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Wednesday, March 12, 2003  

Lawmaker under fire for saying Jews support Iraq war
History repeating itself. The anti-semitism that is rampant in the Iraq anti-war movement, has I think, a parallel to what was expoused by American Firster's (like Lindberg) before WWII.

Originally posted by Lou, I just 'bumped' it to the top with the update, below. This changes the name of the poster and time stamp on both the post and the comments - if that bugs anyone, let me know and I won't do it anymore.

Update:
NRO article,
Jewish Guilt
Takes the position that while perhaps not technically 'anti-semitism', it is a disturbing and familiar trend.
WaPo OpEd, Known by company we keep
Summary of International ANSWER's (front for the World Worker's Party) banning of anti-war activist and Rabbi, Michael Lerner.

posted by Calvin | 7:49 PM

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