THERE HAS BEEN NO JUSTICE IN THE STATE OF IOWA FOR MY FAMILY
MY JESUS-GIVEN MINISTRY, WRITING AND TEACHING DREAMS

OUR HEARTS SHOULD BREAK LIKE JESUS' HEART BREAKS FOR THOSE PEOPLE SUFFERING FAMINE IN AFRICA

THERE IS A FAMINE RAGING IN SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, NIGERIA AND YEMEN AND IT IS SO SAD AND ALSO SO NOT UNDERSTANDABLE WHY WE HAVE SO MUCH FOOD IN THE UNITED STATES IN OUR GROCERY STORES AND RESTAURANTS AND YET THERE ARE PEOPLE DYING OF STARVATION IN AFRICA -- WHY GOD? WHY GOD? WE ARE BLESSED WITH SO MUCH ABUNDANCE IN THE UNITED STATES AND HOW CAN WE GET THE FOOD THAT WE HAVE MORE THAN ENOUGH OF TO THOSE COUNTRIES STRUGGLING WITH FAMINE -- HOW CAN WE NOT DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS FAMINE? WE CERTAINLY HAVE THE RESOURCES IN THE US TO HELP PEOPLE STRUGGLING WITH THIS FAMINE AND WE SHOULD CERTAINLY SEND AS MUCH ASSISTANCE AS POSSIBLE SOON. WHEN WILL OUR NATION WAKE-UP TO THE NEEDS OF THE IMPOVERISHED IN OTHER COUNTRIES WHO NEED OUR BLESSINGS, TOO? LOVE ALWAYS, DIANE


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Diane Olson
Diane Olson SCOTT, I DON'T UNDERSTAND WHY THE US GOVERNMENT AND THE UN ARE NOT CAPABLE OF BYPASSING THEIR GOVERNMENTS GIVEN OUR MILITARY STRENGTH. IF WE SENT OUR PEACEKEEPERS WITH THE FOOD, THERE IS NO REASON THE FOOD SHOULD NOT REACH THOSE WHO NEED IT. YOUR EXPLANATION JUST DOES NOT ADD-UP GIVEN THE RESOURCES AND POWER OF THE UNITED STATES. IF ONLY THE US WOULD CARE ABOUT THOSE NATIONS WHO DO NOT HAVE THE OIL RESOURCES THAT OUR NATION'S LEADERS (LIKE THE BUSHES) COVET AND WOULD USE OUR MILITARY MIGHT TO BRING PEACE TO THOSE IMPOVERISHED, EMBATTLED NATIONS WHO HAVE NOTHING TO OFFER IN RETURN. IT SIMPLY SHOULD NOT BE SO DIFFICULT FOR OUR GOVERNMENT -- THE US GOVERNMENT -- TO USE ITS MIGHT TO BYPASS TERRORIST REGIMES, IF ONLY OUR LEADERS WOULD HAVE COMPASSION UPON THOSE NATIONS SUFFERING FAMINE. LOVE, DIANE
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Diane Olson Kevin wrote, "but if the crates tend to sit on a pier someplace because the aid was refused, I think that is more their problem, not ours." JUST BECAUSE A GOVERNMENT DOES NOT HAVE COMPASSION FOR ITS OWN PEOPLE DOES NOT MEAN THAT THE USA AND OTHER NATIONS SHOULD NOT BE DOING SOMETHING TO HELP THE INNOCENT PEOPLE WHO ARE VICTIMS OF THEIR GOVERNMENT'S INDIFFERENCE AND CORRUPTION. WHEN THERE IS A FAMINE HAPPENING IN A COUNTRY -- WHETHER IT IS CAUSED NATURALLY OR BY A CORRUPT GOVERNMENT -- THE USA AND THE UN SHOULD BE CONCERNED ENOUGH TO INTERVENE IN THE SITUATION RATHER THAN PASSIVELY WATCH MILLIONS OF INNOCENT PEOPLE DIE OF STARVATION. I TEND TO BELIEVE THAT IT IS OUR PROBLEM, TOO, AS A HUMANITY THAT SHOULD CARE ABOUT AND LOVE ONE ANOTHER BECAUSE WE COULD HAVE JUST AS EASILY BEEN IN THEIR SITUATION, IF NOT BY THE GRACE AND WILL OF GOD THAT WE WERE BORN IN THE ABUNDANT USA. WE SHOULD CARE AND SHOW COMPASSION REGARDLESS OF WHAT THEIR GOVERNMENT IS DOING AND ESPECIALLY WHEN THEIR GOVERNMENT IS BLOCKING AID TO THE FAMISHED. I DO NOT BELIEVE IN PASSIVELY SAYING THAT "IT IS THEIR PROBLEM." THAT IS NOT CHRISTIAN AT ALL. LOVE ALWAYS, DIANE
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Diane Olson Scott Buehler YOURS IS NOT AN ACCURATE SCENARIO OF WHAT MIGHT HAPPEN IF THE US ENTERED THEIR COUNTRIES AS PEACEKEEPERS. I DO BELIEVE IN AMERICAN AND UN INTERVENTION IN SUCH SITUATIONS AS FAMINE AND HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES, AND THAT DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY EQUATE WITH AMERICAN'S BLOOD SHED. YET ARE WE NOT THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE BRAVE THAT DEFENDS THE FREEDOMS AND WELFARE OF THOSE SUFFERING IN OTHER COUNTRIES FROM HUMAN RIGHTS' ABUSES AND MALNUTRITION IS A HUMAN RIGHTS' ISSUE.YOURS IS A "WHAT IF" SCENARIO THAT SHOULD NOT DETER THE INTERVENTION OF THE US TO SAVE LIVES -- TO SAVE MANY, MANY MORE INNOCENT LIVES THAN WOULD POTENTIALLY BE LOST. I BELIEVE IN US AND UN INTERVENTION TO SERVE JUSTICE AND SAVE LIVES, AND ALWAYS HAVE. SINCERELY, DIANE
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Diane Olson SCOTT, I DO NOT BELIEVE THAT WE CAN LUMP ALL OF THE PEOPLE OF NATION TOGETHER AND SAY THAT THEY DO NOT HOLD LIFE SACRED AS WE DO HERE. I DO NOT BELIEVE THAT WE SHOULD TURN A BLIND EYE TO THE SUFFERING AND HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES OF OTHER COUNTRIES WHEN THERE ARE DEAR CHILDREN OF GOD SUFFERING FROM THOSE ABUSES. THEY SHOULD NOT HAVE TO FIGHT FOR THEMSELVES BECAUSE JESUS COMMANDS THAT WE STAND-UP FOR AND FIGHT FOR THE WEAK ONES OF THIS WORLD. WE WHO ARE SO ABUNDANTLY BLESSED IN THE USA ARE COMMANDED BY OUR FAITH IN THE LORD TO CARE ABOUT AND SHOW COMPASSION TO THOSE PEOPLE WHO DID NOT CHOOSE TO BE BORN IN THOSE NATIONS AND DID NOT CHOOSE TO SUFFER ABUSE AT THE HANDS OF THEIR GOVERNMENTS. WHO ARE YOU TO SAY THAT ALL PEOPLE OF A NATION ARE BAD AND REJECT AMERICAN VALUES WHEN THAT IS SIMPLY NOT TRUE AT ALL -- DID YOU ASK EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THE PEOPLE OR DO YOU SIMPLY ASSUME AND SPEAK FOR THEM INSTEAD OF WITH THEM? AND THERE IS SOCIALISM IN NORWAY AND SWEDEN AND THOSE TWO COUNTRIES ARE GREAT COUNTRIES, SO WHAT YOU SAY ABOUT SOCIALISM IS NOT TRUE AT ALL. SO ON ALL FRONTS, I DISAGREE WITH YOU BECAUSE I BELIEVE THAT OUR FAITH IN LORD JESUS COMMANDS THAT WE DO SOMETHING ABOUT INJUSTICES IN THIS WORLD AND THAT WE WHO ARE SO BLESSED MUST SHARE OUR BLESSINGS AND FIGHT FOR THE HUMAN RIGHTS OF OTHER PEOPLE WHO ARE SUFFERING AND HAVE NOT BEEN BLESSED. THIS IS STILL A QUESTION TO GOD (NOT TO FELLOW HUMANS) ABOUT WHY THE INNOCENT IN THESE COUNTRIES MUST SUFFER SO MUCH AND WHY THE USA DOES NOT USE ITS GOD-GIVEN POWER AND BLESSINGS TO SERVE THESE PEOPLE BECAUSE CERTAINLY THEIR LIVES ARE JUST AS PRECIOUS IN THE EYES OF OUR CREATOR AND CERTAINLY OUR CREATOR WANTS US TO REGARD THEIR LIVES AS PRECIOUS, TOO, AND WORTHY OF PROTECTION AND CARE AND COMPASSION. SINCERELY, DIANE K. OLSON

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