Skip to comments.Obama Bundler: Bin Laden had 'Valid Argument' for 9/11 Attacks, Hugo Chavez a 'Sweetheart'
Posted on 06/08/2008 4:57:16 PM PDT by kristinn
Obama bundler Jodie Evans, who co-founded the anti-American group Code Pink, said Osama bin Laden had 'valid arguments' for the 9/11 attacks, gushed over Venezualan dictator Hugo Chavez and bragged about Code Pink's efforts to undermine the war in Iraq in a wide-ranging interview with radio host Paul A. Ibbetson.
Evans co-hosted Sen. Barack Obama's first Hollywood fundraiser in February 2007 and is listed on the Obama website as having bundled up to $100,000 for Obama's presidential campaign.
Evans also personally donated the maximum legal amount, $2300, to the Obama campaign--as has her unemployed student son.
Just weeks before she co-hosted the Hollywood fundraiser for Obama, Evans traveled to Cuba as a guest of the Castro regime where she protested against America.
In the interview, conducted on June 3, 2008, Evans said that America's presence in Saudi Arabia was a valid argument for al Qaeda to attack America on 9/11.
Jodie Evans:..."We were attacked because we were in Saudi Arabia, that was the message of Osama, was that because we had our bases in the Middle East, he attacked the United States."
Paul A. Ibbetson: "Do you think that's a valid argument?"
Evans: "Sure. Why do we have bases in the Middle East? We totally violated the rights of that country. Why do we get to have bases in the Middle East?"
Rather than let Evans' truthful admission stand, the host asked her to confirm her agreement with bin Laden and Evans smartly backtracked to saying she didn't justify 9/11 and is opposed to violence.
Evans did not backtrack on her support for Venezualan dictator Hugo Chavez, calling him "a very nice, jovial sweetheart of a guy" and stating, "I love Hugo Chavez."
Evans said she's "not a fan" of Fidel Castro because he uses violence. (That did not stop her from accepting the help of the Castro government to protest America on Cuban soil last year weeks before the Obama fundraiser she co-hosted.)
Evans also bragged that Code Pink's goal is to "undermine the war effort."
As part of that effort, Evans said Code Pink was trying stop recruiting for the Armed Forces because "you can't go to war if you don't have any soldiers." Evans denies being anti-military, saying she come from a military family.
With regard to Saddam Hussein, Evans said she would prefer that the late Iraqi tyrant was able to still rule Iraq, as does "every Iraqi I know."
Evans stated there were no terrorists in Iraq under Saddam Hussein going back twenty years before the 2003 war that swept him out of power.
Evans argued that America's liberation of Iraq was worse than Saddam's reign, stating (incorrectly) that 1.5 million Iraqis have been killed by America and 2.5 million wounded since 2003.
With regard to Obama, Evans denied supporting his candidacy, stating that "I really want to end the war, I just stay an antiwar activist and don't get involved in politics."
Upon further probing, Evans owned up to donating to several antiwar presidential candidates including Democrats Obama, John Edwards, Dennis Kucinich and Republican Ron Paul. She did not own up to being a big money bundler and host for Obama. Nor did she speak about her decades of leadership in California Democratic politics.
Evans also bragged about the Code Pink protests outside Walter Reed Army Medical Center. She falsely claimed that the purpose of the protest was to bring funding to Walter Reed and to help the soldiers get better treatment.
Evans claimed it was Code Pink that "got The Washington Post to write" its Pulitzer Prize winning hit piece on Walter Reed.
She also claims that Code Pink's two-year protest at Walter Reed "finally got the money for the hospital that no body could get."
Evans denied Code Pink is a communist group, though she did wonder what was wrong with being a communist.
Kudos to Paul A. Ibbetson for doing a much better job of interviewing a Code Pink leader than Laura Ingraham, Sean Hannity and Bill O'Reilly have ever done.
Truth and lies are interchangable tools for the Marxist revolutionary.
The question is, how long before the mainstream and leading conservative media report on Obama's ties to Jodie Evans and Code Pink.
Birds of a feather flock together?
D.C. Chapter Master Ping List
Kristinn has been rooting around again for the truth. He found a goodie.
Every associate of Obama’s gets more and more radical. It is becoming surreal that this guy is a nominee for US President. He should be a nominee in Zimbabwe, not America.
"Chavez pledged that his country would 'stay by Iran at any time and under any condition,' state television reported. Ahmadinejad said he saw in Chavez a kindred spirit." "'We do not have any limitation in cooperation,' Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying. 'Iran and Venezuela are next to each other and supporters of each other. Chavez is a source of a progressive and revolutionary current in South America and his stance in restricting imperialism is tangible.'":
From National Public Radio (NPR):
"Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been visiting countries such as China, Iran and Russia as part of an effort to build a 'strategic alliance' of interests not beholden to the United States. He considers the United States his arch enemy.":
From the Russian News and Information Agency:
"'I am determined to expand relations with Russia,' Chavez, known as an outspoken critic of what he calls the United States' unilateralism, told the Russian leader, adding that his determination stemmed from their shared vision of the global order.":
From the Sino-Russian Joint Statement of April 23, 1997:
"The two sides [China and Russia] shall, in the spirit of partnership, strive to promote the multipolarization of the world and the establishment of a new international order."
November 22, 1970 -- During a fund-raising tour for GI deserters, Vietnam Veterans Against the War and the Black Panthers, Jane Fonda is quoted in the Detroit Free Press as telling a University of Michigan audience: "I would think that if you understood what communism was, you would hope, you would pray on your knees that we would someday become communist," and "The peace proposal of the Viet Cong is the only honorable, just, possible way to achieve peace in Vietnam."
Fonda made the following statement at the University of Texas: "We've got to establish a Socialist economic structure that will limit private profit-oriented businesses. Whether the transition is peaceful depends on the way our present governmental leaders react. We must commit our lives to this transition ...... We should be very proud of our new breed of soldier. It's not organized but it's mutiny, and they have every right."
--Karen Elliott Dallas Morning News December 11, 1971
From 1972: "I am not a do-gooder, I am a revolutionary. A revolutionary woman."
Source for most of the Jane Fonda material:
45? I’d say 48-51 easy.
How about posting this pic, instead?
any links to her name on hussien’s website??
That’s an OLD photo dude. The “chicken wing” wingspan has increased dramatically on old Jodie.
Where’s the link to the podcast?
Correct me if I’m wrong here, Kristinn, but didn’t traitors to the US used to face a firing squad?
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