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Obama’s Red Mentor Praised Red Army

Posted by wordforit on April 11, 2008

There doesn’t seem to be a middle ground with how one views Obama; it’s either for or against to the furthest degree. Those of us who find his evasive, deceptive rhetoric deplorable and dangerous to the United States are desperately trying to wake up those who seem to be under a spell, while those who adore him are even more desperate to prove him worthy of worship regardless of his known associations with enemies of the U.S.

2Thessalonians 2:11~ “And for this cause God shall send them strong delusion, that they should believe a lie:”

Rather than “unity”, Obama has caused extreme animosity across the land and it would only become exacerbated with him holding a higher office, giving invitation to his backers, whoever that includes. Frank Marshall Davis is deceased but, apparently, his legacy thrives.

Cliff Kincaid has researched and shared his findings with us repeatedly; I hope Obama supporters will do themselves and the rest of us the justice of listening and thinking critically about who he aligns himself with. It seems to be one anti-American group after another, with attendance of twenty years in a church that’s more likened to a covert treason rally, also being a grave concern.~ WordforIt

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by Cliff Kincaid (4/8/08)

Retrieved from: NewsByUs

Barack Obama’s childhood mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, a member of the Moscow-controlled Communist Party USA, wrote a poem dedicated to the Soviet Red Army. “Smash on, victory-eating Red Army,” he declared. He also wrote poems attacking traditional Christianity and the work of Christian missionaries.

The “Red Army” poem goes beyond hoping for the communists to beat the Nazis in World War II and hails the Soviet revolution. It says:

“Show the marveling multitudes

Americans, British, all your allied brothers

How strong you are

How great you are

How your young tree of new unity

Planted twenty-five years ago

Bears today the golden fruit of victory!”

One Davis poem, “Christ is a Dixie Nigger,” dismisses Christ as “another New White Hope” and declares:

“Remember this, you wise guys

Your tales about Jesus of Nazareth are no-go with me

I’ve got a dozen Christs in Dixie all bloody and black…”

The revelations about Davis’ poetry will add to the controversy over what kind of role Davis played in shaping Obama’s political views. Davis (1905-1987) seems to have had the same kind of anti-American outlook that animated Obama’s longtime pastor, Jeremiah Wright. In fact, Davis was pro-Soviet, not just anti-American.

The controversial poems are included in the book, Black Moods, a collection edited by John Edgar Tidwell, a professor at the University of Kansas and expert on Davis’s writings and career. He confirms that Davis joined the Communist Party but that he publicly tried to deny his communist affiliations.

Davis’ poem, “To the Red Army,” says that “rich industrialists” in Washington and London wanted Hitler to win and “wipe Communism from the globe.”

One Davis poem, “Onward Christian Soldiers,” mocks the Christian hymn by the same name. It talks of Africans being killed with a “Christian gun” instead of a spear by the missionaries following “the religion of Sweet Jesus.” Another Davis poem refers to Christians “who buy righteousness like groceries.”

Davis’ writings have become an issue because he became a father-figure to Obama, who is the leading Democratic candidate for president of the U.S., during their time in Hawaii. Obama acknowledges in his book, Dreams From My Father, that he knew and accepted advice from a black poet named “Frank” but doesn’t identify “Frank” by his full name. However, several sources, including Professor Gerald Horne and Dr. Kathryn Takara, have confirmed that “Frank” was in fact Frank Marshall Davis. Trevor Loudon, a New Zealand-based libertarian activist, researcher and blogger, first noted evidence that “Frank” was Frank Marshall Davis in a posting in March of 2007.

In remarks at a reception of the Communist Party USA (CPUSA) archives at the Tamiment Library at New York University, Horne, a contributing editor of the Communist Party journal Political Affairs, asserted that Davis had come into contact with Obama and his family in Hawaii and became the young man’s mentor, influencing his sense of identity and career path.

Obama writes in Dreams From My Father that he saw “Frank” only a few days before he left Hawaii for college. He said that Davis called college an “advanced degree in compromise,” warned Obama not to forget his “people,” and not to “start believing what they tell you about equal opportunity and the American way and all that shit.”

As we noted in a previous article, the record shows that Obama was in Hawaii from 1971-1979, where he developed his close relationship, almost like a son, with Davis, and listened to his “poetry” and views.

But in the same way that he fails to identify “Frank” as Frank Marshall Davis, Obama says nothing about the nature of this “poetry.” However, Tidwell says that several Davis’ poems were viewed as “subversive” by the FBI and that they help explain why it monitored his activities. Tidwell says that the FBI maintained a file on Davis.

One Davis poem, “Peace Quiz for America,” includes the lines:

“Uncle Sam, Uncle Sam

Why did you send me against Axis foes

In the death-kissed foxholes

Of New Guinea and Europe

Without shielding my back

From the sniping Dixie lynchers

In the jungles of Texas and Florida?”

Tidwell asserts that Davis was a “closet” member of the CPUSA and that it’s not clear how long he stayed in the party.

The Senate Internal Security Subcommittee (SISS) reprinted the 1953 and 1954 Reports of the Commission on Subversive Activities of the Territory of Hawaii, which refer to Davis as “an identified member of the Communist Party” who was affiliated with a number of Communist fronts and circulated “inflammatory racial propaganda.” Davis also wrote columns for the Honolulu Record, a Communist paper. These were described as “unrelenting and unmitigated complaints of racial discrimination in the United States.” Davis was labeled “a bitter opponent of capitalism” and “staunch defender” of communists and communist sympathizers.

Max Friedman, a longtime writer and researcher on internal security affairs, discovered that Davis testified in 1956 before the SISS and took the Fifth Amendment on his Communist Party membership.

The House Committee on Un-American Activities (HCUA) took testimony in 1950 from a member of the Honolulu branch of the NAACP, Edward Berman, who said that Davis had showed up to “propagandize” its membership about alleged “racial problems.” Berman referred to “Comrade Davis” as someone who “sneaked” into the NAACP meetings “with the avowed intent and purpose of converting it into a front for the Stalinist line.”

Tidwell says that Davis “felt betrayed” when Soviet dictator Stalin signed the 1939 nonaggression pact with Nazi Germany, which triggered World War II, but that Stalin’s eventual decision to join the U.S. and its allies in a war on the Axis powers “restored a measure of Davis’ confidence in the USSR.”

Another book, The New Red Negro, by James Edward Smethurst, says that while Davis had said he was disturbed by the Hitler-Stalin pact, he did not leave the CPUSA in protest over it.

Tidwell maintains that Davis moved to Hawaii from Chicago, Illinois, in 1948 under “the governmental pressure of McCarthyism,” a reference to anti-communist Senator Joe McCarthy. However, the SISS and the HCUA had nothing to do with McCarthy’s committee, which was the Permanent Investigations Subcommittee of the Senate’s Government Operations Committee.

In fact, McCarthy didn’t emerge as a figure in the anti-communist movement until 1950.

The SISS hearings were held for the purpose of determining the “Scope of Soviet Activity in the United States.”

William Rusher, who served as associate counsel to the SISS in 1956-1957, has written that “It is hard for most people to imagine the influence that even a relatively small number of dedicated people can have, but the CPUSA exerted significant power in its heyday – a heyday, be it remembered, in which the Soviet Union impressed many people as the wave of the future, destined to overwhelm a weak and fading West, including the United States.”

This pro-Communist view appears to have been the mindset of Frank Marshall Davis, who spent many hours advising and reading poetry to a young Barack Obama.

Cliff Kincaid is the Editor of the AIM Report.

http://www.aim.org/aim-column/obamas-red-mentor-praised-red-army/

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Opening the School Door to Communism

Posted by wordforit on March 27, 2008

By Holly Swanson

WorldNetDaily

The stated purpose of the Education for Sustainability movement is to use education to create “a new cultural norm” in America. In other words, use education as a tool to change our entire culture by manipulating the curriculum and teaching our children new cultural beliefs. Anthony Cortese, the president of Second Nature and one of the leading advocates in the Education for Sustainability movement, clarified their objectives, saying, “Humans are guided by a whole set of beliefs and values, and those come from culture, from religion, from social, economic and political structure. We need to change all of those.”

Education for Sustainability is a political tool to change the cultural, religious, social, economic and political structure of our nation. This is not common knowledge because these programs have been presented as nonpartisan environmental education – but this is not accurate. This movement is advancing a partisan agenda that mirrors Green Party goals and communism.

Critical distinctions must be made between sound steps to create a healthier environment and using public education to indoctrinate students as the means to impose a political agenda that mirrors communism. California state Sen. Alan Lowenthal’s bill, S.B.1322, to remove long-standing safeguards that prevent “teaching communism with the intent to indoctrinate” coincides with the Education for Sustainability agenda, as it would pave the way to teach these programs in California schools.

Sustainability, a core principle of the Green Party, is now the all-encompassing buzzword to mask implementing the revolutionary agenda outlined by Cortese. Teaching our children to “go Green” means politically indoctrinating them to support the goals of the Greens, party and movement. A direct alliance between Education for Sustainability and the Green Party is the Earth Charter. Although presented as non-partisan, the Earth Charter is:

  • part of the Green Party platform;
  • recognized as the tool to implement the objectives of the Green Party;
  • a set of rules co-authored by former communist dictator Mikhail Gorbachev, now a leader in the Green movement;
  • a document that promotes communist principles such as “the equitable distribution of wealth within nations and among nations”;
  • a tutorial selected by the Education for Sustainability movement to teach our children new cultural beliefs, behaviors and lifestyles.

Advocates hope to make the Earth Charter law and the “common standard by which the conduct of all individuals, organizations, businesses, governments and transnational institutions is to be guided and assessed.”

The primary strategy to achieve this level of dictatorial control over the American people is to use Education for Sustainability to shape the political opinions and personal beliefs of the roughly 89 percent of our children that attend public schools. These programs target children at every grade level.

What happens to free thought, individual freedom and the democratic process if 89 percent of America’s children are taught to vote for Green communism? Ronald Reagan said it best: “The future of our nation will be determined, more than anything else, by the character of our children.”

A short list of the so-called nonpartisan groups that have endorsed the Earth Charter and support Education for Sustainability provides a clue about who is pushing these programs into our schools. The groups include:

  • The Campaign for Environmental Literacy
  • The North American Association for Environmental Education
  • The Earth Day Network
  • The National Wildlife Federation
  • Second Nature

These same groups support S.2444, the Higher Education Sustainability Act of 2007, or HESA, which calls for $50 million a year to fund and “fully integrate sustainability into the curriculum” in higher education. The Education for Sustainability movement is positioned to have its programs recommended and accepted as part of the national curriculum.

An update from the Campaign for Environmental Literacy states, “The House and Senate … are now conferring on the final bill … This conference will decide which of the 40-plus new programs, including the HESA program, make it into the final higher education bill.”

The plan is to legalize, fund and implement Education for Sustainability programs before the American people understand:

  • sustainability is the vehicle;
  • the Earth Charter is the blueprint;
  • political indoctrination is the objective; and
  • communism is the end game.

Education for Sustainability is already part of the curriculum in schools across our nation. Be a voice for America’s children and help get Green politics out of our schools.

Holly Swanson is the director of the Operation Green Out! campaign and known for her work to get Green politics out of America’s schools. She is the author of the book “Set Up & Sold Out,” an expose on the political agenda of the Green movement.

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