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Obama was speaker at 1996 meeting of the Democratic Socialists of America
University of Chicago Democratic Socialists ^

Posted on 10/10/2008 11:17:51 AM PDT by bw17

The Democratic Socialists of America Present The First Chicago Town Meeting on Economic Insecurity

EMPLOYMENT AND SURVIVAL IN URBAN AMERICA a discussion of policy, problems, and possibilities

with

WILLIAM JULIUS WILSON, Director, Center for the Study of Urban Inequality at the University of Chicago

MICHAEL DAWSON, Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago

BARACK OBAMA, Candidate, State Senate, 13th Legislative District

TONI PRECKWINKLE, 4th Ward Alderman

JOSEPH SCHWARTZ, Professor of Political Science, Temple University

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25TH 7:00pm Ida Noyes Hall, Cloyster Club 1313 E. 59th Street, Chicago

Sponsored by: *University of Chicago Democrats *Chicago Democratic Socialists of America *University of Chicago Democratic Socialists of America

For more information call:

University of Chicago Democratic Socialists, 312-955-6371

(Excerpt) Read more at groups.google.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Front Page News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008; democraticsocialists; dsa; elections; nobama08; obama; obamarecord; obamarxist; obamatruthfile; socialist; socialists
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Somebody please send this Drudge, Hannity, etc.
1 posted on 10/10/2008 11:17:52 AM PDT by bw17
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To: bw17

Nice digging!

BTTT


2 posted on 10/10/2008 11:20:47 AM PDT by Constitution Day (don't panic)
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To: bw17

He always has been, and remains, a total fraud. He is a radical that does not look or sound like a radical — that is his grand deception, other than his perpetual lying.

He has already openly exposed his radical socialism, none of that is a mystery along with his extreme anti-Americanism (anti-capitalism).

How stupid the public is.....


3 posted on 10/10/2008 11:20:47 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: bw17

Yes, and here is their praise for his speech there

From their newsletter:

“When Obama participated in a 1996 UofC YDS Townhall Meeting on Economic Insecurity, much of what he had to say was well within the mainstream of European social democracy. “

http://www.chicagodsa.org/ngarchive/ng69.html


4 posted on 10/10/2008 11:21:01 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: bw17

These are not the red diaper doper babies I knew...


5 posted on 10/10/2008 11:22:08 AM PDT by scottinoc
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To: bw17

This could be a great October surprise - IF the MSM would start showing it. (Fat chance, I know!)


6 posted on 10/10/2008 11:23:00 AM PDT by CottonBall
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To: bw17

Sent to Drudge


7 posted on 10/10/2008 11:23:19 AM PDT by Genoa
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To: bw17

Also, don’t forget the contract Obama signed with the marxist New Party in 1996. :) Its all tied in with ACORN and the Chicago DSA.

http://www.breitbart.tv/?p=192533


8 posted on 10/10/2008 11:23:36 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: bw17

I hope this is true, but the link just goes to a yahoo groups posting. Anyone else see a source or valid documentation?


9 posted on 10/10/2008 11:23:52 AM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: bw17

I would be really great if there’s a video on this.


10 posted on 10/10/2008 11:23:52 AM PDT by Red Steel
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To: bw17

Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.

How can a guy with so many Marxist and socialist (almost the same thing) buddies not be a Marxist/socialist himself?


11 posted on 10/10/2008 11:24:01 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Does Obama know ANYONE who likes America, capitalism, or white people?)
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To: bw17

Nice find.

I’m afraid the current market and economic situation is drowning out all of the breaking information.


12 posted on 10/10/2008 11:24:05 AM PDT by Doug TX
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To: Columbo

We need a copy of the speech. When a journalist says something is mainstream... Well, do I even have to finish the sentence?


13 posted on 10/10/2008 11:24:55 AM PDT by Brookhaven
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To: bw17

Sadly, the dems don't care - he is, after all, the Messiah


14 posted on 10/10/2008 11:25:03 AM PDT by NetSurfer (BO stinks.)
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To: Doug TX

True, but remember that this ties directly to what Obama wants to DO with our market :(


15 posted on 10/10/2008 11:25:07 AM PDT by Columbo
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Who are your friends in the Neighborhood?
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION…..GEORGIAN REVIVAL MANSION SITUATED JUST BLOCKS FROM SOME OF AMERICA’S MOST NOTORIOUS RADICALS
Just a snapshot of Obama’s neighborhood
What a great place to live…so convenient….
Just imagine..
You’re going to a dinner party….you really want to wear a bow-tie….you realize you don’t have one…walk two blocks to the East, and Louis Farrakhan can loan you one….
It’s a sleepy sunday….you’re craving a discussion on creating the next revolution…..stroll two blocks to the south…smoke a J….and hang with trust-fund baby Bill Ayers….
What a great neighborhood…..
If only Tony Rezko didn’t sell that parcel of land to Obama….I would be there in a minute…
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http://chicagoagainstobama.wordpress.com/2008/10/10/location-location-locationgeorgian-revival-mansion-situated-just-blocks-from-some-of-americas-most-notorious-radicals/

16 posted on 10/10/2008 11:25:15 AM PDT by ncfool ("Obama been lying. "Get it? Sounds Like "Osama bin Laden"?)
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To: Doug TX

(shaking fist in air) Curse you Red Obama!


17 posted on 10/10/2008 11:25:31 AM PDT by Lets Be Frank
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To: Semper911
a yahoo groups

Correction: Google groups. Same diff.

18 posted on 10/10/2008 11:26:04 AM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: bw17

keep up the great work of digging out these nuggets.

it is truly amazing that our mainstream media has become so leftist that it chose to overlook Obama’s credentials before promoting his candidacy.


19 posted on 10/10/2008 11:26:26 AM PDT by Presbyterian Reporter
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To: Lets Be Frank

I went back and looked at the source. You can’t forward a story without more evidence then that yahoo post. It may be a trap.


20 posted on 10/10/2008 11:27:46 AM PDT by Doug TX
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To: bw17

The DSA, the progressive caucus, and the Black congressional Caucus are one in the same. There are 72 socialist members in the House of Congress. Bernie Sanders, Senator from Vermont started the progressive caucus in the 1990’s.


21 posted on 10/10/2008 11:28:38 AM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: bw17
Actually that is a step down from how he grew up:

Obama’s Red Mentor Was a Pervert

Davis, who was investigated by the FBI and various congressional and official inquiries, was a CPUSA member. In fact, as AIM has documented, Davis was involved in the CPUSA or its front activities, before, during and after World War II, and became a member of a secret communist apparatus in the 1950s after the CPUSA in Hawaii was reorganized on an underground basis.

AIM had confirmed that Obama’s white grandfather, Stanley Dunham, picked Davis because Obama’s black father had abandoned the family and Dunham thought Obama needed a black father-figure. AIM also confirmed that Davis was Obama’s mentor during the critical years 1975-1979.

Harnden claimed in a preceding article that Obama was introduced to Davis in 1970 when he was only nine years old. This would mean that Davis was an influence over Obama for about nine full years, until Obama was 18 and went off to college.

Harnden quotes Dawna Weatherly-Williams, a friend of Davis’s, as saying that Stanley Dunham brought Obama to meet Davis in the autumn of 1970. She “was chatting with him [Davis] that late autumn afternoon as Dunham and Barry [Obama] approached,” Harnden reports.

Harnden also reports that Davis and Dunham smoked marijuana together. Dawna Weatherly-Williams said that “Frank never really did drugs, though he and Stan would smoke pot together,” the paper said. Obama, of course, also admits that he used marijuana and cocaine in his youth.

Citing passages from Obama’s own book, Dreams From My Father, which was published in 1995, Harnden demonstrates how Obama went to “Frank” for advice about racial issues, college, and other matters at critical periods in his life. Clearly, the relationship between them, as concluded by many observers, was strong.

22 posted on 10/10/2008 11:30:11 AM PDT by ravingnutter
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To: Presbyterian Reporter

From the Democratic Socialist newsletter:

“About 50 activists attended the Chicago New Party membership meeting in July. The purpose of the meeting was to update members on local activities and to hear appeals for NP support from four potential political candidates. The NP is being very active in organization building and politics. There are 300 members in Chicago. In order to build an organizational and financial base the NP is sponsoring house parties. Locally it has been successful both fiscally and in building a grassroots base. Nationwide it has resulted in 1000 people committed to monthly contributions. The NP’s political strategy is to support progressive candidates in elections only if they have a concrete chance to “win”. This has resulted in a winning ratio of 77 of 110 elections. Candidates must be approved via a NP political committee. Once approved, candidates must sign a contract with the NP. The contract mandates that they must have a visible and active relationship with the NP.

The political entourage included Alderman Michael Chandler, William Delgado, chief of staff for State Rep Miguel del Valle, and spokespersons for State Sen. Alice Palmer, Sonya Sanchez, chief of staff for State Sen. Jesse Garcia, who is running for State Rep in Garcia’s District; and Barack Obama, chief of staff for State Sen. Alice Palmer. Obama is running for Palmer’s vacant seat.”

http://www.chicagodsa.org/ngarchive/ng42.html


23 posted on 10/10/2008 11:30:25 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: Doug TX

More corroboration for the original post:

http://www.chicagodsa.org/ngarchive/ng45.html#anchor1078705

“A Town Meeting on Economic Insecurity:
Employment and Survival in Urban America

By Bob Roman

Over three hundred people attended the first of two Town Meetings on Economic Insecurity on February 25 in Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago. Entitled “Employment and Survival in Urban America”, the meeting was sponsored by the UofC DSA Youth Section, Chicago DSA and University Democrats. The panelists were Toni Preckwinkle, Alderman of Chicago’s 4th Ward; Barack Obama, candidate for the 13th Illinois Senate District; Professor William Julius Wilson, Center for the Study of Urban Inequality at the University of Chicago; Professor Michael Dawson, University of Chicago; and Professor Joseph Schwartz, Temple University and a member of DSA’s National Political Committee.”


24 posted on 10/10/2008 11:32:03 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: All

Scope this out!

http://feedlot.blogspot.com/2008/02/barack-obamas-marxist-plan-for-america.html


25 posted on 10/10/2008 11:32:22 AM PDT by tallyhoe
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To: bw17

Here it is!

http://www.chicagodsa.org/ngarchive/ng45.html


26 posted on 10/10/2008 11:32:34 AM PDT by tcrlaf (SARAH PALIN-The American Everywoman (Yes, You Really CAN!))
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To: bw17
Obama was speaker at 1996 meeting of the Democratic Socialists of America


27 posted on 10/10/2008 11:32:47 AM PDT by GalaxieFiveHundred
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To: bw17

Obama mentor identified as communist

http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=56859

Frank Marshall Davis ‘discussed American imperialism, colonialism, exploitation’


28 posted on 10/10/2008 11:35:33 AM PDT by RasterMaster (CHANGE is not a destination - HOPE is not a strategy!)
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To: bw17

Someone ping me when this is on Drudge and CNN.


29 posted on 10/10/2008 11:36:36 AM PDT by My Favorite Headache (Forget the 3AM phone call. Obama can not even answer the phone at 3PM.)
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To: bw17

unbelievable


30 posted on 10/10/2008 11:36:57 AM PDT by RDTF (BO smells and eventually people do what's necessary to avoid it)
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To: ncfool
"We just lived in the same neighborhood."

Boyz in da 'hood.

31 posted on 10/10/2008 11:37:10 AM PDT by XR7
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To: bw17

WOW... I guess the DNC never properly vetted THE ONE.

Media... crickets chirpping nothing to see here folks move along please.


32 posted on 10/10/2008 11:37:17 AM PDT by tomnbeverly (Night of the Obama Zombies (Premier 11/04/08. Coming to a neighborhood near you))
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To: bw17; All
bw17, that's an awesome post! Good Find!!!

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33 posted on 10/10/2008 11:37:28 AM PDT by thatdewd
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To: Columbo

Well okay! Now we may be on to something.


34 posted on 10/10/2008 11:37:46 AM PDT by Semper911 (When you want to rob Peter to pay Paul, you'll always have the support of Paul.)
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To: bw17

Is that a credible internet link source? It seems anyone can put something up on a Google weblink.


35 posted on 10/10/2008 11:38:22 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The democRATS are near the tipping point.)
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To: bw17

Also discussed in several other threads for further research:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/2101948/posts
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2100718/posts


36 posted on 10/10/2008 11:38:56 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: tcrlaf
Barak Obama...In 1992, he was Director of Illinois Project Vote, a voter registration campaign that made Carol Moseley Braun's election to the U.S. Senate much easier than it would have been.


37 posted on 10/10/2008 11:39:23 AM PDT by XR7
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To: Protect the Bill of Rights; STARWISE; penelopesire; Miss Didi

PING!


38 posted on 10/10/2008 11:39:56 AM PDT by maggief
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To: CottonBall

A few days ago, I was telling some Left Coast Liberals about Obama’s Marxist ties and actions.

They totally shocked me when, to a person, they told me it didn’t bother them in the least that he is a Marxist.

I like these guys a lot, and other than this, they seem very level headed and normal.

SIGH.


39 posted on 10/10/2008 11:40:25 AM PDT by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: bw17

The problem is, the word “socialist” means nothing to most Americans anymore. It’s almost a euphemism for “European”.

These people know nothing of Marx, Lenin, Stalin or Mao... and they know even less of Gramsci and Alinsky. And moreover, they don’t care to know. They’d rather watch game shows than learn the lessons of history.

The world’s about to get a crash course in what socialism becomes when America isn’t there to restrain it. It won’t be pretty.


40 posted on 10/10/2008 11:40:41 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (youtube.com/wptg)
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To: tcrlaf

I just found this site:
http://purplepeoplevote.com/2008/10/10/obamas-socialist-ties/

They do a very good job pointing out all of Obama’s socialist ties.


41 posted on 10/10/2008 11:41:38 AM PDT by bw17
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To: savedbygrace

So, what have we learned here today? Well, liberals ARE Marxists. If they weren’t, why would they pall around with them and turn their head?

WAKE UP AMERICA!


42 posted on 10/10/2008 11:42:42 AM PDT by gathersnomoss (General George Patton had it right.)
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To: bw17

One thread has a map of all Obama’s “friends” in the neighborhood. And how many blocks they live from Obama. These new radicals should be added.


43 posted on 10/10/2008 11:43:57 AM PDT by GOPJ ( Obama is an ACORN/Ayers DUPE - useful idiot - front guy - chump - patsy - pigeon...)
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To: bw17

This here proves that Obama was a member of the New Party. As a new party endorsed candidate he would have had to sign a contract pledgeing support to their marxist ideas.

From the New Party website itself:

http://web.archive.org/web/20010306031216/www.newparty.org/up9610.html

“Illinois: Three NP-members won Democratic primaries last Spring and face off against Republican opponents on election day: Danny Davis (U.S. House), Barack Obama (State Senate) and Patricia Martin (Cook County Judiciary).”


44 posted on 10/10/2008 11:44:14 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: bw17

This could be HUGH and SERIES!


45 posted on 10/10/2008 11:45:50 AM PDT by bdeaner
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To: Virginia Ridgerunner; suspects; holdonnow

Ping.

VR - already sent to my 630 WMAL hosts roster.


46 posted on 10/10/2008 11:46:15 AM PDT by SilvieWaldorfMD (Airlines can take their $15-per-checked-bag surcharge and shove it!)
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To: bw17

Here’s more detail what the New Party member/candidates had to do to get endorsement:

“Both Palmer and Delgado attended the forum and were thoroughly questioned by 70 or so New Party members. At the close, both publicly signed a “contract” with the New Party that was more formal and detailed than the agreement with Chandler. Two weeks later, the New Party formally endorsed them and is now mobilizing support.”

source: http://web.archive.org/web/20010528042749/www.cofc.org/Publications/d12.htm

Obama would have had to do the same thing. Also, he was Palmer’s hand picked successor.

“African Americans have fought hard for these positions. His seniority is extremely important and we should not make light of it,” said former state Sen. Alice Palmer, a veteran leader of the state’s black independent political movement who had touted Obama as her successor when she gave up her seat in an unsuccessful bid for Congress.”

http://web.archive.org/web/20011023192549/http://www.suntimes.com/output/elect/rush28.html


47 posted on 10/10/2008 11:49:39 AM PDT by Columbo
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To: bw17





48 posted on 10/10/2008 11:49:47 AM PDT by counterpunch (Jim Jones was a Community Organizer)
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To: savedbygrace
I get that all the time. The folks I know wouldn't give a whit if he declared himself a Maoist. They honestly wouldn't.

We've become a nation of soul-less zombies. I guess that's what happens when people turn their backs on God. They become incapable or unwilling to determine good from evil. Evil's going to win every time when that's the case.

49 posted on 10/10/2008 11:50:23 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (youtube.com/wptg)
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To: thatdewd

OK.... I just e mailed a bunch of those News sites with a link to this story.


50 posted on 10/10/2008 11:51:03 AM PDT by tflabo (:)
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