May 28, 2020

Frank Marshall Davis, Jr.?

In Laughter and Forgetting, novelist Milan Kudera describes a photo taken of the leaders of the Czech Communist Party on a balcony in Prague.  In the original picture, Vladimir Clementis stands next to Prime Minister Klement Gottwald.  But after Clementis was purged from the Party, he was airbrushed out of the photo.  However, he had […]

Frank Marshall Davis and the Subversion of the Democratic Party

A curious specter will be hovering over the Democratic convention this week.  It is the ghost of Frank Marshall Davis, Communist Party USA member 47544 and mentor to a young Barack Obama. Readers of this site are well aware of Davis, from my writings and those of others who have posted articles here.  Davis joined […]

What the Media Won’t Say about Frank Marshall Davis

Salon contributor Eric McHenry will likely be surprised to find himself categorized as “the media,” but his omissions and evasions about Obama mentor Frank Marshall Davis so impressively mirror the major media’s that he deserves the honor. What drew my attention to McHenry’s recent article in Salon, “Obama’s Oddest Critic,” is that yours truly is […]

Frank Talk About Barney

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Joseph Lawler on 11.29.11 @ 10:45AM In addition to Jim Antle’s web piece on Barney Frank’s role in the abuses of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, I recommend National Review‘s editorial, which takes a look at other highlights of Frank’s tenure:  Rep. Barney Frank will be remembered […]