American Pravda: Holocaust denial

By Ron Unz

Until thirty years ago, Communist rule over the USSR and its Warsaw Pact allies seemed absolutely permanent and unshakeable, but the roots of that belief had totally rotted away, leaving behind nothing more than a hollow façade. Then one day, a gust of wind came along, and the entire gigantic structure collapsed. I wouldn’t be surprised if our current Holocaust narrative eventually suffers that same fate, perhaps with unfortunate consequences for those too closely associated with having maintained it.

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Gas chambers or gas stations?

The best way to alleviate the current oil crisis would be to reach an understanding with Iran, which possesses enormous and as yet untapped reserves of oil and gas. And the surest way to worsen this crisis would be to mount a military attack on that country, which would then not fail to block the strait of Hormuz and so prevent any oil tanker from passing through the region.
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The French anti-revisionist law

The French anti-revisionist law dates from July 13, 1990. It is known by various names: “Gayssot law,” “Fabius-Gayssot law,” “Faurisson law,” “lex Faurissonia,” or “article 24bis” (of the law of July 29, 1881, on press freedom). It provides for a prison sentence of up to a year as well as a maximum fine of €45,000 for anyone who publicly disputes the reality of one or more “crimes against humanity” as defined and ruled on, essentially, by the International Military Tribunal of Nuremberg in 1945-1946. In addition to the prison sentence and fine there can be an order to pay damages to Jewish or other associations as well as the heavy costs of having the decision published in the media: finally, the courts may order the confiscation of any work material, along with books and papers, seized by the police.
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