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Peace on Earth? Goodwill toward men? Not with Noam Chomsky in town. America has been naughty again this year, and Chomsky—the Anti-Claus—is coming to town to drop a lump of coal in our national stocking. A radical critic of U.S. foreign policy (and, of course, a distinguished linguist), Chomsky will savage Democrats and Republicans, politicians and voters, for America’s shoddy treatment of the rest of the world. Keep your ears open: He’s sure to mention CIA outrages and State Department crimes ignored by the media. Chomsky afflicts the comfortable at 8 p.m. at the University of the District of Columbia’s Auditorium, 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW. $10 (benefits CovertAction Quarterly). (202) 331-9763; At 10 a.m. tomorrow at the All Souls Church, 16th & Harvard Sts. NW. $5 (benefits the All Souls Church Cultural Arts Fund). For reservations call (202) 429-9272. (David Plotz)