"The quality of mercy is not strewn, it falleth as the gentle rain from heaven"-William Shakespeare"The Megrahi Family
Judge us by the way we treat those who have wronged us. Judge us by the way we act as a society and know that compassion has a place at the heart of justice in Scotland. Justice here is tempered with mercy.
The Politicians who protest the loudest are the ones who now embrace Gaddafi for his oil and his trade connections. If you believe that Megrahi should have died in prison, then you must also believe that Gaddafi should have remained an international pariah.
"If we demand an eye for an eye, then the whole world will become blind"-Mahatma Ghandi
Readers from the U.S. might like to research the following before they jump on the protest bandwagon:
1. The release of William Calley after 3 years of his sentence for ordering the Mai Lai massacre in Vietnam on March 16, 1968 with 504 fatalities between 1-82 years of age.
2. The medals given to the U.S. aircrew who shot down the Iranian civilian airbus with the loss of the compliment of crew and passengers including 66 children which many people thought was the rationale for the Lockerbie Massacre AND ULTIMATELY 9/11.
3. The release of convicted murdering scum on both sides in Northern Ireland after intervention from the Clinton Administration.
4. Why were so many CIA operatives and American Embassy staff pulled off the Pan-Am flight from Berlin that crashed at Lockerbie at the last minute?