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Submitted by Aymenn Jawad (United Kingdom), Jul 4, 2009 at 04:02

Orange Yonason:

You claim that I set up a straw man, but let me remind you of what you yourself have said:

"It (the political Left) did (support eugenics), and it still does"- (from your posting "Making generalisations-and false accusations".)

"it was the Left that came up with eugenics to begin with"- (from your posting "No Smoke and Mirrors- Just the Facts").

If your comments were not referring to the entire political Left, why did you simply write "the Left'? Why did you not make a distinction such as "many leftists"? Of course, such a distinction is beyond your intellectual capabilities. By the way, you still haven't shown me which one of the centre-Left parties I listed supports eugenics.

"That is the only principle straw man you set up to "disprove" me".

Oh Pharisee Orange Yonason! Did you even bother to read the rest of my posting? I doubt it, because you would have realised that I also deal with the subject of economics, the welfare state, inter alia. You are the one guilty of setting up the straw man, by claiming that I only dealt with the subject of eugenics.

"and does support it, in the form of abortion".

Equating abortion with eugenics is a non sequitur. Abortion is not always undertaken for the sake of eugenics. Show me mainstream centre-Left organisations' saying that they support abortion for eugenics.

"My main assertion was, and is, that it is the political Left that sides with Jihadis, and the enemies of America and the World".

Well, I never disputed that the political Left generally sides and/or sympathizes the jihadists. You seem unable to comprehend that I actually agree with you on the far Left and its sinister agenda, but you wrongly take it one step further and claim that "the essence of the Left" is sinister, when in reality the reason people on the centre-Left sympathize with jihadists is because they are naive.

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