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September 28, 2008
Barack Obama and the Strategy of Manufactured
By James Simpson
America waits with bated breath while Washington struggles to bring the U.S. economy back from the brink
of disaster. But many of those same politicians caused the crisis, and if left to their own devices will do so
Despite the mass media news blackout, a series of books, talk radio and the blogosphere have managed to
expose Barack Obama's connections to his radical mentors -- Weather Underground bombers William Ayers
and Bernardine Dohrn, Communist Party member Frank Marshall Davis and others. David Horowitz and his
Discover the Networks.org have also contributed a wealth of information and have noted Obama's radical
connections since the beginning.
Yet, no one to my knowledge has yet connected all the dots between Barack Obama and the Radical Left.
When seen together, the influences on Obama's life comprise a who's who of the radical leftist movement, and
it becomes painfully apparent that not only is Obama a willing participant in that movement, he has spent most
of his adult life deeply immersed in it.
But even this doesn't fully describe the extreme nature of this candidate. He can be tied directly to a
malevolent overarching strategy that has motivated many, if not all, of the most destructive radical leftist
organizations in the United States since the 1960s.
The Cloward-Piven Strategy of Orchestrated Crisis
In an earlier post, I noted the liberal record of unmitigated legislative disasters, the latest of which is now
being played out in the financial markets before our eyes. Before the 1994 Republican takeover, Democrats
had sixty years of virtually unbroken power in Congress - with substantial majorities most of the time. Can a
group of smart people, studying issue after issue for years on end, with virtually un