at the reception of the Communist Party USA archives at the Tamiment Library at NewYork University. His remarks were posted online under the headline,
Rethinking theHistory and Future of the Communist Party.
At this point, I want to acknowledge and bring up for a few words, Trevor Loudon, who’scome all the way from New Zealand to be with us today. Trevor has been described asthe premier anti-communist researcher in New Zealand. He runs something called theNew Zeal Blog, a libertarian conservative blog, and he was the first one to notice GeraldHorne’s speech, which was posted online, at the Tamiment Library, in which herecognized and acknowledged the relationship between Frank Marshall Davis andBarack Obama. Trevor, would you come up? I want to acknowledge him because of the work he’s done. Of people all around the world, you would think we would haveinvestigative reporters here in Washington who might be able to dig up some of this, butwe had to rely on somebody in New Zealand. Trevor, do you want to say a few wordsabout this?
: Yes, thanks very much, and I’m enjoying being in Washington. Peoplehave asked me why a New Zealander would care about a presidential candidate in theUnited States. Well, I live in a country that’s kept safe by two things. One, its isolation,and secondly, by the U.S. Navy in the Pacific. The U.S. Navy has saved us once beforeand we’re very conscious that in a world of growing threats, where China is becomingincreasingly powerful and Russia is becoming increasingly belligerent, it’s better thatthe President of the United States is firmly loyal to their country and has got a firmresolve on defending the Western World. So if somebody from New Zealand can help