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To: ETL; STARWISE; maggief; onyx; Liz; SE Mom; penelopesire; Bahbah; LucyT; FARS; nutmeg
Needs to be repeated and forwarded to all friendly media.

As an undergraduate at Princeton, Kagan wrote a senior thesis titled

“To the Final Conflict: Socialism in New York City, 1900-1933.”

In the “Acknowledgments” section of her work, she specifically thanked her brother Marc, “whose involvement in radical causes led me to explore the history of American radicalism in the hope of clarifying my own political ideas.” In the body of the thesis, Kagan wrote:

“In our own times, a coherent socialist movement is nowhere to be found in the United States. Americans are more likely to speak of a golden past than of a golden future, of capitalism’s glories than of socialism’s greatness. Conformity overrides dissent; the desire to conserve has overwhelmed the urge to alter. Such a state of affairs cries out for explanation. Why, in a society by no means perfect, has a radical party never attained the status of a major political force? Why, in particular, did the socialist movement never become an alternative to the nation’s established parties?...
“Through its own internal feuding, then, the SP [Socialist Party] exhausted itself forever and further reduced labor radicalism in New York to the position of marginality and insignificance from which it has never recovered. The story is a sad but also a chastening one for those who, more than half a century after socialism’s decline, still wish to change America. Radicals have often succumbed to the devastating bane of sectarianism; it is easier, after all, to fight one’s fellows than it is to battle an entrenched and powerful foe. Yet if the history of Local New York shows anything, it is that American radicals cannot afford to become their own worst enemies. In unity lies their only hope.”

70 posted on 05/10/2010 7:17:58 AM PDT by hoosiermama (ONLY DEAD FISH GO WITH THE FLOW.......I am swimming with Sarahcudah! Sarah has read the tealeaves.)
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To: hoosiermama

This womyn must be defeated!


79 posted on 05/10/2010 7:20:31 AM PDT by maggief
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To: hoosiermama; All

Please forward it in the form I presented it in, including the link to its source (David Horowitz’s website).


87 posted on 05/10/2010 7:23:17 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: hoosiermama

This is not even a pretense of academic objectivity and dispassion, she is clearly writing these words AS a yearning socialist. Granted, it will be waved aside as merely the words of callow youth, but for someone who has so little track record of publication it is highly relevant to ask how close her current views track to her *radical* views in her Princeton thesis. My guess is that her whole life shows this thesis to be her statement of belief. However, like Obozo she has been careful for the most part to avoid creation of documentary evidence which could affect her prospects on a day like today.

How did she advance so far in academe with so little publication, anyway?? She seems to be more of a leftist academic politician than any legal scholar.


95 posted on 05/10/2010 7:39:24 AM PDT by Enchante (Obama and Brennan think that 20% of terrorists re-joining the battle is just fine with them)
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To: hoosiermama

BTTT !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


100 posted on 05/10/2010 7:50:21 AM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: hoosiermama

Good Lord.


123 posted on 05/10/2010 9:21:22 AM PDT by rlmorel (We are traveling "The Road to Serfdom".)
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To: hoosiermama

Another Pinko Pig.


124 posted on 05/10/2010 9:22:51 AM PDT by mojitojoe (banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. Thomas Jefferson)
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To: hoosiermama; onyx; penelopesire; seekthetruth; television is just wrong; jcsjcm; BP2; Pablo Mac; ...
-0 wouldn't affiliate with a person who loves America if his life depended on it.

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Serving as Clinton's WH Counsel

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Founding Fathers Smiling After Supreme Court Campaign Finance Ruling

*snip*

On January 21, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Citizens United v. FEC.

*snip*

The group Citizens United made a documentary about Hillary Clinton during the 2008 campaign. The Federal Election Commission did not allow it to be distributed, and David Bossie, president of Citizens United, decided to fight back.

The case went to the Supreme Court, where former U.S. Solicitor General Ted Olson—a living legend among Supreme Court lawyers—fought it out against Barack Obama’s Justice Department.

During argument, the Obama administration’s lawyer, Solicitor General Elena Kagan, made extravagant claims about the extent to which government can censor its critics, outlawing books, movies, and other methods of informing the public.

Olson pushed back hard, pointing to the terrible power that this part of BCRA gives the government against private citizens banding together to speak out during election season.

153 posted on 05/10/2010 6:47:27 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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