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Prior to and since becoming President, many have questioned Barack Obama’s friends and associations. Because of a range of factors including his choice of churches, classmates and community involvement from then candidate Obama and later as President, some have questioned whether the President shares the same values as the majority of the country. Presented in this section are facts surrounding the President’s friends and associations.
When we began this project the idea was to consolidate as much information as possible on President Obama and his Administration. Our goal is to provide only factual data. However, we identified a web site that has accomplished some of the goals set by BQI-Opedia. Although the link that we are providing here has some opinions expressed, the vast majority of this web link is factual and we, therefore, will lead this section with it. It is a tremendous resource, backed with reference resources and more. The name of the web site is “America Rising – - Logistics Monster”. The link to President Obama is:
The Obama File: A list of friends and associations. The list provides brief profiles of the persons in Obama’s life including his mentor, Frank Marshall Davis; his political mentor, Bill Ayers and a statement by Obama describing the type of people that he sought to associate with while in college. Quote: ” ”I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists.” http://theobamafile.com/_associates/ObamaAssociates.htm
10. Congressman John Conyers, Chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee, speaks before the Democratic Socialist of America gathering. Discussion is centered on a plan that calls for unions, clergy, civil right leaders to strengthen Obama. See the video below and the story by Aaron Klein at: http://www.wnd.com/?pageId=216593&ref=nf . The video is here:
John Holdren (White House Office of Science and Technology Director) Article taken from The Blaze. In an interview with CNSNews, Holdren
explained what he meant when he wrote in his 1973 book Human Ecology: Problems and Solutions that “A massive campaign must be launched to restore a high-quality environment in North America and to de-develop the United States.”
In that book, co-authored with Paul and Anne H. Ehrlich, Holdren also calls wealth redistribution (both within and among nations) “absolutely essential” in order to provide a decent life for everyone.
CNSNews.com: “You wrote ‘a massive campaign must be launched to restore a high quality environment in North America and to de-develop the United States’ in your book Human Ecology. Could you explain what you meant by de-develop the United States?” http://www.cnsnews.com/news/article/75388
Donald Berwick, Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Supports a government-run, single-payer health care system. Said: ”[A]ny health-care funding plan that is just, equitable, civilized, and humane must … redistribute wealth from the richer among us to the poorer and less fortunate. Excellent health care is by definition redistributional.” http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2471
Ron Bloom: Senior Counselor to the President for Manufacturing Policy. Former organizer, negotiator, and research specialist for the Service Employees International Union. Supports federal-government control of the American health-care system. Said that “the free market is nonsense”. Said, “We kind of agree with Mao, that political power comes largely from the barrel of a gun”. Became head of Barack Obama‘s Preside ntial Task Force on the Auto Industry in July 2009. Became Senior Counselor to the President for Manufacturing Policy in September 2009. http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2427