Skip to comments.Obama’s Radical Past (0's College Years Exposed for the First Time)
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 Manhattans 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, Americas 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 Obamas 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 ...
great article, it should be a must read.
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.
These things happen.
Gee, will the MSM be silent, or will Tingles Mathews be forced to spin this?
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.
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.
> 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
> The change that Obama promised us is NOT the change people thought he
> “A Nation of Sheep will beget a Government of Wolves.” -—
> Edward R. Murrow
Many freepers, as well as Corsi and Cliff Kincaid and others have known this chump to be a marxist quisling since day one.
The thing about these authors touting their books is that it’s old news long before the book went to press.
DINO - Democrats In Name Only.
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.
He was raised as a lifelong red diaper doper baby. None of this is surprising.
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.
Kurtz's book needs maximum exposure in the next couple of weeks. Talk shows, editorials, word of mouth, etc.
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.
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.
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”
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