Obama's Redistribution: What Did Frank Marshall Davis Say?

Given my book on Barack Obama's communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, I'm regularly asked whether the latest Obama statement -- on economics, on wealth, on business, on the middle class, etc. -- rings of Davis.  Invariably, yes, it does.  Not surprisingly, I'm being asked just that in regard to the new Obama statement on "redistribution," which has just emerged in a tape recording from 1998.  Does that statement likewise smack of Frank Marshall Davis?  Yes, no question. For starters, Davis, a literal card-carrying member of Communist Party USA, believed in wealth redistribution.  That's a central tenet of the communist faith.  Generally, Davis, like Obama, favored wealth redistribution from so-called greedy "corporations" to fund "health insurance" and "public works projects" (Davis's words).  Davis advocated government stimulus to rescue America from (allegedly) another Great Depression.  Like Obama, he supported large-scale government wealth...(Read Full Article)

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