Bill Ayers

I really hope nobody takes a piss on Ayers’ marker.

Via EAG News:

One of seven sites recently approved by the Michigan Historical Commission to receive historical markers includes a site where former terrorist-turned-professor Bill Ayers and the organization Students for a Democratic Society crafted the infamous “Port Huron Statement.”

The Michigan Historical Commission, a branch of the state’s Department of Natural Resources, approved seven new sites for historical markers this month, including a United Auto Workers camp outside of Port Huron in St. Clair County where the Students for a Democratic Society crafted their pro-communism manifesto known as the “Port Huron Statement” in June 1962, reports.

The document was written by Thomas Hayden – a 1960s counterculture radical and former husband of Jane Fonda – as well as other SDS members like Ayers, who later founded the Weather Underground before turning to academia to become an education professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

The Weather Underground was a self-described communist revolutionary group that bombed public buildings including police stations, the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon in protest of the Vietnam War.

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