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Subject:  Re: Factor an additional 5% to RE - Reparations Date:  3/27/2002  10:46 AM
Author:  markr33 Number:  64226 of 794920

<<I think it is absolutely ludicrous to punish people for things done by others many, many years ago.>>

Well, where were you and the others five years ago when Swiss and German companies were getting hauled into court for WWII - era claims? Where was the hue and cry when Congress made it easier for these types of lawsuits to go forward? Why didn't you say "Yes, everyone feels bad that [the Holocaust] happened, but get over it. We learned from our mistakes. Let's move on?"


Which lawsuit do you mean - the one against the insurance companies who didn't pay the claims on life insurance of those who were gassed and cremated or the one against the banks who didn't turn over the deposits of those who were gassed and cremated to their heirs ?

Do you think that if a person is murdered that the insurance company doesn't have to pay their life insurance claim ? Or if a person is murdered that their bank doesn't have to turn over their de