“Now, the power of the Black Bloc is growing within Occupy and pushing the movement in unexpected directions,” the magazine added.
Obama Spoke At Socialist Event In 1996
A 1996 advertisement in a local Chicago newspaper shows that President Obama was the speaker at an event sponsored and presented by the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA).
The February 25, 1996 event was billed as “the first townhall meeting on economic insecurity.” Panelists included Obama, then a candidate for the 13th Illinois Senate District, and several longtime DSA activists. The DSA is a member of the Socialist International, the world’s largest socialist group.
Prior to the cleanup of its website in 1999, the DSA included a song list featuring “The Internationale,” the worldwide anthem of communism and socialism. Another song on the site was “Red Revolution,” sung to the tune of “Red Robin.” The lyrics went: “When the Red Revolution brings its solution along, along, there’ll be no more lootin’ when we start shootin’ that Wall Street throng.”
Another posted song was “Are You Sleeping, Bourgeoisie?” The lyrics went: “Are you sleeping? Are you sleeping? Bourgeoisie, Bourgeoisie. And when the revolution comes, we’ll kill you all with knives and guns, Bourgeoisie, Bourgeoisie.”
Aaron Klein is Jerusalem bureau chief and senior reporter for WorldNetDaily.com. He is also host of an investigative radio program on New York’s 770-WABC Radio, the largest talk radio station in the U.S., every Sunday between 7-9 p.m. His website is KleinOnline.com.