During the 2008 campaign candidate Barack Obama urged the electorate to judge him by those with whom he associates. Turns out some of those associates reveal more about the Obamas than they would care to reveal.
The Obamas have an extensive history that chronicles their fascination with radical revolutionaries like Saul Alinsky. Michelle Obama went so far as to quote from Alinksky’s Rules for Radicals during her 2008 DNC speech:
What to make of Michelle Obama’s use [of] the terms, “The world as it is” and “The world as it should be?” From whence do they originate? Try Chapter 2 of Saul Alinsky’s book, Rules for Radicals. In last night’s speech, Michelle Obama said something that peeked my curiousity. She said:
“Barack stood up that day,” talking about a visit to Chicago neighborhoods, “and spoke words that have stayed with me ever since. He talked about “The world as it is” and “The world as it should be…”
And, “All of us driven by a simple belief that the world as it is just won’t do – that we have an obligation to fight for the world as it should be. Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit
In an article by Rachel Neuwirth on FamilySecurityMatters.org entitled Michelle Obama’s Black Separatist Background: What Does It Mean for All Americans? Ms. Neuwirth quotes several sources including Politico.com on the difficulty of obtaining Michelle’s Princeton thesis. The NIP has archived it for you, broken into 4 pdfs: 1, 2, 3, 4. If you read the thesis it gives you insight in the the mind of someone obsessed with furthering the Black Power movement. She seemed distressed that black professors at Princeton did not seem as interested in “blackness” as she did. She cited this statement by Stokely Carmichael and Charles Hamilton as her inspiration: Read more…