Matt Davies for September 03, 2010

  1. And you wonder why
    Kylop  about 13 years ago

    Sadly this is a very true depiction

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  2. Marx lennon
    charliekane  about 13 years ago

    harley, dammit, vet yer sources!

    A variety of sources debunk your Ayres thing.

    One of many:

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    Libertarian1  about 13 years ago

    From Wiki

    Ayers became involved in the New Left and the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).[10] He rose to national prominence as an SDS leader in 1968 and 1969. As head of an SDS regional group, the “Jesse James Gang,” Ayers made decisive contributions to the Weatherman orientation toward militancy.[8] The group Ayers headed in Detroit, Michigan became one of the earliest gatherings of what became the Weatherman. Before the June 1969 SDS convention, Ayers became a prominent leader of the group, which arose as a result of a schism in SDS.[8] “During that time his infatuation with street fighting grew and he developed a language of confrontational militancy that became more and more pronounced over the year [1969]”, disaffected former Weatherman member Cathy Wilkerson wrote in 2001. Ayers had previously been a roommate of Terry Robbins, a fellow militant who was killed in 1970 along with Ayers’ girlfriend Oughton and one other member in the Greenwich Village townhouse explosion, while constructing anti-personnel bombs intended for a non-commissioned officer dance at Fort Dix, New Jersey.[11] Ayers was living in Michigan at that time.

    In June 1969, the Weatherman took control of the SDS at its national convention, where Ayers was elected Education Secretary.[8] Later in 1969, Ayers participated in planting a bomb at a statue dedicated to police casualties in the 1886 Haymarket affair confrontation between labor supporters and the Chicago police.[12] The blast broke almost 100 windows and blew pieces of the statue onto the nearby Kennedy Expressway.[13] (The statue was rebuilt and unveiled on May 4, 1970, and blown up again by other Weathermen on October 6, 1970.[13][14] Rebuilding it yet again, the city posted a 24-hour police guard to prevent another blast, and in January 1972 it was moved to Chicago police headquarters.[15])

    Ayers participated in the Days of Rage riot in Chicago in October 1969, and in December was at the “War Council” meeting in Flint, Michigan. Two major decisions came out of the “War Council.” The first was to immediately begin a violent, armed struggle (e.g., bombings and armed robberies) against the state without attempting to organize or mobilize a broad swath of the public. The second was to create underground collectives in major cities throughout the country.[16] Larry Grathwohl, a Federal Bureau of Investigation informant in the Weatherman group from the fall of 1969 to the spring of 1970, stated that “Ayers, along with Bernardine Dohrn, probably had the most authority within the Weatherman”.[17]

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  4. And you wonder why
    Kylop  about 13 years ago

    Harley, expectations are low. Do you disagree?

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    SuperGriz  about 13 years ago

    Ayers sounds like a right on dude. How many banks did he blow up?

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    vatonaught  about 13 years ago

    Swine vs. Swine

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    myming  about 13 years ago

    just goes to show that americans are getting dumber and dumber - fighting against each other is getting us NOWHERE…

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  8. Warcriminal
    WarBush  about 13 years ago

    ^When you have the corporate media using infotainment and masquerading it as press it makes it hard to have a conversation with people who believe the nonsense of those shows.

    See I.Q. 3,000,000 and his links.

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