Some have called her the most dangerous female on Earth. Indeed, her influence and leverage in the Obama Administration is beyond healthy levels in a free society. She began her working career under Harold Washington, then Mayor of Chicago. Following the death of Mayor Washington, she continued to work for the city administration serving as “Deputy” Chief of Staff for Richard M. Daley. So when people refer to the Chicago style politics of Obama’s administration, who would be better versed in the meaning of that concept? After all Obama’s job resume is little more than community organizer prior to his election as Senator from Illinois.
Jarrett seems to have taken the young Obama under her wing and introduced him to many of her influential friends in Chicago, among these Bill Ayers the well known anti-establishment terrorist of the 60′s. There are indications that her father-in-law, also knew of Obama through friends. . . . Read Complete Report
Image: Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement. CREDIT:Joyce N. Boghosian (White House photographer) SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons. (Public Domain).
Bill Ayers is another name many Americans have heard by now. He is a former terrorist who detonated bombs at federal buildings and plotted to blow up an army dance at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. He remains proud of his actions (http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage…), and only regrets not having bombed more. Obama has been personal and professional friends with Ayers for more than a dozen years. When confronted with this association, Obama has said Ayers is (a) just a guy in his neighborhood, (b) a local professor, and (c) someone with whom he’d served on a charitable board. These are all true statements, but they obfuscate a much deeper relationship about which Obama is not being honest (http://townhall.com/Columnists/GuyBen…). In fact, the two served together on two boards—The Woods Fund and the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, where together they funneled huge sums of money to a who’s-who leftwing causes. Obama’s 1995 political coming-out party took place in the home of Ayers and his wife, a fellow unrepentant terrorist. Obama now denies this, but it’s a matter of record, confirmed by individuals who attended the party. Investigative journalist and Ethics and Public Policy Center Fellow, Stanley Kurtz, has written many thorough and indispensable (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB12221…) articles (http://corner.nationalreview.com/post…) on Obama’s substantial ties to Ayers.
First, CNN looks into Bill Ayers and the Obama connection. The report concludes that “the relationship between Obama and Ayers went much deeper, ran much longer, and was much more political than Obama says.” It also confirms the 1995 political party Ayers hosted for Obama.
Second, Obama repeatedly states that Ayers’ violence took place 40 years ago when he was just eight years old. This is true, and it’s irrelevant. Would you shake hands with, let alone work comfortably with, someone who bombed the US Capitol and Pentagon, and remains proud that he did so? It is implausible that Obama didn’t know about Ayers’ sordid past, just as it’s implausible that he was unaware that Ayers’ hatred of this country continues to fester to this day. The following video features a 1998 ABC News interview with Ayers and his wife that showcases their continued defiance. It also portrays Ayers at a 1960s radical reunion just last year during which he describes the United States as he sees it today. Why did Obama feel comfortable around these people, and is it any wonder that he’s been less than forthcoming about their relationship?