on Sept. 10th 2001. I did remember what the towers looked like, but then the message takes an unexpected turn.
“ Thought you might be interested in this forgotten bit of information..........
It was 1987! At a lecture the other day they were playing an old news video of Lt.Col . Oliver North testifying at the Iran-Contra hearings during the Reagan Administration.
There was Ollie in front of God and country getting the third degree, but what he said was stunning!
He was being drilled by a senator; "Did you not recently spend close to $60,000 for a home security system?"
Ollie replied, "Yes, I did, Sir."
The senator continued, trying to get a laugh out of the audience, "Isn't that just a little excessive?"
"No, sir," continued Ollie.
"No? And why not?" the senator asked.
"Because the lives of my family and I were threatened, sir."
"Threatened? By whom?" the senator questioned.
"By a terrorist, sir" Ollie answered.
"Terrorist? What terrorist could possibly scare you that much?"
"His name is Osama bin Laden, sir" Ollie replied.
At this point the senator tried to repeat the name, but couldn't pronounce it, which most people back then probably couldn't. A couple of people laughed at the attempt. Then the senator continued.. Why are you so afraid of this man?" the senator asked.
"Because, sir, he is the most evil person alive that I know of", Ollie answered.
"And what do you recommend we do about him?" asked the senator.
"Well, sir, if it was up to me, I would recommend that an assassin team be formed to eliminate him and his men from the face of the earth."
The senator disagreed with this approach, and that was all that was shown of the clip.
By the way, that senator was Al Gore!
Terrorist pilot Mohammad Atta blew up a bus in Israel in 1986. The Israelis captured, tried and imprisoned him. As part of the Oslo agreement with the Palestinians in 1993, Israel had to agree to release so-called "political prisoners."
However, the Israelis would not release any with blood on their hands. The American President at the time, Bill Clinton, and his Secretary of State, Warren Christopher, "insisted" that all prisoners be released."
Thus Mohammad Atta was freed and eventually thanked the US by flying an airplane into Tower One of the World Trade Center. This was reported by many of the American TV networks at the time that the terrorists were first identified.
It was censored in the U.S.A. from all later reports.
If you agree that the American public should be made aware of this fact, pass this on.”
Now throughout this message were 4 other photographs showing different states of destruction of the twin towers ending finally with what we call now “Ground Zero”.
This message is false in its claim, that the Mohammad Atta that blew up the bus, was the same person in the group of terrorists that attacked us on 9/11. http://www.truthorfiction.com/rumors/h/hijacker.htm
I find this e-mail to be just another symptom of America’s sickness. The author of this message sent out an incorrect and divisive message, when they could have found a way to bring us together again. President Bush did the same thing back during the presidential race with John Kerry. He was asked if homosexuality was a “choice”. He stated that he just didn’t know. Instead of trying to unite the country, he once again found a way to divide us even more.
I responded to the aforementioned e-mail with something I felt a bit more appropriate for the occasion. http://www.littledidsheknow.com/hero-full.htm