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Bryan Preston


May 6, 2013 - 10:54 am

Bill Ayers is an unapologetic, and very dishonest, terrorist.

There is no relationship at all between what Weather Underground members did and the bombings that two brothers allegedly committed on April 15 in Massachusetts, Ayers said in response to a reporter’s question. No one died in the Weather Underground bombings.

“How different is the shooting in Connecticut from shooting at a hunting range?” Ayers said. “Just because they use the same thing, there’s no relationship at all.”

Ayers, a retired professor of education at the University of Illinois-Chicago, co-founded the anti-Vietnam War Weather Underground group that bombed the U. S. Capitol, the Pentagon and other buildings in the late 1960s and into the early 1970s. The radical Weather Underground took its name from lyrics in a Bob Dylan song.

The United States is the most violent country that has ever been created, Ayers said.

“To conflate a group of fundamentalist people [in Boston] who are nihilistic in some way with a group of people who spent their lives trying to oppose the murder of 6,000 people a week … and still the killing went on. And still the killing went on. What would you have done?” Ayers said. “There’s no equivalence [with Boston]. Property damage. That’s what we did.”

Ayers’ group loved to go around painting “KILL THE PIGS” graffiti. They later made good on that, murdering two police officers during a bank robbery. They intended to bomb and kill US Marines at a dance at Ft. Dix, New Jersey. Their goal, like the Islamists’ goal, was to bring the United States down.

Ayers was an active participant in the 1969 “Days of Rage” riots in Chicago, which were led by WU’s antecedent group, Weatherman. In the mayhem, nearly 300 members of the organization engaged in vandalism, arson, and vicious attacks against police and civilians alike. Their immediate objective was to spread their anti-war, anti-American message. Their long-term goal, however, was to cause the collapse of the United States and to create, in its stead, a new communist society over which they themselves would rule. With regard to those Americans who might refuse to embrace communism, Ayers and his comrades — including Bernardine Dohrn, Mark Rudd, Linda Evans, Jeff Jones, and numerous others — proposed that such resisters should be sent to reeducation camps and killed. The terrorists estimated that it would be necessary to eliminate some 25 million people in this fashion, so as to advance the revolution.


Bryan Preston has been a leading conservative blogger and opinionator since founding his first blog in 2001. Bryan is a military veteran, worked for NASA, was a founding blogger and producer at Hot Air, was producer of the Laura Ingraham Show and, most recently before joining PJM, was Communications Director of the Republican Party of Texas.

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Ayers, airs, lucky to have had a rich daddy to sponsor his re-entry into polite society. Surely his 15 minutes of fame were up four decades ago.
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'No one knows for sure but I think they were. And had they carried [the bombing of Fort Dix] out it would have been a catastrophe. But they didn’t and it didn’t happen. But what did happen is, on that same day John McCain murdered civilians. Do we have any responsibility for that? Should there be any reconciliation for that? Should he tell the truth about it?'

- Bill Ayers, at the annual May 4th commemoration of the National Guard shootings at Kent State in 1970, 4 May 2013


6 March 1970: The day that the Greenwich Village townhouse, where 4 WU terrorists were building the bomb for Fort Dix, exploded.

26 October 1967: The day John McCain’s plane was shot down and he was taken as a POW, which he would remain until 14 March 1973.

When the bomb prematurely exploded in Greenwich Village, John McCain had been a POW for 863 days (2 years, 4 months, and 9 days). He would remain a POW for another 1,105 days (3 years, and 9 days).

John McCain, however much I dislike the man today, murdered NO CIVILIANS on the day that the Weather Underground’s bomb exploded. HE WAS BEING TORTURED BY BILL AYERS' FRIENDS IN THE NVA AT THE HANOI HILTON.

Bill Ayers is a POS and a very lucky one at that. He should be in prison.

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Ayers was going to stop the "murder of 6,000 people a week" by damaging government property. Oh, except he ended up murdering some people himself. But that's ok. It was all for a good cause. What an ego the man must have.
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It says something very unflattering about this country that this man is not only free to walk around and live his life but he's welcomed by "polite" society.
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