Chomsky in his office 

“Good to hear from you. And glad to hear about what you are doing, what has to be done if there is to be any hope for this sad species of ours. I hope Galicia, Spain was a good experience. And maybe, maybe, the coming year will bring something good.”

—Noam Chomsky  (in response to my e-mail re: my  blog)

 

Michael Parenti

“Your essay pretty much says it all. Maybe you can get it published somewhere though you might have to shorten it a bit. All the best.”

—Michael Parenti  (in response to my essay “Reasons Why A Young Person Should Not Join the Military” revised & now titled “The Politics of Patriotism”)

 

“Thanks for getting in touch and sending me your letter to your son about the military from a father, and your words (and great photos) are heartfelt and on point. Your son is a fortunate person! In fact, I think I’ll give the link, if it’s ok, to some of (my) students in my BC (Boston College) course called Peace or War. I think it will interest them! And thanks for listening to my talk with Adam (Klugman). Portland is fortunate to have such a courageous program and great host!”  Charles Derber

—-Professor Charles Derber, author of Corporation Nation (re: my essay “The Politics of Patriotism”)

 

“Your tribute to Noam Chomsky is sensational! And what a great response from the man (Noam Chomsky)! You earned it!  Adam Klugman

—Adam Klugman (host of “Mad as Hell in America” radio program on KPOJ AM in Portland, OR re: my “Tribute to Noam Chomsky” essay)

“Hi Rob, Thanks for sending this. You’ve got an attractive website and you touch most of the bases in your Wall St. essay. I found the essay a little and sometimes rambling, but you get outraged at all the things that deserve it. You’re hard on Obama but he also deserves it. Also like the way you integrate other videos, links, etc. Keep up the good fight!!!
                                                                                                                               Best,
                                                                                                                                            Charlie (Professor Charles Derber)
 “Right on! Keep writing and believing in the power it has to communicate with others and leave your mark on the world. ”

—Jeri DeLoss, “On the Subject of My Writing” June 25, 2013

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To:

“‘Rob DeLoss (by way of Noam Chomsky <chomsky@mit.edu>)'” <professor1029@yahoo.com>

 

I’ve read this over and over.  No need to say how much I appreciate the kind words, or the memories of my departed and ever-mourned Carol, or Bertrand Russell’s unforgettable thoughts, or your thoughts on the world and its travails and its promise.

 

And I share your hope that someday we’ll be able to share a beer or two – or maybe a pint, if we can find a decent Irish pub.

 

Noam

 

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RE: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Saturday, March 17, 2012 6:56 PM
From:
“Noam Chomsky” <chomsky@MIT.EDU>
To:
“‘Rob DeLoss'” <professor1029@yahoo.com>

I just got it, and have been watching it, mesmerized.  Didn’t know it was from you.  And will join you in remembrance – with a shot of Irish, appropriate for today.

 

Noam

 

From: Rob DeLoss [mailto:professor1029@yahoo.com]
Sent: Saturday, March 17, 2012 9:16 PM
To: chomsky@mit.edu
Subject: Happy St. Patrick’s Day

 

Thinking of you my friend and your lovely wife. I hope you get the You Tube video clip of Van Morrison singing “Contacting My Angel.” I posted it on my facebook page and dedicated it to your wife. I’m lifting a glass of beer tonight in you and Carol’s honor.

                                                   Sincerely,

                                                                   Rob DeLoss

it will probably come via gmail  (rob.deloss@gmail.com)

 

“Right on! Keep writing and believing in the power it has to communicate with others and leave your mark on the world. ”

—Jeri DeLoss,  “On the Subject of My Writing” June 25, 2013

 


 

Jeri at work