Monthly Archives: March 2006

Pre-Horowitz-Kirstein Debate Press Coverage Calls Me “Strident Pacifist”

Article calls me "Strident Pacifist." Iraq war debate slated for Wednesday at Saint Xavier Tuesday, March 28, 2006 Daily Southtown By Courtney Greve Staff writer ————————————————————— Just five weeks after "Peace Mom" Cindy Sheehan's contentious appearance at Saint Xavier University, … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan, “Masters of War”

First Release The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan 1963 Come you masters of war You that build all the guns You that build the death planes You that build the big bombs You that hide behind walls You that hide behind desks … Continue reading

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To Paraphrase War Criminal Secretary Henry Kissinger: The March 29 Horowitz-Kirstein Debate “is at Hand.”

Here is a preview of the format. PNK will speak against the war for 15 minutes. DH will speak in favour of the war for 15 minutes. PNK will make a comment/question to Mr Horowitz and he shall respond. DH … Continue reading

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March 29, 2006: David Horowitz Debates Peter N. Kirstein on the Iraq War

The debate event is entitled, “The Iraq War: In the Classroom and Beyond.” The event probably should be described as “debates” since two separate topics will dominate the exchange. The first component of the debate will be an assessment of … Continue reading

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Regnery Publishing Group, That Published David Horowitz, The Professors, Links A Blog Assessment of the Work

Somewhat surprisingly, the publisher of David Horowitz, The Professors: The 101 Most Dangerous Academics in America, links one of my many utterances on the significance of publishing a book charging me and 100 other professors as being “dangerous” and presumably … Continue reading

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Two Major Realist-Conservative Scholars Question US Bias Toward Israel

This is one of the greatest and most courageous articles I have ever read. A colleague sent it to me last Sunday and I am posting it now. Dr Mearsheimer and I appeared twice together on PBS, Chicago Tonight, WTTW-11 … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Quotes Professor Kirstein’s Reaction to David Horowitz, The Professors

I wish Wikipedia which appears accuracy challenged would quit linking me to stuff because people may think I am as error prone and cavalier with the facts as they are. Nevertheless these folks include me among others who have responded … Continue reading

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Amnesty International Invites Professor Kirstein to Speak on the War

On April 19 at Homewood-Flossmoor High School in Chicago, Amnesty International is hosting an event on the Iraq War from 600-800 PM. They are describing it as a forum on the Occupation of Iraq. I enjoy speaking in front of … Continue reading

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The New My Lai: American Soldiers Kill Babies and Others in Haditha, Iraq

More US war crimes revealed. I argue that not only soldiers but also those who ordered them into combat should be tried for war crimes. A criminal war orchestrated by a criminal government should have consequences for the perpetrators including … Continue reading

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A Comment on University of Maryland Student Blog

“ericthered” who keeps linking my blog received this response to his concerns about conservative students being lorded over by liberal professors. I think some students believe they have an entitlement to have professors who share their ideological beliefs and some … Continue reading

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St Patrick’s Day Four: Howard Zinn Defends Them

Published on Thursday, March 17, 2005 by CommonDreams.org The St. Patrick’s Four and Resistance to the War in Iraq by Bill Quigley “Have you heard about the St. Patrick’s Four? Of course not. They aren’t going to tell you about … Continue reading

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Britain: Your Soldiers Should not die for American Imperialism!

Lawrence of Arabia, which was more of a nom de guerre, since his real name was T. E. Lawrence warned Britain to end its occupation of Iraq as it was suffering numerous casualties during a Shi’a uprising in the 1920s. … Continue reading

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Bob Herbert Does Not Support Mr Bush’s Iraq Policy

Stop Bush’s War By BOB HERBERT New York Times March 16, 2006 “By some estimates,” according to a recent article in Foreign Affairs, “the number of Iraqis who have died as a result of the [U.S.] invasion has reached six … Continue reading

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Is This 1927 Redux: Will the U.K. Withdraw from Iraq?

I have always said the quickest way to end the American war crime and disgrace in Iraq is through London. Our poodle, like the prisoners at Abu Ghraib, was led on our leash into Iraq but maybe the pet strikes … Continue reading

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Communism: An Escape from Government and Class Stratification

There have been many experiments with communism in the manner it was actually envisioned by Marx, even if some antedated his theories, in small, relatively homogeneous communities. Some were religious and others were socialist in formation: New Harmony in Indiana, … Continue reading

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American Urinates on Prisoner at Abu Ghraib

March 11, 2006 “Symbol of Abu Ghraib Seeks to Spare Others His Nightmare ” New York Times By HASSAN M. FATTAH AMMAN, Jordan, March 8 — Almost two years later, Ali Shalal Qaissi’s wounds are still raw. There is the … Continue reading

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St Xavier University Union: Faculty Affairs Committee

SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY FACULTY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE 2002-2003 Susan Beal, Linda Burke, Chair Thomas McGannon, Randolph Kromer, Martha Morris, Anthony Rotatori, Kay Thurn The Faculty Affairs Committee is charged in the By-Laws with acting as “a liaison to the administration in … Continue reading

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Wikipedia: Links Me As Source on U.S. Supreme Court

Wikipedia refused, due to their careless disregard of accuracy, to make corrections in my biography, has linked a post I wrote on the Roman Catholic majority on the Supreme Court. It is located at the bottom under “External links” and … Continue reading

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Army Spouse States: Not just my blog but others tire her as well.

I noted I had been linked to a blog run by lovemytanker, a woman married presumably to an enlisted person who sits inside an M1A1 or M1A2 Abrams tank or some version of that class. For all I know she … Continue reading

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Professor Kirstein Criticises Bush nuclear policy in Gulf News

Gulf News is published in Dubai, U.A.E. and restricts its letters to a few paragraphs and edits to a more pedestrian word usage. Yet my effort to depict the Bush administration’s reckless and inconsistent approach to nuclear proliferation is hopefully … Continue reading

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An Army Wife is “Tired” of My Blog

I came across this blog as I was perusing the source of visitors and came across an Army Spouses Blog. The blogger is lovemytanker. Cute!! She describes herself as a stay at home mom in an interesting autobiography but like … Continue reading

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“Historians Against the War v. David Horowitz”

On Frontpagemag.com today there is a lead story on the alleged transgressions of historians who presented at the H.A.W. February conference at the University of Texas at Austin. One of Mr Horowitz’s staff writers, Jacob Laksin, who was not in … Continue reading

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David Horowitz To Debate Professor Kirstein on the Iraq War and Teaching the War

This is the press release distributed by Saint Xavier University Saint Xavier University to host debate on Iraq War. Saint Xavier University will host a debate on the Iraq War featuring Professor Peter N. Kirstein and nationally known conservative David … Continue reading

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