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Obama Signed a Contract with the Chicago Socialist Party

October 8th, 2008 . by TexasFred

Senator Obama Signed a Contract with the Chicago Socialist Party

Everything on the Post Below is Hyperlinked to a site within the Chicago Democratic party archives, there is no conjecture, no guessing, The fact is that as recently as 1996 Senator Obama was an active member of the Chicago Democratic Socialist Party:

On their website the Democratic Socialist of America (DSA) has a description of their political perspective called Where We Stand. It says, in part,

We are socialists because we reject an international economic order sustained by private profit, alienated labor, race and gender discrimination, environmental destruction, and brutality and violence in defense of the status quo.

We are socialists because we share a vision of a humane international social order based both on democratic planning and market mechanisms to achieve equitable distribution of resources, meaningful work, a healthy environment, sustainable growth, gender and racial equality, and non-oppressive relationships.

At least according to its newsletter called the New Ground ,Senator Barack Obama attended at least a few meetings of the Chicago Chapter of this group in 1996. And from the way he was described in the newsletter he “talked the talk” and “walked the walk”

New Ground 45

March - April, 1996
A Town Meeting on Economic Insecurity: Employment and Survival in Urban America
By Bob Roman

Over three hundred people attended the first of two Town Meetings on Economic Insecurity on February 25 in Ida Noyes Hall at the University of Chicago. Entitled “Employment and Survival in Urban America”, the meeting was sponsored by the UofC DSA Youth Section, Chicago DSA and University Democrats. The panelists were Toni Preckwinkle, Alderman of Chicago’s 4th Ward; Barack Obama, candidate for the 13th Illinois Senate District; Professor William Julius Wilson, Center for the Study of Urban Inequality at the University of Chicago; Professor Michael Dawson, University of Chicago; and Professor Joseph Schwartz, Temple University and a member of DSA’s National Political Committee….

….Now the issue is again coming to the front, but he wished the issue was on the Democratic agenda not just on Buchanan’s.

One of the themes that has emerged in Barack Obama’s campaign is “what does it take to create productive communities”, not just consumptive communities. It is an issue that joins some of the best instincts of the conservatives with the better instincts of the left. He felt the state government has three constructive roles to play.

The first is “human capital development”. By this he meant public education, welfare reform, and a “workforce preparation strategy”. Public education requires equality in funding. It’s not that money is the only solution to public education’s problems but it’s a start toward a solution. The current proposals for welfare reform are intended to eliminate welfare but it’s also true that the status quo is not tenable. A true welfare system would provide for medical care, child care and job training. While Barack Obama did not use this term, it sounded very much like the “social wage” approach used by many social democratic labor parties. By “workforce preparation strategy”, Barack Obama simply meant a coordinated, purposeful program of job training instead of the ad hoc, fragmented approach used by the State of Illinois today.

The state government can also play a role in redistribution, the allocation of wages and jobs. As Barack Obama noted, when someone gets paid $10 million to eliminate 4,000 jobs, the voters in his district know this is an issue of power not economics. The government can use as tools labor law reform, public works and contracts…..


In September October 1995 he signed a contract promising an visible and open relationship with the Marxist New Party:

About 50 activists attended the Chicago New Party membership meeting in July. The purpose of the meeting was to update members on local activities and to hear appeals for NP support from four potential political candidates. The NP is being very active in organization building and politics. There are 300 members in Chicago. In order to build an organizational and financial base the NP is sponsoring house parties. Locally it has been successful both fiscally and in building a grassroots base. Nationwide it has resulted in 1000 people committed to monthly contributions. The NP’s political strategy is to support progressive candidates in elections only if they have a concrete chance to “win”. This has resulted in a winning ratio of 77 of 110 elections. Candidates must be approved via a NP political committee. Once approved, candidates must sign a contract with the NP. The contract mandates that they must have a visible and active relationship with the NP.

The political entourage included Alderman Michael Chandler, William Delgado, chief of staff for State Rep Miguel del Valle, and spokespersons for State Sen. Alice Palmer, Sonya Sanchez, chief of staff for State Sen. Jesse Garcia, who is running for State Rep in Garcia’s District; and Barack Obama…..

In July-August 1996 the Socialist Party celebrated Obama’s Primary victory:

Secondly, the NP’s ‘96 Political Program has been enormously successful with 3 of 4 endorsed candidates winning electoral primaries. All four candidates attended the NP membership meeting on April 11th to express their gratitude. Danny Davis, winner in the 7th Congressional District, invited NPers to join his Campaign Steering Committee. Patricia Martin, who won the race for Judge in 7th Subcircuit Court, explained that due to the NP she was able to network and get experienced advice from progressives like Davis. Barack Obama, victor in the 13th State Senate District, encouraged NPers to join in his task forces on Voter Education and Voter Registration.

Folks this is Scary. Barack Obama is not an extreme Liberal. Hillary Clinton is an Extreme liberal. Barack Obama is a Socialist. He campaigned on their ticket, signed their contracts and attended their meetings. Is that guilt by association, YOU BETCHA. But there is an old Yiddish saying, ” you lie down with dogs, you are going to get fleas.”

I want to send a HUGE Tip of the Stetson to Sammy at YID With LID for this story, it is all his, I have not added nor taken away one word. GREAT work my friend!

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19 Responses to “Obama Signed a Contract with the Chicago Socialist Party”

  1. comment number 1 by: Kate

    God help us.

  2. comment number 2 by: Robert

    You see RIGHT here is why I read TexasFred… THIS is the type of writing/Research I enjoy. The TRUTH is not scary Obamabots, Embrace it, welcome it and learn from it. We have less than 30 days to make up ground to get the word out about Obama. He has the minions in the media, the brainwashed youth, and the support of BOTH coasts…. WE need to get the word out that McCain/Palin offers us SOME cushion from socialism. As long as Sarah Palin is #2 We conservatives have HOPE for CHANGE.

  3. comment number 3 by: Bluto

    Okay, let me get this figured out, because I’m *really* confused.

    Water is wet.

    Fire is hot.

    Obama is a socialist.

    Somebody break out the “No Duh” stick and beat me over the head with it.

  4. comment number 4 by: Bluto

    I was talking with a neighbor today about “The Great Obama: Saviour of the Masses”, and both of us are bewildered as to why so many people don’t realize he’s a Socialist.

  5. comment number 5 by: Pat Houseworth

    Let’s face it, with the influx of illegals, bad public schools, and Marxist Universities, a large % of Americans, just are not very bright.

    Obama couldn’t have gotten voted in as dog catcher a generation ago.

  6. comment number 6 by: Bluto

    Agreed Pat.

    Intellectually, I know all of that, but I guess I’m afflicted with a bad case of denial. I don’t *want* to believe that the masses are a bunch of dimwits. Maybe that’s why I don’t watch much news these days. It just makes me angry and sad.

  7. comment number 7 by: TexasFred

    Bluto, you have to watch, and invest too, I recommend precious metals…

    Lead, brass and gun steel..

  8. comment number 8 by: Bluto

    Lead. CHECK

    Brass. CHECK

    Gun Steel. CHECK

    Ok, now where should I deposit my “Lead Investments” ? Hmmmmmmmmmmmm.

  9. comment number 9 by: TexasFred

    There are MANY places in need of multiple deposits…

  10. comment number 10 by: Bluto

    I think I just got this thread “flagged” by authorities that don’t take lightly to lead-tainted humor.

  11. comment number 11 by: Kate

    I was trying, very calmly, to discuss this issue with what I thought was a reasonably intelligent, college educated, owns her own business, Hillary supporter, this morning. It was such an odd conversation, I wish I had had a tape recorder. I got the Dhimmi Party line….”I hate Sarah Palin….Obama will be wonderful for our country…all the nonsense about Obama are lies” yada yada yada, ad nauseum. When I tried to explain to her how many DOCUMENTED negatives that are actually against Bubba Hussein, I thought the woman was going to have a stroke.

    One thing she said the stood out was that “a woman shouldn’t be president”. Say whut? I pointed out that Palin was running for VP, not pres. “Well, McCain is going to die.” Yeah…we are all…100%. “Palin is too hot headed.” And her candidate, Hillary is not? “But Hillary knows what she’s doing!”

    I’m so confused! What is with these people? Are they passing out stupid pills at the Dhimmi HQ?

  12. comment number 12 by: TexasFred

    Are they passing out stupid pills at the Dhimmi HQ?

    You answered your own question…

  13. comment number 13 by: Bluto

    I think it would be fair to say that a great deal of the Dimwitocrats hate Palin as much as I hate Obama.

  14. comment number 14 by: Kate

    Heh. Yes, Fred, I suppose I did.

    How sad is it that decent people have been pulled in to the cesspool. sigh…

  15. comment number 15 by: Bluto


    I completely agree. I know some very decent people, and for one reason or another, they’ve gotten fooled by the charisma of Obama. Mostly because of their hatred for Bush, which I cannot begrudge them one bit. Bush has pretty much pissed off everyone. He’s an equal opportunity offender.

    I’m of the opinion that Bush has more to do with people liking Obama than Obama does.

  16. comment number 16 by: TexasFred

    Bluto, Bush is starting to make Mr. Peanut look good, and that ain’t easy… :?

  17. comment number 17 by: Winghunter

    Give these citizens who are incapable for their vote the following link and tell them to do the homework that they have so far refused to do OR go there yourself and spoon-feed the information to them for our country will not survive a NObama presidency;

    Be Capable For Your Vote

  18. comment number 18 by: Kate

    Thought this might peak your interest:

  19. comment number 19 by: Jaeson

    ACORN, Project VOTE and The NEW Party share the same address

    88 Third Avenue, Third Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

    ——-ACORN Falls Close To Tree—-

    Eyebrows were raised last week by a fundraising invitation sent by the Friends Of Bill de Blasio. de Blasio, who managed Hillary Clinton’s Senate campaign, held the December 7 event to fund his run for the 39th Councilmanic District seat. The invitation listed the committee’s address as 88 Third Avenue, which may be familiar to some as the address for the community group ACORN. The contact on the invitation was Kara Hood, an ACORN political organizer. One insider thought that the connection between the candidate and the community group was too tight, and could imply that ACORN’s stance on community issues was politicized. “That’s a little too close for comfort for me,” he said.

    ———-Project Vote

    88 Third Avenue, Third Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

    Domain Name: PROJECTVOTE.ORG

    ——-The New Party is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. To apply: Send resume, five references, and a letter of interest to: New Party, 88 Third Avenue, Ste 313, Brooklyn, NY 11217. If possible, please also e-mail letter and resume to [email protected].

    88 Third Avenue, Suite 313
    Brooklyn, NY 11217

    email: [email protected]

    phone: 1-800-200-1294© 1997, The New Party