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By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

If U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, we cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

I'm a cowboy, on a steel horse I ride, and I'm wanted (want-ed...!) dead or alive.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ward Churchill

Where do you get the gall to call the people who died in 9/11 technocrats when you sit around and get a $90,000 paycheck from the government you purport to hate?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

I hear Republicans and Libertarians and so forth talking about property rights, but they stop talking about property rights as soon as the subject of American Indians comes up, because they know fully well, perhaps not in a fully articulated, conscious form, but they know fully well that the basis for the very system of endeavor and enterprise and profitability to which they are committed and devoted accrues on the basis of theft of the resources of someone else. They are in possession of stolen property. They know it. They all know it. It's a dishonest endeavor from day one.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

Among the worst examples is that of the Alberni Indian Residential School (British Columbia) where, during the 1920s, children caught talking Indian suffered the hideous ordeal of having sewing needles pushed through their tongues.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

Insofar as the genocide embodied in residential schooling arises as an integral aspect of colonialism, then colonialism must be seen as constituting that source. To be in any way an apologist for colonialism is to be an active proponent of genocide.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

As to those in the World Trade Center...Let's get a grip here, shall we? True enough, they were civilians of a sort. But innocent? Gimme a break. ...If there was a better, more effective, or in fact any other way of visiting some penalty befitting their participation upon the little Eichmanns inhabiting the sterile sanctuary of the twin towers, I'd really be interested in hearing about it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ward Churchill

The American people are free to do exactly what they are told.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

I'm too sexy for my shirt, too sexy for my shirt, too sexy it hurts.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ward Churchill

There's always merit to having a debate.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ward Churchill

White domination is so complete that even American Indian children want to be cowboys. It's as if Jewish children wanted to play Nazis.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ward Churchill

Would you render the same level of support to someone who hadn't conscientiously objected, but rather instead rolled a grenade under their line officer in order to neutralize the combat capacity of their unit? Conscientious objection removes a given piece of the cannon fodder from the fray; fragging an officer has a much more impactful effect.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

And why, by the way, did it take Arabs to do what people here should have done a long time ago?

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

I have never said that people “should” engage in armed attacks on the United States, but that such attacks are a natural and unavoidable consequence of unlawful U.S. policy.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

Could it be that toxic mimics are toxic because they ignore responsibility, they ignore relationship, they ignore presence, they substitute control for fluidity and choice?

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ward Churchill

The desire for a nonviolent and cooperative world is the healthiest of all psychological manifestations. This is the overarching principle of liberation and revolution. Undoubtedly, it seems the highest order of contradiction that, in order to achieve nonviolence, we must first break with it in overcoming its root causes. Therein lies our only hope.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

Guess what? By virtue of being American, you are not innocent.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ward Churchill

It is the collective responsibility of the citizens in a modern state to ensure by all means necessary that its government adheres to the rule of law, not just domestically, but internationally. There are no bystanders. No one is entitled to an 'apolitical' exemption from such obligation. Where default occurs, either by citizens endorsement of official criminality or by the failure of citizens to effectively oppose it, liability is incurred by all

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ward Churchill

My comments are reserved for reputable journalists.

By Anonym 16 Sep

Ward Churchill

If the U.S. foreign policy results in massive death and destruction abroad, they cannot feign innocence when some of that destruction is returned. On 9/11/2001, Americans noticed that payback can be a real motherfucker.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

In Israel, the maximum legal penalty for denying the existence of God is one year in prison, while the punishment for denying the existence of the Holocaust is up to five years' imprisonment.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ward Churchill

When you kill 500,000 children in order to impose your will on other countries, then you shouldn't be surprised when somebody responds in kind.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ward Churchill

People have a bad habit of blaming the victims. Damn Jews! If hadn't been for them the Nazis wouldn't have exterminated 'em all!

By Anonym 13 Sep

Ward Churchill

A random group of homeless people under a bridge would be far more intellectually sound and principled than anything I've encountered at the university so far.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Ward Churchill

Truth is the best defense.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Ward Churchill

Tailoring the facts to fit one's theory constitutes neither good science nor good journalism. Rather, it is intellectually dishonest and, when published for consumption by a mass audience, adds up to propaganda.