Young woman stirs new life
in old professor (emeritus).
joys of past rediscovered

by G.S. <george.salzman@umb.edu>  30 August 2009
this page is at http://site.www.umb.edu/faculty/salzman_g/t/2009-08-30.htm

More excitement in my life! It all happened like this. Nancy and I have been riding the surf of rebellion and repression in Mexico, in particular here in Oaxaca where we live and where the crests and troughs of violence at times seemed almost about to engulf us.

      Well, three months ago I got an uninvited message from Susie, a woman who's a good two decades my junior in age. [click the link [1] to see Susie's message] Just out of the blue it seemed, she said she would be honored to have me speak on her live radio program. As is well known, flattery will get you everywhere. For


Susie Purtee hosts a weekly web-based program, The Patriot Dames Radio Radio Show. Photo from http://www.thepatriotda
mes.net/the_subie_sisters/susie/susie_biography.html

someone faltering -- hardly able to remember my own last name, let alone other people's names -- to be told I was admired VERY much was simply irresistable. Susie and I corresponded sporadically for a couple of months, during which it became evident that we were worlds apart ideologically on a fair number of basic issues. But we each hung in for our own reasons, she I'm pretty sure in part because she was confident our exchange would be very lively, which is good for gaining listeners, and I in part because I'm convinced the way to end the Zionist conquest of the Palestinians is to convince the majority of non-Jewish English speakers in the 'western' nations - primarily the U.S., Great Britain, Canada and South Africa - that U.S. and Israeli colonial conquests are damaging our lives, and that we've got to put an end to this imperial project.[2]

      And here comes Susie, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, her home for all her 62 years, someone in the Heartland of America with a radio program, albeit on the internet, who hates a government she sees as too big, too corrupt, and too much influenced by rich Jews, no longer working for the well being of Americans as, she believed, it was originally established to do, and who seemed as though she might be mildly anti-Semitic. As you can guess, she's no anarchist. But what we share is that we're both mavericks, we both hate to be shoved around (that's being a maverick), and we both say openly what we think. My suspicion that she might be verging towards anti-Semitism turned out, much to my amusement, to be almost the polar opposite of the reason she initially contacted me, as I learned during our first conference on her radio show, on 20 August. I was dead wrong on that suspicion. I'll get to that later.

      The best thing about Susie is her apparent openness -- while she may believe strongly in ideas that I think are absurdly off the mark, she seems ready to be challenged and to reconsider. For example, she wrote me in May "In the fall of 2006, my sister and I put 9 videos on YouTube.com about the four main issues we felt were destroying America: Jews in media and government; ebonics; Cuban boat people; and the southern border . . . In August of 2007, we began getting death threats (on top of 9 months of Jewish insults, threats and slurs) and I reported it to the Terrorism Tip line as a citizen. However the Terrorism Tip Line turned out to be my own department [the Columbus Police Department] and they began investigating me. On August 26, 2007, the Jewish Federation called Channel 10 T.V. and told them the police had an 'anti-Semitic' cop working for them . . . Columbus is run by the wealthy Jews and organized crime . . . So, the blacks support me, my fellow officers support me, my family supports me but I've not heard from any of my Jewish friends . . . I am not a radical, do NOT believe in violence, did not go to Woodstock or wear mini skirts, went to Catholic school and did not march or belong to any organizations. I am an American . . . P.S. You can view some of our first videos we did on www.ThePatriotDames.net. Especially watch 'Jewish Propaganda' and 'The Jews II'. We were innocent but we were right." WOW! I thought when I saw that, she and I have plenty to argue about. She really is 'Middle America', and I'm ready to bet her ideas are fairly common in many parts of the U.S. of A.[3]

      So why am I so excited by this new contact? I think it's partly, as I indicated above, because Susie is one of the overwhemingly non-Jewish American majority that, if it were well enough informed and acted to gain political clout, could stop the genocide Israel is perpetrating against the Palestinians. But it is also because I seem to be afflicted with the same compulsion as Jesuits -- I feel driven to tell people, ordinary everyday folks, what I believe is the truth about the reality of our social lives -- that is, to be a teacher. It was that drive that kept me teaching years beyond the date I was entitled to retire from the Univ of Massachusetts.

      As Susie and I argued during the radio interview, I was stimulated to think again about some of the ground I had surveyed during the years when teaching my radical interdisciplinary science course, Science for Humane Survival. Actually it was in large part my interactions with students in that course that motivated me to delay retirement. While we were talking it struck me that Susie's background seemed not all that different from the culture that spawned Philip Agee, and I thought it would be interesting for her to learn a bit about the transformation of consciousness he underwent from the time he listened to the fervently patriotic commencement address when he graduated Notre Dame University until he decided to give up his career in the Central Intelligence Agency and to expose this monstrous killing machine still serving U.S. imperial goals.[4]


NOTES
[1] Susie's note.
Subject: Hello
From: Susie Purtee <subiesisters@thepatriotdames.net>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 02:38:56 +0000

Professor Salzman,
      Recently, I have read what you've gone through and how you are speaking out. I admire you VERY much.
      I got a B.A. from Capital University in Bexley, Ohio. Luckily, I attended most of my classes toward evening and the professors, even Jewish, were fair. I received a Summa Cum Laude.
      However, I had to get some electives at the end of my 4th year and took classes (Sociology of Law and the Philosophy of Education) with the traditional students who were excellent. Both professors lowered my grade because I spoke up. They acted like they wanted to know what we were thinking, but they did not.
      I support you completely. I have a web radio show on TalkShoe.com on Thursdays and would like for you to consider being my guest. I was on another radio show for one year, Voice of Reason. Please listen to our archives on Talkshoe.com.
      I won't be doing a show until June sometime because we are on vacation but after that, I would be honored to have you speak. Our show is live, 9-11pm EST.
Thank you, Susie, The Patriot Dames Radio Show

[2] Ending the Israeli conquest. In an essay a half year ago titled "Forget Jews! The overwhelming non-Jewish American majority could halt the genocide of Palestinians", I said that the genocide of Palestinians will end only when (a) enough non-Jewish Americans learn how they're being screwed by the U.S. and Israeli governments, allied with the avid efforts of many American Jews, and, in their own self interest, gain the political clout to put a stop to it. The article is at http://site.www.umb.edu/faculty/salzman_g/s/2009-02-18.htm.

[3] My response to the initial invitation and Susie's answer.
      The confusing apparent interchange of order between Susie's initial invitation [see [1] above], stamped Mon, 18 May 2009 02:38:56 +0000, and my reply stamped late Sun, 17 May 2009 23:16:47 -0500 is due to the different time zones. Her message at 02:38:56 Greenwich Mean Time on Monday was five hours earlier Central Daylight Savings Time, i.e. 9:38:56 pm Sunday the 17th here in Oaxaca, or 21:38:56 Sunday. My reply went 1 hour, 37 min and 51 sec later.
Subject: Your radio show
Date: Sun, 17 May 2009 23:16:47 -0500
To: Susie Purtee <subiesisters@thepatriotdames.net>

Oaxaca, Mexico, Sunday 17 May 2009
Hi Susie,
      I tried getting a bit of an idea, first Googling TalkShoe.com, then The Patriot Dames Radio Show. That got me right to Patriot Dames Show cancelled 5 Apr 2009 ... In fact, Dave von Kleist, of The Power Hour radio show, even gave me a ... Not long afterwards, Schaenk cancelled The Patriot Dames show. ... www.erichufschmid.net/VoR-announcement-of-Hufschmid.html - 11k - Cached -
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The VoR management removed the pages related to the Patriot Dames show radio show, so here is a copy of their page in which they announced the interview ... www.erichufschmid.net/VoR-cancels-show-Hufschmid.html - 7k - Cached -
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which I looked at briefly. I guess I'm unclear why you wanted to interview Eric Hufschmid. Unless you were interested to learn something about his psychological makeup. At any rate, you ought to know that I am very critical of what I see as totally dishonest efforts by some Jews who have access to a great deal of money to influence U.S. policy for what they believe is the benefit of the state of Israel. I do not know how large this group is. But to speak of Jews, as Hufschmid does, as though all Jews are in that despicable camp, is nonsense. At any rate, I'd be glad to participate in an interview. I'll put the title of my most recent post just below your e-mail. Thanks for asking me to participate. And, I'd like to know your last name -- I'm just old-fashioned and like to have names for people. I'll try to listen to some of your programs when I get a chance.
Sincerely,
George
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Subject: Re: Your radio show--reply and bio
From: Susie Purtee <subiesisters@thepatriotdames.net>
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 14:18:58 +0000

George,
1. I was fired from VOR because I wasn't a racist (didn't hate blacks or Jews or anyone) and would not promote the 'white nationalist' propaganda.
2. I forced VOR (Voice of Reason www.VORnetwork.com) to remove my radio shows because they are copyright and I did NOT want our good name supporting their movement. I finally had to go to their server and complain to get them off.
3. My name is Susan Purtee. I am 62 years old having lived in Columbus, Ohio all of my life. I was a police officer for 16 years with Columbus P.D. and have a B.A. in Political Science (summa cum lande, no less, from a Liberal college..lol). I had an excellent family life, good dad (Italian) and mom (English, Irish, Welsh) and am the oldest.
4. In mid-1990 I listened to an audio tape by Professor Robert Weissberg about Jews and Blacks. Until then, all those years, we though the white politician started the Civil Rights movement for the black vote. He said it was the Jews. I began researching.
5. In the fall of 2006, my sister and I put 9 videos on YouTube.com about the four main issues we felt were destroying America: Jews in media and government; ebonics; Cuban boat people; and the southern border. I violated no rules at my department as they state if we got into anything political, we just could not identify ourselves as police officers. I did not.
6. I loved my job and was a Juvenile abuse detective for 3 years until a tyrant took my good sergeant's job and Juvenile fell apart.
7. In August of 2007, we began getting death threats (on top of 9 months of Jewish insults, threats and slurs) and I reported it to the Terrorism Tip line as a citizen.
8. However the Terrorism Tip Line turned out to be my own department and they began investigating me.
9. On August 26, 2007, the Jewish Federation called Channel 10 T.V. and told them the police had an 'anti-Semitic' cop working for them.
10. Luckily, I had been in the retirement mode for a year and I knew if I stayed, the media would crucify me. Columbus is run by the wealthy Jews and organized crime.
      I never voiced my opinion stated in the videos to people I worked with nor have I EVER been a racist or anti-Semitic.
      Since then, we started on VOR in April of 2008 and stayed there for one year until they said we weren't racist enough. Ironic, huh?
      So, the blacks support me, my fellow officers support me, my family supports me but I've not heard from any of my Jewish friends.
      I learned more about the Jews-Zionists-Israelis when they forced me to leave my job than 10 more years of research could have done. They thought the ADL had trained us to 'love Israel' but all they had done was tell us the Muslims were the terrorists. They failed.
      I am not a radical, do NOT believe in violence, did not go to Woodstock or wear mini skirts, went to Catholic school and did not march or belong to any organizations. I am an American.
      So, that is my background. Hope that helps. I present issues from ALL sides and that is why I've had Henry Makow, Brother Nathanael Kapner, Eric Hufschmid, Dr. Lyle Rossiter Jr., former ambassador Edward Pike, USS Liberty crew members and other on. I am a host, not a preacher. I want the listener to decide.
      I will talk with you in early June. I've sold my house and things are sort of crazy here now. Thank you. I will be honored to have you on my show.
Susie Purtee <subiesisters@thepatriotdames.net>
The Patriot Dames Radio Show
TalkShoe.com
Thursdays, 9-11pm EST 614-991-5517 (home)
P.S. You can view some of our first videos we did on www.ThePatriotDames.net.
Especially watch 'Jewish Propaganda' and 'The Jews II.' We were innocent but we were right.

[4] Philip Agee. I had prepared for my students in the Science for Humane Survival course a brief commentary on Agee's books, Inside the Company: CIA Diary and On the Run as part of the bibliograhy I put together for the course. It is at http://site.www.umb.edu/faculty/salzman_g/SfHS/Agee.htm.


George Salzman is a former American Jew living in Oaxaca, Mexico, an Emeritus Prof of Physics, Univ of Massachusetts-Boston.
All comments and criticisms are welcome.    george.salzman@umb.edu

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