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Alumni from radical 1960s groups are now teaching your children, influencing legislation and trying to re-elect Obama.

Elisabeth Meinecke

3/8/12

 

Buildings were bombed, bras burned and raising two fingers in a “V” became a symbol for peace, not a signal for ordering two. Henry Mancini’s “Moon River” won the Grammy in 1961, but the Fifth Dimension’s win for “Aquarius” in 1969 was symbolic of the decade of tumult that birthed Students for a Democratic Society and its offshoot Weathermen.

 

But unlike tie-dye shirts and platform shoes, the Marxist or Maoist or socialist SDS politics never went dormant. Former leaders of the original SDS and also its splinter Weatherman group—labeled “a domestic terrorist group” by the FBI—are installed in academia, organized labor, advocacy organizations and in the highest levels of the Obama administration.

 

In fact, the '60s college-campus political phenomenon seeded today’s new Left. Now the “repackaged” people and policies of the original SDS/Weathermen have been quietly injected into the mainstream by academia, labor unions, advocacy organizations and private enterprise, waiting for a political host. Have they found it under the Obama administration?

 

President Barack Obama may characterize 1960s Weatherman radical Bill Ayres as just a man he knows from Chicago’s Hyde Park. But what about Rev. Jim Wallis, Obama’s spiritual advisor and a SDS alumni? Surely Obama knew Wade Rathke, head of ACORN where Obama was employed, was an SDSer. How about SDS founder Tom Hayden, once married to Vietnam War opponent Jane Fonda? Obama must have known Hayden had been a big SDS name when Hayden founded Progressives for Obama in 2008. Was Obama unaware of Michael Klonsky’s radical SDS allegiance when Klonsky’s education blog was featured on Obama’s 2008 campaign website? Someone eventually did. Klonsky’s posts were later “scrubbed” from the website, as reported on the blog Gateway Pundit. Or take Marilyn Katz, a SDSer who once touted using “guerrilla nails” to attack police and also helped organize a 2002 anti-war rally where she takes credit for Obama “coming out … as a public speaker,” reports In These Times. Katz, a 30-year friend of Obama strategist David Axelrod, was on Obama’s 2008 national finance committee and was a fundraising “bundler,” according to Obama’s campaign website.

 

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The vetting has begun, at last. CNN has already shown their bias, as if no one didn't know it already. Soldout Obrien. Will be interesting to see how far this goes. POS president should be impeached, if not imprisoned. Angry.

 

 

The Vetting Of Barack Obama: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Video

 

I watched these videos, and I was less than impressed. But then like most peope here I saw nothing I didn't already know about "The One".

I guess I was expecting something more...dramatic. If they lead to opening more about the young Obama, then Great, but if this is all...thud.

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The vetting has begun, at last. CNN has already shown their bias, as if no one didn't know it already. Soldout Obrien. Will be interesting to see how far this goes. POS president should be impeached, if not imprisoned. Angry.

 

 

The Vetting Of Barack Obama: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Video

 

I watched these videos, and I was less than impressed. But then like most peope here I saw nothing I didn't already know about "The One".

I guess I was expecting something more...dramatic. If they lead to opening more about the young Obama, then Great, but if this is all...thud.

 

Agree, it wasn't a WOW, but hopefully it is just the start of something bigger. Drip drip and pretty soon we have a puddle.

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The vetting has begun, at last. CNN has already shown their bias, as if no one didn't know it already. Soldout Obrien. Will be interesting to see how far this goes. POS president should be impeached, if not imprisoned. Angry.

 

 

The Vetting Of Barack Obama: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Video

 

I watched these videos, and I was less than impressed. But then like most peope here I saw nothing I didn't already know about "The One".

I guess I was expecting something more...dramatic. If they lead to opening more about the young Obama, then Great, but if this is all...thud.

 

Agree, it wasn't a WOW, but hopefully it is just the start of something bigger. Drip drip and pretty soon we have a puddle.

 

From your lips to God's ear!

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"'60s Radicals In Power Now"

 

Many of those burn outs are just that: burnt out cases, in ill health, and 50+ years closer to the grave.

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Don't place all over 50 + as close to the boneyard but if you do say a Hail Mary for us (ME) LMFAO.gif

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Don't place all over 50 + as close to the boneyard but if you do say a Hail Mary for us (ME) LMFAO.gif

 

I read his comment and elected to ignore it. smile.png He'll get there one day and understand.

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The vetting has begun, at last. CNN has already shown their bias, as if no one didn't know it already. Soldout Obrien. Will be interesting to see how far this goes. POS president should be impeached, if not imprisoned. Angry.

 

 

The Vetting Of Barack Obama: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Video

 

I watched these videos, and I was less than impressed. But then like most peope here I saw nothing I didn't already know about "The One".

I guess I was expecting something more...dramatic. If they lead to opening more about the young Obama, then Great, but if this is all...thud.

 

Agree, it wasn't a WOW, but hopefully it is just the start of something bigger. Drip drip and pretty soon we have a puddle.

 

From your lips to God's ear!

 

benshapiro @benshapiro //Ben is an editor at Brietbart.com//

This is just the beginning. Really :) MSM should be panicked. We're doing the job they and their friends won't.

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The vetting has begun, at last. CNN has already shown their bias, as if no one didn't know it already. Soldout Obrien. Will be interesting to see how far this goes. POS president should be impeached, if not imprisoned. Angry.

 

 

The Vetting Of Barack Obama: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Video

 

Tammy Bruce: Soledad Obrien Crashes the Clown Car---------> http://tammybruce.co...-clown-car.html

 

BTW: Joel [from Breitbart] was AWESOME!

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The vetting has begun, at last. CNN has already shown their bias, as if no one didn't know it already. Soldout Obrien. Will be interesting to see how far this goes. POS president should be impeached, if not imprisoned. Angry.

 

 

The Vetting Of Barack Obama: CNN Implodes Over Breitbart’s Video

 

Tammy Bruce: Soledad Obrien Crashes the Clown Car---------> http://tammybruce.co...-clown-car.html

 

BTW: Joel [from Breitbart] was AWESOME!

 

Did Soledad O’Brien Rely On Wikipedia Cliffs Notes When Joel Pollak Confronted Her?

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