On the evening after 3,000 Americans were butchered by Muslim terrorists, White House Green Czar Van Jones stood in solidarity with...the terrorists.
From the American Spectator.
Is it any wonder Jones and this Administration want to cloud the date of 9/11 and turn it into a "Day of Service?"
Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement (STORM), the revolutionary group formed by self-described "communist" and "rowdy black nationalist" Van Jones, held a vigil in Oakland, California, "mourning the victims of U.S. imperialism around the world" on the night after Sept. 11, 2001.
...Jones also founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, which joined in the vigil according to an Ella Baker Center press release from 2001. The press release contained this passage that quoted Jones:
"Anti-Arab hostility is already reaching a fever pitch as pundits and common people alike rush to judgment that an Arab group is responsible for this tragedy," said Van Jones, national executive director of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. "We fear that an atmosphere is being created that will result in official and street violence against Arab men, women and children."
"Reclaiming Revolution" also blamed the U.S. for 9/11. A passage on page 45 (27 of the PDF file) reads:
That night, STORM and the other movement leaders expressed sadness and anger at the deaths of innocent working class people. We were angry, first and foremost, with the U.S. government, whose worldwide aggression had engendered such hate across the globe that working class people were not safe at home. We honored those who had lost their lives in the attack -- and those who would surely lose their lives in subsequent U.S. attacks overseas.
But that wasn't all. WorldNetDaily also reveals today how Jones was the speaker at a 2002 rally in "Commietown" (Berkeley, CA) organized by a front group for the Revolutionary Communist Party.
In 2002, Jones was a keynote speaker at a rally at People's Park in Berkeley, Calif., to mark the national launch of Not In Our Name, a Maoist, terrorist-supporting, anti-war group founded by Revolutionary Communist Party member C. Clark Kissinger. People's Park was created during the radical political activism of the late 1960s.The name Van Jones has been making a lot of news lately, as a website he co-founded, Color of Change, is behind an attack on advertisers of the Glenn Beck show. The website claims they're going after Beck because he accused Obama of being a racist, but that's false. They're only going after Beck because he exposed Jones of being a Communist back in July. Conversely to their accusation against Beck, Color of Change endorsed the racist view expressed by Kanye West in 2005
Jones spoke alongside Jeff Paterson, the first active-duty soldier to refuse orders to be part of the U.S. attack force during the Persian Gulf War.
...Jones was also a leader of a radical group, United for Peace and Justice, or UFPJ, of which his Ella Baker Human Rights Center was an associate. Not In My Name was an affiliate of UFPJ.
The White House did not return multiple WND requests the past few weeks seeking comment on how Jones was screened for his position and whether the White House knew of his admitted radical past.
This is another example, also, of the secrecy of the Obama Administration, despite the pledge of being the "most transparent" in history. Why the secrecy? Was Jones' criminal background vetted? And what the Hell does Jones have as far as experience in so-called "Green Jobs" besides writing a book to hold an unconstitutional position as one of "That One's" czars?
"that President Bush 'gave troops permission to go down (to New Orleans) and shoot us (black people)' after Hurricane Katrina. The group, led by James Rucker, then started selling t-shirts on its website two days later which read "Kanye Was Right", and still sell those t-shirts to this day.
Some "change" huh? Communism, anti-Americanism, black militant racism, and censorship of dissenting voices, coming from the White House office of Van Jones.
"A Chill Wind" is indeed blowing through this nation from this White House, while the hypocrite Tiny Timmy Robbins' silence is deafening.
UPDATE: 9/2: Gateway Pundit has videos of Jones saying that "white polluters" poisoned minority communities, as well as another calling Republicans "assholes."
And this from a member of an administration which promised to "heal" the partisan divide?