|Looking through the below
transcripts of Mel Sembler's Senate hearing you see
- at (a) that
Melvin Sembler was introduced by Republican
Senator Connie Mack.
- At (c) Senator Mack praises
Melvin and Betty for founding Straight, Inc.
- At (d) chairman Cranston
- At (e) and (f) Senator
Cranston starts stressing the importance of
Melvin Sembler's nominated position because
the country was 'leaving the Reagan Era'
which had predicted a "bright
future" for the Pacific region, but
that future had just been darkened because
of the massacre at Tiananmen Square of
Chinese citizens by their own repressive
- At (g) Senator Cranston
says there is something "Orwellian
about it all". Ironically Senator
Cranston reminded Melvin and Betty that
President Bush had just announced that any
normalization of relations between the
United States and Red China would require a
recognition of the rights of individuals and
respect for the rights of those who
- In fact his last words to
Melvin and Betty at (i) was to encourage
respect for human rights. How could this
coincidence have occurred? A man and his
wife who had capitalized on communism
perhaps more than anyone in the free world,
who were then and there running their own
Orwellian program called Straight, Inc.
which is no respecter of human rights!