[Marxism] Assad's backers on the left are ignoring reality

Dan Weiner dcwein at dcwein.cnc.net
Thu May 9 04:52:20 MDT 2013

No offence, Louis, but I have no idea what you are talking about--smile.
What is the web site you are referring to?

Honestly, Lester has a point.
I am pretty sure that Assad is not an ideal leader whom I as a Marxist could
The thing that worries me is what our own imperialism is planning an
intervention in Syria.
Since, Louis, I notice you don't suffer fools  lightly, I ask you to be
gentle with me...do you think we are witnessing  a pre- Iraq style
propaganda build-up to an intervention headed by US imperialism in Syria?

Right now I am not addressing whether the rebels are good guys or not, but
asking about what imperialism's intentions are.
I know you're not a mind-reader, but just trying to get a take on your

Once again, thanks for all the hard work in keeping this list going.


Dan W.

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Rule #1: YOU MUST clip all extraneous text when replying to a message.

On 5/9/13 2:45 AM, Lester Schonbrun wrote:
> It's a sad fact that I have no idea whose reporting to trust about Syria.
>   I watched the video.  I saw no way of telling from it alone who or 
> what was responsible for the destruction.  I would think that our "black
> people, or the Mossad's, are capable of such false-flag operations, 
> but who can say for sure?

Don't you realize that you are embarrassing yourself by writing these
things? But then again, anybody who wrote for Jared Israel's website is
probably beyond being embarrassed.

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