Obama’s Grassroots Army and H.R.1388 “GIVE ACT”

March 24, 2009

in Liberty

Obama redeploys grassroots army to campaign for budget…

CNNs Jim Acosta reports that President Obama has called on supporters that helped him during the presidential campaign to again go door-to-door in support of his budget.

What a surprise that CNN makes fun of the Gentleman that says “NO”…

The ONLY reason to watch CNN is Lou Dobbs…

For example…

Louise Schiavone reports the White House has sent grassroots groups into the field to rally for the president’s federal budget…

Same story from Lou Dobbs… balanced view…

 Lou Dobbs: “Resistance is Growing” & “Hope Becoming a Hard Sell”

At least we See Obama’s Community Organizing Skills are well employed…

 

Now this all leads to what is happening NOW…Tuesday March, 24 2009…

National Service Corps Bill Clears Senate Hurdle
By Kate Phillips

Following overwhelming House passage last week, the Senate tonight voted 74 to 14 on a procedural move that essentially guarantees a major expansion of a national service corps, a cornerstone of volunteerism that dates back to the era of President Kennedy. It’s akin to a call to arms by President Obama, who has harkened back to those early days to demand giving back by those who voted for him.

National Service Corps Bill Clears Senate Hurdle – The Caucus Blog – NYTimes.com.

Here is a link to the roll call of Senate Vote on H.R.1388

Another Article from Alex Jones site…

Senate Rubber Stamps National Enslavement Bill

Paul Joseph Watson
Prison Planet.com
Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Senate last night rubber stamped a nightmare domestic draft bill that legislates mandatory national service and creates an “army” of at least 7 million civilian enforcers working at the the behest of the government, while also containing language that threatens to ban free speech and the right to protest.

Last week, we reported on the House passage of the Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act, known as the GIVE Act, which was carried with a 321-105 margin vote.

Under section 6104 of the bill, entitled “Duties,” in subsection B6, the legislation states that a commission will be set up to investigate, “Whether a workable, fair, and reasonable mandatory service requirement for all able young people could be developed.”

Section 120 of the bill also discusses the “Youth Engagement Zone Program” and states that “service learning” will be “a mandatory part of the curriculum in all of the secondary schools served by the local educational agency.”

The bill was rubber stamped by the Senate last night in a 74 to 14 vote, a move that creates “An army dispersed to help with education, health services and the environment, (which) would vastly enlarge the notion of “community organizing,” and allow, as Senator Barbara Mikulski, Democrat of Maryland, said tonight, for about 7 million people to be engaged in such work,” reports the New York Times.

Senate Rubber Stamps National Enslavement Bill.

Here is an UPDATE as the language was dropped from previous bills it now shows up in HR 1444

Provisions dropped from one bill, but appear in another
Posted: March 26, 2009
By Bob Unruh WorldNetDaily.com

A proposal in Congress to study whether “mandatory” service should be required of all young people in the United States has suddenly disappeared from a bill that would reauthorize other national service programs such as AmeriCorps. But the plan has appeared in another bill at just about the same time.

WND reported more than a week ago on a plan in the U.S. House of Representatives to determine whether “a workable, fair, and reasonable mandatory service requirement for all able young people” should be developed across the United States. But the language that was included in H.R. 1388 suddenly disappeared.

At about the same time, H.R. 1444 by U.S. Rep. Jim McDermott, D-Wash., appeared and was assigned to the House Committee on Labor and Education.

The bill H.R. 1444, under Section 4 (b)6, states:

Whether a workable, fair, and reasonable mandatory service requirement for all able young people could be developed, and how such a requirement could be implemented in a manner that would strengthen the social fabric of the Nation and overcome civic challenges by bringing together people from diverse economic, ethnic, and educational backgrounds.

The original plan not only reauthorized existing programs but added “new programs and studies” with a forecast funding level of $6 billion over the next five years, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

read rest of article here…Don’t count out ‘mandatory’ service yet.

Very Scary Stuff…Wake Up!

Or Do You LIKE the Idea of being Told What You Can and Can Not Do?

 

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