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Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Ladenís Death
Guernica ^ | 5/6/2011 | chomsky

Posted on 05/07/2011 7:29:09 PM PDT by RummyChick

"We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic."

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Doesn't this guy hate the GOP.

It is interesting that both he and Rosie O Donnell are coming out against Obama's action.

1 posted on 05/07/2011 7:29:11 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Chomsky. lol....what a clown.

Seriously: L O L


2 posted on 05/07/2011 7:31:21 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: RummyChick

Are you a subscriber to “Guernica?”


3 posted on 05/07/2011 7:32:32 PM PDT by Misterioso (A liberal is a communist, but too stupid to realize it.)
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To: Misterioso

No, I don’t know anything about it.

I looked up this guy because someone on Weasel Zippers said that he all but called Obama a war criminal.


4 posted on 05/07/2011 7:34:07 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
"We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at Bill Ayers compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic."

There, now it makes more sense.

5 posted on 05/07/2011 7:35:12 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (My greatest fear is that when I'm gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them)
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To: RummyChick

How interesting.

So now we have politicized Bin Laden’s death. Good liberals are horrified that a good Democrat liberal president pulled the trigger on this operation.

So if you are liberal, you are against our getting Bin Laden. Only evil conservative Republican types were in favor of doing this.

But, for liberals, for one of their own to ok the operation has to be a bitter pill to swallow.

I’m glad Rosie O’Donnell weighed in. I’ve learned so much about 9/11 from her, about how fire can’t melt steel and all that.


6 posted on 05/07/2011 7:35:58 PM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: RummyChick

Iraqi commandos? Does Chomski even know where Iraq is on a map?

Or is Chomski saying now that Hussein commandos have always had a relationship with Al-Queerda?


7 posted on 05/07/2011 7:36:34 PM PDT by VeniVidiVici (The last Democrat worth a damn was Stalin. He purged his whole Party.)
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To: RummyChick

Obligatory creedal deposit.


8 posted on 05/07/2011 7:36:44 PM PDT by Gene Eric (*** Jesus ***)
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To: RummyChick
So, Chomsky imagines that Osama Bin Laden was the King of Iraq?

Or, is he imagining that George Bush was the leader of a small band of terrorists!

He's really breaking down these days ~ he used to be able to differentiate between private parties and nationstates but now.............

Well, another third-class mind down the drain eh!

9 posted on 05/07/2011 7:36:48 PM PDT by muawiyah
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To: RummyChick

chumpsky hates everybody. chumpsky is as anti-human as any soulless, conscienceless biped on planet earth. He is to be loathed and shunned by any decent person who values his/her soul.


10 posted on 05/07/2011 7:37:42 PM PDT by MestaMachine (If you want to pillage,plunder,destroy, blaspheme,or defile, become a muslim, or name yourself obama)
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To: RummyChick

I hadnt seen this..

A video of Obama and his team congratulating each other

http://weaselzippers.us/2011/05/07/spiking-the-ball-white-house-releases-video-showing-obama-and-biden-celebrating-after-bin-laden-was-killed/


11 posted on 05/07/2011 7:38:27 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Why does anyone listen to this man? His statements are full of fallacies.


12 posted on 05/07/2011 7:40:04 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: RummyChick

Chomsky’s in mourning. What a surprise.


13 posted on 05/07/2011 7:40:13 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (Present me with a lesser of two evils choice and I'll pick 'none of the above' every time.)
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To: RummyChick

Actually, he hates the U.S.


14 posted on 05/07/2011 7:40:49 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Democrats = authoritarian socialists)
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To: RummyChick

George Bush liberated Iraq, he didn’t fly plane loads of Iraqis into building full of Iraqis without warning. Or should we also compare Roosevelt and Truman to OBL since they invaded enemy nations to liberate them as well?


15 posted on 05/07/2011 7:41:15 PM PDT by MissesBush
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To: muawiyah

I read that line to mean that Bush is somehow like Osama in the eyes of the Iraqis.

So the equivalent would be them getting Bush for his “misdeeds” against Iran.


16 posted on 05/07/2011 7:41:16 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
... Uncontroversially, his crimes (George W. Bush) vastly exceed bin Laden’s, and he is not a “suspect” but uncontroversially the “decider”

Noam, if I ever get a chance to meet you in a dark alley at midnight.....(can't finish sentence, would get banned...)

17 posted on 05/07/2011 7:42:03 PM PDT by PROCON (Liberals Mistake Education and Knowledge for Wisdom and Common Sense.)
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To: RummyChick

Bitter old man. He hates this country.


18 posted on 05/07/2011 7:42:09 PM PDT by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: RummyChick

I wish somebody would capture Noam Chomsky, put him in a helicopter, and shove him out the door from an altitude of 1,000+ feet.


19 posted on 05/07/2011 7:42:33 PM PDT by Paleo Conservative
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To: popdonnelly

So this is even more significant since he is brothers in arm with Obama ;-)


20 posted on 05/07/2011 7:42:44 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick
We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic.

Chompski and his associates would be dancing in the streets.

21 posted on 05/07/2011 7:43:03 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Our Constitution: the new Inconvenient Truth)
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To: RummyChick

“We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic.”

Nope.. Trick question. Bush’s security detail is competent, and the Iraqi commandos (assuming there is such a thing) couldn’t even make it through an episode of “Deadliest Warrior”.


22 posted on 05/07/2011 7:43:30 PM PDT by GenXteacher (He that hath no stomach for this fight, let him depart!)
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To: RummyChick

First off, considering how well Saddam Hussein’s vaunted Republican Guard performed, any Iraqi “commandos” of that era would have gotten lost in a round room.

Secondly, equating George W. Bush to OBL is insane. Why that’s as crazy as insisting that 0bambi is constitutionally eligible to be President.


23 posted on 05/07/2011 7:43:46 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: RummyChick
he and Rosie O Donnell are coming out against Obama's action

Maybe obama will dump them in the Pacific.

24 posted on 05/07/2011 7:44:15 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Our Constitution: the new Inconvenient Truth)
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To: RummyChick

I would like to see more of this video of Obama preening for the cameras as he congratulates people. Has anyone seen a fuller version.


25 posted on 05/07/2011 7:46:46 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Chomsky’s very popular on college campuses. Not that there is much intelligence to be found on campus anymore.


26 posted on 05/07/2011 7:48:57 PM PDT by cookcounty (Obama killed Osama and all we got were the 72 versions.)
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To: RummyChick

Chomsky—the world’s leading self-hating Jew.


27 posted on 05/07/2011 7:49:26 PM PDT by PaleoBob
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To: RummyChick

Chomsky...puck.

I called that SOB out once and told him to meet me in the parking lot so I could stomp his nuts into the concrete.

He never showed up.


28 posted on 05/07/2011 7:49:34 PM PDT by sergeantdave (The democrat party is a seditious organization that must be outlawed)
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To: RummyChick

If GW Bush was killed in a similar matter we would be pissed, obviously!! And by the way, Iraqi commandos? Iraq was made up of Saddam and his henchmen. The other 85% of the population were kept in poverty. There are no commandos in Iraq. Heck, it was barely a functioning country.

Moving on....

We have laws of war. And we have laws against crime. The genius of Al Qaeda (if you allow me) was that were able to find the legal seem between both of these facets of law. Simply put, our laws meant to deal with individuals and even large groups. However, they were never intended to deal with a group numbering into the millions representing no country who one day decide to declare war on America.

From my point of view, an enemy such as this has got to be dealt with by the President in any way he sees fit. Unfortunately, some laws will have to be bent (enhanced interrogation) while others broken completely (Assassinating Bin Laden). Furthermore, some errors might even occur. I’m OK with this not because I like it, but because we have no other choice. Even Barack Obama saw this when he sat down behind the desk at the oval office.

As far as Iraq goes, it was undertaken for many things, but one of the key reasons was to offer the Muslim world an alternative to extremism. Step 1) Kill the terrorist. Step 2) Offer them something better. Get it?

I know many middle easterners who are frustrated by the ignorance and intolerance and violence of their home countries. One day, maybe elected leaders will replace loony control hungry despots in the middle east and if that day arrives, it will undoubtedly be traced back to Iraq


29 posted on 05/07/2011 7:49:34 PM PDT by Mustangman (The GOP)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

Just goes to show, if you live long enough, you’ll see a day when Judge Napolitano agrees with Noam Chomsky. The judge thinks killing bin Laden was illegal several times over.


30 posted on 05/07/2011 7:50:42 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Bad posters drive out good; don't post and drive!)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Why doesnt Chomsky ask the same question only this time substituting Obama for G W Bush.


31 posted on 05/07/2011 7:51:31 PM PDT by scorchedearther
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To: RummyChick
""We might ask ourselves how we would be reacting if Iraqi commandos landed at George W. Bush’s compound, assassinated him, and dumped his body in the Atlantic."

Chomsky is so stupid, he still thinks George Bush is President.

32 posted on 05/07/2011 7:51:36 PM PDT by cookcounty (Obama killed Osama and all we got were the 72 versions.)
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To: RummyChick

I thought Noam Chomsky was dead. Oh, well.


33 posted on 05/07/2011 7:53:13 PM PDT by Tax-chick (We learned to be cool from you, JP2.)
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To: RummyChick

We might also be asking how we’d be reacting if American commandos landed in Berchtesgaden, assassinated Hitler and dumped his body in the Danube.


34 posted on 05/07/2011 7:53:30 PM PDT by Harpo Speaks (Honk! Honk! Honk! Either it's foggy out, or make that a dozen hard boiled eggs.)
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He describes himself as an anarcho-syndicalist and libertarian socialist and perpetual foreign policy critic going back to Vietnam.

Even when criticizing Obama's action I note he finds multiple ways to blame Bush.

35 posted on 05/07/2011 7:53:57 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Stay focused: Debt, Deficits & Immigration.)
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To: RummyChick
t’s like naming our murder weapons after victims of our crimes: Apache, Tomahawk… It’s as if the Luftwaffe were to call its fighter planes “Jew” and “Gypsy.”

What a loon.

What about Chickenhawk?

Foghorn Leghorn - Leghorn Swoggled

36 posted on 05/07/2011 7:54:15 PM PDT by csvset
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To: RummyChick

What a Idiot and this nonsense gets Press!!!!!!!!!!! unreal, Hey chopsticks GO Away and do us a favor!


37 posted on 05/07/2011 7:54:20 PM PDT by Cheetahcat ( November 4 2008 ,A date which will live in Infamy.)
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast

hahaha..that is funny..and who knew Rosie would ever go after Obama. Wonder what Oprah is going to think about that since she has hired Rosie.

Will Starr Jones be far behind on this matter?

I still laugh at NeNe getting in Starr Jones’ face on Celebrity Apprentice and saying “WHERE’S BARBARA WALTERS NOW”


38 posted on 05/07/2011 7:55:16 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

“And if we’re interested in, let’s say, diminishing the amount of violence in the world, it’s at least arguable and sometimes true that a terroristic act does diminish the amount of violence in the world. Hence a person who is opposed to violence will not be opposed to that terroristic act.”

Debate on Firing Line, April 3, 1969


39 posted on 05/07/2011 7:56:54 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: RummyChick
It sounds like he's not aware that planes were flown into the World Trade Center towers at OBL's behest, or he wouldn't equate him with GWB.

Personally though, I think he's simply being intellectually dishonest and disingenuous.

It's a pity because a lot of college age kids (and their professors) adore him. A reflection of their "intelligence," sadly.

40 posted on 05/07/2011 7:58:16 PM PDT by the anti-liberal
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To: RummyChick

“For example, there’s no moral equivalence between the bombing of the World Trade Center and the destruction of Nicaragua or of El Salvador, of Guatemala. The latter were far worse, by any criterion. So there’s no moral equivalence.”

Interview by Tim Sebastian on BBC NEWS, February 2, 2002


41 posted on 05/07/2011 7:58:53 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but will give us the shaft.)
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To: RummyChick

It’s hard to figure out where to begin with this self-serving ‘analysis’, but I’ll point out that it follows the classic Chomsky template, where the most outrageous historical parallels are drawn, and then the piece is quickly drawn to a close with the intimate understanding that the reader knows exactly what he’s talking about and is invited to stay on and tune in at some later date for a fuller analysis. Funny, Noam, I alwsys thought names like Apache, Tomahawk, or for that matter the Braves and Redskins in pro sports were minted to HONOR the American Indian as fighter , warrior and potential victor,not to demean him as victim or loser. But that’s just me and my incomplete, non-academic education).


42 posted on 05/07/2011 7:59:59 PM PDT by supremedoctrine (Burma Shave! (Sorry you missed the last six taglines))
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To: supremedoctrine

I dont know anything about this guy but thought it was interesting that he was coming out against Obama - even though he has to add in the obligatory slam to the Republicans.


43 posted on 05/07/2011 8:01:53 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: RummyChick

Noam uses CRITICAL THEORY extremely well. Perhaps he could compare the equivalence of our Libyan intervention? Ex: What if China expropriated $20byn from US interests to fund the New Black Panther’s democracy movement in Philadelphia??


44 posted on 05/07/2011 8:03:06 PM PDT by Broker (Mabuhay!)
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To: RummyChick

You never heard of Noam Chomsky? He’s very important as a linguist but his political beliefs are on the far side of the moon. He has said that most if not all 20th century American Presidents should have been tried as War Criminals.


45 posted on 05/07/2011 8:04:13 PM PDT by Borges
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To: RummyChick

What an intellectually dishonest intellectual he is.
He concludes that the U.S. illegally assassinated Osama.
Then he concludes that George Bush is a war criminal.
He somehow fails to conclude that Obama, who admitted he ordered the “assassination,” is also a war criminal.
What a fool. And he is the heart and source of much liberal thinking.


46 posted on 05/07/2011 8:04:36 PM PDT by Treeless Branch
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To: Borges

Well then I guess Obama fits right in...

The videos have started about what Osama was REALLy watching

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVdCMpbbYFo


47 posted on 05/07/2011 8:05:30 PM PDT by RummyChick
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No doubt. Chomsky thinks we are all war ciminals. He is a walking paranoid delusional system.
48 posted on 05/07/2011 8:07:51 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: RummyChick

Noam Chomsky: Friend of dictators and mass murderers. This is so comical it’s hardly worth commenting on.


49 posted on 05/07/2011 8:10:25 PM PDT by garbanzo (You better hold on; This one's about to get bumpy.)
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To: Right Wing Assault
he and Rosie O Donnell are coming out against Obama's action

Maybe obama will dump them in the Pacific.

Not as implausible as many would think. Leftists are like muslimes in this regard: They've killed far more of their own then their stated enemies. By far.

This is just one of the reasons people such as O'Donnel and Chomsky are "useful IDIOTS."

50 posted on 05/07/2011 8:11:41 PM PDT by piytar (The Four Horsemen: War, Pestilence, Famine, and Bob. Be not proud, Bob! (ht to Gen.Blather))
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