[Marxism] The Banality of Anti-Israel Lobby Doctrine

Tom Cod tomcod3 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 3 21:23:27 MDT 2010

Indeed, you don't know shit about me.  As I stated in a previous post, I'm
simply a fellow resident of rural Mendocino County, California where
Blankfort is a local personality with a local radio show and someone I have
seen in person in my local community. Thus in my my humble view he is
someone who perhaps is entitled to less invective.  Do I agree with his view
of Chomsky? No.  Do I consider him a "toxic" person? No.  Seems like you
guys are engaging in exactly the type of exaggerated doctrinaire invective
you assuse Blankfort of stooping to.  Maybe shift a little more from
personal attacks to the political issues.  I doubt if our honorable Chomsky
would endorse this type of demonization.  I never claimed to be a long time
activist in this struggle, although I support the just struggle of the
Palestinians and have had the privilege of personally visiting this area in

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 5:59 PM, Andrew Pollack <acpollack2 at gmail.com> wrote:

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> Who is this alleged long-time activist? He or she doesn't know shit
> about the actual Palestine solidarity movement. As someone who's been
> active in it on a day to day basis for years, I can tell you the Lobby
> obsession of counterpunch and mondoweiss is not shared by the vast
> majority of activists in NY, and my group, Al-Awda NY, actively
> educates against such nonsense.
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