July 15, 2011
The network that produced Barack Hussein Obama, Jr.
The must read article of the day surely is "The Chosen One"by Angelo Codevilla, of The Ruling Class fame. Professor Codevilla raises the intriguing network of connections among President Obama's family and programs sponsored by the CIA and a variety of fronts and associated groups, including the Asia Foundation, The Ford Foundation, the East-West Center, and much more. The evidence he presents is not conclusive, as he acknowledges, but it is indeed highly interesting, and explains some puzzling aspects of the Dunham/Obama families' histories. The history of the CIA's efforts to co-opt progressive American internationalists, in order to counteract communists overseas, is fairly well known. Less well-known is the process by which the "new left" was able to hijack some of the movements (for example, Students for a Democratic Society) initially supported by this network of entities and individuals. Here is a brief sample. This is a long and fascinating article, not to be dismissed...(Read Full Post)