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RAICES DEL RADICALISMO MARXISTA DE OBAMA.

Another Piece of   Obama’s Radical  Puzzle

By Arnold Ahlert On March 8, 2012  n Daily  Mailer,FrontPage

 

Much remains unknown about Barack Obama’s radical past –  which the president has gone to great lengths to conceal from the    American   people.  Obama hasn’t succeeded in   covering  every trail, of  course,  as works such as David   Horowitz’s  “Barack Obama’s Rules for Revolution:   The   Alinsky  Modeland Stanley Kurtz’s  “Radical-in-Chiefhave shown. Indeed, both those texts  have powerfully exposed the deceptive nature of  our current  president and the socialist/Marxist  associations  he has  managed to keep from the  public.

Yesterday, another      window revealing the president’s radical past was opened. A  video released  by    Breitbart.com  captured Obama leading a 1991 protest on behalf of  Harvard  Law’s Derrick Bell, described  by some as the “Rev. Jeremiah Wright  of   the  academic  world.”

“Open up your hearts   and   your  minds to the words of professor Derrick   Bell,”Obama  urged  during the protest — which  was  organized because of  Bell’s anger  that Harvard   denied tenure  to a black female professor,  Regina Austin, at  a  time when  only  three of the law school’s  professors were black  and only   five were women. Bell  told Harvard  that “until  a woman of color is  offered  and accepted a  tenured   pposition on this faculty,” he  would take a leave  of absence.  He   launched a hunger strike to  dramatize his point.   Considering Bell’s  radical  worldview,  Obama’s enthusiastic  support of this  campaign and  his exhortation  to  the  crowd to embrace Bell’s philosophy is  quite    revealing.

Derrick Bell, who died last year at the age of 80, is credited with pioneering a concept called “critical race theory.” The theory maintains that the legal system of   the   United  States is inherently biased against blacks  and  other  minorities  because it was  built on an  ingrained white  point of view.  Thus, it is  necessary, as he  argued  in many  books and lectures, that  the life   experiences of black people and  other  minorities be  considered  in hiring  decisions and the  application of law.

For Bell, racism was both  a pervasive   and permanent aspect of American life. This belief led him to throw his support behind a journal entitled Race Traitor, whose editors stated that “the key  to solving the social problems of  our age is to abolish the  white  race, which means no more and no  less than abolishing the privileges of white skin.”

 

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Furthermore, Bell believed this “institutional racism” conferred  upon  oppressed minorities both the right and the duty to decide  for themselves what laws are valid and worth observing. As for  law itself,  critical race theory also promotes the use  of storytelling in law  review articles. In  many of his  writings,  and in defiance of accepted legal scholarship, Bell  placed legal and social commentary into the mouths of invented  characters to better reflect the “oral traditions” of  black experience.

Yet  Bell’s story-telling  sometimes bordered on the repugnant. In 1992, Bell  wrote a  short story called “The Space Traders” about a dystopian society of depleted  resources   and polluted air, where most blacks are walled off   from the rest of  society and kept under armed guard. Aliens  from  outer  space  descend from the heavens and  offer to solve all of America’s  problems if  the country sells all of its  blacks  to them.   A vote is held and 70 percent of the nation  agrees to hand over black  Americans “in chains, half-naked, while white men with guns look  on, allowing no chance of escape” to the space  beings.

In the story Bell  also   demonstrates his disdain for American Jews, who oppose  the trade and organize an Anne Frank Committee to stop it — not   because Jews empathize with victimized blacks, but because,  Bell  writes, “in  the absence of  blacks, Jews could become the   scapegoats.” Such a  depiction,  critics have noted,  was  a scarcely veiled disparagement  of the motives of American Jews,  who  were  highly active in the civil  rights movement.   Furthermore,  in their book “Beyond  All Reason,” liberal  law professors Daniel A. Farber and Suzanna Sherry note that  making Anne Frank —  “as close to a saint as Jews have” — the  symbol of Jewish hypocrisy  is exceedingly insensitive and  observed that  aJewish  professor who invoked the name  of Rosa Parks so derisively would be bitterly condemned–and  rightly so.”

In his review  of that book, Ninth Circuit Court Judge Alex Kozinski  reveals  where the “radical  multiculturalism” espoused by Bell and  others leads. “When I was a law student a  quarter of a century  ago, we were  taught that  cases usually turned not on what   the law is, not  on what the  Constitution says,  but on the  predilections of the judge making the  decision. That view was on the  fringe then but is  now widely held.” He notes the consequences  of that radicalism. “Traditional liberals  in  law schools all  over the country  are shaking their heads, wondering what  hit  them. Whereas 10 years ago  one  might have had a   fruitful discussion with faculty  members and students about  justice,  equality, freedom, responsibility and  merit,   such  Enlightenment  concepts are now considered a bit  quaint  and a bit  dated–like  stale    granola.”

Farber and Sherry echo that contention, noting that radical multiculturalist law   school students “have taken an ax to the foundations of traditional   academic dialogue–things like  objectivity, truth, merit, fairness and polite  discourse. For the radical legal   thinkers, all these are tools that   straight white males use to  oppress those  who are not.”

Bell spent his entire academic  career advancing this agenda, even going so far as to condemn black professors who took a more moderate stance on affirmative action as  traitors to  the  black  race who “look black but   think white.”

 

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Obama & Rev. Wright by fourbyfourblazer

Obama's espiritual and   political  mentor, Rev. Wright, a rabid

racist and anti-american marxist says blacks  should not sing

"God Bless America" but   "God  da..mn America."

All this raises the question: what does    the   president  believe? Another piece of the puzzle   reveals  that Derrick Bell had a relationship  with Mr.   Obama’s former  religious mentor, Rev. Jeremiah Wright. In  2008,  despite  being  aware of Wright’s rants blasting  America as a racist nation, Bell  referred  to him as “one  of the  foremost  preachers in  the  country who has done  great  work  in the Chicago area  where he has  built   a most  impressive church for a very large   congregation.” Why  would  Bell  say that? Chances are it’s because the “black  liberation  theology” espoused by Wright marries itself seamlessly to  critical  race theory in  that it too centers around the  black struggle  for  liberation from the omnipresence of  white racism and oppression.

Furthermore, black liberation theology’s chief architect and Rev.   Wright’s mentor, James  Cone, argues that Jesus Christ himself must  have been  black because “either God is for black  people  in   their fight for liberation and against the white oppressors, or he is not.” Mr. Obama spent 20 years  attending Cone-protégé  Wright’s church. Is it possible that one can attend a church for 20 years and not be aware  of the theology that animates  it? One is left to wonder if  the president is aware of James Cone’s    incendiary statement in which he asserts   that

Black theology refuses to accept a God who is not identified totally  with the  goals of the  black community. If  God is not  for us and against white  people, then he is a murderer,  and we had better kill him. The  task of black theology is to kill Gods who do not belong to the black     community.

Despite this odious ideology, Derrick Bell was critical of  the president’s abandonment of Wright:

Sen. Obama, his campaign threatened by Rev. Wright’s sermons–or  sermon  snippets–played over and over  again, has spoken out about   racial  difference and anger and the need  to get beyond  it in  order to  address effectively the serious  problems that  face us all.  But like the politicians we  discussed  who avoid the  tough  issues, Obama  has  chosen to condemn rather than acknowledge the  truth in Rev.  Wright’s sermons.  He does so while  appropriately  refusing  to  end  his relationship with Wright who  brought  him  to Christianity.

In other words, the most  radical  leftist president in the history of  the  republic was insufficiently radical for Bell — the man  Barack  Obama then  referred to as the “Rosa Parks of  legal education.”

 

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Early on Wednesday, Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith  announced on Twitter that video  researcher Andrew  Kaczynski  had released “the mysterious  Harvard/Obama/race  video that the Breitbart folks have been  talking  about.” Kaczynski claims the video was “licensed  from a Boston   television station.” Breitbart.com noted that the  video had been “selectively edited either by the Boston television station  or by Buzzfeed  itself” and that  it would continue releasing “additional footage that has  been hidden by Obama’s allies in  the  mainstream  media and academia.” The additional  footage was featured on Fox  News’ “Sean Hannity    Show.”

Edited out of the original tape  was Barack Obama embracing professor Bell.   Furthermore, Harvard Law  Professor  Charles Ogletree admitted  that he had a copy of the tape, but kept it under wraps during  the 2008  presidential   election. “Of course, we  hid  this  throughout the  2008  campaign,” said  Olgetree  laughing. “I  don’t care if  they find it now.”

It is the contempt of  people  like Charles Ogletree and others for the peoples’ right   to know that has been  instrumental in helping this    president maintain a  lockdown  on critical periods  of his   life.  His above associations, as well as his ties to domestic  terrorists  Bill Ayers and Bernadine  Dohrn, his long relationship  with ACORN, his adoration  of the  Alinsky method and the rest of his radical past — so amply exposed by Kurtz, Horowitz   and  others have all been derisively dismissed as  irrelevant,  right-wing hysteria, or racist.

The selective editing of this tape is yet   another example of the leftist media’s determination to  shape the news  rather than  report it. Their other egregious tactic,  aka calculated errors of omission, is epitomized by the Los  Angeles   Times’ refusal to release another video of Obama.  It is a tape of the president attending  a  party  and  praising its guest of honor–Rashid Khalidi,  rabid  Israel-hater  and  former  spokesman for  terrorist  godfather  Yasser Arafat. The Times, an ostensiblenews  organization, has been sitting on that  video for nine years.

The efforts of  Breitbart and the crew now carrying on his legacy, stand  in stark  contrast  to those who  would aid  and abet this journalistic malfeasance.  They deserve great  credit for  doing  what  media organizations are supposed to do: make  news available, regardless of whose interests are undermined or  enhanced in the  process.

As for the president, whether or not  his support of yet another America-despising radical accrues  to  his detriment  remains  to be  seen. Obama acolytes will no doubt  dismiss this tape as inconsequential, or possibly  the  politics  of youthful exuberance  long  since abandoned.  Yet at some   point, the preponderance of  evidence of  this president’s true views  and  intentions for the country may reach critical mass.

Thoughtful  Americans  should hope it occurs before election  day.

 

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Obama Forced His Students to Read Bell at University of Chicago Law School

 

Barack Obama made his own students at the University of Chicago Law School read some of Derrick Bell's most radical and racially inflammatory writings.



In 1994, Barack Obama taught a course at the University of Chicago Law School entitled, "Current Issues in Racism and the Law." The reading list and syllabus for that class were made available by the New York Times in 2008, though there seems to have been little analysis of its content by Jodi Kantor, the Times’s Obama correspondent.

Obama routinely assigned works by Bell as required reading, including Bell's racialist interpretations of seminal civil rights laws and cases. No other scholar’s work appears as often in the syllabus as Bell’s does.

Obama relied particularly heavily upon Bell’s major work, Race, Racism, and American Law (1973). Now in its sixth edition, the book lays out Bell’s Critical Race Theory, which is based on the Alinskyite presumption that all of law is a construct--not of justice, but of power exercised by whites against blacks.

(Obama appears to be diagramming just such a presumption in a famous photo from his campaign that ran in The Times and accompanied a piece written by Kantor on Obama’s stint as a law lecturer. The title of the diagram, “relationships built on self-interest,” links corporations, banks, and utilities, as part of a "power analysis.")

Perhaps most interesting was Obama's decision to include and to require the introduction to Bell’s controversial 1992 book, Faces at the Bottom of the Well: The Permanence of Racism, which relied on manufactured stories (or, as Bell called them, “allegories” or “fables”) meant to portray the allegedly structural racism of American society.

In a September 24, 1992 interview with C-Span’s Brian Lamb, Lamb quoted this paragraph from Bell’s book and asked Bell for comment.

Black people will never gain full equality in this country. Even those Herculean efforts we hail as successful will produce no more than temporary peaks of progress, short-lived victories that slide into irrelevance as racial patterns adapt in ways that maintain white dominance. This is a hard-to-accept fact that all history verifies. We must acknowledge it, not as a sign of submission, but as an act of ultimate defiance. (p. 12, italics in original)

“That, if I had to put down my whole thirty five years working in this [field] is [my view] reflected… If you read nothing else, I think that reflects my experience,” Bell told Lamb.

That is what Obama wanted his fellow students at Harvard, and the students he taught at Chicago, to understand--and believe.

Contrary to media spin, Obama did not encounter radical racialist professor Derrick Bell in a youthful flirtation with radicalism.

Obama befriended Bell as an adult, and he used Bell's work to indoctrinate his own students about race and the law.

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“The Excellence of His Scholarship”

Morgen on March 8, 2012

I think there is more to come on the Obama-Harvard tape which Breitbart (and BuzzFeed) released yesterday, where Obama was introducing Critical Race Theorist Derrick Bell at a student protest. But among the innocuous comments which have so far been made public, Obama praised “the excellence of [Bell's] scholarship”. This is really just an amusing anecdote, but here is how Bell himself characterized the “excellence” of his scholarship just a few years later:

As to the personal: I want to say quite clearly that I am a product of affirmative action. I am not stupid and I work hard and would likely have had a worthwhile career without affirmative action. But that career would almost certainly not have been as a law teacher and legal writer. I absolutely would not have become a full professor at the Harvard Law School. Without the Harvard imprimatur, my unorthodox writings filled with allegory exploring the depths of racism in the law and the society would likely not have been published and, if published, would not have been taken seriously.

You mean spinning fantastical tales of alien slave traders bargaining to make off with all black residents of the U.S. is not enough to normally earn you a tenured **noallow** at Harvard? Go figure.

More from Bell:

For me, affirmative action made possible the connections, and luck made affirmative action popular just when I needed it. For better or worse, affirmative action is why I have been invited to speak to you this afternoon.

Well, give him credit for admitting this. That’s more than can be said of some of his adherents.

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VETTING OBAMA'S PASTOR

By Humberto Fontova 3/9/2012

Obama & Rev. Wright by fourbyfourblazer

Obama's espiritual and political mentor, Rev. Wright, a rabid

racist and anti-american marxist says blacks should not sing

"God Bless America" but  "God  da..mn America."

“I have been affiliated with the Cuba Council of Churches since the1980s,” boasted Rev. Jeremiah Wright in  a sermon on July 16th 2006. “I   have  several close Cuban friends (italics added) who work with the Cuba  Council of Churches and you have heard me preach about our affiliation and the  Black Theology Project’s trips to Cuba. The Cuban Council of Churches has been a non-partisan global mission partner for decades. I have  worked with  them for two decades.”

“Non-partisan,” Reverend Wright? Not according to Cuban intelligence defector Juan Vives, who from hands-on  experience reports  that the Cuba Council of Churches is in fact an arm of Cuba's  ICAP  (Instituto Cubano de Amistad con los  Pueblos) itself an arm  of Cuba's  KGB-founded and mentored   DGI (Directorio General  de  Inteligencia.) The ICAP's long-time chieftan was Rene Cruz  Rodriguez, by the Reverend Jeremiah Wright's own admission perhaps one of  his “friends."

Rodriguez' meteoric rise through Cuba's Stalinist bureaucracy was facilitated by his diligence as an early executioner,  often beating out Che  Guevara and Raul Castro  themselves in his zeal to shatter the firing-squad victim's skull   with  a coup d' grace from his .45. (Here is some dramatic proof of Rene Cruz Rodriguez' zeal.  That's him on the right giving the firing squad their order of “FUEGO!”)

On November 5, 1982 a Dade County, Florida,  grand  jury  indicted Rene Rodriguez Cruz for smuggling drugs into  the U.S.

This murderer headed a  Cuban  agency that Jeremiah Wright “worked with for decades” by his own admission, and  whose staff he regards as “friends.” These “friends,” arranged the visit for the  Rev. Jesse Jackson's and his 300 person  entourage to Havana in 1984, which  included Rev.   Wright.

“Viva Fidel!” bellowed Reverend Jackson while concluding his speech at the University of  Havana during that  visit. “Viva Che Guevara! Long live our cry  of Freedom!”

“He (Jesse Jackson) is a great personality,” reciprocated a beaming Fidel Castro, “a brilliant man with a great  talent, capable of communicating with people, very persuasive, reliable, and  honest.  Jackson's main characteristic is honesty. He is sincere and there is not a  single bit of demagoguery in his conversations.”

As mentioned, this was  summer  of 1984, so at the time the world's longest-suffering black political prisoner suffered his incarceration and tortures in stoic  defiance. “Nigger!” taunted his jailers between tortures. “We pulled you down from the trees and cut off your  tail!”

 

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I do not refer to Nelson   Mandela. No, this prisoner was being tortured a few miles away from the  Revs.  Jackson, Wright and their entourage of black American luminaries.  The prisoner  was a black Cuban named Eusebio Penalver and he was being  tortured by Reverend  Wright's gracious hosts. Mr Penalver's incarceration  and tortures stretched to  29 years which makes him the longest-suffering  black political prisoner in  modern history, surpassing Nelson Mandela's  record in time behind bars and  probably doubling the horrors suffered by  Mandela during this  period.

In fact, most who climb  to  positions of authority in Castro's regime did so as accomplices in  mass-murder.  Its part of the deal, named El Compromiso Sangriento  (The Blood  Covenant.) This tried and true Soviet scheme was presented by  Soviet GRU agent  Angel Ciutat to Che Guevara just days after he and Fidel  entered Havana in  January 1959. The scene was a meeting at Che's palatial  (and recently stolen)  estate in Tarara just west of Havana. Every  candidate for regime officer,  suggested Soviet officer Ciutat, would take  his place in a firing squad and pull  the trigger with live  ammo.

From his prison-cell window  Tito  Rodriguez Oltmans, a former Cuban freedom-fighter and political  prisoner,  watched this blood covenant in action. "Every evening the  military cadets and  regime officials would be bused in and armed with  Belgian .308 caliber FALs as  they lined up for the firing squad," recalls  Mr. Oltmans, a prisoner in La  Cabana prison in the early 1960s. “As  darkness fell the condemned patriot -- shirtless and gagged -- would be dragged  to the execution wall and bound. The  cadets and officials would line up  only four meters in front of the patriot and  all had loaded weapons." ... FUEGO!

A brief aside: historically and almost  universally,  most members of a firing squad shoot blanks, to assuage their  conscience. But  such assuaging would contradict the Cuban firing squads'  most vital  purpose.

The point of the Blood  Covenant  was to bond the murderers, especially those in line for future  leadership, with  the murderous regime. The more shooters the more  murderers. The more murderers  thus manufactured the more people  highly-motivated to resist any overthrow of  their system. After 16,000  firing-squad murders (according to the Black Book of  Communism) Cuba's  officer and regime official corps (Jeremiah Wright’s “friends”) was plenty  "bonded" to the regime.

 
NOTE BY DQBAN22:

Obama's "christianity"  is   based  on the marxist "black liberation  theology"  and  the chief  architect and Rev. Wright’s mentor, James Cone, argues that   Jesus   Christ himself must have been black because “either God is for  black   people in their fight for liberation and against the  white   oppressors, or  he is not.” Mr. Obama spent 20  years   attending  Cone-protégé Wright’s  church. Is it  possible  that   one can attend a church for 20 years and  not  be  aware of the  theology that  animates  it? One  is left to wonder  if the president is aware of James Cone’s   incendiary statement  in which  he  asserts  that

Black theology refuses  to  accept a God who is not identified totally with the goals of  the   black community. If  God is not for us and against  white   people, then he is a  murderer, and we had  better  kill him.  The  task of black  theology is to  kill Gods who do  not  belong to the black     community.

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The Dohrn Connection

 

MARXIST TERRORISTS,  BILL   AYERS  AND HIS WIFE BERNARDINE DOHRN, WERE THE PILARS OF  OBAMA'S   POLITICAL  CARREER.  Ayers  wrote  both  "autobiographies" of  Obama

Bernardine Dohrn has  a   history  with the Justice Department. More specifically, in  the early   1970s, she was one  of the FBI’s most wanted  fugitives because of her   actions with the Weather  Underground,  a violent radical   organization.

Times have changed. In 2010 and 2011, the   Justice   Department saw fit to give $400,000 in grants to  an    organization that lists Dohrn as a member of its board of directors:  a   $150,000  grant in September of 2010 and a $250,000 grant a  year later.

The organization that received the grants is  the   W.  Haywood Burns Institute, and the project that brought  in the money  is  the  Juvenile Detention Alternatives  Initiative. JDAI aims to keep  juvenile  criminals  out of  ssecure confinement” and to reduce racial  disparities in  the   juvenile justice system.

As a prominent figure in the Weather Underground — which  was initially known as simply “Weatherman” — Dohrn helped lead the “Days of  Rage” Chicago riot, and during her tenure the group  was   responsible for numerous  bombings of government buildings.  Although  Dohrn  has never renounced her past,  her various legal  troubles are  behind her:  She served some probation, several   charges were  dismissed, and she spent  some time in jail for refusing  to  cooperate  with an investigation. She’s  now a law professor  at Northwestern   University, and her husband, fellow  Weather  Underground co-founder  William  Ayers, is a retired education   professor at the University of  Illinois at   Chicago.

The Burns Institute’s name comes from a man  who   himself  exemplified the blend of civil-rights activism,  academic  prestige,  and radical  politics that defines the group  today. W.  Haywood Burns worked  with Martin  Luther King Jr.  during the  civil-rights movement and  eventually became the  dean  of the law  school at Queens College. He  also was  married to Bernardine   Dohrn’s sister, Jennifer, and he “represented the black  radical  Angela Davis against  charges of  kidnapping and murder, and  coordinated the  defense  for inmates indicted in  the Attica prison  riot,” as the New  York  Times noted in his 1996     obituary.

 

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Bernardine Dohrn's 1969 mug shot.
FBI MOST WANTED: BERNARDINE   DOHRN  MUGSHOT 1969


The Institute’s biography of   Burns refers  to the 1971 Attica rioters as “people struggling   for   self-determination.” The rioters protested poor conditions   by taking  their  guards hostage until police launched a full   assault on the  prison. One of the group’s leaders was  Sam Melville, who had bombed  numerous government  and business  buildings shortly  before the Weather Underground began doing the  same  thing. After the horribly managed police assault left 39 dead — in  addition to an officer who was killed by the rioters at the outset  of  the  incident, as well as  several inmates who were killed by  other   prisoners during the chaos — the Weather Underground  bombed  a New York Department of  Corrections facility in  retaliation. Virtually  everyone involved in  the Attica riots  and their aftermath acted poorly, and yet, as Patrick Brennan has noted on NRO before, a  certain group of aging radicals seems to see the incident as some kind  of triumph.

Meanwhile, JDAI, the project that earned the Burns  Institute its Justice grants, is spearheaded by the Annie  E. Casey Foundation.  In 2010 the federal government agreed to  help the Casey Foundation fund training and other consulting services  while it  expands  the program to new sites, and it was through  this agreement that the Burns Institute secured its grants. During the  grant-application process, the Justice Department does not  typically  require groups to provide lists of their directors.

The Burns Institute’s primary goal is to reduce   racial  disparities in juvenile justice, a problem it attributes   primarily  to discrimination rather than disproportionate  misbehavior. The  Institute aims to get the  U.N.   to   take a role in American juvenile justice, and it  also works  with local  governments (for a fee) to address the  issue.  The organization’s  process  involves bringing  together  various  stakeholders — police, parents, prosecutors,   etc. — to  discuss policy changes. The group says that this    helps  decrease juvenile confinement without sacrificing   public   safety.

If that’s true, it’s good. But there are plenty  of charities that do good work without including Weather    Underground  co-founders on their boards of directors and  openly  praising prison rioters on their websites. Presidential administrations have considerable   discretion when it comes to  federal grants. But it is not too much to askthat  the Justice   Department avoid giving money to groups  with ties to violent radicals.

The Burns Institute did not provide a comment  in  time  for publication, Dohrn did not reply to several attempts   to  contact her, and the Office of Justice Programs declined to   provide  a quote  for  attribution.