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Michelle's Boot Camps For Radicals
IBD Editorials ^ | September 4, 2008

Posted on 09/04/2008 5:17:57 PM PDT by Kaslin

Election '08: Democrats' reintroduction of militant Michelle Obama in Denver was supposed to show her softer side. But it only highlighted a radical part of her resume: Public Allies.


Barack Obama was a founding member of the board of Public Allies in 1992, resigning before his wife became executive director of the Chicago chapter of Public Allies in 1993. Obama plans to use the nonprofit group, which he features on his campaign Web site, as the model for a national service corps. He calls his Orwellian program, "Universal Voluntary Public Service."

Big Brother had nothing on the Obamas. They plan to herd American youth into government-funded reeducation camps where they'll be brainwashed into thinking America is a racist, oppressive place in need of "social change."

The pitch Public Allies makes on its Web site doesn't seem all that radical. It promises to place young adults (18-30) in paid one-year "community leadership" positions with nonprofit or government agencies. They'll also be required to attend weekly training workshops and three retreats.

In exchange, they'll get a monthly stipend of up to $1,800, plus paid health and child care. They also get a post-service education award of $4,725 that can be used to pay off past student loans or fund future education.

(Excerpt) Read more at ibdeditorials.com ...


TOPICS: Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008dncconvention; communityorganizer; communityorganizers; ibd; michelleobama; obama; publicallies; publicservice

1 posted on 09/04/2008 5:17:58 PM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

The danger that this man and his cohorts pose is almost beyond calculation. Thank God for McCain and Palin!


2 posted on 09/04/2008 5:19:55 PM PDT by Don Corleone (Leave the gun..take the cannoli)
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To: Kaslin
Yeah, one thing we need in America is "community organizers"...

The US Public Health Service tries to eliminate parasites and look what they're doing, growing more.

3 posted on 09/04/2008 5:21:02 PM PDT by Doctor Raoul (Fire the CIA and hire the Free Clinic, someone who knows how to stop leaks.)
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To: Don Corleone

bump.
More info on this organization, please?
Bloggers do your duty.


4 posted on 09/04/2008 5:22:59 PM PDT by pushforbush
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To: Kaslin
"Universal Voluntary Public Service."

'Universal" and "Voluntary" do not belong in the same description. Unless the re-definitions have moved well beyond "is."

5 posted on 09/04/2008 5:26:53 PM PDT by sionnsar (Obama?Bye-den!|Iran Azadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY)|ObamasUnity=EinVolk,EinReich,EinFuhrer)
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To: Kaslin
He calls his Orwellian program, "Universal Voluntary Public Service."

Big Brother is smiling in hell.

6 posted on 09/04/2008 5:27:28 PM PDT by Travis McGee (--- www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com ---)
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To: Kaslin
Public Allies
7 posted on 09/04/2008 5:30:46 PM PDT by kanawa (It's Palin on the breakaway...She shoots....She Scorrrrres!!!)
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To: Don Corleone

So I guess a community organizer does have responsibilities: promoting social unrest.


8 posted on 09/04/2008 5:33:07 PM PDT by kallisti ("Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons.")
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To: Kaslin

wowee!
forced community organizing!
Yippee! What fun.


9 posted on 09/04/2008 5:33:18 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: sionnsar

“Unless the re-definitions have moved well beyond “is.” “

That’s why that aricle earlier today about not electing any more lawyers was spot on.


10 posted on 09/04/2008 5:34:48 PM PDT by Scotswife
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To: sionnsar

Amendment XIII

Section 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.

Section 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.


11 posted on 09/04/2008 5:39:33 PM PDT by ALPAPilot
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To: Kaslin
it used to "take a village." now, it takes a "community."

freakin' marxists!

12 posted on 09/04/2008 5:39:57 PM PDT by robomatik ((wine plug: renascentvineyards.com cabernet sauvignon, riesling, and merlot))
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To: Kaslin
Donors
13 posted on 09/04/2008 5:42:54 PM PDT by kanawa (It's Palin on the breakaway...She shoots....She Scorrrrres!!!)
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To: Don Corleone

“The danger that this man and his cohorts pose is almost beyond calculation. Thank God for McCain and Palin!”

That’s a fact.


14 posted on 09/04/2008 5:48:51 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: Kaslin

0’bama fails to carry any of the 57 states.


15 posted on 09/04/2008 5:51:50 PM PDT by Waco ( G00d bye 0'bamba)
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To: Scotswife

Mao’s reeducation camps come to mind


16 posted on 09/04/2008 6:25:54 PM PDT by Semperfiwife (Common sense is in short supply in Washington)
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To: robomatik

Of course, Michelle will not want us to wear Mao suits or Hillary pantsuits. She could not give up her $800 Jimmy Choo shoe collection and her kids could not give up their Prada backpacks


17 posted on 09/04/2008 6:27:33 PM PDT by Semperfiwife (Common sense is in short supply in Washington)
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To: Kaslin

Why don’t they just lower prices?

I saw a video clip of Michelle today giving some speech. Her hair and face were hangdog and she had no or very little makeup on. I think Sarah has affected her. LOL


18 posted on 09/04/2008 6:50:07 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: sionnsar
'Universal" and "Voluntary" do not belong in the same description.

It is kind of like some of the local schools requiring a year of mandatory "volutary service" to graduate high school.

19 posted on 09/04/2008 7:14:23 PM PDT by ApplegateRanch (The Great Obamanation of Desolation, attempting to sit in the Oval Office, where he ought not..)
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To: Kaslin

Darn, I was hoping it was Michelle Malkin with a plan to put radicals in boot camp.


20 posted on 09/04/2008 7:19:10 PM PDT by dsc
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To: Kaslin; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ALlRightAllTheTime; ..
Holy crap! (8-O
21 posted on 09/04/2008 7:32:13 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drill Here! Drill Now! Pay Less! Sign the petition at http://www.americansolutions.com/)
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To: ALPAPilot

Nullified by Amendment XVI.


22 posted on 09/04/2008 7:34:03 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Drill Here! Drill Now! Pay Less! Sign the petition at http://www.americansolutions.com/)
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To: ApplegateRanch

You have that right. Sieg heil Obama.


23 posted on 09/04/2008 8:26:12 PM PDT by sionnsar (Obama?Bye-den!|Iran Azadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5 (SONY)|ObamasUnity=EinVolk,EinReich,EinFuhrer)
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To: Kaslin
"Big Brother had nothing on the Obamas. They plan to herd American youth into government-funded reeducation camps where they'll be brainwashed into thinking America is a racist, oppressive place in need of "social change." "

You mean, like an Ivy League college?

24 posted on 09/04/2008 11:20:15 PM PDT by HowlinglyMind-BendingAbsurdity
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To: DAVEY CROCKETT; milford421; PGalt

Ping.


25 posted on 09/05/2008 3:14:34 AM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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To: Kaslin

Glenn Beck now reading this article. Go to website, go to FAQ on Senator Barak and Michelle Obama-check out last paragraph.....


26 posted on 09/05/2008 7:45:08 AM PDT by uvular
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To: Kaslin

step 2 - convicted criminals get their choice of going to jail or serving in the OVPS.


27 posted on 09/05/2008 7:49:56 AM PDT by palomonte (the universe tends to unfold as it should)
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To: uvular

I am listening to Glen Beck right now about this..The republicans had better bring this to light to the American public..Eveyone here that reads this should copy and paste it and send to their email list..Those two scared the mess out of me anyway..


28 posted on 09/05/2008 7:50:42 AM PDT by PLD
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To: PLD

Also go to FAQ on Barak and Michelle Obama on the website. The last paragraph touts McCain being for public service and wanting to increase Americorps funds 200%. McCain better address this too, and if false, they better take it down from website...


29 posted on 09/05/2008 7:55:02 AM PDT by uvular
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To: uvular

I’ll go see it..Thanks!


30 posted on 09/05/2008 8:03:58 AM PDT by PLD
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To: nw_arizona_granny; Kaslin; kanawa

Thanks very much for the ping; post; links.

Glenn Beck talked about this on his radio show in the last hour.

First I have ever heard about this particular collective.

Alinsky method of operation...

BUMP! BUMP! BUMP!


31 posted on 09/05/2008 8:27:49 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Kaslin
Obama wants to fully fund it and expand it into a national program that some see costing $500 billion. "We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military, he said.
Gee Comrade Obama, why is that (you lousy, stinkin', pinko-commie, America hating Marxist)?
32 posted on 09/05/2008 8:53:43 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: sarasota

did you get this Syl?

This needs to be repeated! It’s important for all of us to read.


33 posted on 09/05/2008 10:14:50 AM PDT by IndianPrincessOK (Native American pleading for Truth!)
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To: Kaslin
"Barack Obama will require you to work.
[Like Stalin requiring you to work - no making money from "idle capital".]

He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions.
[Ah! Divisions - things that make cultures different, ie, you must give up the values that you deem important.]

That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones.
[Again, no individualism for you, you're required to join the collective.]

That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed."
[More of the "allow" and force to make you join the collective.]

34 posted on 09/05/2008 10:19:11 AM PDT by MrB (You can't reason people out of a position that they didn't use reason to get into in the first place)
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To: IndianPrincessOK

Got it and thanks!


35 posted on 09/05/2008 10:58:07 AM PDT by sarasota
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To: freekitty
I saw a video clip of Michelle today giving some speech. Her hair and face were hangdog and she had no or very little makeup on. I think Sarah has affected her. LOL

That's how she always looks, IMO.

36 posted on 09/05/2008 11:58:01 AM PDT by Albion Wilde (The Word of God is powerful. That's why so many people are afraid to read it.)
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To: Albion Wilde

But, this after her makeover and special lighting. She looked awful. I imagine they weren’t planning on Sarah Palin.


37 posted on 09/05/2008 3:03:38 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote.)
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To: freekitty

You’re probably quite right. She is not a seasoned politician, and the truth as others see it about her idol/husband is probably very painful. She will need to toughen up plenty, no matter what lies ahead.


38 posted on 09/05/2008 3:40:55 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (The Word of God is powerful. That's why so many people are afraid to read it.)
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To: xsmommy; NeoCaveman; SoothingDave; Gabz

interesting article.......


39 posted on 09/06/2008 7:24:51 AM PDT by tioga (Big Mac and the Cuda - 2008)
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To: Fawn

did you see THIS article? scary


40 posted on 09/06/2008 7:40:17 AM PDT by tioga (Big Mac and the Cuda - 2008)
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To: Kaslin; All
The piece you've linked to supports the following info I copied from Obama's website (bold is mine)

http://www.barackobama.com/2007/12/05/obama_issues_call_to_serve_vow.php

But we're not keeping pace with the demand of those who want to serve, and we're not leveraging that commitment to meet national challenges

. FDR not only enlisted Americans to create employment, he targeted that service to build our infrastructure and conserve our environment. JFK not only called on a new generation, he made their service a bridge to the developing world, and a bright light of American values in the darkest days of the Cold War.

Today, AmeriCorps - our nation's network of local, state and national service programs - has 75,000 slots. As President, I will increase that to 250,000, and make that increased service a vehicle to meet national goals like providing health care and education, saving our planet and restoring our standing in the world,

so that citizens see their efforts connected to a common purpose. People of all ages, stations, and skills will be asked to serve. Because when it comes to the challenges we face, the American people are not the problem - they are the answer. Just as we teach math and writing, arts and athletics, we need to teach young Americans to take citizenship seriously. Study after study shows that students who serve do better in school, are more likely to go to college, and more likely to maintain that service as adults. So when I'm President, I 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. This means that by the time you graduate college, you'll have done 17 weeks of service. We'll reach this goal in several ways. At the middle and high school level, we'll make federal assistance conditional on school districts developing service programs, and give schools resources to offer new service opportunities.

At the community level, we'll develop public-private partnerships so students can serve more outside the classroom. For college students, I have proposed an annual American Opportunity Tax Credit of $4,000 to make tuition affordable. To receive this credit, we'll require 100 hours of public service. And we'll amend the Federal Work-Study program, so that nearly $250 million will help more than 200,000 college students work in part-time public service jobs each year.

Renewing that spirit starts with service. Make no mistake: our destiny as Americans is tied up with one another. If we are less respected in the world, then you will be less safe. If we keep paying dictators to fill up our gas tanks, then those oceans are going to rise. If we can't give our kids a world-class education, then our economy is going to fall behind. And that's how it should be. It is time to recapture that sense of a common purpose: I am my brother's keeper, I am my sister's keeper.

41 posted on 09/06/2008 8:00:48 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet-McCain/Palin 08)
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To: All

I have spent hours reading the policies/issues at Obama’s site. It’s been hard going because I’m not a policy wonk- but I started doing this back in the spring. IF anyone is afraid of Obama based on the little we DO know about him- go to his site and get into the issues- you’ll be SHAKING when you’re done.


42 posted on 09/06/2008 8:04:02 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet-McCain/Palin 08)
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To: kanawa
Ultimately, We believe a network of leaders practicing these values will engage more community members to participate in public life, unite people across social boundaries to work for the common good, create more innovative, responsive and effective solutions to social problems, and ultimately build a more just society for all.

*********************

It's subtle, but clear.

43 posted on 09/06/2008 8:14:16 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: oh8eleven

Bump TTT


44 posted on 09/06/2008 8:15:52 AM PDT by antisocial (Texas SCV - Deo Vindice)
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To: PGalt

Alinsky method of operation...<<<

Yes!

This is beginning to remind me of when Kerry ran for President.

With in a very few days, when I did a google search, I got pages of communist links.

It was suddenly O.K. to be a communist and they did not go back into hiding when he lost.


45 posted on 09/06/2008 1:38:50 PM PDT by nw_arizona_granny ( http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/1990507/posts?page=451 SURVIVAL, RECIPES, GARDENS, & INFO)
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To: Kaslin
But its real mission is to radicalize American youth and use them to bring about "social change" through threats, pressure, tension and confrontation — the tactics used by the father of community organizing, Saul "The Red" Alinsky.

"Our alumni are more than twice as likely as 18-34 year olds to . . . engage in protest activities," Public Allies boasts in a document found with its tax filings. It has already deployed an army of 2,200 community organizers like Obama to agitate for "justice" and "equality" in his hometown of Chicago and other U.S. cities, including Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Washington.

This sounds like thuggery to me.

The government now funds about half of Public Allies' expenses through Clinton's AmeriCorps. Obama wants to fully fund it and expand it into a national program that some see costing $500 billion. "We've got to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military, he said.

Combined with the preceding, this sounds like NAZISM.

When McCain talks about community service, he means something like the Red Cross. When Obama talks about community service, he means left-wing indoctrinated activist thugs.

Yesterday the press was pushing McCain on the subject of community service and got him to agree that in a McCain administration, he would put Obama in charge of community service. Sheesh.

46 posted on 09/12/2008 6:34:07 AM PDT by ChessExpert (If it had been up to Hussein Obama, Saddam Hussein would still be in power)
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