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Noam Chomsky: The Torture Memos and Historical Amnesia

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can you post some comments from Noam on Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge?

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can you post some comments from Noam on Pol Pot and the Khmer Rouge?

"I mean the great act of genocide in the modern period is Pol Pot, 1975 through 1978 - that atrocity - I think it would be hard to find any example of a comparable outrage and outpouring of fury and so on and so forth." -- Noam Chomsky, in the documentary "Manufacturing Consent," 1993.

i'd ask you to provide specific examples, but we both know you won't, and we both know you're arguing in bad faith.

for any interested, the chomsky as a khmer rouge apologist is brought up by anyone that wants to discredit him to people they're confident won't look any farther into the matter, making it a pretty obvious bad faith argument. during the seventies, chomsky spoke a lot about the media misinterpretation of the wars in southeast asia, of which there were many. turns out the propaganda in one place, cambodia, was correct, and once all the facts came out he quickly recanted, as pstall would be able to see if he knew anything about the man beyond what he could read on resist.net

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"I mean the great act of genocide in the modern period is Pol Pot, 1975 through 1978 - that atrocity - I think it would be hard to find any example of a comparable outrage and outpouring of fury and so on and so forth." -- Noam Chomsky, in the documentary "Manufacturing Consent," 1993.

i'd ask you to provide specific examples, but we both know you won't, and we both know you're arguing in bad faith.

for any interested, the chomsky as a khmer rouge apologist is brought up by anyone that wants to discredit him to people they're confident won't look any farther into the matter, making it a pretty obvious bad faith argument. during the seventies, chomsky spoke a lot about the media misinterpretation of the wars in southeast asia, of which there were many. turns out the propaganda in one place, cambodia, was correct, and once all the facts came out he quickly recanted, as pstall would be able to see if he knew anything about the man beyond what he could read on resist.net

Predictable.

And YOU interjected discrediting. If your boy is legit and has been consistent nothing to worry about.

And as usual, you already have made up your mind on these topics.

Your like the 82 yr old sitting in his Depends while watching Matlock who NEVER EVER loses an arguement because he won't allow the discussion to take place.

You basically sealed my argument with your jump to conclusion comment.

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well pstall im familiar with your brand of poo posting and decided to head that off at the pass.

if you want to paint this as a victory for yourself, then go ahead.

this thread isn't about your fascination with me, or how butthurt you are i ignored and your thread your pm invitation to hang out so take your tantrum elsewhere.

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well pstall im familiar with your brand of poo posting and decided to head that off at the pass.

if you want to paint this as a victory for yourself, then go ahead.

No victory for me cha cha. I prefer my victories to come via the stock market and my kids being healthy and doing great in school and being able to help those less fortunate.

You can keep the interwebz wins all to yourself. Will look good on your resume one day.

As for poo posting, you are the Tiger Woods of poo. :seeya:

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No victory for me cha cha. I prefer my victories to come via the stock market and my kids being healthy and doing great in school and being able to help those less fortunate.

You can keep the interwebz wins all to yourself. Will look good on your resume one day.

As for poo posting, you are the Tiger Woods of poo. :seeya:

Are you sure he's not the poo of Tiger Woods?

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He does that to get the mindless drones that think the USA is always right to just, for once, think MAYBE somebody else has a right to disagree with the policies of our country.

Sometimes those other countries are wrong, IMO, but it doesn't mean they don't have the right to disagree. Or even hate our guts.

It DOES NOT give them the right to attack us and not expect counterattack.

My interpretation.

You give him too much credit. His postings speak for themselves...I've not read one positive US post from him. But, then again, I don't read that much of what he has to say, so I'll give him a pass on that one.

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Don't want to shake up Htars little worldview now do we?

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Regardless of who's right or wrong, I know one thing with absolute certainty:

It's much more difficult to do what Fiz does in a conversation than what Htar does.

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