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Dear Mr. Jeff

Reader comment on item: Ending the Palestinian "Right of Return"
in response to reader comment: What happened to your claim of banned books?

Submitted by Debanjan Banerjee (India), Feb 3, 2012 at 21:56

To rebut someone like you what one needs is patience and I am happy to say that I have plenty of that.

Jeff the American exceptionalist : Oh, that horrible clutch of Anglo-Saxon hegemony, led by a black President and a black attorney general.

My Answer : Yes an American president who is a prisoner of an Anglo-Saxon constitution. Where do you see in the World the whole legislature of a country rebuking a country's own president in front of a foreign leader ? It happens in USA !!! Remember Bibi's last visit to USA ???

Jeff the American exceptionalist : Obviously you agree with me that no books are banned in Arizona (as you had claimed). You whined about all sorts of things, but, no mention of that at all.

My Answer : The Arizonan government do not want students to read the true Arizona history which was usurping of the land from their original inhabitants. Period.

Jeff the American exceptionalist :The most popular clutch in all of human history.

My Answer : People want to emigrate to a certain place because they believe their material livelihoods will improve with this. It has very little to do with the liking of a country. Think about this. Many Jews after reconquesta , immigrated from Muslim Spain to Ottoman empire. How many did love their countries of living ?

Besides that clutch is not popular. If you trust the incoming immigrants then why do you force them to assimilate to your culture. Why can a person not succeed in the USA if he or she do not speak , write or read English. That means the Anglo-Saxons want people to assimilate to its own cultural norms. Now tell me how many Anglos learnt native-Indian languages when they first came to the land which Anglo-saxons now call as America ?

Jeff : With our all-volunteer armed forces, just how is it we force Hispanics to die on the battlefield?

My Answer : You must understand that it is only the poor in the USA which fight and die on the battlefields on behalf of the Anglo-Saxons.The Hispanics as well as the African-Americans are much below the Anglo-Saxons in terms of income level and that is why they have to enlist in the army just as to hoping for a better life and education, period.

The system in your country ensures that an overwhelming number of people (particularly from the Hispanic and African-American communities) remain poor so that your system never runs out of cannon fodders.

Think about this. An African-American or a Hispanic-American have no reason to hate or oppose an Arab or an Afghan or an Iranian. So why would they ever need to join in the first place to the Anglo-Saxons elite's wars against these nations in the first place ?

Jeff: How many years did you spend in the USA doing research and amassing your incredible level of knowledge? My guess is, zero years, zero months and zero days.

My Answer: I understand that it is always important to be in the subject country of your research to know things up close. But hey now days with the advent of Internet everything is easily available on the net.

Besides how many of your current republican presidential hopefuls have traveled outside America ? Sarah Palin did not travel outside her Alaskan countryside much yet she got the Republican vice-presidential candidature and pass obnoxious comments about the World . Very few of your Pres. Bush's advisors had a feeling of the West Asian Muslims yet it was they who thought they could bring democracy to Iraq and Afghanistan. How many of your Fox news commentators have ever traveled to Iran yet these are the very same people who day in and day out do policy making against Iran.

So you see first hand experience of the one you say is important but not necessary according to the standards of your own country.

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