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04 November 2008

National Involuntary Servitude

Obama is calling for Universal Voluntary Public Service. But, clearly no voluntary service will be universal, so what is HE planning? The plan is for many forms of national involuntary servitude.

HE will start training Americans to submit to many calls for involuntary servitude by making it a requirement for high school and college graduation. HE says HE will "set a goal for all American middle and high school students to perform 50 hours of service a year, and for all college students to perform 100 hours of service a year." "All"? How will this be achieved without making it mandatory?

First, the socialists in control of the blue-collar teachers unions can do almost anything they want to do in the public schools. One measure of proof of this is the public schools that have had Obama Days. Of course, the curricula in Social Studies, English, and History classes are the bigger proof of their control. Many school districts and some states (Maryland being one) already require public servitude from students as a graduation requirement. Obama will extend this to the red states and make this requirement more universal even in the blue states. HIS requirement is also a heavier load of hours of service.

The requirement in college will almost certainly be wrapped up in the student loans almost everyone needs to go to college. College expenses are incredible and constantly skyrocketing, due to the administration of almost every college by caring socialist faculties and administrators. If they care so much, why do they not control the cost of a college education? Well, they are simply being the consistent hypocrites we have come to know and love on our socialist left. These are the same socialists who constantly tell us they care about the disadvantaged and poor, but who give pitiful little to charities. Charities have to turn to mean-hearted non-liberals for the bulk of their income. So, socialist college administrators can use the high cost of college to force would-be students to take out loans that require 100 hours of servitude per year.

Michelle Obama said, "Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zone....Barack Obama will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual -- uninvolved, uninformed." Well, my life as usual is what it is because I chose it. How about you? As for Obama's requiring us to be informed, it is clear from HIS campaign propaganda that what HE means is that we will be subject to constant propaganda and the BIG LIE. Those who do not get it, such as yours truly, will be sent to re-education camps? What if some of us cannot be re-educated? Does he have a special tax for those who cannot be re-educated? Perhaps a carbon tax on our breathing (we emit CO2) which will be so high that it will bankrupt us and put us out of business?

Obama says, "We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we've set. We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded." Hitler had such a force of brown-shirted thugs.

Obama says, "People of all ages, stations and skills will be asked to serve." What kind of government incentives will they be given to do so? HE may be coming for more us than just the students.

The Obama quotes come from an editorial in Investor's Business Daily on 31 July 2008, which Paul Cohen pointed out to me.


cedrac said...

Ever since I heard Obama was on the scene I have been utterly scared for my future. As a 23 year old Film Major/Writer/Activist and Objectivist I find myself cringing at what might be. This post, and many others by you, will and have helped me write articles for my school newspaper. I appreciate your information, and this piece has given me another idea for a great article. Assuming, of course, that I can convince my editors to print it!


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Charles R. Anderson said...


I am delighted to be of help here. The socialist attack on individual rights is so broad-based that we are going to be very busy over the next few years in rear-guard actions as they swarm down upon us. I am very thankful for every ally I have. Thanks for joining this desperate action. You are a brave soul.

If you write any articles you especially like, I would enjoy reading them. I am also always looking for interesting things to post on and good articles to refer people to.

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