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At 13:08 11/06/01 -0700, you wrote:
>On the day that Madonna went Scottish, an ignorant
>murderer was murdered. (I am not saying, he didn't
>To commemorate the 168+1 dead people I would like to
>sent you 'Invictus' by William Ernest Henley.
>"Out of the night that covers me,
>Black as the Pit from pole to pole;
>I thank whatever gods may be
>For my unconquerable soul.
>In the fell clutch of circumstance,

[ Excess quotations omitted. ]

The fact that McVeigh tried to cloak his heinous and cowardly crime behind 
the beautiful words
of a poet does nothing to justify his deed nor to save his soul.  He knew 
that.  His attempts at
justifying the inexcusable and explaining the inexplicable were for public 
consumption rather
then from inner conviction.  There was nothing heroic in what he did.  He 
deserved to die because
he killed innocent people and brought anguish to countless 
families.  Unfortunately, we compounded
his crime by making a pantomine out of his execution which should have been 
swift, silent, unseen
and unsung.

Niven Sinclair

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