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Nelson Mandela, praised by the media upon his passing, was once bad-mouthed by the conservative white establishment, including Paul Harvey, who associated him with communists. In our own country, the conservative white establishment, led by the John Birch Society, pointed to the communist-affiliated advisors of civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. America was not swayed by the far-right rhetoric and made a national holiday in remembrance of Dr. King.

Currently a new “John Birch Society” known as the Tea Party claims President Obama’s legacy will be tainted by his association with “known communists.” Seriously?

After Fox News media-blitzed this information 24/7 prior to two elections, it didn’t keep Obama out of office. America has grown numb to the constant red-flag-waving on the right.

The new Latino voters whom the GOP can’t win without all know and mostly revere Ernesto “Che” Guevara, a man who makes Bill Ayers look like Sean Hannity.

Those who can’t learn from the past are doomed to repeat it. I want to thank the Tea Party for making Aug. 4, Obama’s birthday, a new national holiday.

Michael Ledo

Windsor, S.C.

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bubbasauce 12/15/13 - 01:48 am
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Mr. Ledo, Just in case you

Mr. Ledo, Just in case you did not know what "Tea party" stands for it is "Taxed Enough Already". Seems you are watching entirely too much CNN! But then again people such as yourself probably do not pay taxes, much less have a job. People with jobs usually are very familiar with the term "Tea Party"!

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carcraft 12/15/13 - 07:31 am
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I wish I could live in a

I wish I could live in a liberal MSNBC narrated fair tale land!

ymnbde
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ymnbde 12/15/13 - 09:12 am
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lions and tigers and bears

and witches!
oh my goodness children grow up and
lions and tigers and bears and witches
aren't under the bed or lurking in the backyard anymore
they've just turned into Republicans!
my goodness what frightening figments lurk in the imaginations
of children

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deestafford 12/15/13 - 09:16 am
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Mandela was a communist..

Mandela was a communist, a member of the African National Communist Party, who bad mouthed the US and praised Cuba. Granted, he did seem turn away from Communism in his later years. South Africa is still a basket case for the blacks even though they are under black rule.

Martin Luther King did have communist infiltrators in his organization. Was he affiliated with the communists? We may never know since his files are sealed beyond the normal time frame for opening them. What is there being hidden?

Che was a ruthless thug who killed hundreds, if not thousands, at the behest of Castro. He killed for pleasure and sport. He was mentally deranged and if the people who wear his T-shirts knew the real Che versus the myth they would be ashamed of themselves...well maybe they would but it would perhaps be doubtful.

The TEA party is for individual freedom, limited government, and lower taxes. What, pray tell, is wrong with any of these three things? After all, they are the foundation building blocks of the Founding of America.

It's a shame one wallows in ignorance in today's information satuated world where the truth is so easily attained.

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soapy_725 12/15/13 - 10:27 am
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Not communism: individual freedom, limited government, lower tax
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Not communism: individual freedom, limited government, lower tax

Conservative Man
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Conservative Man 12/15/13 - 10:38 am
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Mr. Ledo's "celebration"....

...will be short-lived...

His (and those who think like him) ideas and policies are what will lead to the the eventual demise of the greatest experiment ever conducted by man....The United States of America...

Sadly, I'm sure that even when they get their way and the country and it's economic system collapses they will still blame the right.....

Celebrations indeed....more like condolences...

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dichotomy 12/15/13 - 10:42 am
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Believe me, Obama is nowhere

Believe me, Obama is nowhere near the status of King or Mandela. Everything he has done has been a disaster. Most of what he has done has been by Executive Order and his whole presidency will be wiped out by several strokes of a pen. And Obamacare will be changed beyond recognition since it is such a disaster that even the Democrats are trying to hide from it. When he leaves office he is basically going to be the president that wasn't. His only claim to fame will be that he was the first and, because he was a communist and such a disaster, probably the last black president.

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KSL 12/15/13 - 11:09 am
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Under the superb leadership

Under the superb leadership of Obama (not), Israel may well be turning to Russia for an alliance.

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Lou Stewall 12/15/13 - 11:31 am
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Dogma vs. Facts

Mr. Ledo please look up the Venona Papers, which prove Alger Hiss was a communist, and Joe McCarthy and the John Birchers were absolutely correct. Together, liberals like Bill Ayers, Ché, Castro, Lenin, Mao, Stalin, Hitler, Janet Reno and Pol Pot killed over 100 million! More shocking, liberals ignore murderous Muslims while spitting on Christianity. So stoning women hanging homosexuals means nothing? Kudos to Deestafford for truth-telling who is a communist. Liberals never allow facts to get in the way of their bass-ackward dogma.

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John Perna 12/15/13 - 02:00 pm
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In Death, as in Life, Truth About Mandela Overlooked

http://targetfreedom.com/cfr/truth-about-mandela-overlooked/

http://www.thenewamerican.com/world-news/africa/item/17106-in-death-as-i...

Written by Alex Newman, Friday, 06 December 2013

With the widely anticipated passing of South African revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela late Thursday, December 5, presidents and dictators from around the world — as well as everyday people, and especially the press — are in mourning. Lost amid the tsunami of praise and adoration, almost canonization even according to some of his supporters, however, is the truth about the man himself, who was, after all, still just a man.
The announcement of Mandela’s death was made by current South African President Jacob Zuma, the fourth leader of the so-called “rainbow nation” ushered in after the fall of Apartheid rule some two decades ago. “Our beloved Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, the founding President of our democratic nation has departed,” said Zuma, a polygamous tribal chief who, amid never-ending corruption scandals, regularly sings “struggle” songs about murdering European-descent Afrikaners.

Photo of Nelson Mandela with South African Communist Party head Joe Slovo:
AP Images

According to the current South African president, Mandela passed on “peacefully” in the company of his family late Thursday. “He is now resting. He is now at peace,” Zuma continued, adding that the deceased leader would receive a state funeral and flags would be flown at half-mast until then. “Our nation has lost its greatest son. Our people have lost a father. Although we knew that this day would come, nothing can diminish our sense of a profound and enduring loss.”
Like heads of state and the media around the world, Zuma celebrated Mandela’s alleged “tireless struggle for freedom” and how he “brought us together” in common cause. “Our thoughts are with his friends, comrades and colleagues who fought alongside Madiba over the course of a lifetime of struggle,” South Africa’s current president continued, offering the briefest of glimpses into the reality about Mandela that has been largely expunged from the history books.

President Obama, also heaping praises on Mandela, even ordered American flags flown at half-mast until Monday — especially shocking when considering that the late leader and his Soviet-backed armed movement spent decades on the official U.S. government terror list before being removed in 2008. “I am one of the countless millions who drew inspirations from Nelson Mandela’s life,” Obama said. “I cannot fully imagine my own life without the example that Nelson Mandela set. So long as I live, I will do what I can to learn from him.”
By contrast, even in the late 1980’s, shortly before the Apartheid regime surrendered to overwhelming global pressure to hand over power, Western leaders saw Mandela and his “African National Congress” in a very different light. “The ANC is a typical terrorist organization,” explained former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. U.S. President Ronald Reagan put Mandela and the ANC on the American terrorist list in the 1980s.
Indeed, outside of open support from ruthless communist dictatorships — the tyrants ruling over Cuba, East Germany, and the Soviet Union, for example — Mandela’s ANC and its South African Communist Party partners were widely viewed as ruthless communist terrorists. Considering their murderous activities, which included the barbaric executions and torture of countless South African blacks who opposed them, it is easy to understand why.
With help from elements of the Western establishment and the media, however, all of that gradually changed. Widely adored in South Africa and around the world, today Mandela is almost universally portrayed as a peaceful hero who struggled to bring down the white-led Apartheid regime that ruled the area for decades — all in the name of “democracy,” “equality,” and racial harmony.
Lost amid the cacophony of praise and near-worship, though, is the truth about the late South African leader, which has been all but erased from the planet’s collective memory. Today, for example, endless amounts of news reports on Mandela’s death continue to falsely suggest that he was a political prisoner jailed merely for his “beliefs” and opposition to the system of Apartheid (meaning separate development, which despite its myriad flaws, was working to grant full independence and sovereignty to the various tribal and ethnic groups in South Africa).
A mere handful of articles have offered even a hint of the truth. In reality, the Soviet-backed revolutionary was imprisoned for terrorism, sedition, and sabotage — an integral part of Mandela’s long communist history that his adoring fans tend to downplay, at best, or more often, ignore altogether. Almost none of the adoring eulogies pouring forth from around the world have noted, for example, that Mandela was offered the chance to walk out of prison a free man if he would just renounce violence. He refused.
Instead of a man of peace, as his legions of fans would like to believe, and in many cases do believe, Mandela was actually the co-founder of the armed wing of the ANC known as Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation). Outside of communist dictatorships, virtually every government recognized the movement as a communist-backed terrorist outfit — it was, after all, famous for murder, torture, bombings, sabotage, and more. More recently, as The New American reported, conclusive evidence further confirming Mandela’s senior role in the Soviet-backed South African Communist Party has been widely published.
Meanwhile, Mandela’s wife during much of that time, fellow ANC revolutionary Winnie, was a zealous and open advocate for one of the most brutal murder tactics ever conceived by man. Pioneered by the ANC, so-called “necklacing” involves filling a tire with gasoline before putting it around the victim’s neck, setting it ablaze, and watching the poor target slowly writhe in horrifying agony before eventual death. Most of the ANC’s “necklace” victims were fellow blacks.
Unsurprisingly, Mandela’s history of violence, brutality, terror, and communist scheming has scarcely been mentioned in the thousands of obituaries currently on the front pages of newspapers around the world. Instead, one of the ex-guerilla’s key accomplishments, which earned him praise from around the world, was his supposed ability to prevent a “blood bath” and mass-slaughter in the transition to “democracy” — as if genocide were the obvious course that history would have inevitably taken absent a figure like Mandela.
Almost incredibly, the few reports that have highlighted even the tiniest hint of controversy surrounding the life and works of Mandela suggest that the only criticism of his legacy comes from extremists who think the late leader did not do enough to turn South Africa into a full-blown Marxist dictatorship. An opinion piece in the New York Times, for example, describes the rage among some forces in South Africa over Mandela’s failure to completely disempower or even obliterate the Afrikaner people — a process that many respected analysts say is accelerating and could quickly spiral out of control.
“It is ironic that in today’s South Africa, there is an increasingly vocal segment of black South Africans who feel that Mandela sold out the liberation struggle to white interests,” claimed Ohio University Professor Zakes Mda, who knew Mandela, in the Times column. “This will come as a surprise to the international community, which informally canonized him and thinks he enjoyed universal adoration in his country.” As the Times’ piece suggests, even more extreme anti-white racist and Marxist forces are gathering momentum.
All of that, however, has been largely covered up amid news of Mandela’s death. “As we gather, wherever we are in the country and wherever we are in the world, let us recall the values for which Madiba fought,” said Zuma, referring to Mandela by his African tribal name. “Let us commit ourselves to strive together – sparing neither strength nor courage – to build a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous South Africa.”
Acquitted of rape charges in 2006 by claiming that his victim was wearing a “kanga” and so, clearly wanted to have sex with him, Zuma has been steadily following in the footsteps of his communist-affiliated predecessors. With the economy crumbling and violence exploding, Zuma and his allies continue to publicly sing “struggle” songs inciting genocide against the white population at virtually every political rally.
Meanwhile, the ANC-Communist Party alliance that has ruled South Africa since the end of Apartheid is steadily working to foist tyranny and lawlessness on what was once among the most prosperous countries in the world. The planet’s top authority on genocide, a man who worked to help bring down Apartheid in South Africa, has even warned that the Afrikaners may be on the verge of literal extermination. While the largely bogus public image created of Mandela certainly has some praiseworthy elements — opposition to racism, violence, and support for human rights, for example — it is important that reality not be overlooked. Senior Editor William Jasper with The New American magazine wrote a detailed piece on the real Nelson Mandela under the headline “Saint” Mandela? Not So Fast! If the truth is worth anything, Americans should resist the temptation to worship a fake caricature of a leader who was, after all, still just a man.
Alex Newman, a foreign correspondent for The New American, is normally based in Europe. He can be reached at anewman@thenewamerican.com.

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New Evidence Shows Mandela Was Senior Communist Party Member

Genocide and Communism Threaten South Africa

South African Communists’ Friends in High Places

Socialist International Congress Hosted by ANC Amid Genocide Alert

South African Tells of Genocide in Communist-dominated South Africa

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A Meeting of Minds

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DID YOU THINK THAT YOU WOULD NEVER SEE AN AMERICAN PRESIDENT PRAISE
A MURDERING, TORTURING, COMMUNIST TERRORIST? LOOK HERE:
Obama Speaks on the Death of Nelson Mandela

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIbwXCbiklY

If beating people senseless, and then burning them alive, with a rubber tire filled with gasoline around their neck, does not make someone a terrorist, exactly what would be a terrorist? Google "necklacing".

teaparty
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teaparty 12/15/13 - 02:51 pm
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I have read quite a few
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I have read quite a few things by Ledo and one thing is obvious. He has never met a communist he didn't like.

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deestafford 12/15/13 - 04:48 pm
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John Perna,

John Perna, what an excellent capsulazation and summation of the "real" life of Mandela and the motives behind the powers of the region today.

Why is it that everything anti-Western, anti-white, pro-leftist, pro-black has to be the right thing to castigate in the eyes of the left? South Africa will have another blood bath and end up like Rhodesia.

Are the eyes of the left so covered with the scales of "compassion" that they cannot see the evils of collectivism and communism and what failures they have been through hundreds of years of history? They have failed every time they have been tried no matter how "smart" the "leaders" of the movements have been.

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allhans 12/15/13 - 05:55 pm
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Bill O'Reilly reported that

Bill O'Reilly reported that Mandela was a communist BEFORE he went to prison.....MSNBC loves to edit statements made by those at Fox, possibly because of jealousy that Fox is so far ahead of them .

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robert2410 12/15/13 - 06:19 pm
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This LTE is proof positive
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This LTE is proof positive that many liberals are not the sharpest knives in the kitchen.

teaparty
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teaparty 12/15/13 - 07:02 pm
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'This LTE is proof positive
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'This LTE is proof positive that many liberals are not the sharpest knives in the kitchen.'
true but if they were they would not be liberals

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Pops 12/15/13 - 07:41 pm
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You are really

misguided little fella. Hip and cool, so you think.....but you still live in little Windsor, SC.

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John Perna 12/16/13 - 01:35 am
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Mandela PLEAD GUILTY to 156 acts of terrorism.

Mandela PLEAD GUILTY to 156 acts of terrorism. He wrote a book called "How to Be a Good Communist". 1000 people were burn alive. Watch this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9PDX3-Qkx6Y

Now Obama orders American flags flown has half mast to honor him?

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teaparty 12/16/13 - 09:06 am
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During Christmas break, Drew
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During Christmas break, Drew says he was at Grauman-Boss’ home in Palo Alto when Obama came over with Mohammed Hasan Chandoo, his roommate from Pakistan.

“Barack and Hasan showed up at the house in a BMW, and then we went to a restaurant together,” Drew says. “We had a nice meal, and then we came back to the house and smoked cigarettes and drank and argued politics.”
For the next several hours, they discussed Marxism.

“He was arguing a straightforward Marxist-Leninist class-struggle point of view, which anticipated that there would be a revolution of the working class, led by revolutionaries, who would overthrow the capitalist system and institute a new socialist government that would redistribute the wealth,” says Drew, who says he himself was then a Marxist.

“The idea was basically that wealthy people were exploiting others,” Drew says. “That this was the secret of their wealth, that they weren’t paying others enough for their work, and they were using and taking advantage of other people. He was convinced that a revolution would take place, and it would be a good thing.”

http://www.newsmax.com/RonaldKessler/obama-college-marxism-occidental/20...

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teaparty 12/16/13 - 09:10 am
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Drew’s meeting with the young
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Drew’s meeting with the young Obama occurred shortly after he experienced his first taste of campus notoriety when publicly speaking out on the anti-apartheid issue and co-founding the anti-apartheid group that is mentioned in Dreams of My Father.

During their meeting, Drew recalls that Obama believed that “America was definitely the enemy, and American elites were the enemy, and whatever America was doing was definitely wrong and bad. He thought that perhaps the Soviet Union was misunderstood, and it was doing a better job for its people than most people realized,”

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Darby 12/16/13 - 12:14 pm
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There's no hope of reaching confirmed and

misguided socialists such as Mr. Ledo. Why waste time trying?

Got this visual of him sitting up late at night, composing his communist tripe while sporting his "Che" T-shirt and trying to convince himself that he's converting anyone who is not already brain dead.

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teaparty 12/16/13 - 03:31 pm
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"Got this visual of him
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"Got this visual of him sitting up late at night, composing his communist tripe while sporting his "Che" T-shirt and trying to convince himself that he's converting anyone who is not already brain dead."
My bet is that Ledo is 'composing his communist tripe' while having a smoke of a kind.

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namlive 12/18/13 - 09:14 pm
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It seems you Traitor Party

It seems you Traitor Party Lowbrows miss the point. At no time do I deny that any of these people are communists or have communist advisers. What I am claiming is that history doesn't care. The views of today's T-Party will be as significant as yesterday's John Birchers- which is nothing. zero. nada. They are the world's sad narrow minded minority. Now where is my picture of Nixon shaking hands with Chairman Mao?

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Darby 12/19/13 - 04:14 pm
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"Now where is my picture of Nixon shaking hands

with Chairman Mao?"

Nixon opened up China to the world and to civilization where all before him had failed.

Put that in your Havana stogie and smoke it.

Darby
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Darby 12/19/13 - 10:20 pm
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Does anybody else

spell their screen name backwards..??

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iaaffg 12/20/13 - 04:07 am
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mr ledo: you suffer from HUAS
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mr ledo: you suffer from HUAS (head up a-- syndrome), as all others of the democrat party do. i see a democrat, i think of satan at work, walking the earth, spreading lies, filth, and slander. i'd rather be a shrill republican than an idiotic democrat, slave to their leaders and obviously missing some vital parts of their brain, like neurons that connect one sensible thought to another because every word that comes out of a democrat's mouth is nothing but diarrhea.....kind of like the same thing that runs through their central nervous system, thus giving them the poop for brains that they so obviously have.

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Gage Creed 12/21/13 - 03:12 pm
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@Darby regarding the

@Darby regarding the backwards spelling.... only the communist party standouts that send in a LTE and then want to anonymously comment on their own drivel.

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