Monday, February 01, 2010
Obama's Alinsky-Inspired Campaign to Transform Highschool Students Into Radical Activists For Obama
Obama Recruiting Radicals in High Schools
by Pamela Geller
Barack Obama is using our public school system to recruit for his Alinsky-inspired private army. Organizing for America (OFA), formerly Obama For America, is recruiting in our high schools to “build on the movement that elected President Obama by empowering students across the country to help us bring about our agenda” – that is, his agenda of socialism for the United States of America.
Chuck, a reader of my website AtlasShrugs.com, has a daughter in the eleventh grade in a public high school, Perry Local in Massillon, Ohio. The teacher in her government class passed out a propaganda recruiting paper – headed with Obama’s distinctive “O” logo — asking students to sign up as interns for Organizing for America. You can see the entire intern recruiting form at AtlasShrugs.com.
And what will these “interns” be force-fed? The mother’s milk of the left — anti-war agitation, anti-capitalism, Marx, Lenin, Ayers, LGBT agenda promotion, global warming, pro-jihad, and illegal immigration. For starters. Maybe “Ellie Light,” who has in the last few weeks published the same Letter to the Editor supporting and defending Obama in over a dozen newspapers across the country, can give lessons in astroturfing.
The form carries a recommended reading list, including Rules for Radicals by the notorious hard left community organizer and Obama mentor Saul Alinsky; two Huffington Post articles by Zack Exley, “The New Organizers” and “Obama Field Organizers Plot a Miracle.” The first of those, published in October 2008, enthuses about “an insurgent generation of organizers” inside the Obama campaign that has, “almost without anyone noticing … built the Progressive movement a brand new and potentially durable people’s organization, in a dozen states, rooted at the neighborhood level.”
Don't miss Pamela Geller's report over at her blog Atlas Shrugs, where she has also published copies of the forms distributed to innocent students for induction into the Obama Youth.
Obama supporters have serially dismissed any notion that Obama has been deeply influenced by Alinsky and other radicals of his ilk; well, here's the proof they've been lying to protect the advancement of the radical "progressive" agenda.
This insidious attack on America's children for radical purposes has its roots in the German fascist Hitlerjugend or the Russian Communist Komsomol. Bill Ayers and Obama employed the same tactics as part of the Annenberg Challenge when they worked together in Chicago. It is also of a piece with Obama's selection of Kevin Jennings, founder and former Executive Director of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network, as his "Safe Schools Czar". The goal is to subvert the parent/child relationship in service to the "progressive" cause, with Obama as its leader and cult figurehead.
It is insidious and dangerous, and it must be stopped.
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