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Obama’s Radical Past (0's College Years Exposed for the First Time)
National Review Online ^ | 10/12/2010 | Stanley Kurtz

Posted on 10/12/2010 9:53:24 AM PDT by mojito

On the afternoon of April 1, 1983, Barack Obama, then a senior at Columbia University, made his way into the Great Hall of Manhattan’s Cooper Union to attend a “Socialist Scholars Conference.” There Obama discovered his vocation as a community organizer, as well as a political program to guide him throughout his life.

The conference itself was not a secret, but it held a secret, for it was there that a demoralized and frustrated socialist movement largely set aside strategies of nationalization and turned increasingly to local organizing as a way around the Reagan presidency — and its own spotty reputation. In the early 1980s, America’s socialists discovered what Saul Alinsky had always known: “Community organizing” is a euphemism behind which advocates of a radical vision of America could advance their cause without the bothersome label “socialist” drawing adverse attention to their efforts.

A loose accusation of his being a socialist has trailed Obama for years, but without real evidence that he saw himself as part of this radical tradition. But the evidence exists, if not in plain sight then in the archives — for example, the archived files of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA), which include Obama’s name on a conference registration list....

The 1983 Cooper Union Conference, billed as a tribute to Marx, was precisely when Obama discovered his vocation for community organizing.

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalreview.com ...


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What FReepers have long suspected is true: Obama is a communist.
1 posted on 10/12/2010 9:53:30 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito
http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/249390/obama%E2%80%99s-radical-past-stanley-kurtz
2 posted on 10/12/2010 9:55:13 AM PDT by South40 (Filled with hatred for those who disagree, democrats are the most intolerant bigots on earth)
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To: mojito

great article, it should be a must read.


3 posted on 10/12/2010 9:57:10 AM PDT by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards.com <--- My Fiction/ Science Fiction Board)
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To: South40

Thanks. I’m not sure why the link to the article isn’t working, as it seems to be identical with the one you posted.


4 posted on 10/12/2010 9:59:17 AM PDT by mojito
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To: mojito

These things happen.


5 posted on 10/12/2010 10:00:08 AM PDT by South40 (Filled with hatred for those who disagree, democrats are the most intolerant bigots on earth)
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To: mojito

Gee, will the MSM be silent, or will “Tingles Mathews” be forced to spin this?


6 posted on 10/12/2010 10:04:37 AM PDT by SanFranDan
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To: mojito

7 posted on 10/12/2010 10:07:38 AM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: mojito

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8 posted on 10/12/2010 10:08:00 AM PDT by PMAS
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To: mojito

I’m reading D’Souza’s book on 0bama and it’s quite alarming for even those who suspect the worst about 0bama’s radicalism.


9 posted on 10/12/2010 10:08:10 AM PDT by Lou Budvis (Refudiate 0bama '12)
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To: mojito

I will read this later, but wanted to share the folowing I received this morning with all of you. Very Important! Please copy and send to your email lists.

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

Just thought I would share with you a little bit of what we heard at
> last night’s Republican dinner here in Crawford County , Ohio .
> John Kasich (running for Gov. of Ohio ) was the keynote speaker.
> Also present were many politicians, most notably, Bob Latta, our U.S.
> Congressman.
> Mike and I walked up to Bob and thanked him for his conservative
> voting record and voiced our concern about what is going on in
> Washington . He made some funny botox remarks about Pelosi and then
> agreed with us that we have every reason to be concerned.
>
> As there were others waiting to talk to him, our time was brief.
> Although what took place later that evening should make chills run up
> and down everyone’s spine to hear. He asked to speak a few words at
> the end of the night and went up on stage.
> He proceeded to tell the crowd how bad things really are in
> Washington . He said if he could tell us even half of what the agenda
> is and what this administration plans to do to our country we couldn’t
> sleep at night. He said he only gets 4 to 4-1/2 hours of sleep a night
> and worries constantly about what they want to do to this country.
>
> He said that Pelosi, Reid and Obama have to be stopped.
> He said, “You know, you always hear this is the most important
> election blah blah blah, but I am telling you people...whatever you
> have to do to wake people up you need to do! We have got to vote th
> em out in 2010 or with the things they have planned for this country
> we won’t even be a country by 2020! Ten years.”
>
> You could see the look of almost desperation on his face.
>
> He talked about the huge debt. He talked about how the Congressional
> Budget Office (CBO) gets their “figures”. He sits on the finance
> committee and listens to the ramblings of Geithner and Bernanke. He
> said, “If you think that the Chinese won’t hold this over us with all
> our debt you have another thought coming.
> Our children will have nothing.”
>
> “I don’t care if you have to go out door to door, tell at least 10
> people who will then tell 10 people.
> We have to do this.
> This is the single most important election ever in the history of this
> country.
> The change that Obama promised us is NOT the change people thought he
> meant.”
>
> “A Nation of Sheep will beget a Government of Wolves.” -—
> Edward R. Murrow
>
>
> ____________________________________________________________
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10 posted on 10/12/2010 10:08:20 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: mojito

Many freepers, as well as Corsi and Cliff Kincaid and others have known this chump to be a marxist quisling since day one.


11 posted on 10/12/2010 10:11:23 AM PDT by pissant (THE Conservative party: www.falconparty.com)
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To: mojito

The thing about these authors touting their books is that it’s old news long before the book went to press.


12 posted on 10/12/2010 10:13:44 AM PDT by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: mojito

DINO - Democrats In Name Only.


13 posted on 10/12/2010 10:17:01 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: Paperdoll
He said if he could tell us even half of what the agenda is and what this administration plans to do to our country we couldn’t sleep at night.

So, he should tell it. Shout it from the rooftops. Go on talk shows. Go to any reporter that will print it. Name names and back it up with proof. Hiding it isn't going to help save the nation.

14 posted on 10/12/2010 10:17:32 AM PDT by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: mojito

He was raised as a lifelong red diaper doper baby. None of this is surprising.


15 posted on 10/12/2010 10:17:56 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Ask yourself,where does Saudi Arabia fit on a scale of "passive" to "moderate" to "extremist" Islam?)
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To: Paperdoll

Many people won’t believe you. Seems the boy who cried ‘wolf’ syndrome is full on.
The key to survival is self sufficiency.
This is a ‘Cold War’. The ‘Progressives’ won’t be so kind now that they have come so close to absolute power. I saw Piven on CSpan this past weekend. She’s disappointed Obama has had to compromise with the Blue Dog Dems. This isn’t going to be pretty.


16 posted on 10/12/2010 10:18:21 AM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: mojito
Knowing the truth about Obama’s past is the best way to safeguard our future.

Kurtz's book needs maximum exposure in the next couple of weeks. Talk shows, editorials, word of mouth, etc.

17 posted on 10/12/2010 10:19:41 AM PDT by Balata ( Before: Reagan- Bob Hope, Johnnie Cash : Now; Obama- No Hope, and No Cash)
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To: Paperdoll
He said if he could tell us even half of what the agenda

Umm...why "can't" he tell us then?

Sorry, but that e-mail needs more substance before I turn myself in to a mail relay.

18 posted on 10/12/2010 10:30:59 AM PDT by Michael Barnes (Guilty of being White.)
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To: griswold3

The lame duck session is going to be the most dangerous time for our Republic. This is their last shot and they won’t let it go to waste.


19 posted on 10/12/2010 10:31:03 AM PDT by AU72
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To: Lou Budvis

It is 1983 and Ronald Reagan is President warning -— “As Governments Expands, Liberty Contracts”

It is 1983 and obama (Columbia University) is attending a -— “Socialist Scholars Conference”


20 posted on 10/12/2010 10:39:28 AM PDT by malia
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To: mojito
Obama is the prince of liars. Only the truth sets us free. The more we see of what Obama represents, the worse it gets.
21 posted on 10/12/2010 10:40:13 AM PDT by Armaggedon
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To: mojito

Kurtz will be ridiculed and demonized by the media.
But, he’s just confirming and expanding upon what Barry admitted in Dreams.
Page 122:

“...the socialist conferences I sometimes attended at Cooper Union...”

Page 100:
“ To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully...
the foreign students..the Chicanos..the Marxist professors. ..”


22 posted on 10/12/2010 10:40:37 AM PDT by Wild Irish Rogue
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To: bgill

I firmly believe that the SCOTUS knows that Obama is ineligible to be POTUS. Why, oh why, have they chosen to ignore it?


23 posted on 10/12/2010 10:42:31 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (Southeast Wisconsin, Zone 4 to 5)
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To: mojito

*bump for later*


24 posted on 10/12/2010 10:42:31 AM PDT by Yardstick
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To: AU72
The lame duck session....This is their last shot

Possibly, but Nov. 2 is our opening shot across the bow.

25 posted on 10/12/2010 10:50:29 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
SCOTUS knows that Obama is ineligible

Yep, all 3 branches of government and the press knows. Some Xplaining is in order.

26 posted on 10/12/2010 10:52:40 AM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one.)
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To: bgill

I agree. I wonde what all the new pe9ple in congress will be faced with right off the bat. I imaagine families are threatened to keep them quiet if quiet they keep.


27 posted on 10/12/2010 11:08:56 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: afraidfortherepublic
Why, oh why, have they chosen to ignore it?

The Justices are not "ignoring it." They are "evading it."


28 posted on 10/12/2010 11:19:38 AM PDT by Beckwith (A "natural born citizen" -- two American citizen parents and born in the USA.)
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To: Michael Barnes

You must be too young to remember how Hitler, Stalin and Mao operated when thy were in power. Sociist-Communits are not nice people! You may live to regret not heeding a well meant warning. Best to be prepared for anything than to ignore everything.


29 posted on 10/12/2010 11:24:27 AM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: mojito

islamodemocommucrat


30 posted on 10/12/2010 12:04:55 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: griswold3

This is a spiritual war! God against Satan. Americans will not believe me at their own peril. Self sufficiency is impossible with no money, gasoline, or food. Those things will last but a short time. The reason we are where we are in history is because of the growth of evil, and the people straying from God’s principles! And we began our descent into chaos when fire and brimstone ceased to emanate from the pulpit. For 60 years the people have been lured by opulence and blind to what was going on behind the scene! For 60 years they have not believed the Watchmen on the Wall. There was no boy who called wolf. There were people with vision who could see where the trends were leading! Perhaps it is now too late, but those of us who love this country and respect what it was based upon cannot give up. We owe the victory to our children. We owe our freedom to Almighty God!


31 posted on 10/12/2010 12:30:20 PM PDT by Paperdoll ( On the cutting edge)
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To: Paperdoll

This nation was lost when the Ten Commandments were removed from the public square. We are operating on moral relevance thanks to the ‘progressives’. The majority believes they have a right to your property and you exist to serve man not God. There is only survival now.


32 posted on 10/12/2010 12:40:29 PM PDT by griswold3 ('Regulation and law without enforcement is no law at all)
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To: Paperdoll

Threatening families and loved ones only works on one or two people. It wouldn’t work if all the GOP banded together.


33 posted on 10/12/2010 1:41:33 PM PDT by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: mojito

BTTT


34 posted on 10/12/2010 1:42:07 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both.)
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To: mojito

BTTT!


35 posted on 10/14/2010 10:08:15 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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