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Google Books lists Bill Ayers as author of Dreams from My Father
American Thinker ^ | April 23, 2012 | Thomas Lifson

Posted on 04/23/2012 4:40:13 PM PDT by neverdem

Google, which sits atop more data than anybody outside the NSA, is presenting Bill Ayers as the author of Barack Obama's purported first autobiography, Dreams from My Father. Follow this link and see it while you can. If it is gone by the time you read this, a screen shot of the page, and a close-up on the Dreams entry are provided for posterity...


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


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; Politics/Elections; US: District of Columbia
KEYWORDS: billayers; billayersbooks; dreamsfrommyfather; googlebooks; obama; obamabooks
Thomas Lifson is the editor and publisher of American Thinker.
1 posted on 04/23/2012 4:40:19 PM PDT by neverdem
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To: ExTexasRedhead; justiceseeker93; Impy; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA

Ping


2 posted on 04/23/2012 4:41:59 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (A liberal's compassion is limited to the size of other peoples' paychecks)
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To: neverdem

I guess that’s all that Ayers can do with his worthless Ed degree...write lies about another worthless dork.


3 posted on 04/23/2012 4:43:18 PM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: neverdem

If you scan the text and come up with less than one hundred “let me be clears” it was definitely Ayers.


4 posted on 04/23/2012 4:47:54 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: neverdem

Already gone. I clicked and no results were returned


5 posted on 04/23/2012 4:49:16 PM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: Da Coyote
I am less concerned about Mr. Ayers being the author of Dreams of my father than I am about Mr. Ayers being the author of President Obama.
6 posted on 04/23/2012 4:51:18 PM PDT by DanMiller (Dan Miller)
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To: neverdem

Uhm, I don’t see what Lifson is talking about. Not in his screen shot or elsewhere...


7 posted on 04/23/2012 4:52:54 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: neverdem

Now the link leads with books attributed to Ayers and then Dreams of My father attributed to Barack Obama.


8 posted on 04/23/2012 4:52:54 PM PDT by ransomnote
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To: neverdem

Dn't need n Weatherman t see which waybama's wind

blws.

 

"Behind the Violence, Says Jane Alpert, Was Sex"

--November 09, 1981--
"The leaders of the Weather Underground, she believes, followed a similar pattern of constantly shifting sexual alliances..."

http://www.people.com/people/archive/article/0,,20080637,00.html

"He [Bill Ayers] also writes about the Weathermen's sexual experimentation as they tried to 'smash monogamy.' The Weathermen were 'an army of lovers,' he says, and describes having had different sexual partners, including his best male friend."

Source: New York Times, September 11, 2001: "No Regrets for a Love Of Explosives; In a Memoir of Sorts, a War Protester Talks of Life With the Weathermen"
http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9F02E1DE1438F932A2575AC0A9679C8B63&sec=&spon=&pagewanted=1

"...the Weathermen, when not engaged in group sex, committed such revolutionary acts as parading with a Viet Cong flag through a local park on Independence Day and spray-painting the walls of a high school with the slogans, "Off the Pigs," "Viet Cong Will Win," and "F#$k U.S. Imperialism."..."

Campus Wars: The Peace Movement At American State Universities in the Vietnam Era

 

"What happens next bears watching closely, as does the response of the president, ex-Speaker Pelosi, and others on the left.  Encouraged by leftists in the Democratic Party and funded by left-leaning nonprofit organizations and celebrity contributors, Occupy Wall Street may in time morph into something resembling the radical factions of the late 1960s and 1970s."

http://www.americanthinker.com/2011/10/predicting_the_weatherman.html

The Osawatomie Coincidence

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2818309/posts


9 posted on 04/23/2012 4:53:25 PM PDT by LomanBill (Animals! The DemocRats blew up the windmill with an Acorn!)
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To: neverdem

I doubt Obama knows how to write. Heck, he can’t even talk without a teleprompter.


10 posted on 04/23/2012 4:55:01 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: neverdem

Just a guy in the neighborhood.


11 posted on 04/23/2012 4:55:26 PM PDT by GBA (America has been infected. Be the cure!)
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To: neverdem

Just a guy in the neighborhood.


12 posted on 04/23/2012 4:56:30 PM PDT by GBA (America has been infected. Be the cure!)
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To: bk1000

Hmm, I see it as the fourth book from the top, and when I click there it gives me the zoomed-in Google Books preview.


13 posted on 04/23/2012 4:57:58 PM PDT by Mmmike
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To: neverdem

The question, as with all celebrity written books, is if the “author” has read it!


14 posted on 04/23/2012 4:58:46 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: neverdem

This is nothing new.
A few years ago I read about a woman that spotted Ayers
in a Chicago airport Starbucks.
In conversation with him, he bragged about being the author
of “Dreams Of My Father”.
About the same time I was reading a piece about how Obama, as a young man, was sent off to Bali, equipped with the latest version of a typewriter/word processor.
He was to start his writing carer, but spent the entire time lugging the machine over his shoulder as he walked the beach, and never authored a single line.

I think all of us know that everything with Obumbo is a lie
and built on the same principle.


15 posted on 04/23/2012 5:01:00 PM PDT by AlexW
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To: neverdem

Ayers is one of these intellectual half-wits who accepts the groundwork of leftist ideology simply because it allows him to tell a lie while at the same time fooling him into believing he’s telling the truth.


16 posted on 04/23/2012 5:02:33 PM PDT by reasonisfaith (Why do you seek the living among the dead? (Luke 24:5))
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To: LucyT

ping


17 posted on 04/23/2012 5:03:09 PM PDT by thouworm (.)
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To: neverdem

First of all, the search is not for books by Bill Ayers, although it will find those. It is for mentions of Bill Ayers in any book. Note of course that the author “Dreams ...” is listed as Barack Obama.

Then why does it show up? This appears to be some kind of a hack. The scroll bar on the right shows purported hits of “Bill Ayers” in the text. When you roll the cursor over them, they show some kind of commentary, not necessarily in sympathy with the putative author. These excerpts are not on the page which is supposed to contain them, so I don’t know how this came about. As I say, it certainly looks like a hack.


18 posted on 04/23/2012 5:07:08 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: LucyT

Ping.


19 posted on 04/23/2012 5:08:07 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: AlexW

Wasn’t he bitter he didn’t get any money for the book?


20 posted on 04/23/2012 5:12:45 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: bk1000; Vendome
https://www.google.com/search?q=bill+ayers&btnG=Search+Books&tbm=bks&tbo=1

That's the URL from Lifson. Dreams from my Father is the 4th entry in the list of books by Ayers.

21 posted on 04/23/2012 5:15:07 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Ayers inherited wealth.


22 posted on 04/23/2012 5:27:38 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: dr_lew
Here's an example of what I'm talking about. I guess these are hits on some book about Bill Ayers. Hey! The link is still showing "Dreams", but not the cross referenced hits anymore, so the book will probably drop off the hit list pretty soon, as well.

This particular hit is from "The unauthorized biography", and the others were of the same character, so I guess that's where they all came from. Still looks like a hack.


23 posted on 04/23/2012 5:32:58 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: dr_lew

Look at the URL from Lifson in comment# 21.

That terminal part, &btnG=Search+Books&tbm=bks&tbo=1
is some sort of ccommand to search books by Bill Ayers, IMHO, not any hacking.


24 posted on 04/23/2012 5:33:28 PM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: neverdem

If any of you had purchased ‘Deconstructing Obama’ you wouldn’t have even the slightest doubt about who wrote EACH book. Ayers wrote the first fraud, “Audacity....’ was authored by Jon Favreau. End of story.


25 posted on 04/23/2012 5:33:52 PM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: DanMiller

Or having Ayers, once shown on the cover of a magazine stomping the US Flag into the ground, a current, repeat visitor.


26 posted on 04/23/2012 5:35:03 PM PDT by Son House (The Economic Boom Heard Around The World => TEA Party 2012)
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To: bk1000
Already gone. I clicked and no results were returned

OMG, I clicked and it was gone too! In a mere 20 minutes Google discovered the book and its author and erased it from the internet........

Somebody is watching our every post.......

27 posted on 04/23/2012 5:37:56 PM PDT by Hot Tabasco (Would I like to be young again? No, I worked too hard to get here, I don't want to do it again)
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To: neverdem
Who cares who wrote the book, both of them are anti-American marxists.

We are heading for CWII at breakneck speed.

5.56mm

28 posted on 04/23/2012 5:43:35 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: neverdem

Still there, the list of Ayers’ books and Obama smack in the middle of the list, LOL


29 posted on 04/23/2012 5:54:01 PM PDT by cookcounty (We need Newt. The Black Belt Jaw-jitsu Master!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; thouworm; tomdavidd; Freeper; Gvl_M3; Flotsam_Jetsome; Berlin_Freeper; Hotlanta Mike; ..
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G o o g l e Books lists Bill Ayers as author of "Dreams from My Father"

Why the change?

Is it because of the Dog consumption paragraph and subsequent uproar, and now g o o g l e , et al wants us to believe 0hbummer didn't know it was in the book?

Too late. ... I believe 0hbummer ate Dog(s) as originally stated.

Thanks to both Jet Jaguar and thouworm.

30 posted on 04/23/2012 6:01:42 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: stephenjohnbanker

“Then, unprompted he said—I wrote Dreams From My Father. I said, oh, so you admit it. He said—Michelle asked me to. I looked at him. He seemed eager. He’s about my height, short. He went on to say—and if you can prove it, we can split the royalties.”

http://backyardconservative.blogspot.com/2009/10/bill-ayers-no-dream.html


31 posted on 04/23/2012 6:01:55 PM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: zot; Interesting Times

ping.


32 posted on 04/23/2012 6:05:49 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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33 posted on 04/23/2012 6:34:49 PM PDT by RedMDer (https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/default.aspx?tsid=93)
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To: GreyFriar

Thanks for the ping. I guess this listing by google makes it official.


34 posted on 04/23/2012 6:48:01 PM PDT by zot
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To: LucyT
Thanks for the Ping.

Bill Ayers is not listed as the author; "Obama" is. Even on the screenshot in Lifson's article, the author is shown to be "Obama". Why that book would come up when doing a Go0gle search of books using "bill ayers" as the search term is another matter, however.

35 posted on 04/23/2012 6:53:19 PM PDT by Flotsam_Jetsome (If not you, who? If not now, when?)
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To: neverdem

The command is a simple “dynamic URL”, although it’s the devil to find any info on these. I did find a mention on some site that “tbo=1” preserves the search options, or something. I infer that this means that the “bill ayers” search line is carried into the google books page, so that when you click on the book it performs the same search. This is what I did from the posted link, and as you can see from the screen shot I posted, it did do the search ( if you take my word that I just clicked the book image. ) As I say, when I repeat this now, it doesn’t find these bogus hits from some other source.

Although the list of books it shows are headed by ones with Bill Ayers as author or co-author, there are books further on which merely mention the name. I assume that “Dreams” was listed high because of the number of hits associated with it, whether this was a hack or some freak error, or whatever.


36 posted on 04/23/2012 7:03:20 PM PDT by dr_lew
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To: ransomnote
Now the link leads with books attributed to Ayers and then Dreams of My father attributed to Barack Obama.

So did his original screen shot. They do show the book when you search Ayers, but they show Obama as author. A bit weird.

37 posted on 04/23/2012 7:13:19 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: bk1000
Already gone. I clicked and no results were returned

You must have done it wrong. I just did it and got results.

Try this. Go to google. Then click on 'more' at the top of the page and select 'books.' Type in 'Bill Ayers' and click 'search book.' The list comes up and "Dreams" is on Ayers list, but Obama is listed as author.

38 posted on 04/23/2012 7:18:55 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: neverdem

39 posted on 04/23/2012 7:24:16 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: LucyT

Am I missing something? When I go to the link it shows the big-eared-one as the author. But why would that book be listed under ayers name? Or is it that simple?

BTW...adorable dog. Has anyone seen 0buma’s dog recently?


40 posted on 04/23/2012 7:42:03 PM PDT by azishot
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To: LucyT
Oh what a tangled web we weave, When first we practice to deceive.
41 posted on 04/23/2012 7:50:20 PM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you can't kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: fatnotlazy

I am betting he was never head of Harvard Law Review. Those are public documents and If I could travel easily, I would go back to my law school and see if his years are in the law library. Someone must have them!

To be head of LR as a 2L in unbelievable.

If someone is near a law school, go check the library for anything in the review from 88-91.

.


42 posted on 04/23/2012 7:58:32 PM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (The response to 1984 is 1776.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

” - - - “let me be clears” - - - “

Perhaps this phase will help future historians of the disaster that was Obamanation, understand the opaque word “transparency” often used by his High Pothead Poo-Bahness Obama.


43 posted on 04/23/2012 8:22:30 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Vendome
me neither. What he really means is "if you type in Bill Ayers, the entry for Dreams from My Father shows up, with Obama listed as the author", but that isn't as good of a headline for his blog. Total waste of time.
44 posted on 04/23/2012 8:45:50 PM PDT by RDAardvark (Defcon: 2012. Sound the alarms and seek shelter.)
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To: chooseascreennamepat
One possibility is that he was a token member of the law review. Affirmative Action is prominent in most colleges and universities. I wouldn't be surprised if he was coddled throughout his education. Many people have been passed from one grade to the next and received diplomas and degrees, but in reality, they were functionally illiterate. Happens particularly with star athletes, but it could be that Ayers and others with a vested interest in indoctrinating Obama to use him for their nefarious purposes, also used their influence to pass him through the educational system, even if he was an academic failure.

A guy on the law review should be able to work at any law firm. So why didn't Obama? Pretty bad when you go to college and law school, but the only job you can get is “community organizer.”

45 posted on 04/24/2012 5:31:33 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: fatnotlazy
“One possibility is that he was a token member of the law review. Affirmative Action is prominent in most colleges and universities. I wouldn't be surprised if he was coddled throughout his education. Many people have been passed from one grade to the next and received diplomas and degrees, but in reality, they were functionally illiterate. Happens particularly with star athletes, but it could be that Ayers and others with a vested interest in indoctrinating Obama to use him for their nefarious purposes, also used their influence to pass him through the educational system, even if he was an academic failure.
A guy on the law review should be able to work at any law firm. So why didn't Obama? Pretty bad when you go to college and law school, but the only job you can get is “community organizer.” “

I had a friend (deceased) who was a grad of Harvard LS. He told me that if you were accepted there, you would graduate (same for Yale). Your position on the graduation scale was dependent on your gifting amounts plus grades.

And don't tell me about affirmative action. I was hammered by it.

I have posted this information before on liberal sites and have NEVER been challenged.

47 posted on 04/24/2012 9:19:17 AM PDT by chooseascreennamepat (The response to 1984 is 1776.)
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To: neverdem
In in his 2009 double biography “Barack and Michelle” (HarperCollins) former TIME contributing editor Christopher Andersen writes:

“In the end, Ayer’s contribution to Barack’s ‘Dreams of My Father’ would be significant—so much so that the book's language, oddly specific references, literary devices, and themes would bear a jarring similarity to Ayer’s own writings. Even the caveat at the beginning of ‘Dreams,’ in which Barack points out that he uses invented dialog, embellished facts, composite characters, inaccurate chronology, and pseudonyms to create ‘approximation’ of reality, resembles Ayer’s defense of inaccuracies in. . .’Fugitive Days’ . . .”

Pages 165-166

48 posted on 04/24/2012 9:38:02 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Thanks for the citation.


49 posted on 04/24/2012 11:19:24 AM PDT by neverdem (Xin loi minh oi)
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To: Clintonfatigued; AuH2ORepublican; fieldmarshaldj; GOPsterinMA; BillyBoy

Whoops! Imagine if the ghostwriter always got credit. There would be no “auto-biographies”.


50 posted on 04/24/2012 12:44:24 PM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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