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Zinn Dies

January 31st, 2010 By: Michael van der Galien
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Although I understand and appreciate Orson’s take on Zinn’s death, I have to say that my own view on this ‘historian’ is less kind. Read this post by David Horowitz to get an idea of what I think of Zinn and his legacy.

What bothers me most about him, though, is that A People’s History of the United States is required reading material at most universities in America and in Europe. This even though it’s nothing more than a crappy piece of propaganda by a neo-communist apologist for totalitarians such as Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong.

Zinn was a polemicist masquerading as a historian. Let’s keep that in mind whenever we talk about the guy.

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  1. piese auto

    February 2nd, 2010 at 12:13

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    Why are you so harsh that took its role in history and should be respected. All opinions must be respected and chosen to understand if you can not understand anything we particularly animals.

  2. Doomed

    February 2nd, 2010 at 15:49

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    A word of warning people

    This president and this congress is going to destroy the economy.

    Nothing else really matters and if anyone is not jumping up and down and screaming right now…….we are fixing to have the national debt become 100 percent of GDP. That is going to cause catastrophic and dire economic news for America.

    This president plans to destroy America. Remember their tactic is to CREATE A CRISIS and then solve it. Well they are going to create a crisis alright and there aint no solving it barring giving the president powers beyond imagination.

    But thats okay we can cap and tax the shit outta the people to pay the debt……they just dont get it……if you take money from the people….the people aint got no money to spend and tax revenue declines……..its a never ending spiral downard.

    We can increase the welfare rolls by 25,000,000 people and that will bring down the cost of the governments healthcare costs.

    They just dont get it and NOVEMBER cant come fast enough.

    What was America thinking putting these nitwits in charge during a massive recession.

    The only way out of this is fixing to become a Huge Chavez type solution…….deflate the dollar and nationalize our business so we dont have to pay back what we owe. It is after all money we OWE ourselves except for roughly 1.5 trillion owed to outsiders such as Japan and China.

    CRISIS!…you aint seen nothing yet…its pretty obvious where they are headed and its beyond scary folks….beyond scary.

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