Skip to comments.William Ayers Tried Extortion. Bernardine Dohrn Cheered Charles Manson
Posted on 10/05/2008 5:18:18 PM PDT by franklog
We can't let Sarahcuda do all the heavy lifting exposing Ayers and Dohrn. Here's a little background on Ayers/Dohrn from an article out of George Mason University's History News Network.
Ayers and Dohrn were there at the founding of the Weather Underground. At a 1969 War Council that helped launch the organization, Dohrn raised three fingers in a fork salute to Charles Manson, whom she proposed as a revolutionary inspiration. She went on to joke about Mansons victims and dubbed them the Tate Eight after Sharon Tate, the pregnant actress whom members of the Manson tribe stabbed in the womb with a fork. Dig it, said Dohrn at the time. First they killed those pigs, then they ate dinner in the same room with them, they even shoved a fork into a victims stomach! Wild!
Later that same year, Ayers attempted to extort money from the Vietnam Moratorium Committee demanding $20,000 to abstain from violence during a planned peace protest. After rejecting this demand, a member of the Moratorium group asked Ayers what he really wanted. To kill all rich people, Ayers responded. When another peace activist pointed out that Ayers himself came from wealth, the radical answered with an angry slogan: Bring the war home. Kill your parents. (Note: Neither of these stories made it into Ayerss highly selective memoir.)
In the following months and years, Ayers, Dohrn and friends wreaked a lot of havoc. Bombings linked to the Weathermen took place in cities from San Francisco to New York, culminating with the March 1, 1971 bombing of the US Capitol and the May 19, 1972 bombing of a bathroom in the Pentagon. Then there was Boudins and Gilberts 1981 stunt with the Brinks holdup: the Weather Undergrounds sad, last, stupid gasp in collaboration with the Black Liberation Army.
I would trust G. Gordon Liddy to teach my grandchildren a civics or history class.
I would not trust any known associate of Obama, or him, to teach anything to a grandchild of mine. He hates America and yet his father came here before the Civil Rights Act and loved the place. Got a free Harvard education! How do you square that?
You are really having to reach with Elastic Man arms to find a felon in McCain’s past, while Obama had a cocktail party with people who bombed the Pentagon to launch his political career. He is bought and paid for by petro-billionaires and George Soros who are committing financial terrorism on our stock market.
The sub prime mortgage is one problem, but the withdrawal of cash from the market by limousine liberals, Soros and petro-billionaires is probably the REAL reason for our crash. All to get their water boy elected as they create a false “failure of Bush economic policy”. People, hold on to your stocks and do not panic.
Anti-personnel bomb set on window-ledge in San Francisco
Brian V. McDonnell, a sergeant with the San Franscisco Police Department who received fatal shrapnel wounds from a Weatherman pipe bomb set off on February 16, 1970.In a bombing that took place on February 16, 1970, and that was credited to the Weathermen at the time, a pipe bomb filled with heavy metal staples and lead bullet projectiles was set off on the ledge of a window at the Park Station of the San Francisco Police Department. In the blast, Brian V. McDonnell, a police sergeant, was fatally wounded while Robert Fogarty, another police officer, received severe wounds to his face and legs and was partially blinded.
Weatherman leader Bernardine Dohrn has been suspected of involvement in the February 16, 1970, bombing of the Park Police Station in San Francisco. At the time, Dohrn was said to be living with a Weatherman cell in a houseboat in Sausalito, California, unnamed law enforcement sources later told KRON-TV. An investigation into the case was reopened in 1999, and a San Francisco grand jury looked into the incident, but no indictments followed, and no one was ever arrested for the bombing. An FBI informant, Larry Grathwohl, who successfully penetrated the organization from the late summer of 1969 until April 1970, later testified to a U.S. Senate subcommittee that Bill Ayers, then a high-ranking member of the organization and a member of its Central Committee (but not then Dohrn’s husband), had said Dohrn constructed and planted the bomb. Grathwohl testified that Ayers had told him specifically where the bomb was placed (on a window ledge) and what kind of shrapnel was put in it. Grathwohl said Ayers was emphatic, leading Grathwohl to believe Ayers either was present at some point during the operation or had heard about it from someone who was there. In a book about his experiences published in 1976, Grathwohl wrote that Ayers, who had recently attended a meeting of the group's Central Committee, said Dohrn had planned the operation, made the bomb and placed it herself. In 2008, author David Freddoso commented that “Ayers and Dohrn escaped prosecution only because of government misconduct in collecting evidence against them”.
The late Sergeant Brian V. McDonnell of the San Franscisco Police.
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