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Van Jones?

Alright just saying this guy is a dang communist moonbat(green jobs czar).This is the type of people BO surrounds himself with and what a SHOCKER (sarcasm).

I cannot believe none of this bothers some people it does not make any sense.THIRTY TWO czars..and some of them have pretty damn questionable back grounds.

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tnmomofive

Asked by tnmomofive at 9:42 AM on Aug. 26, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • I know. This is how BO got them in... No vetting... If Bush had done ANYTHING like this, OMFG the outrage from the media would have been earth shattering... Some liberals chose to look blindly the other way. Some are just experiencing the death of common sense. Truly sad.

    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 9:48 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • I agree... why does he need special czar advisors?? Isn't that what his CABINET IS FOR???
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:50 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • He eats, breathes and sh*ts control.

    BEXi

    Answer by BEXi at 9:51 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Links to your claims OP.
    Have you ever meet a true communist? Do you know what communism means?
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 10:03 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Agreed, Why do people think it is ok to have an avowed communist in Obamas administration? Why is it ok with people to put company CEOs on Whitehouse commissions? Why is it OK to watch Obama blatantly pay back favors to those who helped him get voted in? Why is it ok to have a union boss running the FED? I could go on and on. This administration is as corrupt as they come. NIxon has nothing on Obama. Did you know Obamas favorite move is The Godfather? How appropriate....
    itsmesteph11

    Answer by itsmesteph11 at 10:03 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Links to your claims OP.


    Google broke? Do you even know Van Jones history? It's all out there. Color of Change, his arrests,the Marxist organization STORM. Many People have joined in efforts for the Freedom of Information Act requesting the Obama Administration for information about Jones and his hiring/vetting.

    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 10:20 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • ypu mean this arrest
    In 1992, during a protest of the Rodney King verdict in San Francisco, police officers illegally arrested Jones and hundreds of other participants in a peaceful protest march.[8]

    The District Attorney later dropped the charges against Jones, and some of the protesters who were unlawfully arrested won a small legal settlement.[8]

    The incident deepened Jones's "disaffection with the system and accelerated his political radicalization."[
    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:49 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Van Jones (born September 20, 1968) is the Special Advisor for Green Jobs at the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).[1]

    He is an environmental advocate, a civil rights activist and attorney, and an author. Formerly based in Oakland, California, Jones is the founder of Green For All, a national NGO dedicated to "building an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty."[2] His first book, The Green Collar Economy, released on October 7, 2008, was a New York Times bestseller.[3] Jones also founded the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, a California NGO working for alternatives to violence and incarceration.[4]

    In 2008, Time magazine named Jones one of its "Environmental Heroes."[5] Fast Company called him one of the "12 Most Creative Minds of 2008."[6]

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Jones
    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:50 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • From 1996-1997, Jones and PoliceWatch led a successful campaign to get officer Marc Andaya fired from the San Francisco Police Department. Andaya was the lead officer responsible for the in-custody death of Aaron Williams, an unarmed black man. In 1999 and 2000, Jones was a major leader in the failed campaign to defeat Proposition 21, which sparked a vibrant youth and student movement that made national headlines. In 2001, Jones and Ella Baker Center launched the Books Not Bars campaign. From 2001-2003, Jones and Books Not Bars led a successful campaign to block the construction of a proposed "Super-Jail for Youth" in Oakland's Alameda County. Books Not Bars later went on to launch a statewide campaign to transform California's juvenile justice system. That campaign is still winning major reforms.[9]
    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:50 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

  • Jones's awards and honors include:

    2009 - New York Times Bestselling Author for The Green Collar Economy
    2009 - Time 100 Most Influential People, Time Magazine
    2009 - selected as one of the Ebony Power 150
    2009 - the Hubert H. Humphrey Civil Rights Award, presented to those who best exemplify selfless and devoted service in the cause of equality.
    2009 - "Rolling Stone 100: Agents of Change” (#89); Rolling Stone Magazine[18]
    2009 - Eco-Entrepreneur Award, Institute for Entrepreneurship, Leadership & Innovation; Howard University
    2009 - Individual Thought Leadership, Energy & Environment Awards; Aspen Institute[19]
    2008 - One of 17 “Sexiest Men Living”; Salon.com[20]
    2008 - Best Dressed Environmental List (#1 of 30); Sustainable Style Foundation[21]
    2008 - Time Magazine Environmental Hero
    sweet-a-kins

    Answer by sweet-a-kins at 10:52 AM on Aug. 26, 2009

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