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Proposed United States Public Service Academy - GAG ME!!!
US Government Website - http://uspublicserviceacademy.org/ ^ | 3/20/09

Posted on 03/21/2009 4:55:54 AM PDT by ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

"The U.S. Public Service Academy will be an undergraduate institution devoted to developing civilian leaders for the public sector. Modeled on the military academies, the Academy will offer four years of tuition-free education in exchange for five years of civilian service following graduation. Its mission will be to educate, develop, and inspire civilian leaders who have the character, intellect, and experience necessary to serve the nation honorably and effectively, and who are committed to devoting their lives to public service.

The initiative to build the Academy was launched by two Teach For America alumni in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when the American people witnessed serious failures of public leadership at all levels of government. Since it was established in early 2006, the Academy has made tremendous progress.

We have built an advisory board of more than 50 experts in public policy, education, the military, business, and non-profit. To help us draft our Blueprint, we created a Blueprint Advisory Board with more than five dozen experts in higher education, the military, and government.

In the 110th Congress, we had identical bipartisan bills before the Senate (S. 960) and the House (HR 1671), with 24 senators and 123 representatives signed on as co-sponsors. Many members of the Obama administration — including Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Rahm Emanuel, and Tom Daschle — are supporters of the Academy.

The Academy has earned endorsements from prominent individuals such as Madeleine Albright, Mike Huckabee, and Sandra Day O’Connor; several dozen well-respected organizations such as America’s Promise, City Year, and Youth Service America; and more than 70 college presidents...

We invite you to learn more about how the U.S. Public Service Academy will meet the changing needs of America’s public institutions during the 21st century."


(Excerpt) Read more at uspublicserviceacademy.org ...


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READ ALL OF THE PAGES ON THE SITE!!! They want to put it where Walter Reed is right now!!! These people are SICK!!! Does anyone else see shades of 1923???

This is probably one of the scariest things I have seen since Obama was elected!! Below is an excerpt from the website made for this so-called "academy"....

1 posted on 03/21/2009 4:55:54 AM PDT by ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

ACORN UNIVERSITY ??


2 posted on 03/21/2009 5:00:13 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (To stand up for Capitalism is to hope Obama fails.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Savage was talking about this yesterday. They are attempting to make this required for children?


3 posted on 03/21/2009 5:02:11 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

It won’t last....


4 posted on 03/21/2009 5:02:58 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified DeCartes))
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
READ ALL OF THE PAGES ON THE SITE!!! They want to put it where Walter Reed is right now!!!

Well after all if Obama gets his way, the wounded heroes will be seeking their health care with 3rd party insurance agencies. Walter Reed will not be needed anymore.

5 posted on 03/21/2009 5:03:12 AM PDT by mware (F-R-E-E, that spells free. Free Republic.com baby.)
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To: BuffaloJack
We have built an advisory board of more than 50 SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST experts in public policy, education, the military, business, and non-profit. To help us draft our Blueprint, we created a Blueprint Advisory Board with more than five dozen SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST experts in higher education, the military, and government.
6 posted on 03/21/2009 5:07:40 AM PDT by DocH (The WAR on our RIGHTS must NOT go unanswered - Keep your powder dry)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
How much training can it take to teach someone how to spend other people's money?I can just see the class roster:

HOW TO WORK LESS AND GET PAID MORE

HOW TO WORK ENOUGH OVERTIME TO DOUBLE YOUR PENSION CHECKS

HOW TO SPEND YOUR VACATION DAYS, HOLIDAYS AND SICK DAYS. OR, HOW TO SAVE THOSE DAYS AND RETIRE YEARS EARLIER.

HOW TO MAKE SOMEONE WAIT WHILE YOU DO NOTHING ("I can make you stand there and wait and you can't do anything about it").

7 posted on 03/21/2009 5:14:20 AM PDT by REPANDPROUDOFIT
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

As a West Point alum, all I can do is shake my head and chuckle (else I would scream!).

The words below are the lyrics to a song that pays tribute to the Corps of Cadets of West Point, a song that plebes memorize during beast barracks. I can’t imagine any new civilian academy will be similar to West Point or Annapolis in any way, other than having a federal budget.


The Corps, The Corps, The Corps

The Corps bareheaded, salute it
With eyes up thanking our God
That we of the corps are treading
Where they of the corps have trod

They are here in ghostly assemblage
The men of the corps long dead
And our hearts are standing attention
While we wait for their passing tread

We sons of today, we salute you
You sons of an earlier day
We follow close order behind you
Where you have pointed the way

The long grey line of us stretches
Through the years of a century told
And the last man feels to his marrow
The grip of your far off hold

Grip hands with us now, though we see not
Grip hands with us strengthen our hearts
As the long line stiffens and straightens
With the thrill that your presence imparts

Grip hands, though it be from the shadows
While we swear as you did of yore
Or living or dying to honor
The Corps, and The Corps, and The Corps


8 posted on 03/21/2009 5:15:46 AM PDT by Notwithstanding (Member of the Long Grey Line)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Ah the Politburo school.


9 posted on 03/21/2009 5:16:41 AM PDT by Tarpon (It's a common fact, one can't be liberal and rational at the same time.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Huckafraud is in on this? And people wonder why he’s called that.


10 posted on 03/21/2009 5:16:55 AM PDT by Dahoser (America's great untapped alternative energy source: The Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
The U.S. Socialist Indoctrination Academy
11 posted on 03/21/2009 5:24:16 AM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Walter Reed’s closing down next year. It’s been on the shut down list for a couple of years now.


12 posted on 03/21/2009 5:25:45 AM PDT by Non-Sequitur
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To: Red_Devil 232
The U.S. Socialist Indoctrination Academy

Exactly.

13 posted on 03/21/2009 5:26:27 AM PDT by CASchack
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

in exchange for five years of civilian service following graduation

Will that be a Union job too? Money pit


14 posted on 03/21/2009 5:27:09 AM PDT by Son House (National Disasters Will Be Devastating Since Mr. Øbama's Spending Will Erode First Response Funding)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
"The U.S. Socialist Public Service Academy will be an undergraduate institution devoted to developing civilian progressive leaders for the public sector.
15 posted on 03/21/2009 5:29:14 AM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Its mission will be to educate, develop, and inspire civilian leaders who have the character, intellect, and experience necessary to serve the nation honorably and effectively, and who are committed to devoting their lives to public service.

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Mother Teresa is coming back or we’re paying to train citizens to be Democrats, they’re holier than thou you know


16 posted on 03/21/2009 5:29:31 AM PDT by Son House (National Disasters Will Be Devastating Since Mr. Øbama's Spending Will Erode First Response Funding)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Actually if you combine it with the vampire economy it is later than you think. It is more like 1935 to 1939.


17 posted on 03/21/2009 5:29:57 AM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: Tarpon
Ah the Politburo school.

This is kind of redundant considering the current state of affairs in academia?

18 posted on 03/21/2009 5:31:04 AM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: BuffaloJack
Acorn University, indeed! And

"The Academy has earned endorsements from prominent individuals such as Madeleine Albright, Mike Huckabee, and Sandra Day O’Connor..."

The usual witless idiots go along without thinking out the consequences.

19 posted on 03/21/2009 5:31:13 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Nepolean fries the idea powder)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
U.S. Public Service Academy To Graduate First Class.

Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian prepare for their new
jobs as officers in the Obama National Service Corp.

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20 posted on 03/21/2009 5:33:28 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

The proposed entrance the the Peoples Academy.

21 posted on 03/21/2009 5:33:53 AM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: Notwithstanding

Personally I like the idea of the USPSA provided their school mascot is a pig in honor of the greatest government tradition - namely pork.


22 posted on 03/21/2009 5:34:30 AM PDT by baltoga
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To: Iron Munro

Their hats have an acorn shell shape to them.


23 posted on 03/21/2009 5:36:24 AM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: Red_Devil 232
You've got to bet one of the majors will be, Community Organizer.
24 posted on 03/21/2009 5:39:18 AM PDT by Recon Dad (Marsoc Dad)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
Photobucket
25 posted on 03/21/2009 5:41:48 AM PDT by engrpat (A village in Kenya is missing their idiot...lets send him back)
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To: BuffaloJack
All you have to do is look at the “who's who” list of Liberal supporters to know what type of “civic leadership” these asshats have in mind.
26 posted on 03/21/2009 5:42:50 AM PDT by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 156)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach; All

So essentially what zero is proposing is completing the circle of Plato’s Republic — The Philosopher Class (pelosi, reid, schumer, zero, and the rest of the libs...as they see themselves), the “Guardian Class” of Plato’s Republic...there to protect the Philosopher Class...which is really nothing more than communism.

Since the Warrior Class (the military) has never bought into the whole left-wing ideology...he had to create a separate class to defend the left’s pathetic ideology...sort of keep the indoctrination going from public school through the Academy...hhhhhuuuummmmm.


27 posted on 03/21/2009 5:43:39 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: central_va

LOL ... Yes, you are right ...

I think the intent is the best and brightest from the lower class will be directed to take advanced courses.

In any event it is a total waste. The government should be the people, not the people becoming the government. MARXISM, with just a focus change.


28 posted on 03/21/2009 5:47:01 AM PDT by Tarpon (It's a common fact, one can't be liberal and rational at the same time.)
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To: Iron Munro
Cadets still wear the same uniforms.


29 posted on 03/21/2009 5:47:04 AM PDT by Notwithstanding (Member of the Long Grey Line)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
USMA Crest

West Point

FACT SHEET UNITED STATES MILITARY ACADEMY
PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICE
WEST POINT, NEW YORK 10996-1905
(845) 938-2006/4261 FAX:(845) 446-5820

Director of Admissions
606 Thayer Road                                                                                 
West Point , N.Y. 10996-1797                                                           
(845) 938-4041                                                                                  
(845) 446-3021 (Fax)                         

Mission: "To educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the Nation as an officer in the United States Army."
Program: The four-year integrated academic, military and physical development programs are conducted in a strong moral-ethical environment grounded in the bedrock values of integrity and respect for others.  
Location: The Academy is located approximately 50 miles north of New York City on the west bank of the Hudson River in Orange County , New York .  West Point is America 's oldest, continuously occupied military installation, first garrisoned on January 20, 1778 .  The U.S. Military Academy was established by an Act of Congress on March 16, 1802 .  
Cadets: The 4,400 members of the Corps of Cadets represent every state in the U.S. and several foreign countries.  About 1300 New Cadets enter the Academy on
Reception Day each year (about July 1st).  Approximately 15 percent of the Corps of Cadets are women.  
Admission: To be considered for admission to West Point , a candidate must be at least 17 but not yet 23 years of age on July 1st of the year of admission, be unmarried and have no legal obligation to support children.  Candidates must be qualified academically, medically, and physically, and must receive a nomination from an approved source, such as a member of Congress.  
Academic: In addition to core curriculum, balanced in the arts and sciences, and a required five-course engineering sequence, cadets may select from 45 majors.  Classes are small, usually 18 students, and the faculty to student ratio is 1:6.  
Military: Cadets participate in Cadet Basic Training their first summer and Cadet Field Training their second.  During their third and fourth summers, they act as cadre for the first two classes or participate in military or academic programs worldwide.   
Physical:          Physical education and athletic participation occur throughout the four years, with 25 varsity sports and numerous intramural and club sports available.  
Activities: Over 100 extracurricular activities are available, including religious, hobby and sports clubs.  
Graduation: Upon graduation, cadets are awarded Bachelor of Science degrees and commissions in the U.S. Army.  They serve on active duty for a minimum of five years.  West Point graduates have served our country in a variety of capacities for more than 200 years, as military leaders, engineers, explorers on land and in space, and as leaders in business and government.

 

 

30 posted on 03/21/2009 5:50:25 AM PDT by Notwithstanding (Member of the Long Grey Line)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Welfare U.

School motto: Where’s the hos and dobbies, dude?

Required courses:
Purse swinging 101
White flag waving
How to drop your rifle without shooting yourself
Whining for dollars
Crying for dollars
Where’s my gas money, obuma
How to eat junk food and gain 300 pounds a year
How to work a defibrillator


31 posted on 03/21/2009 5:50:34 AM PDT by sergeantdave (obuma is the anti-Lincoln, trying to re-establish slavery)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

Where will this go? It may be ripe for the full implementation of OBE and possibly even genetic profiling. Hillary is digging this, I’m sure.


32 posted on 03/21/2009 5:55:06 AM PDT by babyfreep
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To: Tarpon

A knock-off of the Ecole Nationale d’Administration aka ENA, a very selective elitist school of public administration. They all come our as Marxists - Sarkozy is the first president of France who didn’t attend it. George Soros is the man behind the curtain.


33 posted on 03/21/2009 5:56:32 AM PDT by chase19
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
The Academy has earned endorsements from prominent individuals such as Madeleine Albright, Mike Huckabee, and Sandra Day O’Connor

HUCKABEE supports this type of school? University?
34 posted on 03/21/2009 6:07:51 AM PDT by Paige ("All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing," Edmund Burke)
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To: chase19

We sure need to ratchet up the call of freedom and liberty before it’s too late. Looks like it’s duty of the people to do so. I doubt Obama will ever speak the words.

With this I agree, Glen Beck has started this whole ‘principles thing’ and he is dead on with how to do it. Teach the principles, live the principles and then govern by the principles. I am not sure his list is 100% correct, but the idea sure is.

I wish we would have a confab and agree on the principles. I would like Rush to step up and put down his marker on the nine principles Beck has chosen.


35 posted on 03/21/2009 6:08:49 AM PDT by Tarpon (It's a common fact, one can't be liberal and rational at the same time.)
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To: chase19

We already have the leftisit kennedy school at harvard, which I am sure is 99% government funded, anyway.

We don’t need another one.


36 posted on 03/21/2009 6:09:24 AM PDT by Notwithstanding (Member of the Long Grey Line)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

The Service Academy's first dean.

I had to work her in somehow

37 posted on 03/21/2009 6:10:00 AM PDT by central_va (Co. C, 15th Va., Patrick Henry Rifles-The boys of Hanover Co.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
Will the students all wear the same colored shirt, and have neatsy-keen knives?
38 posted on 03/21/2009 6:11:52 AM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: central_va
Their hats have an acorn shell shape to them.

Great catch!

39 posted on 03/21/2009 6:16:48 AM PDT by Iron Munro (Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.)
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To: BuffaloJack

When BUSH wanted a much smaller/similar thing all that the media would repeat was the:

The Posse Comitatus Act is a United States federal law (18 U.S.C. § 1385) passed on June 16, 1878 after the end of Reconstruction, with the intention (in concert with the Insurrection Act of 1807) of substantially limiting the powers of the federal government to use the military for law enforcement. The Act prohibits most members of the federal uniformed services (today the Army, Air Force, and State National Guard forces when such are called into federal service) from exercising nominally state law enforcement, police, or peace officer powers that maintain “law and order” on non-federal property (states and their counties and municipal divisions) within the United States.

The statute generally prohibits federal military personnel and units of the National Guard under federal authority from acting in a law enforcement capacity within the United States, except where expressly authorized by the Constitution or Congress. The Coast Guard is exempt from the Act.

Zero can’t do it>>>>>>>>> until the law is changed.


40 posted on 03/21/2009 6:21:17 AM PDT by keving (We get the government we vote for)
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To: chase19
I thought the academy was inspired by a Beavis and Butthead comment while watching the video from the movie “Dangerous Minds.”
Butthead said he's like to see a movie where a teacher shows up and at the end the kids are dumber than when they started.
41 posted on 03/21/2009 6:24:09 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

This will collapse under its own weight, given the characterless slime that it will attract.


42 posted on 03/21/2009 6:25:15 AM PDT by thethirddegree
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To: areukiddingme1
On local radio station call in shows along with anti fluoride rants a caller sometimes shows up on the air and spews about how their time in the Peace Corps ( for example ) should be treated just like military service with retirement and the same other benefits plus respect. The caller is almost in pain by how “unfair” it is. You only hear them on shows with a bad call screener. This is one area of moonbat thinking that you rarely hear about but it seems like the mentality behind that academy.
43 posted on 03/21/2009 6:34:48 AM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (The man who said "there's no such thing as a stupid question" has never talked to Helen Thomas.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
Proposed United States Barack Obama Public Service Academy
This school needs a 'fight song'.
I think I have one..... (midi file)
Barack Obama über alles,
Über alles in der Welt,
Wenn es stets zu Schutz und Trutze
Brüderlich zusammenhält.
Von der Maas bis an die Memel,
Von der Etsch bis an den Belt,
|: Barack Obama über alles,
Über alles in der Welt! :|

Barry's Frauen, Obama Treue,
Obama's Wein und Barry's Sang
Sollen in der Welt behalten
Ihren alten schönen Klang,
Uns zu edler Tat begeistern
Unser ganzes Leben lang.
|: Barry's Frauen, Obama Treue,
Obama's Wein und Barry's Sang! :|

No offense to any 83 year old Nazis meant. /s
44 posted on 03/21/2009 6:35:26 AM PDT by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

This will be the academy to train 0bama brownshirt officers.


45 posted on 03/21/2009 6:40:39 AM PDT by SVTCobra03 (You can never have enough friends, horsepower or ammunition.)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

NO WAY IN HE%^!!!


46 posted on 03/21/2009 6:41:24 AM PDT by mo
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach

this is even more than it initially appears. It is designed to cut out the people from Capitol Hill..unless you’ve been thru t”the Academy” ...you won’t be “eligible” to serve in congress. This is a matter of institutionalizing existing corruption...and even more so, to continue to hide and cover up what already has happened!!!


47 posted on 03/21/2009 6:43:22 AM PDT by mo
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To: BuffaloJack

Goose stepping cadres?


48 posted on 03/21/2009 6:46:23 AM PDT by AmericanVictory
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach; joygrace; 3catsanadog; aetheraddict; Albert Barr; Allegra; autumnraine; ..

Senate 277 Bill - Serve America Act Ping List


( formerly known as HR 1388 Bill Give Act Ping List)



PING!



Please FReepmail or “Ping!” me if you want to be Added or Deleted from this RE-NAMED Ping list. Formerly known as Bill HR 1388, Give Act
49 posted on 03/21/2009 6:57:49 AM PDT by joygrace (Veritas vincit)
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To: ConservativeGeorgiaPeach
The sad thing is, our PUBLIC SCHOOLS should be teaching character, American history, leadership, American Government, etc. But they aren't. We should not need a 'special' school to teach civics.

Also interesting, that Katrina was not the worst disaster to ever hit the USA yet it's the reason this school is being created.

The initiative to build the Academy was launched by two Teach For America alumni in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when the American people witnessed serious failures of public leadership at all levels of government. Since it was established in early 2006, the Academy has made tremendous progress.

Katrina's failures rest at the feet of the governor of La., the mayor of New Orleans, and the PEOPLE of New Orleans. EVERYONE in and around New Orleans knew that if a major hurricane ever hit they would be under water. Shouldn't this school be located in Louisiana and maybe they could give lessons on self sufficiency and disaster planning?

The media and the DNC were successful in redefining President Bush's presidency from leadership after the terrorist attacks on 9/11 to failure at Katrina.

50 posted on 03/21/2009 6:59:38 AM PDT by carmody
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