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>I flew into Nashua NH (ASH) for lunch today and I saw something I
>never wanted to see on my way out. I had just finished my run up when
>I looked around and saw an World War II era aircraft painted in the
>full Nazi paint job, including a Swastika on the tail.
>I was very offended and I have to say I was never happier to hear the
>tower say the words, "Cleared for Takeoff" I just wanted to get as far
>from that thing as I could.
>Not a happy camper.
Well, Zach, I think that you are getting too
emotional over symbols. True, at one time
the symbols you are upset over stood
very actively for true evil. But symbols are
funny things. They arent inherently
harmful and after the evil that they may
have represented is put under control, then
the symbols can be viewed in a more
I have been touched personally in my life
by the symbols that you are talking about.
Now, however, I do not worry about the use of the
symbols in an historical way. Only if they
are reused to symbolize some old or
equally noxious new evil (as in
the case of the Aryan Nations) do I get
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