Keith Ellison

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For the entire Keith Ellison profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Keith Ellison profile: … As a third-year law student in 1989-90, Ellison penned two columns for the Minnesota Daily under the name “Keith Hakim.” In the first, he made respectful reference to “Minister Louis Farrakhan” and used a tone indicating that he was an avid Nation of Islam […]

Council on American-Islamic Relations


For the entire CAIR profile, click here. Selected highlights from the CAIR profile: The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) describes itself as a “non-profit, grassroots membership organization … established to promote a positive image of Islam and Muslims in America,” to protect Muslims from hate crimes and discrimination, and to present “an Islamic perspective on […]

Muslim Brotherhood

Muslim Brotherhood

For the entire Muslim Brotherhood profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Muslim Brotherhood profile: Founded in 1928 by the Egyptian activist Hasan al-Banna, the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood is one of the oldest, largest and most influential Islamist organizations. Egypt has historically been the center of the Brotherhood’s operations, though the group maintains offshoots throughout […]

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton

For the entire Al Sharpton profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Al Sharpton profile: Alfred Charles Sharpton is a civil rights activist known for his racially charged, incendiary rhetoric…. Sharpton was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1954, to comparatively prosperous parents. He demonstrated considerable verbal dexterity at an early age and was touted as “the Wonder Boy Preacher” […]

Bill Ayers

Bill Ayers: longtime America-hater, and supporter of President Obama

For the entire Bill Ayers profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Bill Ayers profile: Born in 1944, Bill Ayers, along with his wife Bernardine Dohrn, was a 1960s leader of the homegrown terrorist group Weatherman, a Communist-driven splinter faction of Students for a Democratic Society. Characterizing Weatherman as “an American Red Army,” Ayers summed up the organization’s ideology […]

American Constitution Society


For the entire American Constitution Society profile, click here. Selected highlights from the American Constitution Society profile: The American Constitution Society for Law and Policy (ACS) is a Washington, DC-based think tank claiming to have approximately 22,000 affiliates nationwide—mostly law students, law professors, practicing attorneys, and judges. In addition to its student chapters at some 165 law […]

Charles Rangel


For the entire Charles Rangel profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Charles Rangel profile: Born in Harlem, New York in June 1930, Charles Rangel is a Democratic congressman who represents the 15th Congressional District of New York, located in upper Manhattan. He has served in the House of Representatives since 1971. Rangel, who is black, […]



For the entire ACORN profile, click here. Selected highlights from the ACORN profile: The Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) is a grassroots political organization that grew out of George Wiley‘s National Welfare Rights Organization (NWRO), whose members in the late 1960s and early 1970s invaded welfare offices across the U.S. — often violently — bullying social […]


AmeriCorps: Political activism in the guise of volunteerism

For the entire AmeriCorps profile, click here. Selected highlights from the AmeriCorps profile: AmeriCorps is a government-funded public-service network that was formally launched when President Bill Clinton signed the 1993 National and Community Service Trust Act … “to improve lives, strengthen communities, and foster civic engagement through service and volunteering.” … AmeriCorps members are paid workers, not volunteers…. […]

Rahm Emanuel

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For the entire Rahm Emanuel profile, click here. Selected highlights from the Rahm Emanuel profile: … On November 4, 1992 — the night after Bill Clinton had been elected President –Rahm Emanuel and other campaign aids convened for a celebratory dinner. At one point in the evening, the discussion turned to the topic of certain individuals who, in […]