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Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] So while you were away this weekend
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BTW - this is why I hate this President. His ability to lie with a
straight face and spin
black as white and white as black is just chilling. I couldn't write a
in an Orwellian novel better than what he does.
On 06/16/2013 10:06 PM, Ruben wrote:
> Lets see... interesting weekend on the world stage. Sometimes a snapshot,
> or an off the hook comment, speaks more about the world than detailed
> Try this one by a government supported in Turkey:
> ?This whole thing is not as bad as it looks,? Fatma Aygun, 33, said.
> ?It is just a game of the foreign media.?
> She added, ?Things will be back to normal in three to four days. Taksim
> will look like this: happy, colorful and festive. We are the majority,
> and we
> will make sure of it.?
> Well, she understands Democracy. Obviously... in a Democracy the Majority
> can rape and plunder the minority after every election cycle.
> OK - moving on to NYC!!! To New York University, a private non-profit
> which serves the public...or something like that.
> The are kicking out a Chinese student because this student doesn't
> much like totalitarian
> regimes in the home country. Strangely enough, the Chinese got a hold
> of this information,
> maybe from Snowden , who is trying to find political assylum in
> Communist ruled China (you
> can't make this up)
> ?The work of the Chinese Communists within academic circles in the
> United States is far
> greater than what people imagine, and some scholars have no option but
> to hold
> themselves back,? Mr. Chen said. ?Academic independence and academic
> in the United States are being greatly threatened by a totalitarian