The hilarities of Orange County's obsessive Ottoman, Ergun Kirlikovali
, never cease. Last week, he urged readers of his Turkla.com column to send along to elected officials a pre-written letter authored by the U.S. Azeris Network
(USAN) to commemorate March 31 as a day of rememberance for what Azeris call the March Events, a series of massacres involving Armenians and Azeris in 1918. How interesting that Kirlikovali, who'll comment on various websites that the Armenian genocide never happened because it hasn't been deemed as such by an international court and because Christians distorted the truth that Armenians are treasonous savages, freely accepts calling the killings of Azeris by Armenians way back when and in the present-day Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
a "genocide." How interesting, also, that Kirlikovali--who insists he has nothing against Armenians--also doesn't challenge USAN's assertion that, "a total of 2.5 million Azeris, Turks, Kurds, Jews,
Georgians, Circassians, Tats, Talysh, Lezgins and other people...fell
victim to the Armenian policies of ethnic cleansing for the creation of
their state, which was supposed to stretch from the Black sea to the
Caspian to the Mediterranean" when even the dumbest Middle Eastern scholar can tell you it's the Turks, from the days of Osman I through the Turkish Republic's treatment of the Kurds, who are the Orient's true colonialists. Of course, facts and Kirlikovali go together like Turkish basketball fans and Israel b-ball teams...