She asked for it. Obama is not now and never has been a "pal" of William Ayers.
Sarah Palin, on the other hand, has been and remains good pals with a number of America-hating Alaskans.
David Talbot has summarized some of Palin's links to the anti-American Alaska Independence Party at salon.com. Much of this is not new, but needs to again be brought to the fore in light of Palin's outrageous and untrue attacks against Senator Barack Obama.
Joe Vogler, "the raging anti-American who founded the AIP, once said, 'My government is my worst enemy. I'm going to fight them with any means at hand.'" Talbot says that "Before his strange murder in 1993 ... Vogler ... preached armed insurrection against the United States of America."
Vogler always went around armed and threatened to kill any federal bureaucrat who came after him. "When the federal bureaucrats come after me, I suggest they wear red coats. They make better targets. In the federal government are the biggest liars in the United States, and I hate them with a passion ..."
This angry anti-American began the AIP from nothing and built it up to 20,000 strong. His "greatest moment of glory was to be his 1993 appearance before the United Nations to denounce United States 'tyranny' before the entire world and to demand Alaska's freedom. The Alaska secessionist had persuaded the government of Iran to sponsor his anti-American harangue.
"That's right ... Iran. The Islamic dictatorship. The taker of American hostages. The rogue nation that McCain and Palin have excoriated Obama for suggesting we diplomatically engage. That Iran.
Here's the deal. Todd Palin was a member of this anti-American, secessionist party for seven years! He may have been a card-carrying Republican, too, but that is irrelevant. A person can belong to any number of horrendous organizations at the same time.
Not only so, but Sarah Palin herself, governor of Alaska, appeared before the annual convention of this anti-American, secessionist group earlier this year to praise its work. "Keep up the good work," said Sarah. Oh, and "God bless you."
Talbot notes that the chairwoman of the AIP, Lynette Clark, told him that "Sarah Palin is her kind of gal. 'She's Alaskan to the bone ... she sounds just like Joe Vogler.'"
Imagine, asks Mr. Talbot, what would happen if it were revealed that Michelle Obama had "joined a black nationalist party whose founder preached armed secession from the United States and who enlisted the government of Iran in his cause? The Obama campaign would probably not have survived such an explosive revelation. Particularly if Barack Obama himself was videotaped giving the anti-American secessionists his wholehearted support just months ago."
Where's the outrage? Where the hell is the mainstream media, the media pundits, the blowhards on Faux News? What's Tom (McCain) Brokaw got to say about this? Has anyone questioned either McCain or Palin about her anti-American connections? Why hasn't this issue come up during the debates?
Write to the local papers, the national magazines, your members of Congress, the White House, the Obama camp, the McCain camp. Tell the story and ask for comments. Let everyone know that Sarah Palin pals around with anti-American secessionists and her husband belonged to an anti-American secessionist party for seven years.
And may God bless America!
Read all of Talbot's article here.