The craven, destructive arrogance of these people never ceases to amaze. Great investigation here by National Review Online.

Bernardine Dohrn has a history with the Justice Department. More specifically, in the early 1970s, she was one of the FBI’s most wanted fugitives because of her actions with the Weather Underground, a violent radical organization.

Times have changed. In 2010 and 2011, the Justice Department saw fit to give $400,000 in grants to an organization that lists Dohrn as a member of its board of directors: a $150,000 grant in September of 2010 and a $250,000 grant a year later.

The organization that received the grants is the W. Haywood Burns Institute, and the project that brought in the money is the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative. JDAI aims to keep juvenile criminals out of “secure confinement” and to reduce racial disparities in the juvenile justice system.

As a prominent figure in the Weather Underground — which was initially known as simply “Weatherman” — Dohrn helped lead the “Days of Rage” Chicago riot, and during her tenure the group was responsible for numerous bombings of government buildings…She’s now a law professor at Northwestern University, and her husband, fellow Weather Underground co-founder William Ayers, is a retired education professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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  1. Trish S says:

    The first thing that comes to mind, is dude, what’s with the hair? Secondly, and sadly, it seems people can break the law without negative consequences, and even be rewarded for their bad behavior. Thirdly, these tools will be and are getting retirement pensions!!!!! Finally, I am glad my kids are in the engineering/trades areas of higher education. At least they are learning useful skills that can be used in the free market.

    After 24 years in education, I am no longer a special education teacher. I didn’t want to deal with the indoctrination that was expected of me and was always fighting the system. I won’t be getting a pension, but I also don’t have that knot in my stomach caused by not being true to one’s convictions… Though I sure miss the students:(

    I don’t know how these people sleep at night.

  2. deaves1 says:

    There seems to be no limit to the depravity of this administration. We the People MUST join together and rid America of this corrupt regime. This AG has been alowed to run amuck around the US and weild his authority at will. We all know Eric Holder was put in place to cover for the acts of this president, and he will do anything to protect his man. After 01/21/13 and send obama back to Chicago, we must hold these people accountable. We are America, that shining city on a hill that President Reagan talked about. Under this corrupt regime, we’re becoming what many people would consider a thuggery.

  3. Ayeboots says:

    Chicago thuggery (thanks, deaves1) has moved into Washington; Czars, undocumented Candidates; illegitimate appointees, appointed illegitimately by a President, who has no legal right to occupy the office and who hates his job. Duh? No budget, there will never be a budget under this crowd; What limit spending? People who could do something to correct the abuse of power and corruption are doing nothing. Checks and balances, are you kidding? As in all Dictatorships the groundwork is the same, abuse after abuse until finally they come for YOU – as in Germany, Italy, Argentina, Cuba and Venezuela, wake up America it’s now or never.

  4. Ayeboots says:

    Where is the GAO? What happened to all that money?

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