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Friday, March 14, 2014

Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) long history with the Communist Party USA (CPUSA)

Posted on October 13, 2010
Democratic Representative John Conyers U.S. House of Representatives from Michigan’s 14th district is seen in this video speaking to the Democratic Socialists of America. This was a meeting to energize the Socialist in attendance to organize and picket as a showing of support for the Progressive Democrats and their agendas.

Some facts about John Conyers JR:
  • Was once an affiliate of the Soviet front World Peace Council
  • Has a long history with the Communist Party USA [See also: CPUSA]
  • Member of the radical Progressive Caucus
  • One of 13 founders of Congressional Black Caucus
  • Advocates freeing convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal
  • Plotted with radical Ramsey Clark and others about ways to impeach President George W. Bush
  • Spoke in 2003 at anti-Iraq War rally of pro-North Korean Marxist group International A.N.S.W.E.R.
  • Voted against a resolution stating that “the United States and Israel are now engaged in a common struggle against terrorism.”  
  • Spoke in 2005 at an event organized by accused anti-Semite Lyndon LaRouche
  • Orchestrated letter-writing and media campaign over so-called Downing Street Memo with help from George Soros-funded  
  • Has a long history with the Democratic Socialists of America: Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee/New American Movement Unity Convention in Detroit March 1982 - that resulted in the formation of Democratic Socialists of America
  • In 2003 he was a keynote speaker at the Democratic Socialists of America national conference in Detroit – with the 2008 Obama Black Advisory Council member Cornel West and the first journalist to promote Obama on the national stage, the Washington Post’s Harold Meyerson
  • Democratic Socialist of America’s - Democratic Left -Spring edition in 2005, called Congressman John Conyers a key Democratic Socialist of America ally in Congress
Here are some quick quotes from the video:
“Conyers was introduced by the Democratic Socialist of America National director Frank Llewellyn. Boston Democratic Socialist of America  member David Duhalde is seen on the right behind Frank Llewellyn - he has a beard, black shirt and a hat.”

“Llewellyn then says: John Conyers has long supported H.R.676 single payer healthcare bill this organization (Democratic Socialists of America)  has long supported”

“Its good to know that a lot of my Michigan, Detroit and Grosse Point people are here. David Green, and Dave and Herman and probably others.”

“This gathering looks beyond the immediate geography of where you come from – it’s a Global Concept.”

“It’s a vision I think we share - that this world has gotten smaller – things are happening way away somewhere – too bad about that [insert disaster here - with sarcasm].”

“We’re all connected whether we want to admit it or not, and so as this globe shrinks, so does the commonality of the issues between us – begin to be less separated.”

“So I come to you this afternoon, to first of all, thank you for coming to the March [One Nation 10-02-10] – this is an important event.”

“We understand the significance of it – we know that when unions, political ideology, clergy, labor, civil rights - come together and just people that are Progressive enough to see in this One World Concept, that we’re all in this together - it makes certain things easier to understand – where we’re coming from.”

“Overriding it all is the quest for peace in the world. We’re bent on accidental or intentional nuclear annihilation - and - I support Congressman Dennis Kucinich’s measure that would make a Department of Peace in the United States Federal Government.”

“Then there is the question of the beloved 44th president. The fact that we’re still pursuing war at the same rate of the previous administration is something I believe we should organize and unite around and make it clear to him through all the usual means of communication including: picketing, protest – making it clear to him that there probably isn’t anyone above the 10th grade who doesn’t know that you can’t win a war in Afghanistan.”

“[Alleged by John Conyers] In 2012 there is a highly organized effort to make sure Obama is a one term president and it started even before his inauguration – I only mention the Tea party because they’re small and dismissible, but there are much more serious and affluent sources behind this effort it appears.”

“I’ve got to stand up for the principles I was fighting for before he ever set foot in Washington, but I also have to make sure he is reelected 2 years from now.”

“I see that us making him more cooperative with our plans will strengthen him and not weaken him.”

“And to have this press secretary [Robert Gibbs] of his denouncing the left – is an automatically dismissible act if I were president – that would be the end of it. We would send him with his bags packing.”

“The whole point is that trashing Progressives and the left at the same time watching your ratings go down – gee – what’s so difficult about figuring that out? So since there seems to be some problem with it and some difficulty, who’s job do you think it is to get him straightened out and on the right track? Ours!”

“I look forward to our next meeting.”

To summarize this all, John Conyers and the Democratic Socialists of America are rallying together to push President Obama, Progressive Democrats, etc., in to their socialist agendas by organizing, picketing, and the other “usual” means. It’s clear that  John Conyers is working close with the Democratic Socialists of America to help implement their socialist agendas. John Conyers is a close ally and sympathiser of the Democratic Socialists of America.

 The big display of support for the political left spoken of in the video was the One Nation rally [See Also: One Nation] in Washington D.C., but the crowd was smaller than expected by the left and didn’t show much support since most of it was radical activist groups such as: The Communist Party USA, The Democratic Socialists of America, Code Pink, etc., and the rest were AstroTurf paid for and organized by the big labor Unions (SEIU, AFL-CIO, NEA, etc).

The key agendas for Conyers and the Democratic Socialists is for an anti-war agenda, Global Governance, John Conyers H.R. 676 Single Payer Healthcare plan, to clean up the Progressives image and raise their rating, make sure President Obama is re-elected in 2012, and to build a Department of Peace within the Federal Government - mostly designed by Dennis Kucinich.

Other related links and info:

One Nation Rally Videos:

Facts and opinion on Dennis Kucinich:
First, if Dennis Kucinich has close ties to The Communist Party USA and shares their views, then should we all be worried about the Department of Peace he and John Conyers wants to erect? I’ll give you the facts and then you can decide for yourself.