Comments: Wisconsin lawmakers want 9/11 conspiracy theorist axed

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As i was in the case of the disgusting Ward Churchill, I am troubled by legislators atteempting to fire a professor with unpopular views.

Prove wrongdoing on this clowns part (as ws done with Churchill) and I will support firing him.

Posted by Rhymes With Right at July 21, 2006 10:08 PM

I'm confused. You mean the government didn't orchestrate 9/11?

Ok, ok, they didn't, but they sure seem to use the incident to justify everything they do.

Posted by PoliticalCritic at July 22, 2006 07:30 PM

How about this; let him teach but prohibit him from giving that "one perspective".

Posted by Duffy at July 24, 2006 09:06 AM

Not to be a broken record, but this all goes back to the fact that the very notion of "objective truth" has been debased by various groups (both extreme left and extreme right) for years.

Happen to think that Bush took the "there is no truth - only different political perspectives" argument to a new level giving us the brave new academic world of "creation science" and "teach the 9/11 controversy" nonsense.

Posted by jason at July 24, 2006 10:07 AM

Who on the extreme right denies absolute truth? (Seriously, I'm asking.) I'm not aware of anyone, but maybe I just haven't come across them.

Posted by Paul Smith at July 24, 2006 03:57 PM