Obama's Journey: The Story of An American Marxist
May 6th, 2012
By Barry Secrest
So, why did the Associated Press, back on June 27th, 2004, trumpet the fact that a Kenyan-born American named Barack Obama was now being elevated as a US Senator in the East African Sunday Standard newspaper, and is this article actually legitimate?
Indeed, it is, as a matter of fact. When this story was first discovered some time ago, we actually visited the East-African Standard website, clicked on the associated link in the EAS Standard's archived wayback machine, and there both the article and picture magically appeared. Unfortunately, the link has since been taken down , due to unmentionably odd reasons, we might add. But why did this story appear and, once again, is it real? The answer to this question demands a journey all the way back to Obama's origins in order to understand both the man and his often stealthily applied radical ideology, and it can only be accomplished here in two parts.
Part One: Obama's Radical Ideology
It was mid-1988 when Barack Obama visited Kenya for the first time, "according to public records."
At the age of 28, Obama had been on an extended vacation in Europe from his job as a Community organizer for the Gamaliel Foundation of Chicago.
The Gamaliel Foundation was an ACORN-type community organizing group,transformed from originally helping African American families purchase homes on Chicago's west side to recruiting and training community leaders within the inner-city centers. Interestingly, this transformation took place largely as a result of Obama's tenure there, from 1985 to 1988.
These specifically-trained community leaders would then organize followers to publicly agitate for both social justice and Affirmative Action aims within many center-city black communities. Obama's goals as a Gamaliel Leader were not necessarily to "get inner city occupants into meaningful jobs or homes," but rather, the future Leader of the Free World was, in effect, creating frustrated outcries for increased social justice and welfare support from both local and Federal governments, while organizing and registering these same inner-city dwellers, both dead and alive as the case may be, to vote.
This newly remolded Foundation had, in fact, been reinstituted after the Leftist/neo-Marxist/ Saul Alinksy mold, which utilized Collectivist ideals to achieve both civic instability and transformative change, and with the direct help of Obama, in this case. These same ideals would later serve to reorder and transform inner-city communities into intensified hotbeds of government-supported, single-adult families and redistributional justice centers, even as poverty sequentially worsens. The modern-day equivalent to these organizations are even now being set up in city after major city and some have even parlayed a meaningful role in taking part in the often violent OWS protests.
However, whle many will frequently hear the name of Alinksy and his community organizing efforts brought up when referencing Obama's past, both the Left and the media have stealthily managed to largely reinvent Alinksy as a simple activist for the poor. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. You see, Alinsky's model for transforming a community is based upon a simple yet effective Marxist strategy of fomenting class warfare on a societal basis, in essence, pitting the proletariat (Employees) against the Capitalist class (Businessowners) to create wide swaths of civic instability, which then provides fertile ground for transformative societal change to take place. In this particular vein, no one can forget one of Obama's chief campaign promises:
But for those who still wonder at the aims of Radical Saul Alinksy, who is the Father of modern community organizing and "the man who inspired Obama," you need only read a few Vintage Books reviews of Alinksy's book, "Rules for Radicals":
“Alinsky's techniques and teachings influenced generations of community and labor organizers, including the church-based group hiring a young [Barack] Obama to work on Chicago's South Side in the 1980s.... Alinsky impressed a young [Hillary] Clinton, who was growing up in Park Ridge at the time Alinsky was the director of the Industrial Areas Foundation in Chicago.” —Chicago Sun-Times
"Rules for Radicals" is essentially a guidebook that encourages individuals to gather, organize and develop a battle-plan to spread a socialist agenda; there is even a list of tactics to be used. Alinsky has conveniently simplified the complex socio-economic landscape of the United States into three groups: The Haves (upper-class), The Have Some, Want More (middle-class) and Have-nots (poor).~Vine Voice
In essence, Obama's Alinsky manual teaches its students Collectivist goals from a class warfare perspective, which has quickly become a stealthily supplanted cornerstone of the Obama 2012 election campaign. But Obama's ties to the extremist Left neither begin nor end here; in fact, Obama's failed ideology casts a wide net into the world of the Communists ideologues, which would leave most of our Founding Fathers furiously rotating in their graves.
You see, the problems with Alinksy's book only begin with its instructively destructive side. We also have Alinsky's homage to Satan himself, where he acknowledges Lucifer as being the first radical known to man, receiving a kingdom all his own, while also noting that the Progressive spin-meisters at Media Matters, a brazen Obama apologist organization sponsored by George Soros, complain that this is not a dedication, but rather something else altogether, ergo an acknowledgement, which is a mere parsing of terms, in our book, but also comically illustrating Media Matters' need to defend the book, itself, rather tellingly.
But despite the Alinsky ties, the President's early years were spent under the influence of men such as Frank Marshall Davis, a Communist-journalist and good friend of Obama's grandfather in Hawaii, who was implicated in an FBI counter-communist investigation. Davis was outed as a Communist member by an informer who used Davis regularly in passing information to various Hawaiian Communist cells. Obama even repeatedly mentions Davis in his book, "Dreams From My Father," as Frank, with fond thoughts on the old Communist peppered liberally throughout the book, in at least twelve sections.
But what do all of these early left-wing extremist ties, formerly established by a sitting US president, mean to America, now, in Obama's increasingly depraved post-American world? Indeed, we need look no further than Obama's private words to Authoritarian Russian leader, Medvedev, while at a Seoul conference. At the meeting, Obama stated this to his Totalitarian counterpart, unbeknowst that it was both photographed and recorded:
President Obama: On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this, this can be solved but it’s important for him to give me space.
Medvedev: Yeah, I understand. I understand your message about space. Space for you…
President Obama: This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility.
Medvedev: I understand. I will transmit this information to Vladimir.
You see , if Obama were not in the maddening habit of continually governing against the will of the people who elected him, it would not be necessary for him to wait until after his presumed re-election. But where else can Obama's Marxist strategies be found, temporarily thrusting aside his totalitarian complicity?
Enter the Center for Community Change, or CCC, which is a direct off-shoot of these extremely Leftist ACORN-like organizations, which Obama was instrumental in building and funding, while even recently establishing beachheads in many larger cities. Touting the Leftist/Obama mantra of resisting the power of "banks putting profit over people" and Social justice, which is another veiled word for Communist redistribution schemes, while completely ignoring the US government's Leftist mandated Community (Organizing) Reinvestment Act, which brought the US economy to its knees. The CCC, in fact, actively seeks to leverage over-burdensome regulations against the very businesses that are the true lifeblood to any community, while railing against the standing government as being ineffective and corrupt, which is but another reference Obama frequently made while campaigning in 2008.
However, these acts of anti-government and anti-corporate activism are an essential component of Obama's Alinksy teachings, which speak to an extreme willingness to take down the present system by way of change we can believe in .
So, what does all of this actually mean in the larger picture?
In essence, it means that Saul Alinksy certainly, and therefore Obama ostensibly, despise America's free market capitalist system, harbor every aim at bringing the Capitalist system down while simultaneously transforming it into a system which simply cannot exist, that being a Collectivists' Mecca. Granted, you will never hear Obama actually state this, due to the simple truth that it would effectively end his political career.
The fact that Obama has effectively impaired US financials by losing America's AAA bond rating status for the first time in US history, while ringing up an enormous debt of nearly $ 16 Trillion dollars, speaks to a strategy taken from the playbook of yet another devious Alinsky scheme that few actually understand. Billed as the Cloward-Piven strategy, this Alinsky inspired theme seeks to overwhelm the system using welfare benefits as the fulcrum to destabilize America's current capitalist system and re-erect a system that would quickly erode America's power and standing by rotting away the remaining wealth and showering it on the disadvantaged until nothing, in essence, remains.
The mere fact that Obama, while promising to cut US debt in half in 2009, has actually increased it by a figure now approaching $ 6 trillion dollars, speaks to the President's stunningly obvious Cloward-Piven agenda. As the naysayers scoff, and the media turns an ever-blind eye, we note the fact that Obama and the Democrats have failed to pass an actual budget in nearly three years now, as the spending continues to threaten US economic security and stability. The President's response has been to attack the GOP and Conservatives, despite our insistence that America now tow the line of decreasing Her out of control spending. Obama, meanwhile, will inerringly fall back on his class warfare rhetoric to dispel his efforts at transforming America and Her financial system.
But where else, exactly, does Obama fit into all of this, aside from being a heavily trained Community organizer? Indeed, none other than the Left's darling, National Public Radio, who kindly answers this particular question for us, when we learn in an NPR interview, that Obama pointedly used Alinksy's radical rules in order to leverage hundreds of community organizing units into an army of electors in the 2008 Democratic Primary Caucuses. The interview further identifies the fact that Saul Alinksy was "the man who inspired Obama," by the way.
These extremist, Leftist, community organizing groups, therefore, dovetail flawlessly into Obama's early role in politics, which actually points to a radical Leftist ideologue who practiced the spread of neo-Marxism in inner-city communities. This is where, in part, the "Obama is a Marxist" mantra, which many on the Conservative Right keep repeating, hails from. Indeed, it's not some fanciful contrivance engineered to belittle the President, but rather it is a researched fact that the Mainstream Media has continually chosen to ignore. Meanwhile, Obama largely refuses to discuss his Leftist past to any real degree, while most of the American people have no idea of America's growing culture of counter-Capitalism that the President, in earnest, has promoted throughout his entire political career.
But the Obama as neo-Marxist organizer neither begins nor ends at the origins of his political career. In truth, outside of Obama's modern-day words, which continually deprecate business, the wealthy, and the American Capitalist system, the President also insistently reminds us that the "US Free Market does not work and never has worked." We also have his quotes on Capitalism, which tell us that our 200 year lifestyle as, the wealthiest and most powerful nation on the planet, has been but a practice of blind faith, and that it, too, has failed. Indeed, these two facts coupled with his fundamental foundation as a Saul Alinsky-style community organizer espousing Marxist ideals, begins to tell the story that many refuse to utter and most actually deny.
Obama began his radical liberal journey after migrating from Hawaii to Los Angeles in 1979 at the age of 18. There he enrolled in what many consider to be one of the most Liberal colleges in the US, Occidental College. Occidental is a Liberal Arts hotbed that prides itself on community engagement, which is another, more fanciful way of describing community organizing. In fact, many refer to the college as "Little Moscow," both in and around the LA area, due to its extremist left views. Thus, the origins of Obama's formalized radical journey could be said to begin at the Leftist indoctrination factory of Occidental, at least in part. In 1981, in an extended break from life at Occidental, Obama left the country in order to visit family in the Islamist hotbeds of Pakistan and Indonesia,where he had spent his early years from age six until 10 years of age.
There, Obama met and traveled with two men for three weeks named Wahid Hamid and Mohammed Hasad Chand00, which is an event verified by Obama's campaign spokesman. The problem? Chandoo is a radical Isamist who operates a website dedicated to anti-Semitic and anti-American propaganda. The site is currently listed, by the way, as having been temporarily taken down; no surprise there. Upon Obama's return to the US from the Middle East visit, he then transferred his enrollment from Occidental to an even more liberal power-school, Columbia University of New York.
At Columbia, Obama studied Political Science with a specialty in International Relations and graduated in 1983. No known records exist for Obama's time at Columbia University; however, there is a student ID card copy circulating the web that appears to indicate that Obama was, at the time, registered as a foreign student.
However, to make things just a bit more complicated, the name on the ID card indicates Barry Soetoro, and the President was born as Barack Obama, according to his Hawaiian long-form birth certificate. So why did Obama change his name to Barry Soetoro and then change it back again to Barack Obama? According to available records, around 1980 or 1981 Obama grew disfond of the name Barry (ahem) and decided to go back to his native name of Barack Obama. This name change, for a future President, had only happened twice previously in two centuries of US history.
But to explain this quandary further, when Obama's mother and biological father were divorced, Ann Dunham later met and wed a native Indonesian, of Javanese-Muslim ethnicity, who was a visiting foreign student in Hawaii named Lolo Soetoro. In that same time period, the nation of Indonesia underwent an attempted coup by radical Communists known as the 30 September Movement. As a result, the nation recalled all of its students, forcing Soetoro to return to his native country and move Obama's family to Indonesia.
It was also here that Obama took on Indonesian citizenship, was adopted by his Muslim stepfather, and was also forced to renounce his American citizenship due to the fact that Indonesia did not allow for dual citizenship. Thus the name change to Barry Soetoro and also the assumed need for a foreign student ID card at Columbia. But this then begs a new question, being, when did Obama become a US citizen again, after initially changing his citizenship to Indonesia, as a child? The anwer to that particular question drives discussion elements of increasingly inquiring minds, all across the media.
Conventional thought might be, "Once a US citizen, always a US citizen," which would mean that the US would supposedly recognize Obama's citizenship, despite his earlier renouncement in order to become an Indonesian citizen. But then the quesion becomes, did Obama gain the presidency as a dual citizen of Indonesia?
A growing number of Americans, who are just now learning these facts, are in effect shocked to finally realize that a sitting US President, has upon display at the White House website a birth certificate, which we are not allowed to speak of, but has been proven to be fraudulent by numerous experts. Further, nevermind the selective service draft card which fails the test as a legitimate historical artifact, along with a highly questionable social security number.
We now also have the question of whether or not Obama failed to re-naturalize his citizenship after becoming a citizen of Indonesia as a child. These facts, coupled with the consitutional question of whether or not Obama was natural-born and is eligible for the Presidency, continues to cast doubt on the most radical presidency ever to gain power in the US.
Next week, we'll dig into the Obama past even more intently and focus on the numerous questionable ties, his failed birth certificate, and also take a look at his US comings and goings with an even greater critical eye on discovering who the man is and what his political leanings might seek to ultimately achieve.
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