Skip to comments.Hannity's America Live Thread: *ONE HOUR SPECIAL* • Obama & Friends: History of Radicalism Part II
Posted on 10/19/2008 5:49:18 PM PDT by ameagle
Sunday, October 19: 'Hannity's America' Special Obama & Friends: History of Radicalism Part II: Another revealing hour of Obama's questionable relationships
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I clicked on it and got nothing — nada — zip.
Read this link from Chesa’s book.
Some of Chesa’s friends from his book You wonder if any them are working on the Obama campaign or for ACORN as they are all “COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS!” if you go to the link below you will see all of their activist activities.
List of Contributors
Najah Farley Samad
Chloe Cook Joy
Samuel D. Kass
Anna Rosario Kennedy
Sara Marie Ortiz
Gerardo Reyes Chavez
Gabriel Olga Khougaz Sayegh Eugene Schiff
Marian Yalini Thambynaygam
That bunch looks like they are nothing more than a young United Nations in the making.
This chick ‘struggles for social justice’ at the age of 25.
Nell Hirschmann-Levy, 25, was born to politically active parents in New York City. Struggles for social justice have always been central to her life. She now lives and organizes in Oakland, CA, with SEIU (Service Employees International Union) and is devoted to finding creative ways for us to support one anothers efforts.
These would be funny to read if they weren’t serious!
At least we find out they absolutely support criminals!
What the hell is ‘social justice’ to these idiots?!
One of them wants to ‘eliminate prisons’. OKAY...!
“Stephanie Guilloud is a white, middle class queer from Houston. An organizer of the Seattle WTO shutdown, Stephanie edited an anthology of first-hand accounts. She also edited Through the Eyes of the Judged, incarcerated young mens autobiographies. She works as a popular educator & organizer with Project South in Atlanta.”
“Walidah Imarisha, a 25-year-old Philly resident, is a spoken word sista and political poet. Part of the Human Rights Coalition, prisoners families against the prison industrial complex, she helped found AWOL Magazine, the poetry duo Good Sista/Bad Sista, and hopes to help found an autonomous anti-state someday soon.”
“Tiffany King, 28, is an African American activist, educator, and writer living in Wilmington, Delaware. She is currently working with students in Wilmingtons public Vocational and Technical High Schools, doing organizing work with women in public and federally subsidized housing, and is the founder of Resistahs.”
“Arthur Liou, 26, is a Chinese-American activist in Oakland, CA. He is a former union organizer and a member of the socialist organization Solidarity. He is currently studying at the University of California at Berkeleys School of Law, Boalt Hall.”
“Ashley Lucas is a twenty-five-year-old activist, academic, playwright, and actor from El Paso, Texas. She does prison-related organizing with Families to Amend the California Three Strikes (FACTS) and All of Us or None, and she is an outside supporter of the Angola Human Relations Club.”
“Mervyn Marcano is a Blackfag working, living, and making art in Brooklyn. He has organized nationwide around issues of police brutality, gentrification, and public space. He is also the co-founder of several art collectives. He is currently focusing on being a filmmaker and is working on his next piece.”
“Guadalupe Patricia Xochihuiztli Salcedo is a 24-year-old Xicana, is completing her Masters in Social Welfare, and lives in Los Angeles, CA. She has worked with several immigrant and indigenous rights based non-profit organizations in California, Arizona, and Mexico, and will continue to struggle for social justice.”
“Gabriel Olga Khougaz Sayegh, 29, works to eliminate prisons and end the war on drugs. A queer Arab/European-American, gabriel grew up in the small farmtown world of Californias gorgeous central valley and now lives in Brooklyn, where the farm landscape has been traded for a brick and steel skyline. email@example.com “
“Marian Yalini Thambynaygam, 27, a queer British-born, American-bred, Sri Lankan Tamil woman livin in Brooklyn by way of Texas. She lives in borderlands where poetry is theater is love is movement is song is prayer is rebellion. She looks to reshape reality seeking peace through justice in lands of earth, psyche, spirit, and dream.”
“Marc Washington, 31, is a husband and father to his two-year-old daughter Mia. Marcs roots are in the Bronx and Queens, NY. His activism inspired ABCs 20/20 to produce a feature named Street Miracles chronicling the work that happens at Friends of Island Academy.”
I think I’m going to PUKE!
A lot of us are ready to puke!
Is there any chance at all, even a slight one, that maybe the FBI will find some verification of his activities and that he will be prohibited from taking office, and that he will not get a security clearance?
And what about Michelle, where and what has she been into, that we know nothing about? She’s one angry/mad anti American! Anybody know much about her past?
You can bet if somebody had the time to investigate there would be roots to ACORN and BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA
America better wake up and see the communists are all around us.
The faucet was broken?
Where can I get a link to this receipt/charge for Michell’s room service order?
Is Sean going to expose 0bama’s ties to the Democratic Socialists of America this time around?
He didn't mention the New Party at all.
Note that the following DiscoverTheNetworks.org/FrontPageMag.com profile doesn't (yet?) include the latest revelation that Sen Obama was actually a member of the New Party.-ETL
PROFILE: NEW PARTY (NP) * Marxist political coalition
* Was active from 1992-1998
* Endorsed Barack Obama for Illinois state senate seat in 1996
Co-founded in 1992 by Daniel Cantor (a former staffer for Jesse Jackson's 1988 presidential campaign) and Joel Rogers (a sociology and law professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison), the New Party was a Marxist political coalition whose objective was to endorse and elect leftist public officials -- most often Democrats. The New Party's short-term objective was to move the Democratic Party leftward, thereby setting the stage for the eventual rise of new Marxist third party.
Most New Party members hailed from the Democratic Socialists of America and the militant organization ACORN. The party's Chicago chapter also included a large contingent from the Committees of Correspondence, a Marxist coalition of former Maoists, Trotskyists, and Communist Party USA members.
The New Party's modus operandi included the political strategy of "electoral fusion," where it would nominate, for various political offices, candidates from other parties (usually Democrats), thereby enabling each of those candidates to occupy more than one ballot line in the voting booth. By so doing, the New Party often was able to influence candidates' platforms. (Fusion of this type is permitted in seven states -- Connecticut, Delaware, Idaho, Mississippi, New York, South Carolina, and Vermont -- but is common only in New York.)
Though Illinois was not one of the states that permitted electoral fusion, in 1995 Barack Obama nonetheless sought the New Party's endorsement for his 1996 state senate run. He was successful in obtaining that endorsement, and he used a number of New Party volunteers as campaign workers.
In 1996, three of the four candidates endorsed by the New Party won their electoral primaries. The three victors included Barack Obama (in the 13th State Senate District), Danny Davis (in the 7th Congressional District), and Patricia Martin, who won the race for Judge in the 7th Subcircuit Court. All four candidates attended an April 11, 1996 New Party membership meeting to express their gratitude for the party's support.
The New Party's various chapters similarly helped to elect dozens of other political candidates in a host of American cities.
One of the more notable New Party members was Carl Davidson, a Chicago-based Marxist who became a political supporter of Barack Obama in the mid-1990s.
In 1997 the New Party's influence declined precipitously after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that electoral fusion was not protected by the First Amendment's freedom of association clause. By 1998 the party was essentially defunct. Daniel Canto and other key party members went on to establish a new organization with similar ideals, the Working Families Party of New York.
The Columbus Free Press
New Party Online News - Elections Update
In the end the outcome was predictable, and predictably depressing. Voting for Clinton while simultaneously supporting the local Republican Congressman was not contradictory. My personal favorite line: With these results, I'd better get some of that medicinal marijuana...
So we're back where we were a few days ago. Gingrich sets the agenda, Clinton rotates it a few degrees to make it palatable. Our task, and there are no shortcuts, is to build enough power to produce better choices in the future.
A few more steps down that road were taken by local New Party chapters on Tuesday. Here are some highlights:
Overall: Campaign finance led the way, with overwhelming victories in Arkansas and Massachusetts. Not counting Washington, DC's ANC races, NP members and supported candidates won 16 of 23 races, bringing our overall total to 110 victories in 163 races.
Arkansas: As local favorite Bill Clinton swept to victory under cloud of tainted contributions, an NP and ACORN-backed statewide initiative for real campaign finance reform won an overwhelming victory, outpolling Clinton and Perot combined. The measure lowers contribution limits to $300 for statewide candidates and $100 for state legislative and local candidates, grants a tax credit for small donors, and tightens reporting and disclosure requirements. It'll be a big step in leveling the playing field for grassroots candidates against their corporate funded opponents. And in the first city-wide victory for a New Party candidate in Little Rock, member Paul Kelly won an at-large City Council seat. He'll join NP members Gloria Wilson and Willie Hinton on the Council, with the potential for a strong progressive caucus. In a second at-large City Council race, NP member Genevieve Stewart made a strong showing. She finished third against 2 entrenched incumbents but built her name recognition and a base of support for a possible ward race for City Council next year. Finally, in a classic New Party vs. the Right Wing matchup, member Jayne Cia handily defeated the Arkansas state chair of Empower America (Bill Bennett's organization) for a seat on the County Board.
Illinois: The first NP member heads to Congress, as Danny Davis wins an overwhelming 85% victory yesterday (he got a higher percentage of the vote in that district than the President). NP member and State Senate candidate Barack Obama won uncontested. Interestingly, it appears that the local Democratic machine is trying to distance itself from our folks. At a "Democratic Unity" march on Chicago's West Side, a flyer invited community members to join with a host of local democratic candidates. The only two west-side Democrats not listed: NP members Danny Davis (U.S. House candidate) and Michael Chandler (Alderman and Ward Committeeman). ..."
227 West 40th St. Suite 1303
New York, NY 10018
web site: http://www.newparty.org
"Although the New Party has been effectively defunct since the late 1990s, a website still exists."-wikipedia
With the New Partys rise and its entanglements with ACORN came the rise of Barack Obama. According to Stanley Kurtz, Acorn is the key modern successor of the radical 1960s New Left, with a 1960s-bred agenda of anti-capitalism to match. And Barack Obama was ACORNs lawyer.
From Obama's official website:
When Obama met with ACORN leaders in November, he reminded them of his history with ACORN and his beginnings in Illinois as a Project Vote organizer, a nonprofit focused on voter rights and education. Senator Obama said, "I come out of a grassroots organizing background. That's what I did for three and half years before I went to law school. That's the reason I moved to Chicago was to organize. So this is something that I know personally, the work you do, the importance of it. I've been fighting alongside ACORN on issues you care about my entire career. Even before I was an elected official, when I ran Project Vote voter registration drive in Illinois, ACORN was smack dab in the middle of it, and we appreciate your work.
ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) is the nation's largest community organization of low- and moderate-income families, with over 350,000 member families organized into 800 neighborhood chapters in 104 cities across the country. Since 1970 ACORN has taken action and won victories on issues of concern to its members, including better housing for first time homebuyers and tenants, living wages for low-wage workers, more investment in our communities from banks and governments, and better public schools.
October 08, 2008
Archives prove Obama was a New Party member (updated)
Another piece in the puzzle of Barack Obama has been revealed, greatly strengthening the picture of a man groomed by an older generation of radical leftists for insertion into the American political process, trading on good looks, brains, educational pedigree, and the desire of the vast majority of the voting public to right the historical racial wrongs of the land.
The New Party was a radical left organization, established in 1992, to amalgamate far left groups and push the United States into socialism by forcing the Democratic Party to the left. It was an attempt to regroup the forces on the left in a new strategy to take power, burrowing from within. The party only lasted until 1998, when its strategy of "fusion" failed to withstand a Supreme Court ruling. But dissolving the party didn't stop the membership, including Barack Obama, from continuing to move the Democrats leftward with spectacular success.
From Rules for Radicals, Alinsky outlines his strategy in organizing, writing:
"There's another reason for working inside the system. Dostoevsky said that taking a new step is what people fear most. Any revolutionary change must be preceded by a passive, affirmative, non-challenging attitude toward change among the mass of our people. They must feel so frustrated, so defeated, so lost, so futureless in the prevailing system that they are willing to let go of the past and change the future. This acceptance is the reformation essential to any revolution."
 Saul Alinsky, The Latter Rain
I think the media sends a stronger and stronger message at each election. The media elites feel it is their job to determine who will win the election and they will stop at NOTHING to make it so.
IMHO, the media right now is fomenting a civil war in this great nation, determined to drive order off a cliff and replace it with chaos. I suspect they are needing to feel relevant again.
And should they actually succeed, they will achieve great relevance - as early targets.
Please stop making sense. You’re killing me.