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Obama's Boys of Summer: A Who's Who of 1968 Radicals Supports the Candidate
City Journal ^ | June 29, '08 | Daniel Flynn

Posted on 07/01/2008 2:44:34 PM PDT by T.L.Sink

Backing a major-party candidate for president would have been anathema to Michael Klonsky when the organization he led, Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), urged people to spurn elections. Klonsky, whose disgust for mainstream politics led him to launch a new, Maoist Communist Party in the 1970's, today supports Barack Obama so enthusiastically that until recently he was blogging on Obama's campaign website. Klonsky is hardly the only radical supporting Obama. Mark Rudd organized the student strike that shut down Columbia University. Rudd succeeded Klonsky as national SDS leader, presiding over the SDS's metamorphisis into Weathermen and performing "a liason function" for the plot to bomb a Fort Dix soldiers' dance. Today, Rudd renounces bombs, embraces ballots - and supports Obama. Then there's Carl Davidson, who was one of SDS's three elected national officers. Davidson joined Klonsky in rejecting traditional politics for fringe Marxist movements. He helped organize the 2002 rally in which Obama first spoke out against the Iraq war and now serves as the webmaster of Progressives for Obama. Former SDS president Tom Hayden is also in the Obama camp. Klonsky remembers Hayden plotting to spread nails on a highway; another SDS leader recalls Hayden encouraging activists to firebomb police cars. Now Hayden is one of the organizers of Progressives for Obama. Progressives for Obama resembles a Who's Who of SDS luminaries.The group includes Bob Pardun, SDS's education secretary and Paul Buhle, a radical professor who has recently tried to revive SDS. There is also Mickey and Donald Flacks, red-diaper babies and SDS's third president Todd Gitlin.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: obama
Flynn also observes: Obama has already taken political hits for his connection to (unrepentant) Weathermen Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn. In the 60's Ayers advocated that young people kill their parents, and Dohrn praised the Charles Manson murders. With their Weather Underground cohorts, the pair declared war on the United States and participated in a bombing campaign that hit the Capitol, the Pentagon, and numerous law enforcement agencies. The couple later reinvented themselves - first as academics, then in Chicago-area Democratic politics. Obama praised Ayers's book in the Chicago Tribune, sat with him on a foundation's board, and benefitted from a fundraiser held at the couple's home. Ayers spoke at events organized by Michelle Obama; Barack Obama spoke at events organized by Ayers. There has been a public revelatiion of an unseemly relationship between unrepentant terrorists and the man who now seeks to oversee America's war on terror. [There was a time when Americans would have laughed at the prospect of one such as Obama being nominated for President of the United States.]
1 posted on 07/01/2008 2:44:34 PM PDT by T.L.Sink
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To: T.L.Sink

It’s not just the 60’s radicals who are suppporting Obama.
Many of my “feel good” UP WITH PEOPLE friends are panting for Obama too.


2 posted on 07/01/2008 4:09:14 PM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: T.L.Sink
do I really have to say it???

3 posted on 07/01/2008 4:17:22 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist ©® - CTHULHU/SHOGGOTH '08 = Nothing LESS!!!)
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Partial list of Obama associates and supporters- looks like who’s who of racists, terrorists, Muslims, Marxists, America haters and thugs of the world:

>William Ayers
(Weatherman Underground bomber, unrepentant domestic terrorist)
>Frank Davis
(Member Communist Party USA, Early mentor to Obama)
>Jeremiah Wright
(Black Liberation militant, racist, and Pastor)
>Tony Rezko
(Corrupt Financier, ties to Terror Financing)
>Louis Farrakhan
(Nation of Islam Leader, racist, anti-American)
>RailaOrdinga
(Fundamental Islamic Candidate, Kenya, Obama’s Cousin- who caused riots that resulted in the deaths of over 1500, including 59 Christians burned to death when their church was burned. OBAMA WENT TO KENYA TO CAMPAIGN FOR ODINGA. GOOGLE ‘OBAMA IS MY COUSIN’.)
>Daniel Ortega
(Marxist Sandinista Leader. Nicarauga)
>Raul Castro
(Hard-line Communist Leader, Cuba)
>Fidel Castro
>Communist Party Illinois
(US Communist Political Party)
>Socialist Party USA
(Marxist Socialist Political Party)
>The New Black Panther Party
(Black Militant Organization, anti-American and racist)
>Hamas Terrorist Organization
(Islamic Terrorist Organisation)
/>More than 80 attorneys for Guantanamo detainees
-who have been offering free-of-charge legal services.
Not surprising that lawyers for Muslim terrorists would support Obama.
>The Communist Party USA
>The Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism
>Rep. Keith Ellison, the first Muslim congressman
> Sam Graham-Felsen, (Obama campaign’s official blogger)
He spent time in France taking part in labor riots, has written for a socialist magazine, hung a communist flag in his home, and was a fan of Marx while at Harvard.
>Kwame Kilpatrick
>MoveOn.org
George Soros’ (slumlord undergoing trial) son, Jonathan Soros, an attorney and financier, recently promoted to deputy manager of Soros Fund Management , is personally involved with MoveOn.org’s activities.
>Muslim Americans for Obama ‘08
>The Muslim American Society
>Obama Supporters for Marijuana Law Reform
>Obama Youth
“Obama Youth” had as its logo the Islamic crescent and stars (until word got out on the net and they had to clean it up)
>President Daniel Ortega
..who statee, “It’s not to say that there is already a revolution under way in the U.S. ... but yes, they are laying the foundations for a revolutionary change.”
>Project Islamic H. O. P. E.
..who displayed Obama as their banner boy until word got out and they had to clean that up.
Obama is no longer there on the site.
>Rev. Al Sharpton
..obviously supports Obama, but obviously advised to keep it quiet.
>Shepard Fairey
Official artist of the Obama posters...remarkable resemblance to Marxist posters
>Tony Rezko
Obama said that he estimated Rezko raised about 50,000 to 60,000 for his political career.
Obama has collected at least $168,308 from Rezko and his circle.
>Malaak Shabazz
Daughter of Malcomb X
>The Socialist Party USA
>George Soros
billionaire - Jew hater
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4 posted on 07/01/2008 4:19:58 PM PDT by patriot08
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