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Posted: 3/28/2006 9:41:19 AM EDT


This is a must read for everybody. True`re words have never been spoken. If we could only get our leaders to act on this I`m sure it would become a priority number 1 with everybody also. HB

Guess our national leaders didn't expect this, hmm? On Thursday,
Darrell
> > Scott, the father of Rachel Scott, a victim of the Columbine High
School
> > shootings in Littleton, Colorado, was invited to address the House
> > Judiciary Committee's subcommittee What he said to our national
leaders
> > during this special session of Congress was painfully truthful.
They
> > were not prepared for what he was to say, nor was it received
well. It
> > needs to be heard by every parent, every teacher, every
politician,
> > every sociologist, every psychologist, and every so-called expert!
These
> > courageous words spoken by Darrell Scott are powerful,
penetrating, and
> > deeply personal. There is no doubt that God sent this man as a
voice
> > crying in the wilderness. The following is a portion of the
> > transcript:
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> > "Since the dawn of creation there has been both good & evil in the
> > hearts of men and women. We all contain the seeds of kindness or
the
> > seeds of violence. The death of my wonderful daughter, Rachel Joy
Scott,
> > and the deaths of that heroic teacher, and the other eleven
children who
> > died must not be in vain.
> > Their blood cries out for answers.
> >
> > "The first recorded act of violence was when Cain slew his brother
Abel
> > out in the field. The villain was not the club he used.. Neither
was it
> > the NCA, the National Club Association. The true killer was Cain,
and
> > the reason for the murder could only be found in Cain's heart.
> > "In the days that followed the Columbine tragedy, I was amazed at
how
> > quickly fingers began to be pointed at groups such as the NRA. I
am not
> > a member of the NRA. I am not a hunter. I do not even own a gun. I
am
> > not here to represent or defend the NRA, because I don't believe
that
> > they are responsible for my daughter's death. Therefore I do not
believe
> > that they need to be defended. If I believed they had anything to
do
> > with Rachel's murder I would be their strongest opponent.
> > I am here today to declare that Columbine was not just a tragedy,
it was
> > a spiritual event that should be forcing us to look at where the
real
> > blame lies!
> > Much of the blame lies here in this room. Much of the blame lies
behind
> > the pointing fingers of the accusers themselves. "I wrote a poem
just
> > four nights ago that expresses my feelings best. This was written
way
> > before I knew I would be speaking here today:
> > Your laws ignore our deepest needs,
> > Your words are empty air.
> > You've stripped away our heritage,
> > You've outlawed simple prayer.
> > Now gunshots fill our classrooms,
> > And precious children die.
> > You seek for answers everywhere,
> > And ask the question "Why?"
> > You regulate restrictive laws,
> > Through legislative creed.
> > And yet you fail to understand,
> > That God is what we need!
> >
> > "Men and women are three-part beings. We all consist of body,
soul, and
> > spirit.
> > When we refuse to acknowledge a third part of our make-up, we
create a
> > void that allows evil, prejudice, and hatred to rush in and reek
havoc.
> > Spiritual
> > presences were present within our educational systems for most of
our
> > nation's history. Many of our major colleges began as theological
> > seminaries.
> > This is a
> > historical fact. What has happened to us as a nation? We have
refused to
> > honor God, and in so doing, we open the doors to hatred and
violence.
> > And when something as terrible as Columbine's tragedy occurs,
> > politicians immediately look for a scapegoat such as the NRA. They
> > immediately seek to pass more restrictive laws that contribute to
erode
> > away our personal and private liberties. We do not need more
restrictive
> > laws. "Eric and Dylan would not have been stopped by metal
detectors. No
> > amount of gun laws can stop someone who spends months planning
this type
> > of massacre. The real villain lies within our own hearts.
> > "As my son Craig lay under that table in the school library and
saw his
> > two friends murdered before his very eyes-He did not hesitate to
pray in
> > school. I defy any law or politician to deny him that right! I
challenge
> > every young person in America, and around the world, to realize
that on
> > April 20, 1999, at Columbine High School prayer was brought back
to our
> > schools. Do not let the many prayers offered by those students be
in
> > vain. Dare to move into the new millennium with a sacred disregard
for
> > legislation that violates your God-given right to communicate with
Him.
> > To those of you who would point your finger at the NRA I give to
you a
> > sincere challenge. Dare to examine your own heart before casting
the
> > first stone!
> > My daughter's death will not be in vain! The young people of this
> > country will not allow that to happen!"
> >
> > Do what the media did not, let the nation hear this man's speech.
> > Please send
> > this out to everyone you can
> >
> >
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:43:33 AM EDT
ugh i dont know what i hate worse. chain letters, or those fucking truncated lines with greater than signs.

Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:49:34 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:52:03 AM EDT
Very true, but also pretty old-like seven years. Read here.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 9:58:02 AM EDT
....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


....not gonna get into the god argument again....


Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:05:31 AM EDT
Thank you for posting this I will never forget it.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:13:18 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:19:15 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Big_Bear:

Originally Posted By FortyFiveAutomatic:
ugh i dont know what i hate worse. chain letters, or those fucking truncated lines with greater than signs.



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That's funny......but I hate the chain letters more

Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:25:17 AM EDT

Originally Posted By krpind:

Originally Posted By Big_Bear:

Originally Posted By FortyFiveAutomatic:
ugh i dont know what i hate worse. chain letters, or those fucking truncated lines with greater than signs.



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That's funny......but I hate the chain letters more





>> Well
>> Pass
>> This
>> Post
>> To
>> All
>> Your
>> True
>> Friends
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>>If
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>>Really
>>Are
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Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:27:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Napoleon_Tanerite:



>> Well
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>> Your
>> True
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>>If
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>>Really
>>Are
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>>Friend
>>,
>>They
>>Will
>>Pass
>>It
>>Back
>>!



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Bastage.......





Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:32:10 AM EDT
Very true...Thank you for posting this as a reminder to the feeble minded
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:35:26 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Napoleon_Tanerite:

Originally Posted By krpind:

Originally Posted By Big_Bear:

Originally Posted By FortyFiveAutomatic:
ugh i dont know what i hate worse. chain letters, or those fucking truncated lines with greater than signs.



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That's funny......but I hate the chain letters more




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I just thought I'd forward that
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:38:38 AM EDT
The message is that it is the person not the object that is to blame. Too many in our society forget that. It is good to remind them from time to time.

Thanks for the post....ignore the other crap.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:40:00 AM EDT
There's a cool free-ware program that takes them damn arrowheads out. It's called EmailStripper. Works good too.
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 10:50:38 AM EDT
Link Posted: 3/28/2006 11:10:24 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Big_Bear:

Originally Posted By Bumblebee_Bob:
There's a cool free-ware program that takes them damn arrowheads out. It's called EmailStripper. Works good too.


> > Download emailstripper here: www.papercut.biz/emailStripper.htm
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>>>thanks Big bear, I've
>>>got it on my computer but I
>>>was too lazy to look for the
>>>link.
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Link Posted: 3/28/2006 11:11:39 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Grunteled:

Originally Posted By Napoleon_Tanerite:

Originally Posted By krpind:

Originally Posted By Big_Bear:

Originally Posted By FortyFiveAutomatic:
ugh i dont know what i hate worse. chain letters, or those fucking truncated lines with greater than signs.



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That's funny......but I hate the chain letters more




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I just thought I'd forward that




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