Tuesday, May 12, 2009

"...Nor did Obama amass the organizations that propelled him. As detailed by Heidi J. Swarts, in her book, Organizing Urban America, the movement begun by Saul Alinsky in the 1930s has morphed into thousands of secular and faith-based leftist political organizations. ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) has perhaps the highest public profile, is most reputed for radicalism, and is the organization with which Barack Obama was first aligned. But ACORN is the mere tip of a veritable iceberg of Alinsky-styled community organizations that sweep across the entire United States and make up the backbone of faith-based progressive movements as well.

These euphemistically called "community" organizations have next to nothing to do with improving the communities and everything to do with politics, primarily strong-arming government money to advance their political aims. Prior to Reagan's election, these groups worked independently for the most part, each seeking to effect local change towards leftist ends...."

American Thinker: Barack Obama, the Quintessential Liberal Fascist:


USS Ben USN (Ret) said...

Good post, Gecko!

Obama and his comrades are using the Alinsky playbook. More federal dollars will go to ACORN and their shadow organizations than ever before under his watch and the fraud n' corruption will only increase.

Bob said...

Yes, this post rings true to me, too. Shriver and Goldberg are writing powerfully about phenomena that ought to scare us all. I am so glad I came to your blog today.