Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Daly Resigns!

Yes, the completely intolerant professor who wrote this email to a student, Rebecca Beach has resigned! (I say GOOD!)
I am asking my students to boycott your event. I am also going to ask others to boycott it. Your literature and signs in the entrance lobby look like fascist propaganda and is [sic] extremely offensive. Your main poster "Communism killed 100,000,000" is not only untrue, but ignores the fact that CAPITALISM has killed many more and the evidence for that can be seen in the daily news papers. The U.S. government can fly to dominate the people of Iraq in 12 hours, yet it took them five days to assist the people devastated by hurricane [sic] Katrina. Racism and profits were key to their priorities. Exxon, by the way, made $9 Billion in profits this last quarter--their highest proft [sic] margin ever. Thanks to the students of WCCC and other poor and working class people who are recruited to fight and die for EXXON and other corporations who [sic] earning megaprofits from their imperialist plunders. If you want to count the number of deaths based on political systems, you can begin with the more than a million children who have died in Iraq from U.S.-imposed sanctions and war. Or the million African American people who died from lack of access to healthcare in the US over the last 10 years.

I will continue to expose your right-wing, anti-people politics until groups like your [sic] won't dare show their face [sic] on a college campus. Real freedom will come when soldiers in Iraq turn their guns on their superiors and fight for just causes and for people's needs--such freedom fighters can be counted throughout American history and they certainly will be counted again.
Prof. John Daly
Now I didn't post about this event, but I read a lot of blogs that did. I cannot see how someone can say that "the professor" didn't impinge her free speech. Death threats and verbal threats would cause me to fear speaking out especially when it comes from a professor at the college I am attending. I think that Ms. Beach was right in bringing his email to the press. Professors are supposed to be defenders to free speech and free thought, but apparently it doesn't apply to those who are on the very edge of the far left wing.

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