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Noam Chomsky Comments on Obama's Cabinet



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Mr. Change

I hope those fools who voted for "change" are happy with all those Clinton era retreads.

Good post!!

To all the negative people who would rather cover their ears than open their minds, you will hear this liberal trash Obama's cabinet picks. Agree with him or not, it's great to see this guy call out Obama for what he is. I hope he can influence more discontent among all of the koolaid drinkers to get them to wake up. The more people wake up and smell the coffee, the sooner we can bring people into the CFL fold.

The problem with Chomsky...

The problem with Chomsky, besides his wavering political positions, is his faddish appeal with college kids.

He is the living, breathing epitome of the Federal Department of Educations' ideal mentor to young people. Socialize 'em!

I laugh when I hear these 20-year-old 'anarchists' idolize this man, carrying around his books in their obligatory black backpacks covered in punk rock patches.
(Isn't it ironic that 'anarchists' would choose to wear a social uniform? Hmmm...)

Then I remember the old saying, "If you're not a communist by 25, I'll be disappointed, but if you're still a communist at 30, I'll be even more disappointed."

***Yes, I know Chomsky isn't a true anarchist. He is a 'Utopian Marxist'.

He's done some good work on

He's done some good work on anti-Imperialist writing but I certainly don't agree with his politics.. he endorsed that "participatory economics" which was really crazy.. sounded like communism in disguise.

He also said "even if 9/11 were an inside job - who cares?".. which is obviously a ridiculous line of logic - if it were an inside job, that changes everything from the wars overseas to the clamp down at home.. yeah, I don't like this guy anymore..

A thread on the daily paul

A thread on the daily paul from last year
Noam Chomsky on Ron Paul - http://www.dailypaul.com/node/11918

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"Evil for evil, a good despotism in a country at all advanced in civilization is more noxious than a bad one, for it is more relaxing and enervating to the thoughts, feelings, and energies of the people." - John Stuart Mill

13 No servant can serve two masters; for either he shall hate the one, and love the other, or else he shall lean to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches. - Luke 16

that wasn't chomsky

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Noam is a...

Full blown socialist. He opines that the world needs Big Government. Correction, the world needs Big Benevolent Government. So you see he preaches oxymorons. The world cannot achieve what Noam Chomsky wants. He has it in spades about our governments foreign policy but the way I feel about Noam is that you must throw the baby, (Noam) out with the bath water!
And yes I will concede that Mr. Chomsky IS brilliant.

"You cannot give the government the power to do good without also giving it the power to do bad, or anything it wants for that matter." Harry Brown

throw the baby out with the bath water

thats what we did for 8 years when we towed the party-line mantra and defended bush and cheney because he was a republican. maybe _you_ didn't. maybe _i_ didn't. but that's what _we_ ultimately did.

we attacked the left. we threw them out with the bathwater because they were left. ohhh, the evil left. here they come to get us with their leftiness. left left left. can't have any friends on the left.

can't even acknowledge them,

i see.

good strategy.

Say What?

Do you actually expect libertarian and liberty-loving Constitutionalists to find much common-ground with those favoring a totalitarian government?

Try obama.com

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

we have a "totalitarian" government now..

in all but name. We can find common ground with honest people we disagree with, if we can't we have no hope of changing anything.

What's Your Point?

Should we find common ground with Obama? How about Bush?

Meaningless catchphrases.

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

I said "honest" people

bush and Obama do not fit that description!

Neither Is Chomsky

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

Chomsky is one of the few...

honest intellectuals we have in this country. Could you tell me even one lie he has told?

if you can't find common-ground

with your neighbors, then you have already lost the war.

He's Not A Neighbor

And the war is far from over, sorry.

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

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"Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it." -- Joseph Goebbels

if we think

if we think we can produce good results by using the behaviors that we've already exhibited in the last 8 years, then we are really mixed up. It's not going to happen that way.

Let me repeat.

It's not going to happen that way.

what's with all

what's with all the chomsky bashing?

For real?

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www.women4ronpaul.com

Ron Paul "Sign Wave Across the USA" -- November 5th!

yeah, for real

read any of his books?

he's brilliant.

I recommend Year 501...

A book so distressing it should be sold with a cyanide tablet on the last page in case you want to kill yourself after reading it. The whole ugly truth of European "civilisations" attack on the rest of the planet.

Maybe we can get Chomsky...

Maybe we can get Chomsky... He would be good to have strategically in order to get more people aware of some parts of the message (such as the fact that Obama is just a corporatist whore). A lot of these people would then come over to our side completely. I ask you to remember how it happened for you.
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"We will never give up. We will never give in." - Dr. Ron Paul

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"We will never give up. We will never give in." - Dr. Ron Paul

My hat's off to you if you

My hat's off to you if you can get Chomsky to endorse a constitutionally limited government. Or any form of hands-off state for that matter.

That guy is so damned stubborn, so self righteous, and so deluded; he still hasn't gotten around to realize he was on the wrong side of the Cold War for all those years.

Even the admittedly pioneering linguistics work that gave him some intellectual authority in the first place, has come under doubt over the last decade or so. Not that he'd ever even consider the possibility that such criticisms could be valid; but then again, he's Chomsky the Great, self appointed ivory tower savior of the unwashed masses, who should all recognize just how much better their lives would be if they stopped having poorly reasoned, non progressive, ideas about how to live their lives, and unquestioningly accepted his guidance instead.

"Wrong side of the Cold War?"

he was on our side, ie the human race! I defy anyone to find even one sentence written by Chomsky that was pro soviet. The soviets hated him so much they banned his entire academic field of linguistics.

He's well versed in the

He's well versed in the history of our failing foreign policy and the negative effects it causes.
Other than that I'm pretty sure he's a socialist.

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"Evil for evil, a good despotism in a country at all advanced in civilization is more noxious than a bad one, for it is more relaxing and enervating to the thoughts, feelings, and energies of the people." - John Stuart Mill

13 No servant can serve two masters; for either he shall hate the one, and love the other, or else he shall lean to the one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and riches. - Luke 16

Can we seriously stop

Can we seriously stop posting communist / socialist idiots on this site? I mean seriously. Communism and Socialism do not in any way shape or form comply with liberty.

He's an Anarchist

or libertarian socialist, if you can believe in such a thing.

oxymoron

Libertarian: A person who seeks liberty

Socialist: A person who seeks social equality through government force

i've always found Noam to be a really intelligent Cpt Obvious

now i haven't listened to everything he's ever said. nor i have i read any of his books, but the few things i have paid attention to didn't make me feel like i was missing anything.

No matter who you vote for, the government always gets in - Bill Hicks