Many of you have already seen this video of undercover FBI agent Larry Grathwohl, who infiltrated the Weather Underground in the late 60s. In an interview in 1982, part of a documentary entitiled, “No Place to Hide” Grathwohl spoke of the future plans for the terrorist group, once they had overthrown the United States government.
The matter-of-factness in which the killing of at least 25 million people is discussed is as chilling to me as is the fact that they’re discussing killing at least 25 million people.
As a follow-up to that, Bob Owens of Confederate Yankee and Pajamas Media sought out and interviewed Mr. Grathwohl recently, and posted part of their discussion online. Two of the exchanges are below, but I strongly suggest that you read the whole thing.
Pajamas Media: Scattered news accounts on the Internet note that you were instrumental in foiling Weather Underground attacks in February of 1970, in Detroit. The Weathermen built two bombs targeting the Detroit Police Officers’ Association (DPOA) building and the 13th Precinct. Were the goals of these attacks symbolic property damage as were some other Weathermen attacks, or were these targets selected to kill police officers?
Larry Grathwohl: The instructions I received from Billy Ayers was that the bombs to be used in Detroit must have shrapnel (fence staples, specifically) and fire potential (propane bottles). The intention was to kill police officers.
Clearly, they were prepared to murder as many people as necessary to achieve their ends. Fortunately for us, for all their education there seemed to be a great deal of ineptitude in the execution of their plans.
Pajamas Media: Do you think there is there any way that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama could not have known that Bill Ayers was a domestic terrorist? Is there any reason that the American people should accept Barack Obama’s newest excuse about his relationship with Bill Ayers, where Obama claimed that he thought Ayers was “reformed”?
Larry Grathwohl: If we are to believe Mr. Obama, he just didn’t know Billy was as radical as he apparently is. Really? Just like he didn’t know the Rev. Wright was as radical as he is? Obama is a politician and he wants me to believe that he never discussed politics with the Rev Wright or Billy Ayers?
It is evident that Obama knew that Ayers was a murderous thug, and yet chose to associate himself with Ayers anyway. Or perhaps Ayers’ reputation was the attraction. After all, in his book, “Dreams from My Father”, Obama states that he sought out the most radical elements of society: “The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.”
He was on a journey of self-discovery, and even those self-styled radicals weren’t radical enough for Obama. It was soon after his book was published, and as he continued his journey that he began his long-time association with William Ayers, unrepentant domestic terrorist.
It should be deeply troubling to anyone that we still don’t know just how deeply these two are intertwined, and whether any of how much of Ayers’ philosophy is reflected in Obama’s outlook.
We must not elect Obama.