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From: Greg Raven 
Organization: Institute for Historical Review
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Jamie McCarthy wrote:
> (A copy of this message has also been posted to the following newsgroups:
> alt.revisionism)
> Mr. Raven, I'm glad to see your recent spate of posts to Usenet, which
> I interpret, I hope correctly, that you still believe Usenet to be a
> forum appropriate for the discussion of the Holocaust and related
> matters.  So I look forward to your response to this post.
> You were interviewed by the L.A. Times for a story which saw print on
> October 28, two weeks ago.  You were quoted as saying:
>    "We do not deny the existence of the Holocaust," he said. "That's
>    a lie put forth by our opposition. We do say the claims of the
>    Holocaust have been exaggerated. We believe there was no Nazi plan
>    to exterminate the Jews during World War II. We also believe there
>    were no Nazi gas chambers, and we also believe that 6 million
>    Jewish victims [of the Holocaust] is an irresponsible
>    exaggeration."
> You say (1) "6 million ... is an irresponsible exaggeration," (2) "no
> Nazi plan," and (3) "no Nazi gas chambers."  You're being quite
> consistent, since you explained your views in almost exactly the same
> words on your first big entrance to the Internet, on Hitler's birthday,
> 1994.

It never fails to amaze me to learn how closely people of your sexual
preference keep track of Hitler's birthday. I have no record of my first
day on the Internet, and I couldn't care less about Hitler's birthday.

> The problem, Mr. Raven, is that you also define the term Holocaust as
> (1) "the murder of six million Jews," (2) "as a central act of state by
> the Nazis," (3) "many in gas chambers."
> (snip)

I do? If you were paying as much attention to what I actually say and
write on this subject as you do to Hitler's birthday, you would have
long ago discovered that this is NOT my definition of "the Holocaust." I
direct your attention to the following URL:

Greg Raven (
PO Box 10545, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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