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EFerrari Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-11-09 02:31 AM
Response to Reply #13
16. Don't you think someone who is teaching at Stanford
knows the difference between understanding something and excusing it? Don't you think someone who poses as an academic should be able to make this very basic distinction?

And yet, he collapses that difference in this piece, starting with his dishonest title.

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  -When excuses are just plain inexcusable Violet_Crumble  Nov-11-09 12:46 AM   #0 
  - Are you shitting me?  earcandle   Nov-11-09 12:49 AM   #1 
  - Me? No, I don't think so....  Violet_Crumble   Nov-11-09 12:54 AM   #2 
  - Stanford seems to be overrun by ignorant anti-intellectual bigots  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 01:15 AM   #3 
  - No.  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 01:47 AM   #4 
  - No, it doesn't take a genius to twist this incident into "Islamic terrorism".  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 01:55 AM   #5 
     - No such thing  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:10 AM   #7 
     - See? All part of Osama's plan. Thank you for delivering so quickly. n/t  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:17 AM   #12 
     - So, you like that 15-guys-with-box-cutters story, eh?  timtom   Nov-11-09 05:25 AM   #54 
        - Right.  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:30 PM   #68 
     - Also,  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:17 AM   #11 
  - Isn't he a PNAC signator?  rucky   Nov-11-09 05:03 PM   #75 
  - It is entirely possible  artfan   Nov-11-09 02:08 AM   #6 
  - Hear Hear, Ma'am!  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 02:13 AM   #8 
  - I don't believe  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:14 AM   #9 
  - I too have been thinking about it  artfan   Nov-11-09 02:26 AM   #14 
     - That's a good point. The onset of some very serious problems  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:33 AM   #18 
  - This Pipes piece is meant to fan bigotry and to shut down thought  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:17 AM   #10 
  - This piece  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:23 AM   #13 
     - His Problem, Sir, Is Not What He Knows, But What He Knows That Ain't So....  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 02:28 AM   #15 
     - Don't you think someone who is teaching at Stanford  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:31 AM   #16 
     - His point is  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:36 AM   #19 
        - was he 'excused' because of  artfan   Nov-11-09 02:41 AM   #22 
        - What does political correctness have to do with the FBI screwing up  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:46 AM   #24 
        - Which Is Bloody-Minded Nonesense, Sir  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 02:51 AM   #27 
           - Strong manly Republicans who can keep us safe from jihadis  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:54 AM   #30 
           - It makes absolute sense to me.  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:58 AM   #32 
              - Oh, Do, Please, Sir, Charge Me With Political Correctness: Wife Could Use The Laugh  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 03:33 AM   #41 
                 - Pipes is describing  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:42 AM   #48 
                    - Pipes, Sir, Is A Rightist Shill  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 05:19 AM   #50 
                    - Well, Madame,  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 05:21 AM   #52 
                       - You Have Provided Ample Evidence, Sir, Of What Weight Your Opinion Should Be Rated At On This....  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 05:24 AM   #53 
                          - As, Madame,  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 01:41 PM   #58 
                             - And The Verdict Of The Audience, Sir, is Awaited With Confidence....  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 02:51 PM   #62 
                                - NPR is on the story, Madame  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:18 PM   #66 
                    - "Why you keep addressing me as "Sir" is more than I can figure."  uppityperson   Nov-11-09 03:00 PM   #63 
                    - "Why you keep addressing me as "Sir" is more than I can figure."  uppityperson   Nov-11-09 03:04 PM   #65 
     - the military by its very nature attracts  artfan   Nov-11-09 02:39 AM   #21 
     - The piece I posted was a piece of bigoted and hateful swill...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-11-09 03:59 AM   #44 
     - It's absolutely disgusting  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:47 AM   #49 
        - Tell You What, Sir....  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 05:20 AM   #51 
        - Yep, I'm sure antisemites and other bigots would all agree with you on that...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-11-09 05:48 AM   #55 
        - You're called a bigot because you openly and unashamedly declared that people  Raineyb   Nov-11-09 01:56 PM   #60 
        - I said no such thing.  TicketyBoo   Nov-13-09 01:17 AM   #76 
        - Please  TicketyBoo   Nov-13-09 01:17 AM   #77 
        - Sorry, but Daniel Pipes only gets called a bigot because he is a huge, blatant, stinking bigot.  stranger81   Nov-11-09 04:32 PM   #69 
     - Pipes is as bigoted as you are  Raineyb   Nov-11-09 01:52 PM   #59 
        - And, again,  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:29 PM   #67 
  - Yeah, it's the rush to judge that concerns me as well...  Violet_Crumble   Nov-11-09 03:50 AM   #42 
  - He's right.  LostInAnomie   Nov-11-09 02:32 AM   #17 
  - Whew.  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:37 AM   #20 
  - I 'get it' as well  artfan   Nov-11-09 02:43 AM   #23 
  - It's not that I don't "get" it. It's that I think Pipes is not only wrong  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:48 AM   #25 
     - And I  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:53 AM   #28 
        - What utter cr@p. Pipes is trying to make political points  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:57 AM   #31 
           - I see nothing  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:59 AM   #33 
              - The whole piece is a diatribe against the left.  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 03:01 AM   #35 
              - Then, Sir, You Are Not Looking....  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 03:58 AM   #43 
                 - I said it first.  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:28 AM   #45 
                    - If You Wish To Continue Playing, Sir, Engage No. 41, Above....  The Magistrate   Nov-11-09 04:34 AM   #46 
                    - You're justifying bigotry on the ground of national security  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 10:41 AM   #57 
  - I have yet to read anyone make the case that Hasan killed those people  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 02:51 AM   #26 
     - Really?  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 02:54 AM   #29 
     - Only in the Faux cartoon version of what the left thinks.  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 03:00 AM   #34 
     - I haven't seen anyone say he's not guilty...  LostInAnomie   Nov-11-09 03:06 AM   #36 
        - That OP says explicitly that his observations are not excuses.  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 03:11 AM   #37 
           - Ugh... I had the exact same argument...  LostInAnomie   Nov-11-09 03:22 AM   #39 
              - Okay, I don't want to put you through a repeat of what seems to have been  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 03:27 AM   #40 
  - I wonder if the right wingnuttery is going in this direction because  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 03:13 AM   #38 
  - Your supposition  TicketyBoo   Nov-11-09 04:39 AM   #47 
     - Um, my supposition turned out to be correct.  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 10:38 AM   #56 
  - So "left wingers" should ignore  BoneDaddy   Nov-11-09 02:11 PM   #61 
  - Did he single out and shoot non-Muslims? I hadn't read that he did.  uppityperson   Nov-11-09 03:02 PM   #64 
  - This Pipes stuff  kctim   Nov-11-09 04:39 PM   #70 
     - Today Hoekstra and McCain said the same thing.  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 04:41 PM   #71 
        - They read DU?  kctim   Nov-11-09 04:54 PM   #72 
           - They said the same thing Pipes says in this article.  EFerrari   Nov-11-09 04:55 PM   #73 
              - Ah, gotcha now  kctim   Nov-11-09 05:00 PM   #74 
 

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