"I don't think one should put forward an un-backed up belief about someone when it is of this nature."
I agree. And that also goes for Louis' consistent misrepresentations of the views of others on this list about the Israeli attacks on Gaza.
I think Carrol went way overboard here. Louis specifically denounced anti-Semitic attitudes quite recently in his remarks on Cynthia MckKinney. I don't think one should put forward an un-backed up belief about someone when it is of this nature.
On Jan 3, 2009, at 1:12 PM, Louis R Godena wrote:
Associate professor Cox;
I, too, have ignored your posts for many years, but, if you are going to call me an anti-semite on a public list, I would suggest you have some pretty strong evidence to back it up.
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Carrol Cox wrote: [clip]
Possible qualifier. I have not been reading LG's posts, and if he has
(as I believe he has in the past) mixed anti-Zionist arguments with
anti-semitic attitudes, then of course my agreement does NOT extend to
that. Anti-semitism aids rather than opposes Zionism, since the whole of
the Zionist's political stsrategy rests on equating anti-Zionism with