Steven Jones Denies Anti-Semitism
This article gives us a bit more of a clue as to why Jones was suspended by BYU:
The action came two days after Jones appeared on KUER-FM 90.1's respected news talk show "Radio West." On the show, he said it appeared responsibility for the attacks rested with Paul Wolfowitz, Richard Perle and an "international banking cartel."Ironically Steven Jones has been one of the least outrageous "scholars". If they want to be offended why don't they listen to Alex Jones or Jim Fetzer, although since neither is currently a professor, they have nothing to be fired from.
The statement drew immediate response from Jews who said they were offended because references to international banking have for decades been used by anti-Semitic groups as codespeak to blame Jews for various problems. Hitler often blamed "international financiers" for Germany's debt after World War I.
A spokesman for the Anti-Defamation League said he will recommend in a committee meeting tomorrow that the ADL send a letter to BYU complaining about the comments and expressing concern that such comments might be made by Jones in his classes. BYU relieved Jones of his teaching load this semester while it conducts a formal review of his research and statements.
"Wow, I don't know if he could be any clearer," said Jonathan Bernstein, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League for California, Utah and Hawaii. "This is the language we hear from David Duke and other hatemongers who want to scapegoat Jews."
On this note, Fetzer was supposed to interview Chris Bollyn from the neo-Nazi American Free Press today, but Chris was a no-show. This obviously points to only one thing, the Jews made him disappear!
So as a result Fetzer rants by himself for most of the two hours. You can listen to it here, if you are a masochist. You could use this to interrogate Al Qaeda prisoners, but the Justice Department would probably rule it illegal. He is interrupted briefly by a handful of callers and RBN radio host John Stadtmiller, freshly back from the Holocaust denial festival, who comes on begging for donations. Sort of a PBS pledge drive from hell.
Fetzer, as usual, repeats his greatest hits. Once again he mangles the phrase allahu akhbar. Inshallah this kaffir will be struck down for repeated blasphemy. The US is still building an oil pipeline across Northern Afghanistan (meanwhile I am still trying to figure out the geography behind that one). Five, 6, or 7 (will you please make up your mind how many) of the hijackers are still alive. Michael Chertoff is a traitor because his mother once worked as a flight attendant in Israel. Let's not forget that George H. W. Bush was involved in the Bay of Pigs, based on the fact that he named his boat Barbara (I don't get that one either).
I am thinking of starting a contest, like those ones I remember from when I was a kid, where you guessed how many jelly beans are in the jar. Guess how many lies Jim Fetzer tells in one radio show and win a prize (do we have any Screw Loose Change t-shirts?).
For pure entertainment value, listen to the "hick redneck caller of the week", Gene from Texas, at the 55 minute mark of the second hour:
I want to add something here. To me, the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 was basically very similar to the twin towers in this way. I don't believe that truck bomb of chicken manure, caused that federal building to be blown away like it was.
No, I am not making it up, that is what he says. And Fetzer agrees with him...