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Debanjan will never understand what freedom of speech is and how America practices it

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in response to reader comment: Debanjan, greetings from the real world

Submitted by Prashant (United States), Feb 15, 2012 at 01:07

Dear Dr Pipes,

Debanjan Banerjee is either an Islamist himself or a big supporter of Islamism. He will never be able to understand what freedom of speech is. And he will give examples that are self contradictory, ignorant or worse. For example, in one of his recent messages Debanjan asked if we are allowed to read Howard Zinn's "A People's history of the United States". I am wondering if Banerjee ever checked that Zinn was an American, got his entire education in America, lived in America throughout his life, and died in America of old age without any death threats. I have myself seen People's History in middle school libraries so the kids can the alternative viewpoint.

United States is a joyful place to live for anyone who likes to think freely. Banerjee cannot even imagine what this joy is like.


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