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Latest Bill Ayers Items
On March 29, commander in chief of the armed forces (and President) Obama signed a presidential proclamation designating March 29 as Vietnam Veterans Day. I found out by accident and have yet to talk to a Vietnam vet since that date who was aware of the honor bestowed upon him.
"They love him, gentlemen, and they respect him, not only for himself, but for his character, for his integrity and his iron will, but they love him most for the enemies he has made."
If I understand the principles of Christianity correctly, we as Christians must forgive those who have acknowledged the fact that they have made mistakes. And mistake-makers include us all.
With the nation reeling under the impact of terrorist bombs and urban rioting as Vietnam War protests turned violent, Presidents Johnson and Nixon tasked the CIA with determining whether hostile foreign governments were fostering the deadly turmoil incited by black nationalist groups such as the Black Panther Party (BPP) and New Left outfits such as Students for a Democratic Society (SDS).
Until recently, most politicians, pundits and others among the "smart people" insisted that Election 2012 was all about jobs, jobs, jobs. The more broad-minded contended that the related issues of the lousy economy and the imperatives of deficit reduction also might feature. But that was all that mattered, especially in the presidential contest.
"We had reversed the recession, avoided a depression, gotten the economy moving again," President Obama fantasized on the campaign stump in Iowa. "But over the last six months, we've had a run of bad luck."
Hanoi Jane has been humbled. Recently, the home shopping channel QVC canceled a scheduled appearance by Jane Fonda. The actress was supposed to discuss her latest book, "Prime Time." She is shocked and angry that QVC disinvited her because of mounting public opposition.
Benjamin Franklin said, "Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden, it is forbidden because it is hurtful."
Oh dear. For the second time, friend-of-President Obama and possible "Audacity of Hope" ghost writer William Ayers has been blocked from entering Canada.