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  • San Diego Dem Chair: But We've Waited So Long for a Progressive Agenda (filthy Filner alert)

    07/28/2013 10:21:06 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 28 replies
    Brietbart News ^ | July 28, 2013 | Elizabeth Sheld
    Francine Busby, Chair of that San Diego Democrat Party, told the New York Times that the party was giving Mayor Filner the "benefit of doubt" because they were so excited to have someone in office pushing a progressive agenda. "Democrats aren’t going to give him a pass, but may be willing to give him the benefit of the doubt because we’ve waited so long, nearly 20 years, for a mayor who could put forward a progressive agenda," she said. "But this doesn’t erase what he’s done," she said. "I don’t know if it’s enough at this point." (Translation: Close...

    09/01/2012 5:39:14 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 08/08/2012 | Mytheos Holt
    President Barack Obama’s love of secrecy has, by this point, become a favorite rhetorical cudgel for the President’s opponents. And perhaps no set of documents is more coveted due to its total unavailability than the President’s college records. These documents have sparked all sorts of conspiracy theories.To be fair, Obama’s predecessor, George W. Bush, didn’t release his college records either. Those only became public after a leak from inside Yale University, not due to any consent on the part of the former President. All the same, Obama’s time at Columbia is filled with gaps, such as the question of...
  • Obama Honors Socialist Leader at White House – Admits He Stole Her “Yes We Can” Slogan (Video)

    05/29/2012 8:26:35 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 38 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | May 29, 2012 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dolores Huerta, an honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America. During the ceremony today President Obama admitted he stole her slogan “Yes we can!” for his 2008 campaign. (Video at link) ---snip---...Dolores Huerta, an 82-year-old labor activist and co-founder of the United Farm Workers union. Huerta is also an honorary chair of the Democratic Socialists of America. DSA describes itself as “the largest socialist organization in the United States, and the principal U.S. affiliate of the Socialist International.” Huerta has claimed, “Republicans hate Latinos,” and has spoken fondly of Hugo...
  • Soros Group Wants Obama to Rule by Executive Order

    11/09/2010 3:03:52 PM PST · by GiovannaNicoletta · 205 replies · 2+ views ^ | November 8, 2010 | Aaron Klein
    snip The article recommends that President Obama govern from executive order to push through a progressive agenda. snip Demonstrating the close relationship between the DSA and the Progressive Caucus, two weeks ago WND reported the Democratic chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee was caught on tape meeting with DSA leaders to discuss how the group can cooperate to strengthen President Obama and advance their "one-world" plans.
  • Shock video: Top Dem, socialists plot '1-world' scheme

    10/17/2010 11:18:43 PM PDT · by FromLori · 34 replies · 1+ views
    WND ^ | 10/17/10 | Aaron Klein
    The Democratic chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee has been caught on tape meeting with a U.S.-based, Marxist-oriented socialist organization to discuss how the group can cooperate to strengthen President Obama and advance their "one-world" plans. Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., who has a long history with the Democratic Socialists of America, or DSA, was recorded promoting a "one-world" government, while asking the socialist group to organize against the war in Afghanistan and in support of Obama's policies. "I see that us making him more cooperative with our plans is going to strengthen him and not weaken him," Conyers says...
  • Obama’s Radical Past (0's College Years Exposed for the First Time)

    10/12/2010 9:53:24 AM PDT · by mojito · 34 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10/12/2010 | Stanley Kurtz
    On the afternoon of April 1, 1983, Barack Obama, then a senior at Columbia University, made his way into the Great Hall of Manhattan’s Cooper Union to attend a “Socialist Scholars Conference.” There Obama discovered his vocation as a community organizer, as well as a political program to guide him throughout his life. The conference itself was not a secret, but it held a secret, for it was there that a demoralized and frustrated socialist movement largely set aside strategies of nationalization and turned increasingly to local organizing as a way around the Reagan presidency — and its own spotty...
  • DC March 10.02.10 - Communists, Socialists & SEIU Unite

    09/18/2010 8:08:52 AM PDT · by Just A Nobody · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 18, 2010 | J.B. Williams
    For years, we have been telling American citizens that the Communist Party USA and Socialist Party USA members joined forces in an operation known today as the Democratic Socialists of America. Instead of working outside the two party systems, they established DSAUSA to work inside the two party system. We have documented that both the Congressional Progressive Caucus and Congressional Black Caucus are legislative apparatuses of the Democratic Socialists of America, all of which is openly documented on the DSAUSA site. The communist are not coming folks, they are already here, and they are the most effective political juggernaut in...
  • Jan Schakowsky – Yet Another Socialist (Marxist) in Congress

    08/17/2010 7:54:00 AM PDT · by unspun · 11 replies
    Gulag Bound ^ | August 17, 2010 | Trevor Loudon
    Several current or recent members of Congress, including Neil Abercrombie, Mary Jo Kilroy, Jerry Nadler and Bob Filner have close ties to America's largest marxist organization, Democratic Socialists of America. Another to add to the growing list is Jan Schakowsky. The Illinois Democrat, a member of the far left Congressional Progressive Caucus, has been close to D.S.A., or its preceding organization, the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee since the 1970s. Schakowsky was recruited to help with the famous Chicago Grape Boycott by a young United Farm Workers union leader named Eliseo Medina. A lifelong socialist, Medina is today executive vice president...
  • 70 avowed socialists in U.S. Congress

    08/16/2010 6:05:21 AM PDT · by keep your powder dry · 17 replies
    Co/Vice-Chairs Raúl M. Grijalva (AZ-07) Lynn Woolsey (CA-06) Diane Watson (CA-33) Sheila Jackson-Lee (TX-18) Mazie Hirono (HI-02) Dennis Kucinich (OH-10) Senate Bernie Sanders (VT) House Neil Abercrombie (HI-01) Tammy Baldwin (WI-02) Xavier Becerra (CA-31) Madeleine Bordallo (GU-AL) Robert Brady (PA-01) Corrine Brown (FL-03) Michael Capuano (MA-08) André Carson (IN-07) Donna Christensen (VI-AL) Yvette Clarke (NY-11) William "Lacy" Clay (MO-01) Emanuel Cleaver (MO-05) Steve Cohen (TN-09) John Conyers (MI-14) Elijah Cummings (MD-07) Danny Davis (IL-07) Peter DeFazio (OR-04) Rosa DeLauro (CT-03) Donna F. Edwards (MD-04) Keith Ellison (MN-05) Sam Farr (CA-17) Chaka Fattah (PA-02) Bob Filner (CA-51) Barney Frank (MA-04) Marcia...
  • Marxist Democratic Socialists of America, Helped Obama Win in 2008

    07/16/2010 4:37:11 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    new zeal ^ | 7/16/10 | KeyWiki Blog
    President Barack Obama has a long history with the U.S.'s largest marxist based organization, Democratic Socialists of America (D.S.A.). With several thousand members (many of whom are also Democratic Party activists and office holders), and considerable influence in academia, the media, mass "community organizations" and labor unions, D.S.A. has the power to direct or influence hundreds of thousands of activists in the "correct" direction. Here is hard evidence that D.S.A. threw its entire weight behind their long time ally Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential elections. From the Democratic Socialists of America National Political Committee Minutes of Meeting of September...
  • ACORN’s Bertha Lewis: Socialism is the right thing, TEA party is a bowel movement

    04/21/2010 12:52:33 PM PDT · by Steve495 · 75 replies · 2,452+ views
    Radio Vice Online ^ | Arpil 21, 2010 | Steve McGough
    I’m not sure how relevant the CEO of ACORN is anymore, but at least she’s not hiding her stripes. She attended a Young Democratic Socialists meeting in late March and said we are living in a time -- referring to the TEA party movement -- that will dwarf the era of Jim Crow and segregation. Watch the video...
  • How Many Members Of The U.S. Congress Are Self-Declared Socialists?

    03/21/2010 5:38:28 AM PDT · by central_va · 8 replies · 852+ views
    Thought You Should Know ^ | 3/21/2010 | tysknews
    Never mind their soothing-sounding leftist doublespeak like 'Environmental Justice' (whatever that is supposed to mean) or the soft & fuzzy 'Global Non-Violence' (a euphemism for unilateral disarmament) — the DSA's self-declared principle of 'Economic Redistribution' clearly shows where these folks are coming from and exactly where they plan to take America.
  • Socialized Medicine: Look for the Union Label (Left will use "trigger" to socialize health care)

    09/22/2009 8:10:31 AM PDT · by · 19 replies · 1,522+ views
    NewsRealblog | September 22, 2009 | Ben Johnson
    Occasionally, watching the hate speech of MSNBC provides useful information. Last night, the two most influential leaders of the American labor movement clearly laid out their plan to partner with the Democratic Party in foisting the “public option” on the American people. It sounds exactly like the one I outlined two weeks ago, and it may be unstoppable. The new president of the nation’s largest union demonstrated seriousness in his interview. Richard Trumka made his first television appearance as head of the AFL-CIO on The Rachel Maddow Show last night. Maddow introduced Trumka, whom she said had been “named”...
  • Obama Takes a Page From Alinsky Handbook

    09/01/2009 8:03:53 AM PDT · by library user · 11 replies · 1,481+ views
    NewsMax ^ | September 01, 2009 | by Colin A. Hanna
    ~ EXCERPT ~ Throughout Barack Obama’s campaign for the White House, he never tired of referring to the three years he spent as a community organizer on Chicago’s South Side and its relevance to his life since then. However generic the term may sound to the average ear, it had a very specific meaning to young Barack Obama. It was a term of art used by the self-described Marxist tactician Saul Alinsky, author of “Rules for Radicals” and erstwhile mentor of Obama. As an organizer with the Developing Communities Project in the mid-1980s, the young Obama learned Alinsky’s tactics, and...
  • Democratic Socialists of Congress: Meet the Members

    08/13/2009 6:11:36 PM PDT · by Saoirise · 15 replies · 743+ views
    Canad Free Press ^ | 8/13/2009 | JB Williams
    Now that Americans are awake and confronting their tyrannical employees in the federal government, who are clearly hell-bent upon forcing a Marxist agenda, it’s time to name names so that the people easily identify who is directly responsible for the biggest assault on American freedom and liberty in US history., Thugs, Obama’s citizen army After decades of failed attempts to take over America via their third party initiatives that couldn’t break America’s two party system, leaders of both the Communist Party USA and Socialist Party USA chose a new strategy. Both being the ultimate “party of the working class stiff,”...
  • Obama legal team wants to limit defendants' rights

    04/23/2009 1:58:29 PM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 45 replies · 2,146+ views ^ | By MARK SHERMAN
    WASHINGTON – The Obama administration is asking the Supreme Court to overrule long-standing law that stops police from initiating questions unless a defendant's lawyer is present, another stark example of the White House seeking to limit rather than expand rights. The administration's action — and several others — have disappointed civil rights and civil liberties groups that expected President Barack Obama to reverse the policies of his Republican predecessor, George W. Bush, after the Democrat's call for change during the 2008 campaign. At the same time, the administration acknowledges that the decision "only occasionally prevents federal prosecutors from obtaining appropriate...
  • Obama didn't ask Congress about ousting Wagoner

    03/30/2009 1:08:10 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 104 replies · 2,909+ views
    The Hill ^ | 03/30/09 01:53 PM [ET] | Ian Swanson
    President Obama didn’t want any advice from Congress on the decision to ask GM CEO Rick Wagoner to resign, according to Carl Levin (D), Michigan’s senior senator. “He didn’t ask us about it, he informed us,” Levin told reporters in a conference call Monday afternoon. “The president said he’d already decided.” Levin said he and three other lawmakers were informed of the decision in a phone call Obama made from the Oval Office. Obama told the members of Congress that Wagoner needed to resign so that the administration could show the public it was making an effort at a fresh...
  • The GIVE Act HR1388 - some language now in HR1444

    03/27/2009 12:06:24 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 41 replies · 2,018+ views ^ | 3/26/09 |
    The language about mandatory volunteerism that was "missing" from the HR1388 bill voted on yesterday in the Senate, is now showing up on this bill HR1444
  • Senate Defeats Vitter ACORN Funding Amendment to National Service Bill

    03/26/2009 8:51:33 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 16 replies · 916+ views
    senatus ^ | March 26, 2009 | senatus
    Senators have tabled, or killed, an amendment offered by Senator David Vitter (R-LA) to the Serve America Act (S. 277 / H.R. 1388) by a vote of 53 to 43.The amendment would state that no funds within the underlying bill for various service-related programs can go to “ACORN or any of its affiliate organizations in any way.”ACORN stands for the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now. It’s a community organizing group for “low- and moderate-income people” according to its website.The group’s political committees generally support Democrats. You’ll recall that it came under fire in the media for alleged voter...
  • H.R. 1388 passed by the Senate - 26 March 2009 — Serve America

    03/26/2009 6:53:11 PM PDT · by joygrace · 50 replies · 3,808+ views ^ | March 26, 2009 | Catsden
    Interestingly enough an important amendment brought to the floor today was not in the H.R. 1388 when it passed the Senate today. The first presented by Sen Vitter (LA) wanted to insure that no money be made available to ACORN and its affiliates, on the grounds that it is a organization with possibly suspect behaviour and that including it in the bill would not be able to politicize charitable giving and activities. Saying that the bill doesn’t allow politicized does not necessarily protect the country from ACORN’s “so-called” charitable activities. ACORN has already received considerable funding from the government, for...
  • GIVE Act outlaws citizens' right to protest

    03/26/2009 9:27:39 AM PDT · by wk4bush2004 · 108 replies · 3,436+ views
    It is another sound good piece of legislation. H.R. 1388 has a creative title; The Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education (GIVE) Act. 321 representatives of the people voted approval for this legislation which, among many other things, strikes a blow to the rights of people to mount any protests against legislation. Listen closely, it outlaws the right to mount protests against proposed legislation.
  • Promoting Statism in the Name of Service

    03/25/2009 3:29:39 PM PDT · by joygrace · 8 replies · 615+ views ^ | March 25, 2009 | Hogan
    With all the focus and attention on the TARP, the so-called “stimulus” bill, the nationalization of huge chunks of our economy and the various issues economic – lost in the weeds have been a host of destructive “programs” being developed and passed by the Obama-Democrat machine. Right now on the floor of the United States Senate is one of the most disturbing pieces of legislation I have seen in a long time. HR 1388, the “Serve America Act” is cloaked in feel-good rhetoric and supposedly noble goals, but it is nothing more than another Washington power-grab – this time targeted...
  • CLOSE TO HOME: How can volunteerism in America be 'mandatory'? (Op-Ed on HR 1388)

    03/25/2009 12:15:13 PM PDT · by Hetty_Fauxvert · 37 replies · 1,765+ views
    The Press Democrat ^ | March 25, 2009 | Ann Jordan
    My parents taught me to read every word of any contract I signed. Obviously Congress doesn't follow that rule. Already we have Congress' frantic backlash from the AIG bonuses, which were in fact authorized by specific language buried deep in the stimulus bill that gave AIG its handout. Now we have more dynamite buried in the GIVE Act (H.R. 1388), already passed in a whirlwind by the House and being fast-tracked in the Senate. The GIVE Act reauthorizes the National and Community Service Act of 1990 and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973, and also includes many more new...
  • Senators Propose Legislation to Help Small Charities Get Management Help - S. Admt. to HR1388

    03/25/2009 9:51:39 AM PDT · by joygrace · 12 replies · 641+ views ^ | March 24, 2009 | Suzanne Perry
    The Senate Finance Committee’s top two members — Democrat Max Baucus and Republican Charles E. Grassley — teamed up today to introduce legislation that would provide money to help small and medium-sized charities get training and management assistance. The legislation, introduced as an amendment to a national-service bill now being debated by the Senate, would provide $25-million over five years to a “Nonprofit Capacity Building Program” within the Corporation for National and Community Service. The amendment would “strengthen small charities around our country, especially where resources are scarce,” Senator Baucus of Montana, who chairs the finance committee, told his colleagues...
  • To GIVE and To SERVE: The $6 Billion National Service Boondoggle

    03/25/2009 3:07:25 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies · 1,630+ views ^ | March 25, 25, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    Maybe it's just me, but I find federal legislation titled "The GIVE Act" and "The SERVE Act" downright creepy. Even more troubling: the $6 billion price tag on these bipartisan bills to expand government-funded national service efforts. Volunteerism is a wonderful thing, which is why millions of Americans do it every day without a cent of taxpayer money. But the volunteerism packages on the Hill are less about promoting effective charity than about creating make-work, permanent bureaucracies and left-wing slush funds. The House passed the "Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act" -- or the GIVE Act -- last week. The...
  • House Passes Hitler Youth Bill

    03/24/2009 10:57:38 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 87 replies · 3,935+ views ^ | March 24, 2009 | gateway pundit
    <p>Obama promised during the campaign to create a Socialist National Civilian Security Force similar to what they have in other Marxist regimes. Yesterday, the US House took the first step in organizing Dear Leader's dream youth service corp.</p> <p>German youth praising Hitler.</p>
  • National Service Corps Bill Clears Senate Hurdle

    03/23/2009 10:21:53 PM PDT · by melt · 154 replies · 6,006+ views ^ | 3/23/09 | Kate Phillips
    Following overwhelming House passage last week, the Senate tonight voted 74 to 14 on a procedural move that essentially guarantees a major expansion of a national service corps, a cornerstone of volunteerism that dates back to the era of President Kennedy. It’s akin to a call to arms by President Obama, who has harkened back to those early days to demand giving back by those who voted for him. In fact, Senator Edward M. Kennedy, the senior Democrat from Massachusetts whose battle with brain cancer has oft kept him absent from the Senate these days, appeared on the floor to...
  • S.277,SERVE AMERICA Act, Cost over $6 Billion to empower America to SERVE

    03/23/2009 2:49:09 PM PDT · by joygrace · 25 replies · 2,201+ views, Congressional Budget Office ^ | March 23,2009 | Christina Hawley Anthony
    HOT off the press! The Congressional Budget Office just released the cost estimates for S. 277 Serve America Act.(Senate’s version of HR 1388, Give Act) CBO estimates S 277 would cost over $6.1 billion dollars over the 2010-2014 period. Programs funded under National Community Service Act of 1990 (NCSA) and the Domestic Volunteer Service Act of 1973 (DVSA) received appropriations of $1.1 billion for fiscal year 2009, including $200 million in funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009...otherwise known as the PORKULUS/SPENDULUS Bill that passed that NO ONE in Congress read. Just lovely. Taxpayers would fund international...
  • How The Socialists [Marxists, Keynesians] Are Destroying America From Within

    03/17/2009 9:08:13 AM PDT · by newgeezer · 49 replies · 3,202+ views
    Worldview Times ^ | March 16, 2009 | David A. Noebel
    In retrospect, we may discover that 1883 was a most significant year. We're familiar with 1848 giving us The Communist Manifesto and 1859 giving us The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life, but 1883 gave us three portentous happenings. These seemingly unrelated happenings turned history toward socialism. 1. Karl Marx died on March 14, 1883, and was buried in Highgate Cemetery in London, England. The assumption that Communism died with him was logical since only six people attended his funeral. But the truth is that it had...
  • Obama Requires YOU to SERVE, H.R.1388, "The Give Act" to reform the National Service Laws

    03/14/2009 2:03:28 PM PDT · by joygrace · 1,128 replies · 31,071+ views
    The Library of Congress THOMAS ^ | March 14, 2009 | joygrace
    HR 1388, will hit the House floor on Tuesday.It is called the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act (The Give Act.) The House is scheduled to Rule this week. Sponsored by Democrat Representative Carolyn McCarthy (NY), Education and Labor Committee. The objective is to reauthorize and reform the national service laws. Democrat Rep. McCarthy is sponsoring the bill with 25 co-sponsors, ALL Democrats, including Charlie Rangel. Need I say more.
  • How Obama will Destroy America (Product of the Corrupt Chicago Political Machine)

    02/23/2009 11:15:46 PM PST · by Syncro · 6 replies · 1,340+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | Monday, February 23, 2009 | Jerry McConnell
    Obama’s Big Lies How Obama will Destroy America By Jerry McConnell  Monday, February 23, 2009 published an online article composed by the National Republican Trust PAC on February 20, 2009 titled “Obama’s 3 Big Lies – His Plan to Destroy the GOP.  The more I read from it, the more convinced I was that the title, though accurate, didn’t quite go far enough.  I also decided that the information in the article needed to be spread to as many different destinations that I could possibly reach.  I also reworded the NRT PAC article title as written above, because I...
  • The plot to destroy America

    02/23/2009 1:28:40 PM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 261 replies · 16,936+ views
    The WARROOM radio show ^ | 02/23/09 | Jim Quinn
    A rant from the WARROOM with Quinn and Rose Rant by Jim Quinn (Transcript by Neil E. Wright. Any errors are mine. I have added emphasis where I think it is appropriate.) "I want to talk more about the president's plan for the economy which will be unveiled tomorrow night. And as I've said a couple of times in this hour, I'm convinced now that its not stupidity. That its not just bold ideology. I'm convinced now that there is a global agenda to destroy the economy of the United States of America.And the reason? Very simple. You cannot establish...
  • This Election is not Over Yet! [Democratic Socialists of America urges support for Obama]

    10/20/2008 9:53:04 AM PDT · by rrstar96 · 3 replies · 433+ views
    Democratic Socialists of America ^ | October 17, 2008 | Frank Llewellyn
    Suddenly it seems to some that the election is "in the bag." Howard Wolfson, Hillary Clinton's former Director of Communication, writes in The New Republic that the election is already decided. The Drudge Report publishes a report that the Irish bookmakers are paying off Obama bettors three weeks before the election. The media pundits talk about how steep a hill McCain has to climb. The breeders of overconfidence are at it again. In 2000 at about this time of the year, Al Gore had an eight-point lead in the polls. In 2004 the polls said that John Kerry had won...
  • Spreading The Wealth: Obama, Joe And The Democratic Socialists

    10/20/2008 6:21:39 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 7 replies · 550+ views
    The Bulletin ^ | 10/20/2008 | Dr. Warren Throckmorton
    By now, almost everybody knows "Joe the plumber." Mentioned about 15 times in Wednesday's presidential debate, Joe Wurzelbacher, a plumber from Toledo, questioned Sen. Barack Obama at an Ohio campaign stop earlier in the week. Joe wanted to know if Obama's tax plan would raise his taxes. Mr. Obama replied, "It's not that I want to punish your success. I just want to make sure that everybody that is behind you, that they have a chance for success, too." Mr Obama added, "I think when you spread the wealth around, it's good for everybody." Surely, given this now widely...
  • Obama's International Socialist Connections (Feb. 2008 -- where is the MSM?)

    10/10/2008 1:10:09 PM PDT · by FocusNexus · 15 replies · 1,167+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Feb. 14, 2008 | Cliff Kinkaid
    Campaign workers for Senator and presidential candidate Barack Obama are under fire for displaying a flag featuring communist hero Che Guevara. But Obama has his own controversial socialist connections. He is, in fact, an associate of a Chicago-based Marxist group with access to millions of labor union dollars and connections to expert political consultants, including a convicted swindler. Obama's socialist backing goes back at least to 1996, when he received the endorsement of the Chicago branch of the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) for an Illinois state senate seat. Later, the Chicago DSA newsletter reported that Obama, as a state...
  • Obama was speaker at 1996 meeting of the Democratic Socialists of America

    10/10/2008 11:17:51 AM PDT · by bw17 · 114 replies · 6,581+ views
    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...
  • Obama and New Party Continues to Grow Legs

    10/09/2008 7:31:41 PM PDT · by GOPinCa · 32 replies · 952+ views
    National Review ^ | Peter Kirsanow
    Brit Hume mentioned it during the Political Grapevine segment on Fox News this evening and now found the following from National Review: Who is Barack Obama? Part II [Peter Kirsanow] Following the links on John Hinderaker's post on Obama's apparent affiliation with the Democratic Socialists of America/New Party leads you to DSA newsletters that make several references to Obama between 1995—2004. According to the newsletters: — Obama participated in the 1996 Young Democratic Socialists conference. The newsletter praised Obama's speech at the gathering, stating that what Obama had to say was "well within the mainstream" of European socialist theory. —...
  • Brit Hume runs story of Obama and socialist New Party

    10/09/2008 3:34:02 PM PDT · by Thane_Banquo · 94 replies · 3,742+ views
    FoxNews | 10/9/08 | Brit Hume
    Brit Hume just talked about Obama's links to the DSA New Party.
  • Why Does the Press Cover for Obama?

    10/09/2008 10:48:27 AM PDT · by Plutarch · 26 replies · 1,118+ views
    Powerline ^ | October 9, 2008 | John H. Hinderaker
    I would have thought the answer self-evident, but Roger Simon adds some nuance. Among other instances, he refers to Obama's apparent membership in the socialist New Party: And now we learn of yet another strange obfuscation or omission. In 1996, Obama was apparently a member of the Chicago “New Party,” a now defunct socialist political party of some stripe or other. There’s nothing wrong with being a socialist. I called myself one for the better part of twenty years. Millions of people have and many still do. But there is something very wrong with hiding who you are or who...
  • Even More Weathermen For Obama - Connections, Connections, Connections

    10/09/2008 9:47:40 AM PDT · by Interesting Times · 22 replies · 739+ views
    New Zeal blog ^ | Oct 8, 2008 | Trevor Loudon
    In recent posts I have examined former Weather Underground Organistion (WUO) involvement in two interlinked organisations, Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS) and Progressives for Obama (PFO). In the mid 1970s the Weather Underground published an 158-page statement entitled "Prairie Fire" callng for the "uniting of all revolutionary forces in this country with the ultimate aim to overthrow the Government."= Founded in August 2006, MDS seems to be just the type of revolutionary unity the WUO was striving for way back then. The MDS board includes representatives from three of US's most influential (and pro-Obama) Marxist organisations, Democratic Socialists of...
  • Obama New Party Endorsement

    10/08/2008 2:38:35 PM PDT · by Rick_Michael · 26 replies · 1,941+ views
    Barack Obama is the only candidate of a major party to have sought a communist party endorsement
  • Will MSM Report on Obama Membership in Socialist New Party?

    10/08/2008 1:23:21 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 44 replies · 2,492+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | October 8, 2008 | P.J. Gladnick
    The mainstream media thought that the membership of Todd Palin, who is not a candidate for any office, in the Alaska Independence Party important enough to report in such outlets as the Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, and the New York Times, among others. So now that Barack Obama's membership in the far left New Party has been unearthed, will they report his membership in that Socialist organization? Proof of Obama's membership in the New Party was discovered by the Politically Drunk On Power blog: In June sources released information that during his campaign for the State Senate in Illinois, Barack...
  • Big: Scrubbed Web Pages Resurface Naming Obama As Member of Expressly-Leftist "New Party"

    10/08/2008 12:20:38 PM PDT · by PajamaTruthMafia · 122 replies · 7,679+ views
    Ace of Spades ^ | 10/8/08 | Ace
    Big: Scrubbed Web Pages Resurface Naming Obama As Member of Expressly-Leftist "New Party" > We spent a month on Palin's nonexistent membership in the AIP. Anyone think the MSM will follow-up here? 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...
  • Is Barak Obama a member of the Democrat Socialists of America?

    10/08/2008 12:16:07 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 28 replies · 825+ views
    ARTICLE II PURPOSE The purpose of The Corporation shall be to organize the activities of the members of the Democratic Socialists of America. Its activities shall include education and advocacy. We share a vision of a humane social order based on popular control of resources and production, economic planning, equitable distribution, feminism, racial equality and non-oppressive relationships.
  • Principles of the [Socialist] New Party [of which Obama was a member]

    10/08/2008 11:33:21 AM PDT · by freespirited · 20 replies · 932+ views
    The New Party believes that the social, economic, and political progress of the United States requires a democratic revolution in America -- the return of power to the people. Our basic purpose -- reflected both in our own governance and in our aspirations for the nation -- is to make that revolution happen. At present, in America, the people do not rule. And they must, if we and our children are to lead lives of dignity, decency, and fulfillment. Our commitment to democracy comes from our recognition of the moral equality of persons. People really are created equal, and their...
  • Democratic Socialists of America Founded the "New Party" ( Barack Obama was a card carrying member)

    10/08/2008 8:54:24 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 43 replies · 2,225+ views
    Jawa Report ^ | October 08, 2008 |
    Democratic Socialists of America Founded the "New Party" Whos Newsletter Claims Obama Was Member The "New Party" claimed Barack Obama was a card carrying member in a 1996 newsletter found on internet archive. Via Politically Drunk on Power: In June sources released information that during his campaign for the State Senate in Illinois, Barack Obama was endorsed by an organization known as the Chicago "New Party". The 'New Party' was a political party established by the Democratic Socialists of America (the DSA) to push forth the socialist principles of the DSA by focusing on winnable elections at a local level...
  • Web Archives Confirm Barack Obama Was Member Of Socialist 'New Party' In 1996

    10/08/2008 6:32:23 AM PDT · by Jabrown · 218 replies · 8,429+ views
    PDOP ^ | 10/08/2008 | Jarid Brown
    After allegations surfaced in early summer over the 'New Party's' endorsement of Obama, the Obama campaign along with the remnants of the New Party and Democratic Socialists of America claimed that Obama was never a member of either organization. The DSA and 'New Party' then systematically attempted to cover up any ties between Obama and the Socialist Organizations. However, it now appears that Barack Obama was indeed a certified and acknowledged member of the DSA's New Party. On Tuesday...
  • Why is Obama supported by Democratic Socialists of America?

    08/21/2008 6:46:40 AM PDT · by Lady GOP · 11 replies · 191+ views
    Why is Obama supported by Democratic Socialists of America? In: Politics and Policy [Edit] [Edit] .Because he supports the ideals of marxism and socialism. Barrack Obama constantly affirms his belief that the government should have the unlimited ability to seize assets from all individuals and business entities and use it as they see fit. He supports socialized medicine, and other government seized control of private institutions. He is possibly the most socialist politician in the land, rivaled only by Hillary Clinton. "Barack Obama Exposed" A Free special report on the real Barack Obama - get your copy today! Why...
  • Ann Curry Dismisses Reagan's Foreign Policy Credentials

    12/28/2007 12:12:35 PM PST · by JRochelle · 86 replies · 333+ views ^ | 12/28/2007 | Justin McCarthy
    NBC’s Ann Curry interviewed Mitt Romney on Friday morning's Today on the impact of Benazir Bhutto's assassination, and in a tough interview, she dismissed Ronald Reagan’s foreign policy credentials. When Curry questioned Romney’s foreign policy experience, Romney noted that Reagan "was a governor, not a so-called foreign policy expert." Curry dismissively stated "Reagan was not elected at a time of war." No, Reagan was just elected in an intense point in the Cold War. The Soviets had invaded Afghanistan and U.S. diplomats were still being held hostage in Iran. Romney did say that Reagan was "elected at a time of...
  • DUmmie FUnnies 04-17-06 (DUmmies Plan To Imprison Republicans If Democrats Win In November)

    04/17/2006 3:42:49 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 124 replies · 1,943+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | April 17, 2006 | DUmmies and PJ-Comix
    I hereby nominate David Finkel for a Pulitzer Prize in photography. The photo that he took above PERFECTLY captures the LUNACY of the Left. In this particular case, the crazed face in the photo belongs to one Maryscott O'Connor who writes a Leftwing Moonbat Blog called MY LEFT WING which is one long primal scream of ANGER at Bush and the EVIL Republicans. According to this Washington Post ARTICLE, when O'Connor isn't posting about how she wishes Bush would go to hell "after contracting incurable cancer and suffering for protracted periods of time without benefit of medication," she "relaxes"...