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From Fri Sep 13 18:39:28 PDT 1996
Article: 65222 of alt.revisionism
From: (Mark Van Alstine)
Newsgroups: alt.revisionism
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 1996 16:23:28 -0800
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In article <51cf3p$>, wrote:

> > (Jamie McCarthy) writes:
> >  Jeffrey  wrote:
> >  
> >  > And that was introduced in court, where it was absolutely proven
> >  > that the lampshades were made out of goatskin. [1]
> >  > 
> >  > [1) Smith, Jean Edward, Lucius D.Clay An American Life, p301.
> >  
> >  Clay was quite simply wrong about this.  He was misinformed by his
> >  lawyer advisors at the time, as a Senate Investigatory Committee
> >  reported.  Yet deniers continue to quote him.  Typical revisionism.
> >  -- 
> >   Jamie McCarthy
> >        Co-Webmaster of
> >   Hate mail will be posted.
> >  
> >>>>
> Why was he wrong about this?  Please read my recent post addressing this
> very issue.

"...Nevertheless these were not the offenses ["flaunting her sex"] for
which she [Koch] was being tried and so I reduced her sentence, expecting
the reaction which came. Perhaps I erred in judgement but no one can share
the responsibility of a reviewing officer. Later the Senate committee
which unanimously criticized this action heard witnesses who gave
testimony not contained in the record before me. I could take action only
on that record...." (Clay, _Decision in Germany_, p.254.)


"Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes 
not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties--but
right through every human heart--and all human hearts." 

-- Alexander Solzhenitsyn, "The Gulag Archipelago"

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