Skip to comments.The Communist’ Part I: Obama’s Mentor Frank Marshall Davis Exposed
Posted on 07/13/2012 10:45:21 PM PDT by STARWISE
Now imagine that man mentored the leader of the free world.
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On July 17th, Mercury Ink and author Paul Kengor, PhD, will introduce the world to the real Frank Marshall Davis the card-carrying member of the Communist Party U.S.A, and who all accounts indicate was Barack Obamas closest role model and mentor.
Devoid of outrageous conspiracy theories or sensational claims, Kengor painstakingly documents the historical facts of this dynamic, at times even sympathetic character, who walked the path from Republican roots clear through to the radical fringe of unfettered Marxism.
Presently, certain news and commentary outlets are focusing on the more outrageous aspects of Frank Marshall Davis life, such as his self-admitted penchant for perverse sexual escapades as well as for taking photos of naked women (including of Stanley Ann Dunham, Obamas mother).
In fact, the recently released documentary, Dreams From My Real Father, even posits that Davis is the presidents true biological father. While much of Davis bizarre fetishes and sexual peccadilloes provide subject matter worthy of consideration, Kengor believes that his book, The Communist, focuses on the substantive ideological, rather than sensational aspects of Davis past.
At the end of the day, according to Kengor, mentors matter and in no small amount.
The book opens by explaining how Ronald Reagan and Hillary Clintons role models were extremely influential in each of their lives, respectively. In fact, typically the first task of any biographer is to examine the mentors of the subject he or she is writing about. Oddly, when it comes to our current president, left-wing biographers have somehow avoided this topic altogether.
Kengor notes that although both Ronald Reagan and Hillary Clintons role models were indeed of great import to each of them, their names were rarely mentioned in each of their biographies. Ironically, however, Obama mentioned Frank by name no less than 22 times in his memoir, Dreams From My Father.
Weve had 44 presidents and theyve all had mentors, Kengor told me during an exclusive Blaze interview.
Yet never before in the entire 200-plus year [presidential] history of this country, have we had a president with a mentor who was a card carrying member of the Communist Party."
Kengor takes issue with the fact that no liberal biographer acknowledges that Frank Marshall Davis was Obamas mentor, yet those same biographers have never denied that Don Jones mentored Ronald Reagan, just as Ben Cleaver guided an impressionable, young Hillary Clinton until her departure to university.
Perhaps the reason no one cares, according to Kengor, is because both Cleaver and Jones loved America and were not pro-soviet members of the Communist Party. He believes journalists, biographers, and the media in general are guilty of scandalous neglect when discussing Barack Obama.
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However, the CPUSA was so riddled with FBI Agents (see Herb Philbrick's "I led Three Lives,") that no one can actually tell whose side anyone was actually on. At one point, FBI agents probably formed a majority in many commie groups.
Stanley Dunham's "career" has a bit of an "Intelligence" aroma wafting about it, too. (Ours? Theirs? Who knows?) Especially mysterious are HER adventures in dear olde POCK-ee-STAHN. Let's just get whoever TF that is out of here and figure out who the hell Obama is, or what he is, after the election.
All we know now is that who and what he says he is, just couldn't be so.
Imagine an America so devout against Communism.
I am still amazed that we are at this point in our country. In my lifetime we have gone from “The Cold War” with all its Communistic cast of Characters, to having a US President who’s family and mentor were communists.
What on God’s earth has happened to us? I seriously still shake my head in disbelief of where we are as a country and what this will mean in the years to come. It has created such an urgency to get this man out of the WH, but the reality is that even if we are successful in this election, we will never rest again as these people will continue to errode this country. Even if they go back underground they will never stop with their agenda till they acheive their goal of enslaving us all.
What is so hard to believe is that these blogs and small time news outlets have done the job for big media, and yet BIG MEDIA ignores the facts.
Have you ever seen ABC, NBC, Fox News, report on any of these facts?
They are hiding Obama’s past, and only those of us who have internet even suspect the truth.
They want Mitt Romney’s life to be an open book,but even after 4 disastrous years of Obama they let him hide.
Davis is here called a mentor. I would also suggest that Davis may in fact be the biological father of 0.
There are several facial characteristics of Davis which show up in 0. 0 looks not at all like the Kenyan Obama, his supposed father.
It is possible that 0’s mother did not even know for certain who the father of little 0 was. Only a DNA test would tell for certain.
We live in the twilight zone..
Have never heard a peep out of Mainstream Media, just coverups!
What bothers me more Venturer is that those on this site who still want a Perfect candidate with out warts. It isn’t going to happen until you break the mainstream media and put the facts out for the zombie masses.
Meanwhile, this President will continue to do harm like nothing we have ever seen before in our lifetime.
I think I will catch some sleep now, since this whole thing has had me so unerved all night.
There was an internal strife between FBI and CIA during the anti communist years.
Hoover fed info to Mccarthy.
Once Josephy Mccarthy started going after the CIA - he was toast. Operation Mockingbird destroyed him. One of the FBI’s targets was Cord Meyer- who claimed he recruited Bill Clinton to the CIA and was his handler.
You don’t mess with the CIA. Cord Meyer claimed that the “The same sons of bitches that killed John F. Kennedy.” were the ones behind the killing of his ex-wife - who had an affair with JFK.
I believe ,to this day, that the CIA works with the media- even if it isn’t an official operation.
I don’t think Obama will be reelected. He crossed the CIA.
It’s interesting to me that the picture of Obama Sr at a party in Hawaii is at the house of Archie Nachmanoff -who ended up in a few years working for Kissinger. He was probably Naval Intelligence at the time of the party.
There must be hairs all over that could be tested.
What on Gods earth has happened to us?
Political correctness. Good intentions motivated by shame. Obama didn’t win because of leftist voters. They always seek the most socialist candidate. He won because a lot of apoliticals bought the line “It’s time for a black President” without realizing that in their zeal to be politically correct, they didn’t understand that the next, silent, line was “...And any one will do.”
White America had become deathly frightened of being called names like “racist.”. The sly enemies of America on the left, including his discoverer Bill Ayres, salivated to find an essentially white, brainwashed commie who looked black. They knew he’d get them into the White House through the front door instead of exploding the walls.
They were correct.
Yet never before in the entire 200-plus year [presidential] history of this country, have we had a president with a mentor who was a card carrying member of the Communist Party.”
...and it’s working out so well, isn’t it?
“What on Gods earth has happened to us?”
The commies took over our media and education system.
Their actions were enabled by the spiritual apathy and intellectual laziness of the populace.
Obama is a Marxist communist who has attained that prize most coveted for over one hundred years by the worlds communists, The office of president of the United States. Of course Nancy Pelosi then lied to every SOS about his eligibility. Harry Reid then had to reassure the racist element within the party that although Obama was black, he was clean and articulate and did not sound like a negro so it was OK to vote for him.
Obama has voiced his displeasure with our form of government and said china being a dictatorship is easier to govern than the United States. He has voiced contempt at our poorly written and unusable constitution. He really... really... really hates that we, this nation, is so productive and as a result wealthy and is working his hardest to make us unproductive and as poor as any other third world country. Isn’t that so so special?
I Want to See the communist/socialist agenda Crushed. I want to see their political philosophy dead and discredited. I want to see those enamored of it eradicated from the media, from politics, from academic positions, from any position of power. I want to see the adherents of that dead and discredited idea in charge of nothing beyond a gandy stick and acknowledged for what they are.
As mentally challenged residents of small communities.
Amen to that! The JBS (birchers) were all over what the commies were up to. But because conservatives wanted be "cool" and "hip", any time a JBS type would open his mouth, he got stomped. Not by the commies themselves, but by their useful idiots in the republican party.
Even modern day anti-commie crusaders (you know, like GB) used to tell us "tin foil hat" types that there simply was NO conspiracy and no commie under every bed and don't be a laughable joke. And that was just a scant 5 years ago.
Now these clowns want you to believe that they knew this was coming all along!
Pick up a copy of the JBS Blue Book. Note when it was written. In hindsight one can see how much of a crystal ball it really was.
Too bad hindsight is 20/20 and foresight is 200/200.
I know what you mean but I don't have to 'imagine it', I lived it. We had card carrying commies living right next door when I was growing up. The FBI asked my mom to help them by keeping an eye on who was coming and going into their apartment. The G-Men would come by once a week with pictures and ask, 'Was this person there?'.
And it wasn't that long ago we were killing the godless sobs on the battlefield, like 1983 in Grenada with the Cuban Commies. And Vietnam isn't ancient history either.
They aren't 'funny', 'quaint', to be taken lightly, nor laughed at - 'Van Jones is a communist, ha-ha-ha, big deal.'
And I still hate the godless ***turds.'SAT CONG!')
Great post STAR-W, thanks!
Thanks for the post, looks like a useful book (and hi, by the way!). I’d have to think about whether this statement is accurate: “Yet never before in the entire 200-plus year [presidential] history of this country, have we had a president with a mentor who was a card carrying member of the Communist Party.” A few of the members of FDR’s Brain Trust come to mind for starters, and the Clintons were groomed by a few who weren’t necessarily “card-carrying” but fall into the category of agents of influence and fellow travelers; and I can think of a few other instances. But no Presidential mentors as blatantly associated with the CP as Obama’s open references to Davis’ mentorship, is probably true.
“However, the CPUSA was so riddled with FBI Agents (see Herb Philbrick’s “I led Three Lives,”) that no one can actually tell whose side anyone was actually on.”
Occasionally, but it’s usually not that ambiguous in most cases, and the FBI had very few black agents before L. Patrick Gray became Director. In this case FBI files’ internal references to Davis as well as HUAC records on Davis make it clear Davis was a surveillance target rather than an agent. For instance, right now I’m looking at a 1953 synopsis on Davis by the Honolulu FBI field office that opens with the summary, “Subject. . .writes weekly column (Frankly Speaking) for the Honolulu Record, Commmunist-dominated newspaper. . .Subject was identified as active in the Dorie-Miller Club, Communist Party, in Chicago, Illinois. Was also active in the AID, CRC, and Abraham Lincoln School in Chicago, all of which were cited as subversive by the Attorney General. In Honolulu, subject has been active in the HCRC.” The remainder of the document goes on to mention various instances where the Bureau collected information on Davis by interviewing informants in his orbit. The gist makes it clear the FBI regarded Davis as subversive.
I shall take your meticulous research under advisement. Now, can you or someone tell me the story with Stanley Ann, or Stanley, or Ma Dunham? The whole family's weird saga is making me itch ... a sure sign that an intelligence op is underway. As far as the WH recumbent goes, his whole lightweight Marxist shtick is starting to remind me of the wise-ass HS sophomore "communists" of my careless youth, except he seems to have many fewer IQ points and looks to me like a jerk who failed geometry and blamed it on racism.
Is it just remotely possible that ole Stanley was working an intelligence beat keeping an eye on FMD?
I used to get the JBS magazine back in the 90s.
The fact that the GOP is now blatantly forcing candidates upon us no conservative wants makes the conspiracy of NWO all to real.
“I Want to See the communist/socialist agenda Crushed. I want to see their political philosophy dead and discredited. I want to see those enamored of it eradicated from the media, from politics, from academic positions, from any position of power.”
I second that, but no Going On Progressive party candidate is going to implement that strategy.
Now about Stanley Ann. She was a denizen of that mighhty mirky NGO world where The State Department, The CPUSA, and The Intelligence Services often collide ... part Ford Foundation ...Part KGB ...Part ONI, CIA, NSA, FBI (when they are lucky).
Would love to debrief the old Karachi Station Chief or maybe séance old Kim Philby to get the whole story on her. The Geithner clan was in on this scam, too. In fact, Geithner Sr. was Stanley Ann's mentor or controller or something ... again ... were they on our team? Their team? Both teams?
A mystery wrapped in an enigma this whole Obama era. I am not too long for this planet ... I gotta know .... who is this guy?!?
As for where that money was coming from I can tell you that the Ford Foundation was the biggest conduit for funding CIA operations at this time, and that the Foundation's policies in Asia reflected the goals of John D. Rockefeller III, a key figure in post-WWII US Asia policy. Rockfeller founded the Asia Society in 1956 on the model of the Institute of Pacific Relations. IPR as you may know was a Rockefeller-supported Asian policy think tank which had been infiltrated by a Soviet intelligence network that had penetrated the OSS and the early CIA. Early CIA leaders had the notion that they could counter Soviet influence by supporting liberal groups that were socialistic rather than CP-controlled. Of course such groups were often CP-infiltrated and could just as easily be turned towards Soviet and Chinese ends, not to mention that they were socialistic in their own right. This US policy of supporting liberal groups abroad was implemented first in Europe in the early 50s and later in Asia and the Third World through operations like the Peace Corps of the Kennedy-Johnson era, the human rights groups that proliferated in the 1970s with support from the Ford and Carter administrations, etc.
Ann came into this whole orbit while teaching English in Jakarta during the late 60s and early 70s. Through her Chinese second husband (whose family had been killed during an Indonesian revolt against Dutch colonists in the 1940s, and who had subsequently become a cartographer for the Indonesian government), she became involved with a series of American-Indonesian liaison groups. During this period USAID had recently been extended to Indonesia following the ouster of Sukarno, who had aligned himself with the Asian Communist bloc and was supported by Western Communists. Of course the intent of USAID here was to serve US policy, but as in Vietnam, volunteers could also be recruited to other ends. The Vietnam antiwar movement was being steered towards sympathy for the Indonesian Communist cause by George McT. Kahin, who had been tasked by the IPR's Owen Lattimore in 1949 with developing an academic challenge to Dutch colonialism in Indonesia. Meanwhile Soviet-sponsored antiwar groups like COLIFAM were using Jakarta as a launch pad to run operations into Vietnam. It was a common tactic for groups like that to infiltrate their own people into USAID-supported groups.
If I continue on this line of thought I'll have to write a whole article, so I'll cut myself off there, but I think those are some background items relevant to some of your questions.
Thank you, Fedora. That's indeed the murky part. I had heard (from a fairly good sources) that Geithner and Stanley Ann were on close enough terms for him to have brought her into the fold.
I can personally tell you that today's USAID is a far-out Leftist operation whose typical political slant is a lot closer to Bill Ayers' than my own. NGO staffs are even moreso.
Thanks again Fedora, you have many many pieces of puzzles that have long baffled me!
Thank you as well. If there is additional information about the nature of the Geithner-Dunham relationship, that would certainly be significant.
There has been a lot of bureacratic struggle over control of USAID since the Nixon administration, often over its relationship to the Executive Branch and the State Department. Nixon and Congress (with a strong antiwar bloc led by Ted Kennedy, etc.) fought over USAID’s direction from 1970 to 1973. In 1978 Senator Hubert Humphrey introduced legislation to roll USAID into a new cabinet-level agency. This general period was concurrent with the post-Watergate shakeup of the intelligence community, which vastly increased the degree of left-wing influence in such agencies. It might be informative to pinpoint where Dunham’s group fit into the landscape of those bureacratic battles.
The other place I’d look to shed light on this is the Indonesian antiwar movement and its overlap with the Vietnam antiwar movement. If I find anything interesting on this I’ll ping you.
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