Bill Ayers recently appeared before a group of activist teachers to encourage them to keep up the fight. He told them about the assistance he provided in getting the very radical Bob Peterson elected president of the Milwaukee Teachers Education Association.
Hoping to wow his friendly audience, he also gushed about another leader he helped.
Ayers admitted he hosted a fundraiser at his home for Barack Obama in the 1990s. "I thought he wanted to be mayor of Chicago - that's the limit of my imagination," he told the audience in a video released exclusively by Education Action Group.
This is likely the first time Ayers has been caught on tape discussing his connection to Obama. Their relationship has been routinely been downplayed by Ayers, Obama and his associates, since the national media took a glancing look into their ties during the 2008 presidential campaign.
Ayers' impact on America cannot be underestimated. While many have exposed and condemned his leadership in the radical and violent Weather Underground – and the group's efforts to terrorize the country in the 1960s and '70s – he has done far more damage to our students' minds.
Ayers, a retired college professor, and his progressive comrades have come to the conclusion that shaping young minds in the liberal direction will have more impact than blowing up a few buildings. After all, what are a few building repairs to a massive federal government? Thus, he’s been busy promoting radical indoctrination of school-age students.
That's why he teamed up with the likes of Peterson, who has been openly calling on public school teachers to include left-wing propaganda in their daily lessons. Ayers and Peterson are soul brothers in the effort to fundamentally move America to the left.
As I detail in a new book, "Indoctrination: How 'Useful Idiots' Are Using Our Schools to Subvert American Exceptionalism," Ayers, Peterson and many others view government schools as an ideal training ground for their political philosophy. Young minds are easily influenced, and parents and taxpayers don’t seem to notice what’s going on.
Another video has surfaced of Ayers describing his meeting with the North Vietnamese to discuss his ideas for a socialist American revolution. This man does not believe in the America we do. But he's using trying to use our schools to change it, one generation at a time.
Kyle is founder of Education Action Group and EAGnews.org, a news service dedicated to education reform and school spending research, reporting, analysis and commentary.
He is co-author of Glenn Beck’s “Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education,” available at Amazon.com.
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