Barack Obama would have Americans believe that every time he crossed paths with some of the nastiest, anti-American radicals in our nation, it was coincidence. The roll-call below of Obama supporters, campaigners, fundraisers and early mentors, however, paints a picture not of coincidence, but rather, of a web of radicals all dedicated to furthering the career of "The One" they believe can deliver their life-long dream of "social justice" through punitive taxation and massive wealth redistribution in America. The radicals
Bill Ayers: Exactly when Obama met unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers may be open for discussion. At the very latest, however, Ayers met Obama after he was recommended to chair the Chicago Annenberg Challenge â€“ a brainchild of Ayers and others. A more studied evaluation concludes that the two knew each other as early as the 1980s. Several news articles have pointed out that the two were at Columbia (Ayers was a few blocks away at the Bank Street School) back in the 1980s, and Obama's first job with the Developing Communities Project was to advocate a school-reform effort spear-headed at the time by Bill Ayers' father, Tom Ayers. Bill Ayers was a principal founder of the domestic terror organization the Weather Underground, which bombed the U.S. Capitol building in 1971 and the Pentagon in 1972.