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  • A lot to A.N.S.W.E.R. for

    05/05/2003 11:12:38 AM PDT · by yonif · 24 replies · 557+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May. 1, 2003 | Edward Grossman
    Israel-bashing figures prominently in 'teach-ins' where San Franciscans seek a flavor of the Vietnam era Let's admit it - San Francisco is gorgeous, and deserves its name as the capital of resistance to what the US is trying to do in the Middle East. After all, while other places from coast to coast had rallies and marches before and during Operation Iraqi Freedom, only there were thousands "hauled off by the pigs" for blocking the financial district, and only there was there a rally and march almost every Saturday for weeks and weeks until Saturday, April 19. But were all...
  • MSNBC: Tasteless Ronan Farrow Compares War Hero's Struggles to Congressional Bickering

    01/31/2014 12:30:07 PM PST · by chessplayer · 20 replies
    What is wrong with the hosts at MSNBC? Ronan Farrow, who will begin anchoring a network program on February 24, made a tasteless joke on Tuesday night, comparing war hero Cory Remsburg's struggles to that of politicians in Congress. Farrow tweeted, "Cory 'struggles on the left side.' Congress relates.'" Farrow has not apologized for the tweet On Wednesday, political reporter Mark Murray, whose wife works in the Obama administration, compared Remsburg's struggle to that of the President: "Obama's ending on Remsburg wasn't just a story about America -- it also was a story about Obama.
  • Chomsky: An Attack On Syria Without UN Support Is A War Crime

    09/02/2013 8:23:02 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 23 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | September 02, 2013
    Professor Noam Chomsky says even with congressional approval, an attack on Syria without UN support is a war crime. “As international support for Obama’s decision to attack Syria has collapsed, along with the credibility of government claims, the administration has fallen back on a standard pretext for war crimes when all else fails: the credibility of the threats of the self-designated policeman of the world,” Chomsky told HuffPost in an email.
  • Sarah Palin right about Barack Obama’s ‘hopey-changey’ stuff? You betcha, says Noam Chomsky

    08/22/2013 8:04:36 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 12 replies
    National Post ^ | August 22, 2013 | National Post Staff
    After years of being the Democrat Party’s ‘Exhibit A’ for everything that’s wrong about right-wing politics in America, Sarah Palin has won praise from one of the left’s most respected intellectuals. Noam Chomsky, who’s written over 100 books, has said the former Alaska governor and Republican vice-presidential nominee was right about Barack Obama’s 2008 election slogans. “I don’t usually admire Sarah Palin, but when she was making fun of this ‘hopey-changey’ stuff, she was right,” the noted linguist told Democracy Now.
  • Stop the presses! Pigs have actually flown as Noam Chomsky says “Sarah Palin was right”

    08/21/2013 2:23:55 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/21/13 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Stop the presses! Pigs have actually flown Noam Chomsky says “Sarah Palin was right” on Obamacare. Leftist anti American MIT professor Noam Chomsky has joined Howard Dean in admitting that Sarah Palin was right in her warnings about Obama’s “hope and change” being fake. (appox. 74 seconds) Notice the pained look on the face of the leftist woman (at 34 seconds in) who is interviewing him – It will warm your heart.
  • Noam Chomsky: Sarah Palin Was Right About ‘Hope And Change’ [Video]

    08/20/2013 5:04:42 PM PDT · by Bigtigermike · 19 replies
    Inqusiter ^ | Tuesday August 20, 2013
    In an interview with Democracy Now, the influential MIT linguistics professor, author, and prominent left-wing political activist admitted that Sarah Palin was right about Barack Obama in that there was no substance to his presidential campaign. In these latest comments about the president, Chomsky said that “I don’t usually admire Sarah Palin, but when she was making fun of this ‘hopey changey stuff,’ she was right; there was nothing there. And it was understood by the people who run the political system, and so it’s no great secret that the US electoral system is mainly a public relations extravaganza… it’s...
  • Noam Chomsky: Sarah Palin Was Right About ‘Hope And Change’ [Video]

    08/20/2013 5:04:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | August 20, 2013
    First Howard Dean and now Noam Chomsky agreeing with Sarah Palin? In an interview with Democracy Now, the influential MIT linguistics professor, author, and prominent left-wing political activist admitted that Sarah Palin was right about Barack Obama in that there was no substance to his presidential campaign. Palin also recently received validation from former Gov. Howard Dean, a prominent liberal Democrat, about what she termed Obamacare death panels, otherwise known as the Independent Payment Advisory Board. In these latest comments about the president, Chomsky said that “I don’t usually admire Sarah Palin, but when she was making fun of this...
  • Celebrities join prison hunger strikers in protesting isolation

    07/29/2013 11:15:39 PM PDT · by KingofZion · 27 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | July 29, 2013 | Paige St. John
    Gloria Steinem, Jesse Jackson, Bonnie Raitt and Jay Leno have joined prison hunger strikers in calling for an end to California's use of solitary confinement to control prison gang violence. The civil rights crusaders, singer and late-night comedian are among those who signed a letter sent Monday to Gov. Jerry Brown. The letter calls isolation units "extensions of the same inhumanity practiced at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay." The letter to Brown, to be followed by a demonstration Tuesday at the Capitol, was arranged by the National Religion Campaign Against Torture and local supporters of the prison protesters. The organization,...
  • US Jewish Group Runs BDS ‘Summer Camp to Teach Boycott Tactics (Boycott/Divest/Sanction Israel)

    07/29/2013 3:46:15 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    INN ^ | 7/29/2013, 4:30 PM | David Lev
    The Israeli government and private groups are watching closely the activities of an anti-Israel American group that supports the BDS (Boycott, Divest, Sanction) movement against Israel. The Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), a San Francisco-based organization, has been operating since 1996 and has conducted numerous anti-Israel activities, especially on college campuses. JVP claims not to be anti-Israel, but many officials in the Jewish community said that, based on its agenda, there was no way JVP could claim to be pro-Israel, but was actually the opposite. The NGO Monitor group accused JVP of seeking to sow dissent among American Jewish campus...
  • Chomsky says Europe could help Mideast talks

    07/26/2013 11:56:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 3 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 26, 2013 1:33 PM EDT | John Heilprin
    Europe could provide the key to success for a U.S.-brokered resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinians, prominent American academic Noam Chomsky said Friday. Without intervention by Europe, which could use its political and economic weight, the talks likely won’t amount to much, Chomsky told reporters and guests at the Geneva Press Club, in a visit sponsored by the Swiss foreign ministry. But if Europe broke from American policies supporting Israel, he said, that could swing momentum toward a breakthrough. …
  • Noam Chomsky: Obama’s Inexplicable ‘Attack’ On Civil Liberties ‘Goes Well Beyond Anything’ Imagined

    04/28/2013 2:25:52 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 42 replies
    MEDIAite ^ | 4/28/2013 | Andrew Kirell
    In an interview with AlterNet this past week, America’s most well-known left-wing intellectual slammed President Obama for his inexplicable “attacks” on civil liberties in the forms of various laws expanding upon the executive powers set forth by President George W. Bush. Speaking with the liberal blog’s Mike Stivers, Chomsky expressed dissatisfaction with the current president’s record on civil liberties: “I personally never expected anything of Obama, and wrote about it before the 2008 primaries. I thought it was smoke and mirrors. The one thing that did surprise me is his attack on civil liberties. They go well beyond anything I...
  • Radical Anti-Israel Advocate Appointed to Genocide Prevention Board

    04/27/2012 4:39:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 26, 2012 | Arnold Ahlert
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Radical Anti-Israel Advocate Appointed to Genocide Prevention BoardPosted By Arnold Ahlert On April 26, 2012 @ 12:48 am In FrontPage | 10 Comments Last August, president Obama created an Atrocities Prevention Board. “Preventing mass atrocities and genocide is a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility of the United States of America,” stated a presidential directive. He appointed Samantha Power, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights, as chair. Ms. Power won a Pulitzer Prize for her book, “A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide.” That’s the good news. The...
  • MIT’s Noam Chomsky: Obama’s Running a “Global Assassination Campaign”

    01/14/2013 10:34:47 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 28 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 14, 2013 | Patrick Burke
    MIT Professor of Linguistics Noam Chomsky, a long-time left-wing writer and activist, told Al-Jazeera that he does not believe President Barack Obama has a “moral center,” and that he is running a “global assassination campaign” using drone warfare. “There’s some nice rhetoric here and there, but you look at the actual policies, they’re pretty shocking,” Chomsky said, speaking of President Obama. “The drone assassination campaign’s a perfectly good example. It’s just a global assassination campaign.” …
  • The following rich liberals have all used legal tax shelters to legally lower their taxes

    09/04/2012 2:50:42 AM PDT · by grundle · 5 replies
    wordpress ^ | September 3, 2012 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog The following rich liberals have all used legal tax shelters to legally lower their taxes The following rich liberals have all used legal tax shelters to legally lower their taxes:Debbie Wasserman SchultzThe Weekly Standard reports:Disclosure forms reveal that Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a member of Congress from Florida, previously held funds with investments in Swiss banks, foreign drug companies, and the state bank of India. This revelation comes mere days after the Democratic chair attacked presumptive Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for holding money in Swiss bank accounts in the past.Nancy PelosiThe Daily...
  • Bin Laden isn't just a terrorist. He's worse. A liberal!

    09/08/2007 7:44:44 AM PDT · by coffee260 · 13 replies · 345+ views
    The Daily Gut ^ | 09/08/07 | The Gut
     So you've seen the latest message from our favorite goat-toucher Usama bin Laden. In it, he criticizes Americans for reelecting, instead of punishing, Bush, as well as harping on Democrats for not securing a retreat from Iraq. He also mentions global warming and praises Noam Chomsky, the patron saint of the left. It was at this point, I thought I was listening to Keith Olbermann. That's when it dawned on me. Bin Laden isn't just a terrorist. He's worse. A liberal! So, when one political party shares a war-time agenda with the guy who's trying to end your civilization,...
  • Noam Chomsky: Sarah Palin Was Right About Obama (video)

    05/15/2012 2:40:02 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 57 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 15, 2012 | Mytheos Holt
    Probably the last person you’d expect to cite Sarah Palin favorably is Noam Chomsky. Yet in an interview with the Leftist news organization Democracy Now, Chomsky did precisely that, saying Palin was right to mock Obama for his lack of substance. “I don’t usually admire Sarah Palin,” Chomsky said, “but when she was making fun of this ‘hopey changey stuff,’ she was right, there was nothing there.”
  • Obama’s Pick for World Bank Hates Capitalism

    03/29/2012 5:28:31 AM PDT · by SJackson · 8 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | March 29, 2012 | Jacob Laksin
    - FrontPage Magazine - http://frontpagemag.com - Obama’s Pick for World Bank Hates CapitalismPosted By Jacob Laksin On March 29, 2012 @ 12:50 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 3 Comments Imagine if President Obama appointed radical Noam Chomsky, who has denounced capitalism as a “murderously destructive catastrophe,” to head up a committee on economic growth. That’s less of a stretch than it may seem, considering Obama’s nominee to head the World Bank, current Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim.Kim’s expertise is in health policy, so little is known about his views on economic development, the World Bank’s primary purpose. What is...
  • Don't Cry for Hitchens, He was an Anti-Semite

    12/27/2011 6:19:25 PM PST · by SmithL · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva - IsraelNationalNews ^ | 12/27/11 | Giulio Meotti
    Hitchens had a serious problem with Jews, Israel and anti-Semitism. The universal encomia for the departure of Christopher Hitchens, the most celebrated atheist in the world, has been matched only by the earlier demise of Apple’s guru, Steve Jobs. Some of Hitchens’ praise is deserved, since he had been an exception in the leftist debacle after 9/11. But Hitchens had a serious problem with Jews, Israel and anti-Semitism. Despite the well known fact that the journalistic superstar boosted a deadly Judeophobic propaganda, Hitchens was given a pass by many US Jews for the anti-Semitic cheap shots about Israel just because...
  • Journolist 2.0: OccupyDC Emails Show MSM, Dylan Ratigan, Working With Protesters To Craft Message

    10/16/2011 10:21:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 10/16/11 | Dana Loesch
    Big Journalism has learned that the Occupy Washington DC movement is working with well-known media members to craft its demands and messaging while these media members report on the movement. Someone has made the emails from the Occupy D.C. email distro public and searchable. The names in the list are a veritable who’s who in media. Journolist 2.0 includes well known names such as MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan, Rolling Stone’s Matt Tiabbi who both are actively participating; involvement from other listers such as Bill Moyers and Glenn Greenwald plus well-known radicals like Noam Chomsky, remains unclear.
  • Greg Gutfeld: 'Go to hell Paul Krugman, you bitter bearded buffoon' (Video)

    09/12/2011 3:27:48 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 12, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    New York Times columnist Paul Krugman upset a lot of people with his Sunday blog post in which he claimed “the memory of 9/11 has been irrevocably poisoned” by the likes of George W. Bush and Rudy Giuliani. Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld expressed his outrage by canceling his subscription to the publication. “The Five” co-host and “Red Eye” host Greg Gutfeld condemned Krugman’s article on Monday’s broadcast of “The Five.” “So, on the 10th anniversary of 9/11, New York Times columnist Paul Krugman delivered the odious piece of drivel on the attack,” Gutfeld said. “The headline is ‘Years of...
  • Ivory Tower Hate

    09/12/2011 3:11:07 PM PDT · by Shout Bits · 11 replies
    Shout Bits Blog ^ | 09/12/2011 | Shout Bits
    Princeton Professor Paul Krugman's ugly New York Times blog on the post 9/11 environment stopped short of accusing Pres. Bush of masterminding the attacks, but it did accuse Bush and his associates of cashing in on the tragedy, of being "fake heroes." If nothing else, the timing was hateful – the very week when the former President was called on to emerge from relative obscurity to lend gravity to the memorial ceremonies. Krugman's hate cannot hold a candle to retired MIT professor, and radical anti-American, Noam Chomsky's article in Al Jazeera. Chomsky goes a step further to condemn the US...
  • Noam Chomsky Says Christian Right Supports Israel Because They Want Jews Exterminated by Armageddon

    08/12/2011 2:08:45 AM PDT · by lbryce · 68 replies · 1+ views
    The Blaze ^ | August 10, 2011 | Staff
    Actual Title:Noam Chomsky Says Christian Right Supports Israel Because They Are Anti-Semitic and Want the Jewish Population to Be Exterminated by Armageddon
  • Chomsky’s Hate Earns Him a Peace Prize

    06/13/2011 10:28:08 AM PDT · by vadum · 7 replies
    Matthew Vadum blog (from Front Page Magazine) ^ | June 13, 2011 | Matthew Vadum
    I have a new column up at FrontPage magazine today. It's about Noam Chomsky, the influential communist-anarchist intellectual. Chomsky, incidentally, is an outspoken supporter of ACORN. I interviewed him for my book, Subversion Inc.: How Obama's ACORN Red Shirts are Still Terrorizing and Ripping Off American Taxpayers. Here's the top of the article: Leftist guru Noam Chomsky has been awarded the Sydney Peace Prize. This is yet more proof that we live in an age in which “peace prizes” are worth less than the prizes kids find at the bottom of Cracker Jack boxes. Look at the case of President...
  • Chomsky's Follies

    05/09/2011 1:34:28 PM PDT · by OldDeckHand · 7 replies
    Slate.com ^ | 05/09/2011 | Christopher Hitchens
    The professor's pronouncements about Osama Bin Laden are stupid and ignorant. Anybody visiting the Middle East in the last decade has had the experience: meeting the hoarse and aggressive person who first denies that Osama Bin Laden was responsible for the destruction of the World Trade Center and then proceeds to describe the attack as a justified vengeance for decades of American imperialism. This cognitive dissonance—to give it a polite designation—does not always take that precise form. Sometimes the same person who hails the bravery of al-Qaida's martyrs also believes that the Jews planned the "operation." As far as I...
  • Noam Chomsky: My Reaction to Osama bin Laden’s Death

    05/07/2011 7:29:09 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 96 replies
    Guernica ^ | 5/6/2011 | chomsky
    "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."
  • Samantha Power’s Power

    04/05/2011 8:25:47 AM PDT · by La Lydia · 25 replies
    National Review ^ | April 5, 2011 | Stanley Kurtz
    A member of the president’s National Security Council who shares Noam Chomsky’s foreign-policy goals? An influential presidential adviser whom 1960s revolutionary Tom Hayden treats as a fellow radical? ... Samantha Power, senior director of multilateral affairs for the National Security Council and perhaps the principal architect of our current intervention in Libya, is all of these things. These scary-sounding tidbits might be dismissed as isolated “gotchas.” Unfortunately, when we view these radical outcroppings in the full sweep of her life’s work, Samantha Power emerges as a patriot’s nightmare — a woman determined to subordinate America’s national sovereignty to an international...
  • Noam Chomsky Calls Elie Wiesel “One of The Major Frauds of Our Time”

    02/14/2011 9:11:30 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Newsreal blog ^ | 2/14/11 | Kathy Shaidle
    Noam Chomsky is a linguist and political philosopher of dubious repute, who remains, in spite of his errors and failed predictions, the Left’s “rabbi, our preacher, our rinpoche, our sensei.” This week at CounterContempt, David Stein announced the release of letters he says shed harsh light on one of Chomsky’s most troubling associations: his literary relationship with a Holocaust denier. As Stein explains: In the late 1970s and early ‘80s, leftist author, professor, and anti-Israel activist Noam Chomsky became embroiled in what would become known as “The Faurisson Affair.” In 1979, a professor of literature at the University of Lyon,...
  • Chomsky: November’s Republican takeover of Congress ‘a death knell for the species’ (Video)

    01/21/2011 6:56:20 AM PST · by Rufus2007 · 23 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 21, 2011 | Jeff Poor
    One could understand progressive-minded people calling the 2010 Republican wave the end of the world, but who would take them literally? MIT professor of linguistics Noam Chomsky warned the end is near. In an interview with the Nation magazine and On The Earth Productions earlier this month, Chomsky, known for his distinct left-of-center philosophy, commented on the emotion in the electorate. “There’s other factors like the anger, and the fear and hostility in the country about everything carries over to this,” Chomsky said. “So if you look at polls, everyone hates Congress. They hate the Democrats. They hate the Republicans...
  • Chavez says he won't give up decree powers

    01/20/2011 5:52:22 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan. 20, 2011 | CHRISTOPHER TOOTHAKER
    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- President Hugo Chavez said Thursday he won't relinquish special legislative powers - a possibility he raised last week as a means of seeking reconciliation with Venezuela's opposition.
  • The NY Times Survey & The Odd Use of Language

    09/17/2010 5:17:52 AM PDT · by publius1 · 7 replies
    PRESIDENT OBAMA: "The president’s overall job approval rating is 45 percent, with 47 percent disapproving. On the economy, his rating is worse, with 41 percent approving and 51 percent disapproving." GOVERNOR PALIN: "The poll found that the ...public has an increasingly negative opinion of Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice-presidential nominee, with nearly half now holding an unfavorable view of her." I realize that people can do funny things with words, but aren't these essentially the same numbers? Also -- funny note -- the poll is, according to the description, a sample of "voters," but 1...
  • Noam Chomsky: ‘President Obama Is Involved In War Crimes Right Now’ (Marxist vs. Marxist)

    09/13/2010 11:28:19 AM PDT · by pissant · 43 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 9/13/10 | Colby Hall
    Need more evidence that, with midterm elections looming, the traditional base of support for President Obama is eroding? Consider the recent comments made by Noam Chomsky that sound remarkably similar to anti-Bush rhetoric of roughly three years ago. All that’s missing is a comparison to Hitler. Oh wait…seems like he did that too. In an interview for the New Statesmen, Alyssa McDonald writes: What are your thoughts on President Obama? He’s involved in war crimes right now. For example, targeted assassinations are war crimes. That’s escalated quite sharply under Obama. If you look at WikiLeaks, there are a lot of...
  • Howard Zinn, “Outed” as a Communist and a Liar

    08/01/2010 2:21:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies · 4+ views
    Noisy Room ^ | July 31, 2010 | Trevor Loudon
    Howard Zinn, the prominent “progressive” historian who died early this year, has been “outed” as both a communist and a liar. Cliff Kincaid of Accuracy in Media writes: The prominent “progressive” historian Howard Zinn, whose books are force-fed to young people on many college campuses, was not only a member of the Moscow-controlled and Soviet-funded Communist Party USA (CPUSA) but lied about it, according to an FBI file released on Friday. The file, consisting of three sections totaling 423 pages, was made available on the FBI’s website and released in response to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request from...
  • Another internet communist claims to debunk tea party movement

    05/25/2010 7:46:22 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 14 replies · 443+ views
    This guy claims the tea party movement for freedom is part of a corporate plot. lol how are people like this allowed on the internet?
  • Liberal icon catches up: Racist teabagger Noam Chomsky slams Obama, defends Tea Party, Palin

    04/22/2010 2:35:49 PM PDT · by tatown · 96 replies · 2,663+ views
    Portland Examiner ^ | 4/21/10 | D.K. Jamaal
    Not everyday that I find myself agreeing with a radical militant leftist like Noam Chomsky. Or rather, not every day that Noam Chomsky agrees with a stubborn (left-leaning) centrist like me. But last week while receiving the University of Wisconsin’s A.E. Havens Center’s award for lifetime contribution to critical scholarship, Chomsky warned that fascism looms if Americans are not careful: “I’m just old enough to have heard a number of Hitler’s speeches on the radio, and I have a memory of the texture and the tone of the cheering mobs, and I have the dread sense of the dark clouds...
  • Radical Leftist Noam Chomsky: We Are Hearing Answers From Sarah Palin - Fascism Under Obama

    04/22/2010 1:57:19 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 64 replies · 1,764+ views
    I’m just old enough to have heard a number of Hitler’s speeches on the radio, and I have a memory of the texture and the tone of the cheering mobs, and I have the dread sense of the dark clouds of fascism gathering…” The level of anger and fear is like nothing I can compare in my lifetime. Ridiculing the tea party shenanigans is a serious error. For over 30 years, real incomes have stagnated or declined…The bankers, who are primarily responsible for the crisis, are now reveling in record bonuses while official unemployment is around 10 percent and unemployment...
  • Unholy Alliance: Zinn, Chomsky, Bin Laden

    02/03/2010 2:05:25 AM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 2 replies · 319+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Peter Collier
    Every so often we experience what Jung called synchronicity—the sudden perception of a possibly meaningful pattern in apparently unrelated events. I had one of these moments myself last week. The first element was the passing of Howard Zinn. I believe as much as the next guy that every man’s death diminishes me, but to be honest, in this case I was hard pressed to feel a sense of loss. Matt Damon might regard him as Parkman’s equal, but in truth Zinn was a savage parody of a historian, one of those radical hacks whose every word subtracts from the sum...
  • Bin Laden deplores climate change ["Global Warming" insanity meets Islamic terrorism]

    01/29/2010 2:05:32 AM PST · by free1977free · 98 replies · 2,888+ views
    Al Jazeera ^ | Friday, January 29, 2010
    Osama bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader, has condemned the US and other industrial economies, holding them responsible for the phenomenon of climate change. In an audio tape obtained by Al Jazeera, bin Laden criticised George Bush, the former US president, for rejecting the Kyoto pact and condemned global corporations. "This is a message to the whole world about those responsible for climate change and its repercussions - whether intentionally or unintentionally - and about the action we must take," bin Laden said. "Speaking about climate change is not a matter of intellectual luxury - the phenomenon is an actual fact."...
  • Noam Chomsky vs. William F. Buckley Debate (1969 Debate: WFB is Brilliant!)

    02/29/2008 7:24:07 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 45 replies · 1,078+ views
    From 1969, but still very relavent today. (sic)
  • Noam Chomsky says Israel is US military base (Israel Derangement Syndrome)

    12/11/2009 7:09:53 AM PST · by mnehring · 21 replies · 878+ views
    Digital Journal ^ | Andrew Moran
    The anarchist libertarian socialist Noam Chomsky told Press TV on Wednesday that the nation of Israel is more like a military base for the United States. American linguist and author of such books as “What Uncle Sam Really Wants” and “Rethinking Camelot: JFK, the Vietnam War, and U.S. Political Culture,” Noam Chomsky, was interviewed on Wednesday by Press TV to explain the complicated relationship between Tel-Aviv and Washington. The American sociopolitical analyst said, “Israel is essentially a US military base, the US positions weapons there, that's a very close military and intelligence tie.” Commenting further on the weapons Israel received...
  • Noam Chomsky Compares Right-Wing Media to Nazi Germany

    12/10/2009 1:30:45 PM PST · by The Right Way 1776 · 53 replies · 1,982+ views
    Foratv ^ | October 14, 2009 | Foratv
    Linguist and political activist Noam Chomsky criticizes right-wing media outlets, which he describes as delivering a message of paranoia and economic populism comparable to Nazis during the Weimar Republic. "There were people with real grievances," says Chomsky. "The Nazis gave them an answer."
  • Noam Chomsky criticizes his country during a meeting with Hugo Chávez (no surprise)

    08/25/2009 2:10:52 PM PDT · by rrstar96 · 31 replies · 1,076+ views
    NotiUno.com (Spanish-language news brief) ^ | August 25, 2009 | News Desk
    (English-language translation) During a meeting with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez in Caracas, American essayist and political analyst Noam Chomsky yesterday criticized the use of Colombian military bases by the United States Army. "The U.S.'s justification to establish military bases in Colombia is narcotraffic. However, this justification is not very serious," the essayist said and added: "There exists an intervention attitude under the pretext of narcotraffic." President Chávez greeted Chomsky at Miraflores Palace, where he received "the warmest welcome". "It was time you visited us and for the Venezuelan people to see and hear you directly," Chávez told the Professor Emeritus...
  • From the Pen of David Horowitz: August 25, 2009

    08/25/2009 10:18:40 AM PDT · by HorowitzianConservative · 319+ views
    NewsReal Blog ^ | August 25, 2009 | David Horowitz
    Without question, the most devious, the most dishonest and -- in this hour of his nation's grave crisis -- the most treacherous intellect in America belongs to MIT professor Noam Chomsky. On the 150 campuses that have mounted "teach-ins" and rallies against America's right to defend herself; on the streets of Genoa and Seattle where "anti-globalist" anarchists have attacked the symbols of markets and world trade; among the demonstrators at Vieques who wish to deny our military its training grounds; and wherever young people manifest an otherwise incomprehensible rage against their country, the inspirer of their loathing and the instructor...
  • Israel is a terrorist state by definition: [Gnome]Chomsky (Self-hating Jew Alert)

    02/18/2009 5:45:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies · 614+ views
    The Tehran Times ^ | February 19, 2009 | Christiana Voniati
    Avram Noam Chomsky, 80, is an American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political activist, author, and lecturer. He is an Institute Professor emeritus and professor emeritus of linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Chomsky is well known in the academic and scientific community as the father of modern linguistics. Since the 1960s, he has become known more widely as a political dissident, and a libertarian socialist intellectual. Following is an excerpt of Professor Chomsky’s interview with Christiana Voniati, who is head of International News Department POLITIS Newspaper, Nicosia, Cyprus. Voniati: The international public opinion and especially the Muslim world seem...
  • REINTRODUCING MORAL IDIOCY - NOAM CHOMSKY (ANTI-ISRAEL ALERT)

    02/01/2009 11:14:59 AM PST · by andrew roman · 11 replies · 555+ views
    Roman Around ^ | 1 February 2009 | Andrew Roman
    To speak ill of Noam Chomsky in Manhattan (or any other liberal enclave where liberalism rests like an angry tumor) is akin to taking a cinderblock to the face of a beloved grandmother or drop kicking kittens with steel-tipped boots. It just isn't done - not without outraging a whole bunch of people.I tried it once.I had no idea that I was both a Nazi and an evil money-grubbing Capitalist. My versatility astounded me.Indeed, there are more of Chomsky's books on any given bookstore shelf in New York City than there are happy mosquitoes at a nudist convention - or...
  • PM slammed for Timor remarks

    05/27/2006 7:21:50 PM PDT · by Fair Go · 19 replies · 493+ views
    The Australian ^ | 28 May 2006
    A US-BASED pressure group has warned Australia that its invited military intervention in East Timor to quell unrest did not entitle it to interfere in the country's government. The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network said it was concerned about the situation in East Timor, where the government, with the stated support of rebel leaders, requested the deployment of foreign forces to stem escalating violence. "Timor-Leste must find ways, with respectful support from the international community, to deal with problems in a manner that will not require troops," ETAN said. "Statements by Australian government leaders that providing security assistance entitles...
  • Newspaper shows Obamabelonged to socialist party

    10/23/2008 10:24:31 PM PDT · by avant_garde · 32 replies · 1,577+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Aaron Klein | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – Evidence has emerged that Sen. Barack Obama belonged to a socialist political party that sought to elect members to public office with the aim of moving the Democratic Party far leftward to ultimately form a new political party with a socialist agenda. Several blogs, including Powerline, previously documented that while running for the Illinois state Senate in 1996 as a Democrat, Obama actively sought and received the endorsement of the socialist-oriented New Party, with some blogs claiming Obama was a member of the controversial party. The New Party, formed by members of the Democratic Socialists for America and...
  • Newspaper shows Obama belonged to socialist party

    10/23/2008 11:43:06 PM PDT · by Kukai · 47 replies · 1,748+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | October 24, 2008 | Aaron Klein
    JERUSALEM – Evidence has emerged that Sen. Barack Obama belonged to a socialist political party that sought to elect members to public office with the aim of moving the Democratic Party far leftward to ultimately form a new political party with a socialist agenda. Several blogs, including Powerline, previously documented that while running for the Illinois state Senate in 1996 as a Democrat, Obama actively sought and received the endorsement of the socialist-oriented New Party, with some blogs claiming Obama was a member of the controversial party. The New Party, formed by members of the Democratic Socialists for America and...
  • Noam Chomsky: "If I were in a swing state, I'd vote for Obama"

    10/12/2008 12:36:53 PM PDT · by pissant · 36 replies · 1,001+ views
    Canada.ca ^ | 10/12/08 | Noam Chomsky/staff
    Noam Chomsky: "If I were in a swing state, I'd vote for Obama" In this Der Spiegel interview with Noam Chomsky, this exchange piqued my interest: SPIEGEL: Is there nothing about McCain that appeals to you? Chomsky: In one aspect he is more honest than his opponent. He explicitly states that this election is not about issues but about personalities. The Democrats are not quite as honest even though they see it the same way. SPIEGEL: So for you, Republicans and Democrats represent just slight variations of the same political platform? Chomsky: Of course there are differences, but they are...
  • Meet ABC News' Newest Reporter, Ben Affleck: Fan of Chomsky, Hater of America

    07/22/2008 9:43:29 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 23 replies · 217+ views
    debbieschlussel.com ^ | July 22, 2008 | Debbie Schlussel
    What do you do when you're a fat, washed up actor who could never act, is tired of waxing your back, and now can't attract movie-goers? Oh, and you can no longer attract media attention as Mr. J-Lo a/k/a Ben-Lo? Well, if you're Ben Affleck, you become a reporter for ABC News. Affleck has been hired by the network news division to shoot a "documentary" (sounds like Michael Moore, only not as fat . . . yet) for "Nightline," the ABC's latenight news show. Yup, sadly, I had to "read" the July 14, 2008 issue of Us Magazine to learn...
  • Ward Churchill is baaaaack!

    06/05/2008 12:27:56 PM PDT · by bs9021 · 24 replies · 195+ views
    Campus Report ^ | June 4, 2008 | Deborah Lambert
    Ward Churchill is baaaaack! by: Deborah Lambert, June 05, 2008 Although Ward Churchill was finally fired by the University of Colorado, Boulder for plagiarism and dishonest scholarship rather than his 9-11 remarks, you'd never know it from his website at www.wardchurchill.net, aka the “Ward Churchill Solidarity Network,” dedicated to “Defending Academic Freedom and Political Dissent.” The site includes a petition to reinstate Ward Churchill, and a statement of support from Noam Chomsky....