Author Stanley Kurtz has released new information, confirming that, despite Obama campaign denials, Barack Obama was a member of the Chicago New Party, in 1996.
There is also documentary evidence that Obama was not only an active member, but a leader of a New Party sister organization Progressive Chicago, as far back as 1993.
Furthermore, there is ample evidence that the New Party/Progressive Chicago was set up by Marxists, for Marxists, in order to increase far left influence in the Democratic Party, and eventually establish a leftist major party to replace the Democrats entirely.
Strong in the mid to late 1990s, the New Party was an electoral alliance dedicated to electing leftist candidates to office – usually through the Democratic Party.
Two organizations formed the backbone of the New Party – the Democratic Socialists of America and the US’ then largest radical organization, ACORN. Radical labor union SEIU also had considerable input, as did members of the Communist Party USA spin off, Committees of Correspondence. DSA had infiltrated ACORN, SEIU and Committees of Correspondence, so arguably the socialists were the real power behind the New Party.
Elaine Bernard and Kurt Stand of Democratic Socialists of America, and Judy Page of the New Party were speakers on the Towards a New Party panel sponsored by the DSA at the Tenth Annual Socialist Scholars Conference, held April 24-26, 1992 at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York City.
Bernard and Page were later active in the New Party, while Stand was later jailed as an East German and Soviet spy.
Barack Obama, incidentally, used to attend the annual Socialist Scholars conferences, while studying at Columbia University in New York in the early 1980s.
In Chicago, the New Party founded an equally radical “sister organization,” Progressive Chicago….
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