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August 2, 2010

The Manchurian President

Barack Obama's Ties to Communists, Socialists and Other Anti-American Extremists
Aaron Klein - ISBN - 9781935071877

This may sound like another rant by some nutty birther, convinced of some wild Russian conspiracy to take over America. It is not! It is written by a responsible, sober journalist in association with a "wicked smart" and effective blogger named Brenda Elliott.

The book is both fascinating and frightening, documenting that "Barack Obama is backed by and deeply tied to an anti-American fringe nexus that . . . was instrumental not only in mentoring Obama and helping him to build his political career, but essentially in overthrowing the moderate wing of the Democratic Party and in securing and powerfully influencing Obama's presidency." It isn't a work of opinion. Throughout it is documented and footnoted, confirming original source materials, and it plainly makes the case that the problem is the real reasons they do what they do: for power, pure and simple. And for all the problems with the Bush administration and evidences of corruption, the boys from Chicago could give anyone lessons in corruption. And cleverly hiding it from those who'd rather not find it (which does not include the authors of this tract.)

It is a critical indictment of Obama, his advisors and their quest to forever alter--ya know, fundamentally change--the American landscape, a goal they have pursued since the 60s. They plan to turn us into their version of what the Soviet Union was supposed to be, until it was taken over by . . . ah . . . well . . . er . . . people like them. Maybe the Russians were more vicious, but give it a while. Many of today's principals went underground for decades, shot cops, bombed public buildings, etc; a majority remains unrepentant, convinced of their wisdom and propriety. Obama's supporters are a Who's Who of radical (often rabid!), left-wing people and organizations, including but not limited to: Communists, communists, socialists, ACORN, the Tides Foundation, the Apollo Alliance, SEIU, MoveOn.org., Ayers, Dohrn, Stern, Soros, Ehrenreich, and Van Jones.

The authors document intimate contacts with Ayers (you remember, the guy from the neighborhood that Obama just happened to meet at a block party) as far back as 1988, and definitively rebut Barack's denials they'd worked closely together over decades. As well it has been confirmed, insofar as possible, that Ayers wrote Obama's memoir (that'd be the one which convinced the world that Barack was an eloquent and creative genius.) "Only in America could an America-hating terrorist [Ayers] conspire with an unskilled writer of uncertain origins [Obama] on an untruthful memoir and succeed in getting the man elected president. This plot is so absolutely rich, so thoroughly cinematic, that the literary gatekeepers refuse to believe it is true." (emphasis mine.)

A majority of leaders in today's non-profit world began in one of the Marxist sects of the 70s; many were trained in the methods of Saul Alinsky--mentor to and icon of left-wing radicals for decades, and the author of Rules for Radials. This is why the vast majority of foundations funded by prominent capitalists such as Rockefeller, Ford, etal. are now so left wing. These radicals have been quietly preparing, and waiting for decades for the emergence of a front man for their movement. Obama is that man. Surely you remember: "We are the people we've been waiting for." In 2008, L. David Alinsky, commented in a letter that "Obama learned his lesson well. . . . I am proud to see that my father's model for organizing is being applied successfully." Indeed. Obama was so effective he became a favorite instructor in Alinskyite tactics for other up-and-coming radicals.

The first time Obama ran for office he did so within the (socialist) New Party, which party was founded by radical Noam Chomsky, Marxist Carl Davidson, black activist Cornel West, Frances Piven, the theoretician behind ACORN, Maoist Bill Fletcher, and radical feminist Barbara Ehrenreich. Great company, right? And, of course, he was fronted and supported by Ayers.

An article in the Socialist Review (Dec 2008) observed: "A lot of the people working with [Obama] are, indeed socialists with backgrounds in the Communist Party, or as independent Marxists. . . . Obama is not a Marxist or a socialist--he is a progressive liberal." Makes me feel a lot better? How 'bout-chew?

Serial and long-term contacts with ACORN and SEIU are documented, as is the intent of that collaboration: to "take down capitalism." Project VOTE is touted as working "within the system" to register poor voters, but their true agenda is to "overwhelm, paralyze, and discredit the voting system through fraud, protests, propaganda and vexatious litigation."

There is considerable exploration aid exposure of Obama's numerous "Czars," along with their backgrounds and intended functions, not least to be able to "advise" (and act) without any scrutiny by Congress, and even less, it seems, by the press. The vast majority are extreme radicals, with most having involved themselves in Marxism and/or Socialism years ago; this while Barack and they deny in public that their agenda is socialist . . . they just want to make it right for all of us. Yep. Noble folk, they is. All of 'em.

Tax "plans" are explored along with "clean energy" and "green jobs;" fig leaves to conceal the far-reaching agenda of progressive social and economic "justice." An entire chapter is dedicated to the Apollo Alliance and the Tides Foundation. Tides is a "public charity" which launders money from people who contribute, but wish to remain separated from what their money actually does. Tides funds the (subsidiary) Tide Center, which in turn (probably) funds Apollo, though "it is nearly impossible to follow--or even find, if you knew where to look--the Apollo Alliance's money." Apollo is very powerful; its stated agenda is the environment, but it actually uses the environmental movement to advance its left-wing political and economic schemes. Several of its originators have been displaced by people more interested political control. We're talking heavy duty hanky-panky here; deeply corrupt and almost certainly illegal. One of its contemporary principals "watched [in horror] the Reagan revolution stall the march toward economic and social justice, and began to hatch sophisticated theories for 'reinvigorating American democracy'."

Needless to say, there is extensive discussion of the evolutionary planning of the Health Care take over recently engineered. That part of it is also scary. The book closes with a prominent "progressive" blogger who takes apart the healthcare bill, herself damning it as dangerous, expensive, and inadequate.

Within are many fascinating asides, some of which are just beginning to be circulated on the net. One which I received only last week appears as a sub-section of this work regarding Obama's invisibility. A fellow graduate from Columbia--same day, same major--insists that he never met Obama, and has never spoken "to a single former Columbia student or faculty member who remembered [him]." Barack claims to have holed up at the library, often missing classes, but no one, regulars or staff at the library, remembers him; there is not a single picture of Obama from that period, not even one where he is mentioned as absent. While he claims to have been active in the Black Student Organization, the former vice-president of that organization was "shocked to learn of his membership." Why all the mystery? Who is he? Obama's Columbia transcript is kept under tight wrap; perhaps he had a "less-than-stellar record, which might raise questions as to how Harvard Law accepted him." Anyone out there concerned about who Obama is or what he represents?

Posted by Curmudgeon at August 2, 2010 2:08 PM