Skip to comments.Obama once visited '60s radicals
Posted on 02/22/2008 3:54:45 PM PST by ricks_place
Former radical activist Bernardine Dohrn and her companion William Ayers leave court in Chicago on Jan. 14, 1981. Dohrn received a $1,500 fine and three years probation for her role in the 'Days of Rage' disturbance in Chicago in 1969.
In 1995, State Senator Alice Palmer introduced her chosen successor, Barack Obama, to a few of the districts influential liberals at the home of two well known figures on the local left: William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn.
While Ayers and Dohrn may be thought of in Hyde Park as local activists, theyre better known nationally as two of the most notorious and unrepentant figures from the violent fringe of the 1960s anti-war movement.
Now, as Obama runs for president, what two guests recall as an unremarkable gathering on the road to a minor elected office stands as a symbol of how swiftly he has risen from a man in the Hyde Park left to one closing in fast on the Democratic nomination for president.
I can remember being one of a small group of people who came to Bill Ayers house to learn that Alice Palmer was stepping down from the senate and running for Congress, said Dr. Quentin Young, a prominent Chicago physician and advocate for single-payer health care, of the informal gathering at the home of Ayers and his wife, Dohrn. [Palmer] identified [Obama] as her successor.
Obama and Palmer were both there, he said.
Obamas connections to Ayers and Dorhn have been noted in some fleeting news coverage in the past. But the visit by Obama to their home part of a campaign courtship reflects more extensive interaction than has been previously reported.
Neither Ayers nor the Obama campaign would describe the relationship between the two men...
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Your nominee. Last time around, RATS were DEMANDING a war vet. Congrats!
I think he's around my age (47), so I imagine he was about 6 years old when McCain was shot down and 11 when released.
Ernesto “Che” Guevara dreamed of creating the “New Man” at any cost. During the Cuban missile crisis, he was in favor of a nuclear war because he believed that a better world could be built from the ashes, regardless of the cost in millions of lives. By adhering to his anti-American feelings and pro-Soviet stance, he achieved a role in history that stands for one failure after another, both in Cuba, as well as in all the other countries where he went to promote and disseminate Castros Revolution.
Ernesto “Che” Guevara had all the characteristics of a ruthless dictator and opponent of freedom. He believed that the end justifies the means, and he fanatically adhered to this gospel. This “idealized icon” is the one who, as a modern day Grand Inquisitor, eliminated many of his foes with a single pistol shot to the back of their heads. And he is also the same one who authored these enhancing words printed in the identity booklets of young Cuban soldiers sent to fight in Angola: “Blind hate against the enemy creates a forceful impulse that cracks the boundaries of natural human limitations, transforming the soldier in an effective, selective and cold killing machine. A people without hate cannot triumph against the adversary.”
It reminds me of the now outed traitors, in my own native country, England. The likes of Andrew Blunt and Melissa Norwood. Living in absolute upper middle-class comfort. Easing into oblivion with palliatives from the preferential medical care, their class gets.
PS. Still enjoying oblomov's fable. Barack Obama,President(15th February 2008).
“Dohrn later married former Weather Underground leader Bill Ayers, with whom she has two children, Zayd and Malik, whom they raised as fugitives before turning themselves in to authorities in 1980.”
Note the Muslim names of the children.
Anthony Blunt and Melita Norwood (still going strong at 90 years of age).
Wonder if they grew up to be terrorists like this one?:
NIU Killer Steven Kazmierczak: Was Arabic-Speaking, HAMAS-fan a Muslim Convert?
White 60s radicals always were infatuated with black nationalists
some things never change
Who does this remind you of???????? Try the 1930s. Try Germany. Try Adolph Hitler. The way these crowds are over Obama is just like they were over Hitler. Bringing him to cult status. The next coming of the great leader. The guy to lead us to the promise land. To restore Germany to greatness. Just like Obama's promising. Just like the crowds yell for. Obama's loving cults remind me of Hitler.
sleeved up low self esteem and self mutilation
Nuts! Needed to be locked up and kept on a chain.
Try the 1930s. Try Germany. Try Adolph Hitler. The way these crowds are over Obama is just like they were over Hitler. Bringing him to cult status. The next coming of the great leader. The guy to lead us to the promise land. To restore Germany to greatness. Just like Obama's promising. Just like the crowds yell for. Obama's loving cults remind me of Hitler.
or Huey Long
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Bernardine Dohrn William Ayers were members of the Weather Underground. They were building bombs in the basement of their Greenwich Village Town House when thy blew it up. A few were killed, and the rest went “underground”, with Bernardine Dohrn and William Ayers disappearing into thin air, aided by a network of Communists and sympathizers who supplied them with money and false papers.
They surfaced, but were never prosecuted.
I clearly remember Ayers was making an appearance for his book, totally unapologetic for the death and violence the Weathermen caused. I remember because the incident took place on September 11, 2001.
These people are dangerous Communist radicals. They had support underground from Cuba, China, North Korea and Moscow.
Any “friendship” or political deals between Obama and Ayers/ Dohrn needs to be fully flushed out.
“I’m sorry I had a fight in the middle of your Black Panther party...”
Interesting to listen to and note FR got there well ahead on the subject