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14 May

Communists in Congress

Florida Rep. Allen West received considerable flak after claiming that there were up to eighty “communists” in the US Congress
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Rep West was certainly correct in spirit. There are dozens of members of the US Congress who have strong ties to one or more of America’s several influential Marxist organizations.

Congress members with documentable connections to the US hard left.
Michigan freshman Democratic Congressman Hansen Clarke represents the state’s 13th District and serves on the Homeland Security and Science, Space and Technology committees.

A former Chief of Staff to Michigan’s pro-Marxist Congressman John Conyers, Hansen Clarke seems to be following in his former mentor’s political footsteps.

Over many years, Congressman Clarke has openly aligned himself with the highly influential Detroit local of the US’ largest Marxist organization, Democratic Socialists of America.

Reaffirming a relationship that began several years ago, Congressman Clarke personally presented awards at Greater Detroit DSA’s 12th annual Frederick Douglass-Eugene V. Debs Dinner on October 1st at UAW Local 600 in Dearborn, Michigan.

Clarke presented Congressional citations to far leftist, the Reverend Ed Rowe and to the Restaurant Opportunities Center-Michigan.
Other speakers included an event regular, Metropolitan Detroit AFL-CIO President Saundra Williams and newly appointed DSA National Director Maria Svart.

Hansen Clarke’s relationship with DSA goes back to at least 2002.
In that year, Greater Detroit Democratic Socialists of America contributed to the primary campaign of Hansen Clarke, who ran against incumbent State Senator Ray Murphy in the 1st District. The local did some early fundraising and conducted a postcard campaign on Clarke’s behalf to its members in the 1st Senate District. Hansen Clarke achieved an upset victory, winning comfortably by thirteen points.

Greater Detroit DSA boasts a “simple but effective electoral strategy.”
We endorse progressive candidates in competitive races where the focused efforts of a small group such as ours can tip the balance in favor of the progressive candidate.

This strategy has served us well in electing state representatives such as Steve Bieda, Alma Wheeler Smith, John Espinoza, Aldo Vagnozzi, and Fred Miller, and state senators such as Gilda Jacobs and Hansen Clarke.

Hansen Clarke also has a close working relationship with one of the US’ most extreme Marxist-Leninist organizations – the pro-North Korea/Cuban Workers World Party.

In 2008 Hansen Clarke worked closely with Detroit leaders of the Workers World Party on the house foreclosures issue. Clarke drafted and sponsored SB 1306 with long time WWP collaborator Reverend Ed Rowe of Central United Methodist Church, a co–initiator of the Moratorium NOW! organization. Rowe further pledged ongoing support to the coalition, whose office is in his church. Most key leaders and personnel in Moratorium NOW! are also Workers World Party activists. Writing in Workers World on Jan. 14, 2008, Detroit WWP leader Kris Hamel discussed the origins of Moratorium NOW!

“More than 400,000 jobs have been lost in the state since 2001. Now, that economic crisis has extended nationwide… According to a report issued on June 5 by the Mortgage Bankers Association, approximately one of every 11 mortgages in the U.S. was past due or in foreclosure at the end of March… Falling home values have left many homeowners with mortgages in excess of the value of their homes… The Moratorium NOW! Coalition to Stop

Foreclosures and Evictions is organizing around the state to win passage of SB 1306, a two-year moratorium introduced into the Michigan Legislature by state Sen. Hansen Clarke. In 2007, activists with the Michigan Emergency Committee Against War and Injustice began to popularize the idea of a foreclosure moratorium based on the emergency powers invested in the governor by the state constitution during times of disaster.

Demonstrations were held at the state capitol in Lansing demanding that Gov. Jennifer Granholm declare a state of economic emergency and impose a moratorium to stop foreclosures and evictions.“

Hansen Clarke became heavily involved in the WWP campaign, in 2008, when a Detroit family, the Maxwells, were faced with losing their home. According to the Workers World, “the dumpster was returned to the Maxwell home on the morning of April 23, one week after “community activists” successfully emptied it and moved the family’s belongings back into their foreclosed home on Detroit’s near northwest side.” An emergency demonstration called by the WWP front Moratorium NOW!, convened at the home in the afternoon in solidarity with the Maxwells and “all those facing foreclosure in Detroit.”
Activists with another WWP front, the Michigan Emergency Committee Against War and Injustice, theMichigan Welfare Rights Organization, ACORN, and other groups participated.

An emergency motion was filed in Detroit’s 36th District Court to set aside the judgment for eviction entered by the court on Feb. 28. On April 25, community activists packed the courtroom with the Maxwell family as Judge E. Lynise Bryant-Weekes heard arguments on why the family should be allowed to stay in their home. After the hearing, as supporters gathered in the corridor outside the courtroom, Maureen Taylor of Michigan Welfare Rights Organization stated: “This proves that poor people have no rights, that if you can’t afford an attorney, so be it. Poor people cannot get justice in a courtroom. We need to keep fighting.”

Detroit WWP leader Abayomi Azikiwe of Michigan Emergency Committee Against War and Injustice, told Workers World: “This is precisely why we need a moratorium. There are thousands of families like the Maxwells all throughout Metro Detroit. We need to step up the struggle to force the state legislature to enact the two-year foreclosure moratorium law. We can’t wait another day.”

MECAWI organizer and WWP leader Jerry Goldberg spoke at the Labor and Community Conference held at United Auto Workers Region 1A on April 26. Sponsored by the Labor Studies Center of the University of Michigan, the conference linked community issues such as health care and the environment to the labor struggle. Goldberg spoke on the foreclosure crisis and motivated the audience to support the two-year mortgage foreclosure moratorium introduced by State Sen. Hansen Clarke. Participants “signed up to support the bill and responded enthusiastically to the developing struggle.”

Abayomi Azikiwe and State Senator Hansen Clarke co-chaired a Town Hall Meeting on June 14, 2008 at UAW Local 7 in Detroit. The event, a statewide organizers’ conference, demanded the passage of Hansens’ SB 1306, imposing a two-year moratorium on foreclosures in Michigan
Workers World Party leaders Jerry Goldberg and Abayomi Azikiwe, with Hansen Clarke, June 14, 2008

Later that year, 72 year-old Rubie Curl-Pinkins was threatened with eviction from her home behind the James Cole Funeral Home on West Grand Boulevard. Hundreds of neighbors, relatives, church members and activists from the Moratorium Now! Coalition, Call ‘em Out, ACORN and State Senator Hansen Clarke and his staff rallied against Countrywide Home Loans/Bank of America, which planned to evict her family July 25, 2008.

The rally went on from 4 PM until almost midnight and was given extensive coverage by Detroit’s Channel Seven, which also interviewed Clarke about his pending bill for a two-year moratorium on foreclosures, S.B. 1306.

Unlike many other Detroiters facing foreclosure, Ms. Pinkins had the money to pay what she owed on the home, obtained through a reverse mortgage. Her attorneys, WWP affiliate Vanessa Fluker and WWP member Jerry Goldberg together with Bruce Feaster of Clarke’s office said Countrywide earlier lured her into a predatory adjustable-rate second mortgage at a 10 percent interest rate

Workers World Party leader Abayomi Azikiwe, Sen. Hansen Clarke, Rubie Curl-Pinkins, WWP member Alan Pollock, Debbie Williams, unidentified man and WWP member Sandra Hines on the porch of the Curl-Pinkins home in Detroit, Aug. 22, 2008

Hansen Clarke’s ties to the Workers World Party went beyond the anti-foreclosure campaign.

In 2009, Hansen Clarke was listed as an endorser of the Committee to Defend Diane Bukowski and Freedom of the Press.

Detroit radical journalist Diane Bukowski, was convicted May 1 2009, on two felony charges stemming from her involvement as a reporter on the scene of a deadly police chase in Detroit on November 4, 2008. Michigan radicals from several Marxist organizations, including Democratic Socialists of America,Communist Party USA, Solidarity and especially the Workers World Party formed the committee to defend their comrade. Detroit City Councilwoman JoAnn Watson, Workers World Party leader David Sole, and Diane Bukowski

Other listed Committee endorsers included Hansen Clarke’s former boss John Conyers, Communist Party USA supporter John Woodford, Democratic Socialists of America members Phil Schloop and Al Benchich, Solidarity member Peter Solenberger and Workers World Party members David Sole, Sandra Hines, Cheryl LaBash, Bryan Pfeifer and WWP affiliated Detroit City Council member JoAnn Watson.

Clarke is also affiliated with Detroit’s Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center for Economic & Social Justice – named after the late pro-communist labor lawyer Maurice Sugar and affiliated with the Communist Party initiated National Lawyers Guild.

On November 18, 2010, the Maurice & Jane Sugar Law Center presented “The Maurice Sugar Voice for Justice Award” to former Obama “Green Jobs Czar” Van Jones, “a Human Rights Activist and Green-Jobs Advocate,” at the United Way for Southeastern Michigan, 660 Woodward Ave.

Members of the Honorary Host Committee included
Congressmen Hansen Clarke; David Elsila, Retired Editor, UAW Solidarity Magazine and a DSA member; Bob King, President,

UAW International Vice President and a DSA supporter; Claudia Morcom

Retired Wayne County Circuit Court Judge and a DSA and Communist Party affiliate; Hasan Newash,

Palestine Office of Michigan and a Communist Party affiliate; Saundra Williams,

President, Metro Detroit AFL-CIO and a DSA affiliate and the Hon. JoAnn Watson, Detroit City Council and a long time Workers World Party affiliate.

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6 Sep

Obama’s Army of UNION THUGS declare WAR on Patriots/TEA PARTY

Hoffa On Tea Party: ‘Let’s Take These Sons Of Bitches Out!’

Warming up the crowd before President Obama’s speech in Detroit this afternoon, Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, Jr. had some choice words for the Tea Party.

Hoffa warned the largely union crowd that there was a “war on workers” and urged organized labor to take to the ballot box to fight lawmakers that oppose the president’s agenda.

“We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers. And you see it everywhere, it is the Tea Party. And you know, there is only one way to beat and win that war. The one thing about working people is we like a good fight. And you know what? They’ve got a war, they got a war with us and there’s only going to be one winner. It’s going to be the workers of Michigan, and America. We’re going to win that war,” Hoffa told thousands of workers gathered for the annual Labor Day rally.

“President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march… Everybody here’s got a vote…Let’s take these sons of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong,” he concluded.

HATE SPEECH -LEGAL DEFINITION

(SOURCE U.S. LEGAL.COM http://definitions.uslegal.com/h/hate-speech/)

Hate speech is a communication that carries no meaning other than the expression of hatred for some group, especially in circumstances in which the communication is likely to provoke violence. It is an incitement to hatred primarily against a group of persons defined in terms of race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and the like. Hate speech can be any form of expression regarded as offensive to racial, ethnic and religious groups and other discrete minorities or to women.

PATRIOTS DO NOT LET THIS GO UNANSWERED WE MUST PRESS CHARGES AGAINST HOFFA AND THE REGIME OF OBAMA

Patriots, this is the first of many assults on Patriots of this country, Obama and his thugs have made it clear they will bang heads if that is what it takes to SHUT THE TEA PARTY DOWN. We are American patriots cannont stand for this. Call congress, call HOMELAND SECURITY, call Fox, let them know in no uncertain terms we will NOT BE SHUT DOWN-WE WILL NOT BE SILENT.

15 Jul
Why are so called Conservative Leaders AWOL these issues?
THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION PUBLIC SCHOOLS-Socialist Political Training Clinics
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SOCIALISM THE NEA’S AGENDA SINCE THE EARLY 1900’S INDOCTRINATION/TRAINING IN OUR SCHOOLS TO CORRUPT OUR CHILDREN

MTV PORN SHOW SKINSMany of our children defend it, saying freedom of speech at all levels. Well folks we have and the schools have told our children they have the right to question their parents etc, that they are grown ups at age 10 etc etc etc

NEWS FLASH OR IS THIS NEWS–FOLKS THE NEA AND OUR PUBLIC SCHOOLS ARE TEACHING OUR CHILDREN THIS CRAP

A teacher at Oakland’s Markham Elementary School has been suspended indefinitely after school officials said a pair of second-graders performed sex acts on each other in class – with the teacher present.

“I think everyone is taken aback over this shocking incident,” Troy Flint, the spokesman for the Oakland Unified School District, told CBS 5. “Of course, it is hard to understand how that could have occurred.”


In one case, several students apparently took off their clothes and were naked in the classroom. In the second incident, a boy and girl reportedly engaged in oral sex in front of their classmates.


Flint indicated that the suspended teacher, whose name was not released by the school district, was present for both of the incidents.


Flint and Markham principal Pam Booker said they were limited in terms of the details they could release at this time because of the ongoing investigation into the matter.


Booker noted that the students said to be involved in the incidents were interviewed by school leaders.

Sex Education in our Public School system starts at the 1st grade or even earlier how can this be how can our younger folks be so obsessed with sex with each other sex with homosexuals sex sex sex

Some critics have complained that the issue of education has been conspicuously absent from presidential television debates. But the Democratic candidates did sound off about their pro-federal-government, pro-spending policies when addressing the annual convention of the National Education Association, and the nation’s largest teachers union liked what they heard.

Senator Hillary Clinton told the NEA delegates that she will fight school vouchers “with every breath in my body.” Reiterating the message of her book It Takes a Village, she called for universal preschool for four-year-olds.

Barack Obama likewise inveighed against “passing out vouchers.” Former Senator John Edwards also announced his opposition to vouchers and proposed that the federal government pay college tuition for all students who will work ten hours a week. Governor Bill Richardson wants to “raise teacher’s average minimum wage to $40,000 a year.” Rep. Dennis Kucinich goes all-out for “a universal prekindergarten system which will provide year-around daycare for children ages 3-5.”

All Democratic candidates look forward to increased federal control of and spending for public schools. And they all attacked George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind law for not appropriating more funds to implement it.

After cheering the promises made by the Democratic candidates, NEA delegates buckled down to the serious business of spelling out their political goals, many of which have nothing whatever to do with giving schoolchildren a better education.


The NEA demands a tax-supported single-payer health-care plan (socialized medicine) for all residents (a word artfully chosen to include illegal aliens).

The NEA supports immigration “reform” that “includes [note: this is a change from last year’s verb “may include”] a path to permanent residency, citizenship, or asylum” for illegal aliens.

For many years, and again this year, the NEA urged a national holiday honoring Cesar Chavez. The NEA must have forgotten that Chavez, a strident advocate for farm workers, vehemently opposed illegal immigration because he knew it depressed the wages of U.S. citizens and legal immigrants.


The NEA supports a beefed-up federal “hate crimes” law with heavier penalties. The NEA wants federal legislation to confer special rights on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS HOMOSEXUALITY

The NEA passed at least a dozen resolutions supporting the gay rights agenda in public schools. These cover employment, curricula, textbooks, resource and instructional materials, school activities, role models, and language (with frequent use of terms such as sexual orientation, gender identification, and homophobia).

MORE SOCIALIST ISSUES The NEA enthusiastically supports all the goals of

Radical feminism

Abortion

The Equal Rights Amendment

School-based health clinics

Wage control so the government can arbitrarily raise the pay of women but not men
The feminist pork called the Women’s Educational Equity Act,
and letting feminists rewrite textbooks to conform to feminist ideology.

The NEA supports statehood for the District of Columbia. The NEA supports affirmative action. The NEA calls for repeal of right-to-work laws, which allow teachers in some states to decline joining the NEA.


The NEA supports United Nations treaties, especially the UN Convention on Women (CEDAW),

The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, and the International Criminal Court.

The NEA loves global education, which promotes world citizenship and taxing Americans to give away our wealth to other countries. Another NEA favorite is environmental education, which teaches that human activity is generally harmful to the environment and population should be reduced.

Here are some of the things the NEA opposes:

Vouchers

Tuition tax credits

All parental choice programs

Making English our official language

The use of voter ID for elections, and the privatization of Social Security.

High on the list of NEA policies that actually relate to education in opposition to the testing of teachers as a criterion for job retention, promotion, tenure, or salary.


The NEA reiterated its support for pre-kindergarten for “all three-and four-year-old children,” mandatory full-day kindergarten, and “early childhood education programs in the public schools for children from birth through age eight.”

The NEA demands that this “early” education have “diversity-based curricula” and “bias-free screening devices.”


The NEA wants the right to teach schoolchildren about sex without any interference from parents, but on the other hand wants its pals in the bureaucracy to regulate all homeschooling taught by parents.

The NEA opposes allowing homeschoolers to participate in any public school sports or extracurricular activities.

Two of the NEA’s favorite words in its resolutions and policies are diversity (that means teaching that gay behavior is OK), and multiculturalism (that means stressing negative things about America and positive things about non-Christian cultures).


The exorbitant dues that teachers pay to the NEA enable its well-paid staff to lobby Congress and state legislatures in behalf of all these goals.

The National Education Association since it’s beginnings has contributed less than 5 percent of it’s political contributions to conservative candidates running for public office.

95% of all their political contributions go to Socialist Democrats-Liberal-Socialist programs/causes

But they have contributed millions of dollars and time to the Socialist Democrat Party and it’s socialist minions

The National Education Association has endorsed and provided support for every Democratic Party presidential nominee from Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama and has never endorsed any Republican or third party candidate for the presidency

(Jimmy Carter created the Dept of Education as a payback to the NEA for their support in his run for the White House)

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Ladies and Gentlemen of America-Moms and Dads-Patriots

After reading this expose,is there any wonder why our country is heading down the path of Socialism? Is there any wonder why our children are so misinformed,under educated,dumbed down to the point they know very little if nothing about their country. Is there any wonder why our country has no clue when it comes to such things as Obama and his illegal occupation of the White House?

Patriots, this has happened over decades, the left have been indoctrinating our children,using socialist/communist ideology in the curriculum of our schools.

DOES ANY OF THIS CONCERN YOU? WERE YOU AWARE OF ANY OF THIS?

QUESTION–WHY HAVE OUR SO CALLED CONSERVATIVE LEADERS NOT ADDRESSED THIS ISSUE

WHY HAVE OUR SO CALLED CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP,INCLUDING OUR CHRISTIAN PASTORS-PRIEST ETC NOT ADDRESSED THIS ISSUE?

WILL SUCH FOLKS AS PALIN,BACHMAN, ALL THOSE RUNNING FOR THE NOMINATION ON THE REPUBLICAN TICKET ADDRESS THESE ISSUES—-WILL THEY AND IF NOT DOES THIS NOT BOTHER YOU???

AMERICA HAS A CHOICE–A REPUBLIC BASED ON OUR CONSTITUTION OR

A SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST COUNTRY BASED ON EUROPEAN SOCIALISM/COMMUNISM

IT HAS PRESENTED ITSELF TO US VIA THOSE ON THE LEFT AND THE FAILURE OF THOSE ON THE RIGHT TO ADDRESS

WHICH WILL IT BE AMERICA COMMUNISM

OR A REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS ONE NATION UNDER GOD

10 Mar
Chicago-media-omit-fact-that-FBI-terror-suspect-is-chief-steward-for-SEIU

One might think it would be big news that a Chief Steward for a local chapter of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) is being investigated by the FBI for possible connection to overseas terror networks. Apparently, though, several Chicago news outlets didn’t see a reason to add this little fact to their stories.

And even if it wasn’t big news that the FBI is investigating a union member, one would think that his profession would at least make an appearance somewhere in properly formulated coverage of the story…  right?

Over the weekend the FBI announced that it was investigating Joe Iosbaker for possible connections to overseas terror groups. Iosbaker and his wife Stephanie Weiner, both anti-war activists, are suspected of activities “concerning the material support of terrorism.”

The Chicago news media have been all over the demonstrations that left-wing groups have mounted in Chicago to protest the FBI’s investigation of the anti-war activists. These stories are filled with all sorts of facts, dates and names. But in a significant handful of stories one little fact seems to have escaped the notice of these hardnosed journalists. Iosbaker is an SEIU union member. And not just a rank and file member but an official.

According to the SEIU Local 73 website, Iosbaker is listed as the Local 73 Chief Steward. Iosbaker was also quite active earlier in the year protesting the closing of the Republic Windows & Doors factory that made the national news. Iosbaker was then listed as an executive board member of the SEIU.

It is interesting to note that this fact escaped most of Chicago’s TV coverage. Michelle Gallardo of ABC 7 TV seems to have forgotten to mention the union connection, CBS channel 2 also missed this fact, WGN TV channel 9 also forgot to mention the SEIU, and Channel 5 NBC also missed it, all accidentally I’m sure.

But it isn’t just TV that missed this fact. The Associated Press also seems to be blind to the fact that Iosbaker is a union operative.

My friends at the Chicago Daily Observer have helpfully offered the Old Media a spelling lesson, “SEIU, it’s spelled S-E-I-U,” they scolded.

The fact seems to be that Iosbaker is not just a little fish in the big union pond. He is at least a middle-manager and local union muckety-muck. So why did so many news outlets somehow forget to mention this fact? Isn’t his status as a union operative with some station and position significant?

One is tempted to think that these news outlets were trying to cover for the SEIU.

written by:Warner Todd Huston

COMMENTS -GARY GATEHOUSE

This article goes to show-The so called mainstream media-either drops the ball or the cover up news that could be detramental to Obama or the Left.

Chicago-is the epia center of Communism-Marxism,Socialism,Liberalism and union thuggery, it is no wonder that this particular news event went uncovered-seems to be just a common everyday happening in CHITOWN