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  • Anti-Pinochet bias on en.wikipedia

    12/26/2004 6:23:36 AM PST · 26 of 32
    Critto to nothingnew
    Merry Christmas and welcome to FReerepublic.

    The marxists invade and detract from all good things. It's their MO.

    Merry Christmas to you, too! And thank you for your kind welcome.
    Yes, the marxists are attempting to destroy everything good. But we may stop them. In fact, after my intervention, they didn't dare to remove all links they disliked again. We _may_ improve wikipedia and make it less leftist. It's an open project after all.

    In Liberty,
    Critto
  • Anti-Pinochet bias on en.wikipedia

    12/26/2004 5:07:10 AM PST · 25 of 32
    Critto to Psycho_Bunny

    Hi Psycho_Bunny,
    I forgive you and hold no pretense against you. Heh, strange is our world, that a person with friendly views can be sometimes seen as an adversary ... There are too many trolls over the net to trust all people you meet online ... But it's OK with you and me. Merry Christmas !!!

  • Anti-Pinochet bias on en.wikipedia

    12/26/2004 5:03:30 AM PST · 24 of 32
    Critto to jude24
    No sympathy.
    
    Pinochet was a fascist, pure and simple, who used summary executions to try to maintain law and order in Chile.
    
    I don't care if, because he fought leftists, you like him. He was an indefensible bastard.
    
    Supporting him is sort of like supporting Adolf Hitler because he fought against the Communists.
    
    What you say isn't exactly the truth. While probably 3000 people died under the rule of Pinochet, more than 2000 of them were Pinochet's soldiers and supporters, who were murdered by the leftist guerilla gangs. The remaining body count of 1000 could as well be the dead commie rebels, who were killed during the battles. The alleged "heinous crimes" of Pinochet, all those fairy tales (or rather, horror stories) about Pinochet's people cutting stomaches of women and putting them into the sea full of sharks are typical leftist propaganda BS. The communists did the same in the communist country. Just find some communist sources and read about the alleged "cruelty of capitalism and capitalists". It's the same pattern of lying. In fact, Pinochet has even *saved* lives, including those of communists. For example, one Spanish commie was set to be departed to Spain, a country ruled by Franco, who had already prepared the death sentence on that person. But Pinochet hasn't agreed for the deportation (and execution), and he put this communist in prison (for few years) instead, thus saving his life. To compare Pinochet with Hitler requires either tons of ill will, or the total stupidity, or just the willingness to joke. I hope it's the last case:) And besides, fascists and nazis were socialists, too. It was another form of collectivist tyranny against the individual. In Liberty, Critto
  • Anti-Pinochet bias on en.wikipedia

    12/26/2004 4:55:48 AM PST · 23 of 32
    Critto to GladesGuru
    
    Wiki(d) (Encyclo)pedia.
    
    Amateur hour personified. The New York Slimes is often a better source.
    

    Yep. But I know it may be better, if only more non-commies started to participate. We could end the leftist domination there. At least, pages on libertarianism are quite good.
    In Liberty,
    Critto

  • Anti-Pinochet bias on en.wikipedia

    12/26/2004 4:52:36 AM PST · 22 of 32
    Critto to Arkinsaw
    I think you are missing the point. The point is not support for Pinochet, the point is that you can't state truthful facts about Pinochet in what is supposed to be a neutral encyclopedia because partisans on the other side think that the truth makes Pinochet out to look better than they want.

    Exactly. They put the arguments of one side and then claim it's truth, while thwarting the openness of debate. Now, after my intervention, the user Cantus who previously removed all the links that could be received as pro-Pinochet didn't do so again. In fact, he just removed few links pointing to the material describing the economic successes ... Well, I may move them to 'Miracle of Chile'. On the other hand, he put the word "truth' in the title Truth of Chile Under Salvador Allende in quotes, to suggest that it is a semi-truth or non-truth. I'm going to change that. But the fact that he hasn't just deleted my contributions again shows us, that now the leftists aren't so self-assured anymore.

    I experienced the same thing there. You can't put in facts that detract from the underlying premises even if your intent is just to put in a fact (at least not without a huge freaking fight).

    It seems that you are a wikipedian. Could you help me with cleaning the mess around the commie-related topics? Most of them are pro-commie, though some change can be observed: last time I've opened the article on "Khmer Rouge", it contained a clear statement that it was a criminal, murderous regime, without any justification (some wikifolks even tried to justify the mass-murderer Pol Pot). In Liberty, Critto

  • Anti-Pinochet bias on en.wikipedia

    12/25/2004 10:16:07 AM PST · 1 of 32
    Critto