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Crossing Paths Daily: Obama and Ayers Shared an Office (Update: For Three Years)
Verum Serum ^ | 10/16/2008 | John Sexton

Posted on 10/18/2008 11:13:38 PM PDT by mojito

Bill Ayers and Barack Obama shared an office. Ayers’ Small Schools Workshop, the one Obama directed all that money too is located at 115 S. Sangamon Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607 [Note the link is to a year 2000 version of their website]. Here’s a screen grab from the website’s footer:

In 1998, the address for the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, where Obama presumably worked, was 115 S. Sangamon Street, Chicago, Illinois 60607. Here’s a copy of their 1998 tax return with that address:

The CAC moved to a new address sometime in 1999 or 2000, but the shared office probably persisted for at least three years. I can’t say for sure because 1998 is the earliest tax information available online. [Correction: I can say for sure that they shared the same building for the years 1995-1998. Here is a 1995 progress report from the CAC with the same address.]

Now remember, the NY Times described Obama and Ayers as having “crossed paths.” Ben LaBolt, Obama’s spokesman said:

Mr. LaBolt said the men first met in 1995 through the education project, the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, and have encountered each other occasionally in public life or in the neighborhood.

I’m going to suggest that two guys working in the same building for a period of years probably crossed paths pretty often. For all we know, they had lunch together on a daily basis. Maybe, in an effort at conservation, they were even carpool buddies. After all, Ayers is a guy from Obama’s neighborhood.

Would someone at the Times like to contact Mr. LaBolt for a follow-up?

Update: Made the correction above. Also, Obama was a state senator from 1996-2004. However, he still likely spent some significant time at the Sangamon street address, especially in 1995. But even after his election he would presumably be working on his CAC duties at the Sangamon office, not from some other location.

According to this letter dated 1995, Obama’s office was on the 3rd floor:

And according to this memo dated 1996, Small Schools Workshop was also on the 3rd floor:

Do you think maybe Obama and Bill Ayers ran into each other once in a while?


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: Illinois
KEYWORDS: annenbergchallenge; ayers; cac; chicago; obama; obamarecord
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Bill Ayers: Just a guy I shared an office with.
1 posted on 10/18/2008 11:13:38 PM PDT by mojito
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To: All

Follow the link to see the screen shots.


2 posted on 10/18/2008 11:14:20 PM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

You should send your info to Greta.


3 posted on 10/18/2008 11:18:34 PM PDT by Hanna548
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To: mojito

Damn. That looks like actual investigative reporting.


4 posted on 10/18/2008 11:21:23 PM PDT by Harry Wurzbach (Joe The Plumber & Rep. Thaddeus McCotter are my heroes.)
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To: mojito

Funny, factcheck used by CNN is sponsored by Annenberg.

How convenient.

The Left is full of liars, terrorists, fraudsters, mobsters, criminals and hypocrites. And they order lobster and caviar at the Waldorf after a speech about wealth re-distribution.

The insanity continues.


5 posted on 10/18/2008 11:26:41 PM PDT by wac3rd (Conservatives are not always Republicans.)
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To: Harry Wurzbach
Investigative reporting?

What's that?

Whatever it is, if it exposes our Messiah as a liar, we at MSNB, CBS, NYT, WaPo, CNN, ABC, AP will have nothing to do with it.

6 posted on 10/18/2008 11:27:56 PM PDT by mojito
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“Not the guy I once shared an office with..”


7 posted on 10/18/2008 11:28:13 PM PDT by D-fendr (Deus non alligatur sacramentis sed nos alligamur.)
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To: mojito
I've been waiting for this.

L

8 posted on 10/18/2008 11:34:10 PM PDT by Lurker (She's not a lesbian, she doesn't whine, she doesn't hate her country, and she's not afraid of guns.)
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To: Coleus; nickcarraway; narses; Mr. Silverback; Canticle_of_Deborah; TenthAmendmentChampion; ...
More proof that 0bama is a total liar. More proof that the MSM is a complete rotting organ of the DNC. I wonder what 0bama would have to be guilty of for the MSM to say enough and report the full truth.
9 posted on 10/18/2008 11:41:06 PM PDT by cpforlife.org (A Catholic Respect Life Curriculum is available FREE at KnightsForLife.org)
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To: mojito
Barack Obama, William Ayers & ACORN
10 posted on 10/18/2008 11:48:43 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("At first, I was nervous. Then I was like, 'Whatever.'"¬óBristol Palin's babydaddy re GOP convention)
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Klonsky is in office #118. This building is on the Univ of Illinois at Chicago campus.

http://www.arch.uic.edu/pdfs/uic_campusmap.pdf

http://www.aypf.org/forumbriefs/2000/fb041400.htm


11 posted on 10/19/2008 12:00:29 AM PDT by doug from upland (8 million views of .HILLARY! UNCENSORED - put some ice on it, witch)
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To: doug from upland
Mike Klonsky, member of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), son of an American Communist and himself a Marxist/Leninist (Communist). Friend of William Ayers who hired him for the position of Co-Director of the Small Schools Workshop with Ayers. Today Klonsky is the sole Director Small Schools Workshop.

Hey, this is getting really interesting. Lets get this to Greta ans Sean.

12 posted on 10/19/2008 12:24:27 AM PDT by Dream Warrior ("You and I have a rendezvous with destiny" Ronaldus Maximus)
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To: mojito
LIARS!!!!!!!!!!!!

Why won't the Times investigate this?


13 posted on 10/19/2008 3:14:22 AM PDT by Republic (Barak is anti-Jewish, has to be, or he would have left Wright's church years ago!)
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Jim Lehrer (Disgraced PBS, Democrat): "At PBS, like all MSM, we ignored that the top Palin Troopergate Investigator was a Phony Marine.
We ignored that Obama's Odinga atrocities in Kenya that left thousands murdered and raped.
We ignored that David Singleton and the Scranton Times-Tribune conspired a fake story disproven by the Secret Service.
We ignored that ACORN was founded by Obama's bomber-friend Ayers
and that bomber Ayers and Obama shared an office together for years
And, of course, at PBS we ignore all of our own financial entanglements, don't we? Speaking of which,
how many hundreds of Gwen Ifill's book on Obama's upcoming and certain January 2009 Coronation would you like?"

14 posted on 10/19/2008 5:10:17 AM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: mojito; Jeff Head; joanie-f; Dukie; Squantos; JohnHuang2; RobFromGa; k.trujillo; Travis McGee; ...

Thought you might be interested in this. I’ll try to keep it bumped.


15 posted on 10/19/2008 7:05:32 AM PDT by MSSC6644 (Defeat Satan. Pray the Rosary)
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To: mojito

I want this stuff on Odinga to come forth too. I think that would be a huge deciding factor for many people. This is one of his creepier associations and it doesn’t seem to have been covered by anyone yet. Maybe they’re waiting for just the right time.


16 posted on 10/19/2008 8:14:20 AM PDT by Godsgirl
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To: MSSC6644; Jeff Head; Travis McGee; hiredhand

Good deal......... Thanks !


17 posted on 10/19/2008 8:31:44 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Godsgirl

[I want this stuff on Odinga to come forth too. I think that would be a huge deciding factor for many people. This is one of his creepier associations and it doesn’t seem to have been covered by anyone yet. Maybe they’re waiting for just the right time.]

Perhaps November 5th, right?


18 posted on 10/19/2008 8:36:30 AM PDT by oldteen (my new lipstick color...Perfectly Palin)
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To: oldteen

Hope not! Hoping they will bring it forth at just the right time where he can’t lie his way out of it. Where people decide, man, just can’t trust this guy, gotta vote Mccain/Palin!


19 posted on 10/19/2008 8:46:37 AM PDT by Godsgirl
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To: Diogenesis
Keep digging, keep digging.

Who lives in NYC and can take some time to check out the old Obama address (339 East 94th Street on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, where Barack Obama is believed to have lived during and after college) and the neighbors to find out who may STILL reside there from the 1980's?

SOMEONE MUST RECALL Obama and Ayers and Weathermen who frequented O's apartment there.

The old 'bomb factory' -- did Ayers live there? 11th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues at 18 West 11th Street in Greenwich Village. New York City Walk WITH PHOTOS of the apartment, as it looks now, that exploded when the bomb makers were in it.

Here's a link to some information that looks potentially promising from Trapshoot.com http://www.trapshooters.com/cfpages/thread.cfm?threadid=164920&Messages=6

From the Village Voice: http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/archives/2008/10/john_mccains_go.php the Weather Underground, to which Ayers belonged, firebombed Murtagh's home in 1970. (Murtagh's father was a judge who was trying some Black Panthers.)

Maybe his office has a Bill Ayers address from the 1980's???

A letter from Bill Ayers dated Sept. 15, 2001! http://billayers.wordpress.com/2008/04/21/clarifying-the-facts-a-letter-to-the-new-york-times-9-15-2001/


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Here's something that might locate a former resident near the apartment: Ed Gold writes at http://www.thevillager.com/villager_18/talkingpoint_gold.html
The parole of Kathy Boudin last week brought a rush of memories going back 33 years. I was sitting in my sixth floor office on 12th St. near Fifth Ave. shortly after noon on March 6, 1970, when a fierce explosion shook the building.

And Bill Ayers d@mning article is here: http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F02E1DE1438F932A2575AC0A9679C8B63

Hope my little foray into GoogleLand produces some results to those who live in NYC and can do some exploring.

Weathermen Underground Time Line http://www.americanissuesproject.org/pdf/WeatherUndergroundTimelineOfEvents.pdf or if you prefer: http://74.125.45.104/search?q=cache:H4g36E_c3NQJ:www.americanissuesproject.org/pdf/WeatherUndergroundTimelineOfEvents.pdf+weathermen+address+in+NYC&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=18&gl=us


CACHE everything you locate or save it to disk or print it out. You never know when it will disappear . . . PooF
20 posted on 10/19/2008 9:00:19 AM PDT by HighlyOpinionated (All You Need is Money [Soros] and a Candidate Who Can Be Coached to Look Sincere [Obama]. A. Huxley)
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