Bill Ayers Explains It All

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Wednesday, October 07, 2009 at 9:17 am

The un-killable “Bill Ayers wrote Obama’s memoirs” conspiracy theory got a second (third? seventh?) wind this week after conservative blogger Anne Leary met Bill Ayers in D.C.’s Reagan National Airport.

[U]nprompted he said–I wrote Dreams From My Father. I said, oh, so you admit it. He said–Michelle asked me to. I looked at him. He seemed eager. He’s about my height, short. He went on to say–and if you can prove it, we can split the royalties. So I said, stop pulling my leg. Horrible thought. But he came again–I really wrote it, the wording was similar. I said I believe you probably heavily edited it. He said–I wrote it. I said–why would I believe you, you’re a liar.

He had no answer to that. Just looked at me. Then he turned and walked off, and said again his bit about my proving it and splitting the proceeds.

Convincing! Between the lack of recorded evidence or direct quotes, ruling out the possibility that Ayers would fool around with a blogger who wasn’t actually taping him, this is, indeed, compelling evidence.

If you want to see just how compelling, check the updates to Leary’s post, where she’s been linked by HotAir.com (whose Allahpundit writes it all off as a joke, albeit a traffic-getting one), Lucianne.com (where it’s a must-read) and a bunch of other conservative bloggers, as it also trickles into the comment sections of FoxNews.com.

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lkt
Comment posted October 7, 2009 @ 1:31 pm

Wow, these people who call themselves “republicans” are all batshit crazy…and stupid too!


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littybell
Comment posted October 7, 2009 @ 1:50 pm

Hay why malign the shit of innocent bats? Re pubs certifiable under DSM IV standards!


jeffinohio
Comment posted October 7, 2009 @ 2:09 pm

Um, I wrote 'Dreams of My Father'. Ayers is a fucking poseur.


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Comment posted October 7, 2009 @ 3:45 pm

I thought 24DickheadDotCom wrote Dreams of My Father: A Boy's First Love.


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Chris Brown
Comment posted October 7, 2009 @ 9:28 pm

I'm loving the fact he got picked up godbless..


davemartin7777
Comment posted October 7, 2009 @ 11:13 pm

I know this persons blog, “Backyard Conservative” it's always been a far Reich-wing, echo chamber blog… and Anne Leary has always been a RABID, extreme Reich-winger.

On her blog, facts keep getting in the way of Reich-wing talking points.


Pug
Comment posted October 8, 2009 @ 12:51 am

If a right-wing blogger says it happened, then tit happened. That is good enough for me. I don't need no stinking evidence.


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Comment posted October 8, 2009 @ 3:59 pm

Well Obama got the presidency and all Willy Ayers got was his lousy speaking gigs. Where's acclaim for Willy? He should have been on People magazine covers by now. Willy Ayers: “White Puppet Master or New Age Old Aged Hipster?”


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bobnordberg
Comment posted October 29, 2009 @ 1:18 pm

>Lets just go over a few facts shall we! ……………. Both in Ayres writing and in Obamas Dreams we have the commonallity of 1 Story of Tidal river….#2 older male explain to younger about tidal river…..#3 tidal river is the Hudson River …..#4 Story has both teaching moment standing on exact szme spot on Hudson Rivr…..#5 both books talk of “Frantz Fanon”….#6 Both books spell “Frantz Fanon” WRONG IN BOTH BOOKS !!!!! Hello are you starting o get the Pitcure??? Here if some more both Ayers in [A Kind and Just Parent] and Obama in [Dreams from My Father] make reference to the poet Carl Sandburg. In itself, this is not a grand revelation Let us call it a C-level match. Obama and Ayers seem to have shared the same library in any case . . . Ayers and Obama, however, go beyond citing Sandburg. Each quotes the opening line of his poem “Chicago” . . . This I would call a B-level match. What raises it up a notch to an A-level match is the fact that both misquote “Chicago,” and they do so in exactly the same way…..MMM MMM MMM ..Maybe you get why Fox news needs to be discredited….Maybe now you know why Obama needs you to turn them off ….Maybe now you are wondering if maybe Billy could use this against the President ? Maybe now you know or at least supect why Obama cant raise the Troop level as he promised ….Maybe now you know why the MSM wont cover this….Maybe now you know why Eric Holder wont allow San Francisco Police reopen Ayres Bombing Follow the links down the rabbit Hole to the bigest story in the last 100 years! I'm Just Sayin..Bob Nordberg This is Me birdmanbob4@gmail.com
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bobnordberg
Comment posted October 29, 2009 @ 5:18 pm

>Lets just go over a few facts shall we! ……………. Both in Ayres writing and in Obamas Dreams we have the commonallity of 1 Story of Tidal river….#2 older male explain to younger about tidal river…..#3 tidal river is the Hudson River …..#4 Story has both teaching moment standing on exact szme spot on Hudson Rivr…..#5 both books talk of “Frantz Fanon”….#6 Both books spell “Frantz Fanon” WRONG IN BOTH BOOKS !!!!! Hello are you starting o get the Pitcure??? Here if some more both Ayers in [A Kind and Just Parent] and Obama in [Dreams from My Father] make reference to the poet Carl Sandburg. In itself, this is not a grand revelation Let us call it a C-level match. Obama and Ayers seem to have shared the same library in any case . . . Ayers and Obama, however, go beyond citing Sandburg. Each quotes the opening line of his poem “Chicago” . . . This I would call a B-level match. What raises it up a notch to an A-level match is the fact that both misquote “Chicago,” and they do so in exactly the same way…..MMM MMM MMM ..Maybe you get why Fox news needs to be discredited….Maybe now you know why Obama needs you to turn them off ….Maybe now you are wondering if maybe Billy could use this against the President ? Maybe now you know or at least supect why Obama cant raise the Troop level as he promised ….Maybe now you know why the MSM wont cover this….Maybe now you know why Eric Holder wont allow San Francisco Police reopen Ayres Bombing Follow the links down the rabbit Hole to the bigest story in the last 100 years! I'm Just Sayin..Bob Nordberg This is Me birdmanbob4@gmail.com
> The truth will set you free! Here is the info for the B Cast
> Scott Baker | Liz Stephans
http://hotmetalmedia.tv
thebcast@gmail.com
AOL IM: bcastlive
Twitter: @thebcast The b cast Breitbart link http://www.breitbart.tv/?cat=49 Old B Cast show from before the election http://www.breitbart.tv/the-b-cast-writer-makes… this is the-B-Cast link giving me credit for tip on new book with eye witnesses http://www.breitbart.tv/the-b-cast-new-claims-c… / . link to San Francisco Story of Eric Holder blocking investigation http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/…

Jack Cashill http://www.cashill.com/ C. Anderson Noted Arthur wnd site http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageI… Thomas Lipschomb http://pajamasmedia.com/blog/what-if-ayers-joke…


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