|Tea Party Express rally, Rockford, IL, 2010|
Minnesota State University Moorhead is stepping up security as fallout builds two months after a controversial guest speaker visited campus in February.More...
President Edna Szymanski said the university has lost a "significant amount" of donor money since William Ayers was there for a Feb. 26 speech and three days of meetings with faculty and students on how to incorporate social justice issues into curricula.
The now-68-year-old co-founded Weather Underground, known for its 1960s and 1970s bombings of government buildings – including the Pentagon, U.S. Capitol and New York City Police Department – in opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War.Nail bombs, like the ones used to kill by the Boston Marathon terrorists, were among the weapons utilized by the Weather Underground. Of the day of the Pentagon bombing, Ayers wrote in 2001, "Everything was absolutely ideal.... The sky was blue. The birds were singing. And the bastards were finally going to get what was coming to them."
President Obama, who is now commander-in-chief of our armed forces, began his political career in the home of Ayers and his fellow unrepentant terrorist wife, Bernardine Dohrn.
|Ayers-Dohrn home in 2008|
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