Throughout history, political extremists have attacked their opponents seeking to silence and suppress those with whom they disagree. Some form of bullying is almost always their chief weapon. These extremists invariably try to undermine democracy itself and silence their opposition. This truth has been sadly evident in recent extremist attacks by Van Jones and his group, Color of Change, on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC).
Jones is a former Obama Administration official who resigned after it was revealed that he was a “9/11 truther” who signed a letter demanding an investigation into what the Bush Administration may have done that “deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen, perhaps as a pretext for war.” It was also revealed that Van Jones was an active and self-described communist and revolutionary. I do not make a habit of calling anyone a communist. But Jones has called himself a revolutionary and a communist. This may explain his disregard for the American values of Free Speech and honest and fair elections. Read more