A 2001 audio of a Barack Obama radio interview in which he discusses wealth distribution when he was a State Senator has been uncovered. Read about it and listen to the audio below.
A public radio interview with then State Senator Barack Obama has been uncovered. In the 2001 audio, Obama discusses his feelings that the Civil Rights movement fell short of its goals by not developing a coalition of community organizing, grassroots efforts and political infiltration to see that changes went beyond being able to sit at a lunch counter and vote. Apparently, in his view, the changes should have also included redistribution of wealth as part of the Civil Rights movement.
Barack Obama on Chicago Public Radio WBEZ-FM, 2001: The Supreme Court never ventured into the issues of redistribution of wealth, and of more basic issues such as political and economic justice in society… and one of the, I think, tragedies of the civil rights movement was, um, because the civil rights movement became so court focused I think there was a tendency to lose track of the political and community organizing and activities on the ground that are able to put together the actual coalition of powers through which you bring about redistributive change. In some ways we still suffer from that …
He does not discuss the rights or wrongs of taking for each according to their ability and giving to each according to their need. Instead, he talks about the best ways to go about changing the system in a way that would best facilitate those changes. He concludes that it is best changed through administrative mandate because attempts to change it through legislation is too cumbersome.
He also points out that the Constitution is a negative document, telling us what the States and the Federal governments CAN’T do. Instead, he says, it should address the what the States and Federal governments SHOULD do.
In other words, he sees our money as belonging to the government. He wants to take our money and he will decide how to spend it. The democrats in Congress and the Senate are already deciding how they will spend it.
Listen to the audio below to get some insight into the Obama who has been the most liberal member of the Senate, who has been mentored by a succession of anarchists, Marxists and those from the extreme left and who has been carefully packaged and presented to mask this aspect of his political philosophy.
Once he is in power and has his chosen Congressmen and Senators in power, there will be no more need for him to continue avoiding answering questions or to pretend to be a centrist.
Barack Obama Discusses Wealth Redistribution in 2001 – Video