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Silence that kills
Townhall.com ^ | May 16, 2005 | Mike S. Adams

Posted on 05/17/2005 12:31:32 AM PDT by skeptoid

This morning, I logged on to www.Boortz.com to check out Neal's daily reading assignments. The first thing that caught my eye was a story about Newspeak magazine-or, Newsweek, as they prefer to be called. It seems their story about the desecration of the Koran by US troops isn't exactly flushing out upon closer examination.

In light of this apparently monumental lapse of professional judgment, many are asking a very serious question: Did Newsweek, in its zeal to attack the Bush administration and the Iraq War, run a false story that has sparked violence, murder, and anti-American sentiment around the world?

In other words, do the people at Newsweek have blood on their hands?

I frequently ask myself a similar question about my colleagues in the so-called social sciences. In their reporting of the news (or "research") in the social sciences, they frequently fail to run with stories, which might save a lot of lives. I often ask myself whether social science professors have blood on their hands as I think about some of the following taboo subjects:

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: bloodontheirhands; newsweek; taboosubjects
Mike is always good...this one is special. This is one more cogent analysis of a current event from a fearless (he IS tenured, I believe) conservative voice crying out in the cockamamie wilderness that is Modern American Academe.
1 posted on 05/17/2005 12:31:32 AM PDT by skeptoid
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To: skeptoid

bttt


2 posted on 05/17/2005 12:33:02 AM PDT by nopardons
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To: skeptoid
Mike is always good...this one is special.

I agree with both of your statements. Thanks for posting this.

3 posted on 05/17/2005 12:57:36 AM PDT by syriacus (Weird George Felos repeatedly flicked his tongue out his gaping mouth when lying to the press 3/31)
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