Skip to comments.Madison cancels meet and greet with domestic terrorist Ayers
Posted on 10/19/2013 12:36:58 PM PDT by markomalley
MADISON Like a Taliban speed dating luncheon, a scheduled meet-and-greet in Madison for domestic terrorist Bill Ayers has been cancelled due to lack of demand.
A staffer at the Madison Public Library Foundation, which had scheduled the event, told Wisconsin Reporter they didnt have the kind of interest they thought theyd get, so they nixed the hour long event.
Madisonians are just not that into domestic terrorist Bill Ayers. A private meet and greet with Ayers has been cancelled due to low ticket sales.
Tickets were $25 a pop.
Fans of Ayers or pathology can still come out and see the co-founder of the Weather Underground, a group of communist revolutionaries that bombed the New York City Police Headquarters, the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon in the 1970s in protest of the Vietnam War.
He will speak at 7 p.m. Thursday night at the Overture Center in downtown Madison to plug his new book Public Enemy. That speech is free and open to the public.
In a 2008 New York Times revisionist history op-ed , Ayers denied he engaged in acts of terrorism.
Peaceful protests had failed to stop the war. So we issued a screaming response. But it was not terrorism; we were not engaged in a campaign to kill and injure people indiscriminately, spreading fear and suffering for political ends, he wrote.
Larry Grathwohl, the FBI informant who infiltrated Weather Underground, said thats a load of hooey. After describing failed Weather Underground bomb plots that would have caused mass casualties, he wrote: Bill, like Charles Manson, never exposed himself to any kind of danger. He always gave orders and then left it to his then-girlfriend, Diane Oughton, and others to implement his plan. If you listen closely you can even hear the similarities in the arguments Manson and Billy use today to justify what they did: the 60s made me do it.
Ayers and President Barack Obama were linked together in the 2008 presidential campaign when Sarah Palin famously accused Obama of palling around with terrorists.
Ayers and Obama have denied having a substantive relationship with each other. In his new book, Ayers wrote:
Bernadine and I had hosted the initial fundraiser for Obama and uncharacteristically donated a little money to his campaign, Ayers said. We lived a few blocks apart and sat on a couple nonprofit boards together. So what? Who could have predicted it would blow up like this?
He was not that close to Obama? Official White House visitor logs show that he visited the White house during the First 6 months of Obama’s first term. Noticed they failed to mention that little factoid. If I’m not mistaken him and his wife visited at least once subsequently. Not to mention their direct involvement in the “Gaza Flotilla” and the “Arab Spring”. They were both on the ground in Cairo.
Just like Leon Trotsky (Lev Davidovich Bronshtein), Bill Ayers is “Always the bridesmaid, never the bride.”
Hussein's best friend.
Great comment, thanks.
The point is not whether or not obama and ayers were friends; the point is they shared political philosophies. That they served on boards together shows that they thought alike...communistically.
In the last few years he refused to swear off carrying out more terrorist attacks. And this trash is who Obama is tied to at the hip.
No wonder Obama has no problem helping Al Qaeda in Syria. Birds of a feather...
Just seeing that mug shot makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up.
That little prick and his buddies were stone terrorists, made threats to people across the country and left a trail of dead and maimed in their wake.
Guy should have been hung by his balls. That he walks the streets a free man is a travesty of justice to those he hurt.
There is also a very good argument that it was Bill Ayres that penned the two “autobiographies” of the Great Won, since Obama can’t write a lick.
From the author of "Dreams From My Father."
Since our President Obama is in charge, Ayers close friend. I can’t understand why they would not want to meet with this terrorist? If you want to know your enemy, know his friends. Folks might get to know Obama much better with his knowledge.
Nobody wanted to see Gramps Ayers. The old reprobate who lies about his age because he thinks he might still be able to get a co-ed.
They probably received tons of threats the place would be blown to smithereens if they allowed that commie radical to even set foot in the place.
Well, I may be a little exaggerative in my opinion, but you get my drift.
Let's hope he finishes up the same way.
Strange choice of words!
Is there hope for “Moscow on the Mendota”?
This is the UW-Madison campus we are talking about. And that place has ALWAYS been a hotbed of anarchists and Progressives, back to the days of the La Follettes and before.
Robert M. La Follette Sr. WAS the moving force of the Progressive movement, as governor and later Senator from Wisconsin, with a lot of his agenda covered in “the Wisconsin Idea”, which boiled down to its very essence, was the reduction in the numbers of “low-value people” (like American Indians and the descendants of African slaves, for whom he had no use whatsoever), and the elevation of an “elite” governing class, family dynasties and the like, because of the “superior” genetic endowment. A lot in common with Ku Klux Klan, except there was no religious element involved. The Progressives were “free-thinkers”, despising any association with religion, and particularly Christian religion, in any form.
They still are. Islam escapes their wrath, as it is an ideology, not a religion.
Nope, but a little sunshine sure does cause cockroaches to scatter.
Sure, there are 100s of people that are dying to shake hands with Barack Obama’s terrorist buddy. /sarc
Twenty five bucks to “meet and greet” a domestic terrorist? Are you kidding me? What is it with the commie libs’ obsession with money?
Bernadine and I had hosted the initial fundraiser for Obama and uncharacteristically donated a little money to his campaign,
Use of the word "uncharacteristically" makes it even more unlikely they would have donated to anyone who was not a fellow bomb-throwing revolutionary at heart, someone bent on reforming America.
I wonder if this SOB has body guards.
Didnt Obama meet Ayers in the early 80s when BO went to Columbia?
Regarding the Madison event, perhaps the BO administration didnt want it to occur. I would think Ayers would be a rock star at UW. Lack of interest?
Oh, yeah. You, me, and Mrs. RWA feel the same. I'd just like to reach into my computer screen and smack that smug look off his face.
Ayres, Obama, AlQueda, Axelrod, Jarrett, Michelle, all have the same agenda...BRING DOWN AMERICA!! Make it another communist hell hole.
I thought it was just one? From what I recall the second one was much more polished, and happened to have been written during a period of time that Ayres had taken time off from writing his own books.
” I would think Ayers would be a rock star at UW. Lack of interest?
Money is tight after the Kiddies saw there Obungacare rates.
1981 Guilty as hell. Free as a bird. America is a great country, Ayers said when interviewed by David Horowitz.
September 11, 2001 I dont regret setting bombs. I feel we didnt do enough. Ayers is quoted in a New York Times article.
16 February 1970 Bombing of Golden Gate Park branch of the San Francisco Police Department, killing one officer and injuring a number of other policemen.
6 March 1970 bomb factory located in New Yorks Greenwich Village accidentally explodes. WUO members die, including Ayers girlfriend, Diana Oughton. The bomb was intended to be planted at a non-commissioned officers dance at Fort Dix, New Jersey. The bomb was packed with nails TO INFILICT MAXIMUM CASUALTIES UPON DETONATION.
October 20, 1981 - Brinks robbery in which several members of the Weather Underground stole over $1 million from a Brinks armored car near Nyack, New York. The robbers murdered 2 police officers and 1 Brinks guard. Several others were wounded.
He admitted he was guilty in 1982! Then he told the NYT in a 9-11 article that he set bombs but didn't do enough!
Now in 2008 he tells the NYT it wasn't terrorism!? Even his scum-buddy obama would say making and setting off destructive bombs (at least one loaded with nails designed to kill non-coms at a dance!) that actually killed people is terrorism you bold, effing liar.
I'm guessing he might not have been AT the 1981 Brinks robbery, but his people were involved.
I wonder if obama was in NYC in October 1981. His Columbia "records" (likely revised) say he started a year later. He claims he was in Pockeestahn in 1981.
I wonder if he was involved in the Brinks holdup and is using the Pakistan excuse as an alibi. Nyack, where the robbery took place, is a nice little ride up the Hudson from NYC.
I also hope they don't come after me for proposing such a thing. Just a wild ass joke, NSA. Just kidding. A joke gone bad!
Actually, there are dozens of people online trying to figure out what he was up to in the fall of 1981.
Madison Library cancels Obama pal, Bill Ayers’, speech due to lack of demand.
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They didn’t just serve on Boards together, they got each other appointed to Boards. Michelle worked at the same law firm as Ayers’ wife — sweet Bernardine who famously made a ghastly (but favorable) comment about the Manson gang dining with the freshly slain Tate and LoBianca bodies.
Cute earrings! ( sigh!)
On the left: Barack Obama in New York ca. 1982. On the right: William Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn in New York in 1982. Had their lives just overlapped?
They were in the same city as each other, at the same time. They lived near each other. The went to school near each other. They had the same political interests. Their circles of friends and associates intersected.
By sheer coincidence, a decade later in Chicago, they were in the same city as each other, at the same time; they lived near each other; they had the same political interests; their circles of friends and associates intersected.
Or was it not a coincidence at all?
shows obama starting at Columbia on 09/01/1982. That means he had more than a whole year off from when he left Occidental in mid-1982. What did he do for roughly 15 months? How did he graduate from Columbia in three years? He certainly was not an excellent student.