[Marxism] review of two exhibits on John Brown

Tom Cod tcod at hotmail.com
Thu Oct 29 10:21:22 MDT 2009


Ya know, I've listened to a lot of right wing rants, but have never heard John Brown compared to Bin Laden by anybody.

> Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 15:36:50 -0400
> From: markalause at gmail.com
> Subject: Re: [Marxism] review of two exhibits on John Brown
> To: tcod at hotmail.com
> 
> Nice to hear that the media sock puppets are aping the neo-Confederate
> ancestor worshippers.  Ever since 9-11, they've have been hopping up and
> down denouncing John Brown as a forerunner of Osama bin Laden.  They
> deliberately misrepresent the historical record on Kansas as well to depict
> poor ol' Southern boys getting butchered as an act of terror to intimidate
> those misunderstood freedom-loving slaveholders.
> 
> Part of what they're trying to do is to discredit the value of the Harpers
> Ferry example.
> 
> On the other hand, the anti-abortion fanatics are also claiming John Brown
> as one of theirs.
> 
> You listen to this stuff, and you wonder how it is that antibodies of common
> sense and consistency in their brains don't just attack and consume that
> organ completely.
> 
> Of course, how would we tell?
> 
> ML
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