Barack Obama has written in his autobiography that he organized his life around the ideals imparted by his Kenyan father, Barak H. Obama, a Harvard-trained economist. So what were those ideals?
PrestoPundit has found a 1965 paper written by Obama's father, in which he advocates:
-- 100% taxation
-- communal farms / the elimination of private farming
-- the nationalization of businesses owned by "Europeans" and "Asians".
-- "active" measures to bring about a classless society
There's a big mystery at the heart of Barack Obama's "Dreams For My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance." What was Barack Obama doing seeking out Marxist professors in college? Why did Obama choose a Communist Party USA member as his socio- political counselor in high school? Why was he spending his time studying neocolonialism and the writings of Frantz Fanon, the pro-violence author of "the Communist Manifesto of neocolonialsm", in college? Why did he take time out from his studies at Columbia to attend socialist conferences at Cooper Union?
A bit of research at the library reveals the answers about Barack Obama's father and his father's convictions which Obama withholds from his readers. A first hint comes from authors E. S. Atieno Odhiambo and David William Cohen in their book The Risks of Knowledge (Ohio U. Press, 2004). On page 182 of their book they describe how Barack Obama's father, a Harvard trained economist, attacked the economic proposals of pro-Western 'third way" leader Tom Mboya from the socialist left, siding with communist-allied leader Oginga
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http://gregransom.com/prestopundit/2008/04/gregs-guide-to-barack-obamas-d.htmlPosted by John425 at April 07, 2008 09:24 AM | Email This