[Marxism] John Reed's reputation remains intact

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Wed Aug 24 12:58:33 MDT 2011

On 8/24/2011 10:04 AM, Fred Feldman wrote:
> http://alethonews.wordpress.com/2011/08/22/whither-gaddafi-and-libya/
> Whither Gaddafi and Libya?
> The Strange Calm Over Tripoli
> By FRANKLIN LAMB | CounterPunch | August 22, 2011

> As I left the hotel close to 7:30 a.m. by bicycle yesterday morning I was
> surprised to see one woman standing alone on the street in front of the
> hotel. I was more surprised when she lit up with a broad smile as she chimed
> "Hello Mr. Lamb!"
> She is Marianne, who works with Lorraine somewhere in the bowels of this
> claimed "7 Star Hotel" I had spoken with her on the phone but we never met
> personally.  When I asked her why she was standing in the empty street,  she
> replied, "I need to find a ride to the port!" That seemed odd, given what is
> happening here, so I asked her why. "My two week vacation starts today and I
> need to get a boat to Malta".  I was shocked, "Sweetheart, please, for sure
> there is no boat to Malta now and it's dangerous for you to go to the Port."
> "But, my boyfriend is waiting for me in Malta" she wailed. "Ok, but if you
> find a ride call my room and I will pay half and come with you to the Port".
> Marianne agreed. I never saw her again.
> There has been no sign of Colonel Gaddafi. A strange calm has spread over
> Tripoli.

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