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Author Chomsky eager to meet Venezuela's Chavez
Breitbart.com, via Drudge ^ | 9/22/06 | AFP

Posted on 09/22/2006 5:32:13 PM PDT by thoolou

Author Noam Chomsky, whose three-year-old book shot to the top of the Amazon.com bestseller list after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez touted it at the United Nations, reportedly said he would like to meet Chavez.

"I would be happy to meet him," said Chomsky according to the New York Times.

The American author told the Times he received "10,000 e-mails" after Chavez recommended his 2003 book "Hegemony or Survival" in remarks before the United Nations General Assembly.

Chavez made headlines this week for railing against US "imperialism" in the eyebrow-raising speech.

Chomsky, 77, told the newspaper he would not use the same words -- "alcoholic," "sick man" and "tyrant" -- that Chavez used to describe President George W. Bush.

But he said he understood where the Venezuelan president was coming from.

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What a complete shock.
1 posted on 09/22/2006 5:32:14 PM PDT by thoolou
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2 posted on 09/22/2006 5:35:14 PM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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To: thoolou

They are a match made in heaven. I endorse it.


3 posted on 09/22/2006 5:36:12 PM PDT by jimfree (Freep and ye shall find.)
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To: thoolou

Chomsky is a closet illiterate.


4 posted on 09/22/2006 5:38:10 PM PDT by Tax Government (Defeat Islamic imperialists and their democRAT cheerleaders)
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To: thoolou

Can't he just mail Chavez an un-obituary.


5 posted on 09/22/2006 5:41:08 PM PDT by reg45
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To: thoolou
Chomsky, 77, told the newspaper he would not use the same words -- But he said he understood where the Venezuelan president was coming from.

Of course. The gibbering senile idiot couldn't remember the "same words" long enough to commit them to memory, but he recognized the thoughts he had when he was twelve.

6 posted on 09/22/2006 5:41:43 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: thoolou
And I'm sure that being the good socialist that he is Chomsky will give all the money that he makes from the book (or should I say 'property of the people') to the government to be used for the poor, needy, downtrodden people.

LOL. I'm cracking myself up here.
7 posted on 09/22/2006 5:41:43 PM PDT by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: thoolou
Pol-Pot Noam Chomsky and Chavez propaganda will be taken to new and frequently perverse levels. Look for a new "Triumph of Will" propaganda film from the democrats.
8 posted on 09/22/2006 5:42:54 PM PDT by FreeRep
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To: thoolou

Chumpsky and Chavez are turds of a feather. Remember: The only good Red, is a dead Red.


9 posted on 09/22/2006 5:44:51 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth shall set you free))))
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To: thoolou
I listened to C-Span this morning concerning this subject. Isn't is sick that the Democrats don't see this as a wake up call? They truly are Communist bastards, enemies of our United States.
10 posted on 09/22/2006 5:45:54 PM PDT by Jaysun (Idiot Muslims. They're just dying to have sex orgies.)
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To: Petronski
Daaaang! LOL!

I though Pepsi through the nose hurt.

Doesn't hold a candle to Peppermint Schnapps...
11 posted on 09/22/2006 5:51:41 PM PDT by thoolou (The last time I saw a smile like Nanci Pelosi's, it was on a pirate flag...)
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To: thoolou

Chomsky, Chavez and Hillary - The Bad, the Evil and the Nasty.


12 posted on 09/22/2006 5:56:45 PM PDT by caisson71
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To: thoolou

That's why you should finish your drink before you read FR.


13 posted on 09/22/2006 5:57:30 PM PDT by darkangel82 (Higher visibility leads to greater zottability.)
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To: thoolou

Both gentlemen emit a bad odor.


14 posted on 09/22/2006 6:00:38 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: Petronski

LMAO! I was trying to figure out how to put that into words without snagging a suspension!


15 posted on 09/22/2006 6:02:44 PM PDT by grellis (I don't know, let me ask my I Ching)
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To: jimfree

One idiot wants to be with another idiot … simple folk are entitled to simple things. God bless’em.


16 posted on 09/22/2006 6:04:25 PM PDT by doc1019
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To: thoolou

Chomsky is anxious to be the cause of global nuclear war.


17 posted on 09/22/2006 6:06:11 PM PDT by Brilliant
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To: thoolou

Socialist/commie @ssholes! I hope they all choke on their own venom.


18 posted on 09/22/2006 6:08:04 PM PDT by XenaLee
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To: thoolou

May the Citgo sign fall on Chomsky's head.


19 posted on 09/22/2006 6:08:51 PM PDT by NewHampshireDuo
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To: thoolou

Actually, both Chavez and Chomsky are extreme narcissists.


20 posted on 09/22/2006 6:09:33 PM PDT by popdonnelly
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To: thoolou

Chomsky is dead. Chavez said so.


21 posted on 09/22/2006 6:09:50 PM PDT by Ben Hecks
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To: Brilliant

Chomsky is making a lot of money here. Is he using the profits responsibly? Is he sharing with people according to their needs?


22 posted on 09/22/2006 6:10:18 PM PDT by Thebaddog (Labs Rules! Brilliant!)
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To: thoolou

If chomsky is so frigging eager to meet hugo, let him emmigrate to venezuala.


23 posted on 09/22/2006 6:11:15 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: thoolou

There is nothing lower than Noam Chomsky. He is a parasite sucking on the capitalism he abhors. He is an ingrate, a liar, a demon in love with himself and his self-obsessed fantasies; he has trashed a country that has allowed him to live, earn and spout his filth for decades; he should move to Caracas where he and that ugly Latino gnome can sleep with each other.


24 posted on 09/22/2006 6:13:11 PM PDT by Pharmboy (Every single day provides at least one new reason to hate the mainstream media...)
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To: thoolou

That meeting sounds like a "target-rich environment."


25 posted on 09/22/2006 6:17:22 PM PDT by My2Cents (A pirate's life for me.)
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To: Petronski

Get that Sheehan woman there, and they can have a threesome.


26 posted on 09/22/2006 6:17:54 PM PDT by My2Cents (A pirate's life for me.)
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To: Tax Government

I think you're right. Have you ever read any of his scholarly stuff? It's indeciperable. I think the reason is that he writes nonsense.


27 posted on 09/22/2006 6:18:51 PM PDT by My2Cents (A pirate's life for me.)
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To: Petronski

Major Kneepad Alert!!!
Chomskying at the bit to get close to the Chavezs' I am sure.


28 posted on 09/22/2006 6:25:26 PM PDT by Ranger1135 (Ranger1135)
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To: Pharmboy

Bush should have denied Chavez visa request. Way too much air time given to hot head.


29 posted on 09/22/2006 6:33:29 PM PDT by Orange1998
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To: All
My gosh, I love you people.

Just for old times sake...

175950
30 posted on 09/22/2006 6:36:57 PM PDT by thoolou (The last time I saw a smile like Nanci Pelosi's, it was on a pirate flag...)
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To: thoolou

I heard that his book is now on the best-seller list. Disgusting.


31 posted on 09/22/2006 6:51:17 PM PDT by KittyKares
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To: thoolou; All

32 posted on 09/22/2006 6:57:30 PM PDT by rlmorel (Islamofacism: It is all fun and games until someone puts an eye out. Or chops off a head.)
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To: Brilliant
"...Chomsky is anxious to be the cause of global nuclear war...."

Well, he is certainly a major contributor to Global Warming...

33 posted on 09/22/2006 6:58:46 PM PDT by rlmorel (Islamofacism: It is all fun and games until someone puts an eye out. Or chops off a head.)
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To: Orange1998
This was the scene a couple of months back when ol Hugo went on a tour of Che Guevara's house where he grew up...
34 posted on 09/22/2006 7:05:59 PM PDT by rlmorel (Islamofacism: It is all fun and games until someone puts an eye out. Or chops off a head.)
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To: Jaysun

"They truly are Communist bastards, enemies of our United States."

They have been since the sixties, they are just coming out of the closet now.


35 posted on 09/22/2006 7:18:33 PM PDT by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: Nuc1

Actually, WAY before the sixties...


36 posted on 09/22/2006 7:44:32 PM PDT by thoolou (The last time I saw a smile like Nanci Pelosi's, it was on a pirate flag...)
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To: thoolou

This was a very important week for the new global consciousness to take a step forward: I can't think of a few days so jampacked with revelatory poetic justice: Ahmedinejad, the UN, Hugo Chavez and Noam Chomsky all found each other and showed the world (and even our own Democrats) just who they are and what they are capable of, and how such apparently different entities can be united in the common cause of idiocy, nascent danger, yet laughable irrelevance. I think they all came a little closer to committing suicide.


38 posted on 09/22/2006 7:56:52 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: Luka_Brazi

"that ugly Latino gnome"---
yesterday on the radio, Michael Savage referred to him as "football face", and I yelled out "YES!"


39 posted on 09/22/2006 7:58:19 PM PDT by supremedoctrine
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To: thoolou
I've always wondered what sort of "intellect" could appreciate Noam Chimpsky. Now I know, a lesser light like Hugo Chavez.
40 posted on 09/22/2006 8:01:10 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: My2Cents
I won't go into details. But once, decades ago, I wrote Chomsky a letter and got a personal typed reply. (Thanks to him, of course.) Bit it contained misspellings and was very careless. I pointed this out to a professor, and got a "tut, tut, you shouldn't fault the master" kind of answer. I did.
41 posted on 09/22/2006 8:05:28 PM PDT by Tax Government (Defeat Islamic imperialists and their democRAT cheerleaders)
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To: Tax Government

Wow. Still have it? Can you post a .pdf?

Be glad to help you post it if I can...


42 posted on 09/22/2006 8:08:20 PM PDT by thoolou (The last time I saw a smile like Nanci Pelosi's, it was on a pirate flag...)
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Sorry; it was thrown out with college stuff a long time ago. If I'd known he would turn into a persistent idiotic icon I would have framed it, of course.


43 posted on 09/22/2006 8:16:00 PM PDT by Tax Government (Defeat Islamic imperialists and their democRAT cheerleaders)
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To: thoolou; Petronski; governsleastgovernsbest; jimfree; Tax Government; reg45; hinckley buzzard; ...
I don't know why this article reminds me of poor Dan Quayle's misfortune of misspelling potato, but it does. Do you remember when Dan Quayle was filmed in an elementary school and misspelled potato? Do you remember when the media and the alphabet networks talked about it ad nauseum, ridiculed and poked fun of Quayle for months because he added an "e" onto the end of potato? The media thought potatoes were the only political news worth reporting at the time.

Now let's fast forward to today and compare that Chavez, a crude loud mouth dictator from this hemisphere who came here and took advantage of American hospitality to insult and degrade our President. His behavior is hard for most Americans to swallow, especially when remembering how Dan Quayle was ridiculed and mocked for goofing up and adding an "e" to the word, potato.

Contrast the media's relentless attacks on Quayle to the treatment they've given Hugo Chavez, a man that will go down in history as giving the most insulting and crude speech that has ever been given in the history of the United Nations, attacking our President and country.

Chavez was allowed to leave the U.N. and continue his anti-Bush and anti-American rhetoric in New York City. Yes, the press covered it, but in a sneering way. The DBM/MSM wasn't collectively outraged, nor did they condemn Chavez. They didn't even poke fun at him, but instead giggled at the spectacle. The fact that the MSM/DBM didn't condemn or at least editorialize that Chavez is a nut unhinged, speaks volumes and is once again evidence of their blatant media bias.

It is outrageous to see that these same media outlets have glossed over the fact that Chavez tauted Chomsky's book on television and in front of hundreds, said that he wished he would have met Chomsky before he died. Never mind that Chomsky is alive and 77 years old!

Wouldn't you expect your American media to at least make as much fun of Chavez as they did Dan Quayle when he stated that his hero, Chomsky, was dead? Isn't Chavez's "goof" a lot huger than Dan Quayle's "e"?

If that's not a perfect example of media bias, I don't know what is!

44 posted on 09/22/2006 8:49:54 PM PDT by demkicker (democrats, terrorists, Powell, McCain, Graham & Collins are intimate bedfellows)
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Chomsky IS dead. It's just that nobody's told him yet.


45 posted on 09/22/2006 8:52:46 PM PDT by Petronski (Living His life abundantly.)
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Like the good Red that he is, Chumpsky has been brain dead for most of his adult life.


46 posted on 09/22/2006 9:18:34 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY ((((Truth shall set you free))))
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To: demkicker

I sympathize with you disgust for Chavez, but I think you are missing something. His speech is probably giving Bush and the Republicans a major boost. I think he should be allowed to give speeches at the UN whenever he wishes. Freedom of speech has more benefits than we sometimes realize.


47 posted on 09/22/2006 9:25:52 PM PDT by RussP
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To: Tax Government

Priceless. The "master" of what?


48 posted on 09/22/2006 9:59:41 PM PDT by My2Cents (A pirate's life for me.)
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To: thoolou
Ever since he had to stop supporting the Khmer Rouge, he's been fishing around for a new psychopathic communist to support.
49 posted on 09/22/2006 10:45:28 PM PDT by Question_Assumptions
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To: My2Cents
Master == patron saint of transformational grammar.

I'm not sure which words were used. The intent of my message was, "Look at this guy! He famous as a linguist, but can't write a letter." The intent of the response was, "you should feel a bit ashamed [for thinking like that]."

50 posted on 09/22/2006 11:14:02 PM PDT by Tax Government (Defeat Islamic imperialists, democrats and...)
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