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  • In their own words: OFA and ACORN may soon look to use violence (OBAMA'S ARMY?)

    08/28/2009 7:58:58 AM PDT · by Kimberly GG · 43 replies · 2,240+ views
    "In their own words: OFA and ACORN may soon look to use violence against political opponents Organizing for America (OFA) is a cadre of Obama supporters, first marshaled a few weeks ago to ignite grassroots support for the President's massive budget bill. Last week, The Birmingham News reported that groups like OFA and ACORN were organizing volunteers to canvas for Obama's agenda. The iconography of the OFA marketing material is bizarre: it is affiliated not with the Democrat Party, but Barack Obama himself. Those who gathered at Kelly Ingram Park in downtown Birmingham were urged to enlist others who share...
  • All For Good dot org

    06/22/2009 8:11:51 PM PDT · by TheDailyChange · 6 replies · 469+ views
    http://www.google.com ^ | 06222009 | TDC
    Calling Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity,Michael Savage,Mark Levin Awaiting comments on this one!
  • Obama's Plan to Desecrate 9/11

    08/24/2009 4:23:38 AM PDT · by Scanian · 199 replies · 10,739+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | August 24,2009 | Matthew Vadum
    The Obama White House is behind a cynical, coldly calculated political effort to erase the meaning of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks from the American psyche and convert Sept. 11 into a day of leftist celebration and statist idolatry. This effort to reshape the American psyche has nothing to do with healing the nation and everything to do with easing the nation along in the ongoing radical transformation of America that President Obama promised during last year's election campaign. The president signed into law a measure in April that designated Sept. 11 as a National Day of Service, but...
  • AmeriCorps Pledge

    07/24/2009 5:35:56 PM PDT · by Docs Galore · 18 replies · 916+ views
    AmeriCorps Website ^ | July 24, 2009 | National & Community Service
    As an AmeriCorps member, you are expected to adhere to the AmeriCorps pledge. ( If you don’t have a pledge certificate, ask your project director for one.) The pledge represents the commitment you have taken to serve not just this year, but in the years ahead.
  • <b>Obama urges citizens to undertake national service</b>

    04/21/2009 8:23:51 PM PDT · by KLT · 62 replies · 1,449+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 4/21/09 | Ann Sanner, Associated Press Writer
    WASHINGTON – Calling on Americans to volunteer, President Barack Obama signed a $5.7 billion national service bill Tuesday that triples the size of the AmeriCorps service program over the next eight years and expands ways for students to earn money for college. "What this legislation does, then, is to help harness this patriotism and connect deeds to needs," said Obama, a former community organizer in Chicago.
  • New law to 'manage' 8 million 'volunteers' (Give Act, H.R. 1388)

    04/22/2009 12:20:29 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 56 replies · 1,907+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | April 21, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    Obama signs huge expansion of youth brigades legislation © 2009 WorldNetDaily President Obama today signed into law the "GIVE Act," H.R. 1388, which massively expands the National Service Corporation and allocates to it billions of dollars, and one executive for the program now says it will allow for the "managing" of up to 8 or 9 million people. WND has reported on plans to create the corps since Obama told a campaign stop in Colorado Springs last year he wants a "Civilian National Security Force" as big and as well-funded as the U.S. military. The bill includes a "National Service...
  • 'GIVE' creating youth brigades?

    04/12/2009 4:36:12 AM PDT · by Man50D · 25 replies · 922+ views
    WorldNetDaily.com ^ | April 12, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    Supporters of an Americorps expansion plan pending in Congress laud its efforts to "leverage" federal dollars to boost state, local and other resources to "address national and local challenges," while critics say its fine print secretly would create an "Obama-styled army of community organizers modeled after Saul Alinsky's 'Peoples Organizations.'" So which is it? In an era in which Congress can approve thousands of pages of legislation spending hundreds of billions of dollars without reading the proposal, there seems to be no definitive answer on what some of the vague language of H.R. 1388 means. But there is enough in...
  • 'GIVE' creating youth brigades?

    04/12/2009 7:12:56 AM PDT · by classified · 25 replies · 991+ views
    OBAMA WATCH CENTRAL 'GIVE' creating youth brigades? Service corps expansion gives opponents shivers Posted: April 11, 2009 9:25 pm Eastern Supporters of an Americorps expansion plan pending in Congress laud its efforts to "leverage" federal dollars to boost state, local and other resources to "address national and local challenges," while critics say its fine print secretly would create an "Obama-styled army of community organizers modeled after Saul Alinsky's 'Peoples Organizations.'" So which is it? In an era in which Congress can approve thousands of pages of legislation spending hundreds of billions of dollars without reading the proposal, there seems to...
  • Mocking Obama's Youth Service Program

    04/08/2009 9:46:31 AM PDT · by Mighty_Quinn · 59 replies · 2,594+ views
    Students at John Paul the Great Catholic University (www.jpcatholic) put this hilarious video together. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofM3nnh5xGk&feature=channel_page
  • DeMint: 'Serve America' Dangerous to U.S.

    04/02/2009 7:00:55 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 19 replies · 881+ views
    CBN ^ | 2009-04-02 | Jennifer Wishon
    CBNNews.com - WASHINGTON - The Serve America Act, named for Massachusett's Senator Ted Kennedy, is an effort to increase volunteerism. But some lawmakers say its patriotic name that hides a dangerous agenda. . . . . . "I think what we're going to see is secular causes, political causes being supported with this program," Sen. Jim DeMint R-SC told CBN News. "But you won't see this money running through faith organizations, because of this line that we've created: what we call church and state." DeMint expects organizations to emerge that counter efforts of Christian charities and for money to start...
  • Democrats Kill Provision in AmeriCorps Bill that Would Keep Funds from ACORN

    03/31/2009 8:03:35 PM PDT · by vadum · 10 replies · 600+ views
    American Spectator ^ | March 30, 2009 | Matthew Vadum
    Sen. David Vitter (R-Louisiana) tried to stand up for civil society and taxpayers last week but his effort was shot down by liberal Democratic senators.Vitter tried to prevent the radical direct-action group, ACORN, and its affiliates from benefitting under the odious national service legislation known as the (proposed) GIVE Act. The bill itself, which received a glowing review from John Podesta's pro-Obama propaganda factory, the Center for American Progress, would give government money to volunteer programs and would dramatically expand the feel-good liberal program, AmeriCorps, which ACORN and other groups have used to promote their own political objectives.Vitter's amendment to the bill known...
  • Sen. Jim DeMint Blasts National Service Bill

    03/30/2009 11:12:36 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 22 replies · 1,112+ views
    (Senate Floor - March 24, 2009) Mr. President, I wish to speak for few minutes on the Serve America Act. I think this is a great opportunity to talk about what is good about a lot of the Members of the Senate. I certainly appreciate and applaud the sponsors of this bill for their good intentions and know their hearts are in the right place. Some of my best friends are supporting this bill. But I think, as we look at what is good about the hearts of many Members of the Senate, we need to recognize this bill does...
  • The Increasingly Shocking Parallels Between Obama And Hitler Youth

    03/30/2009 6:41:44 AM PDT · by Michael Eden · 34 replies · 4,683+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | March 30, 2009 | Michael Eden
    I came across a video that left me shaking with fear and outrage: If this footage doesn't disturb you to your very core, I don't even know what to say. We have here a militarized group of young men being steeped in not only political ideology, but in literal cult worship of Barack Obama. This was going on before the election. I still remember the video featuring a glassy-eyed girl singing, “We’re gonna spread happiness! We’re gonna spread freeeeedom! Obama’s gonna change it, Obama’s gonna lead ‘em…” The cult mindset continued into his inauguration, with a creepy "Kids' Inaugural." That...
  • Hatch dedicates $6 billion GIVE/SERVE boondoggle to Kennedy; plus: mandatory service study lives!

    03/27/2009 1:50:16 PM PDT · by pissant · 34 replies · 1,024+ views
    M Malkin.com ^ | 3/27/09 | Michelle Malkin
    God save us from bipartisanship, part 99,995,857. GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch, co-sponsor of the $6 billion GIVE/SERVE boondoggle, has dedicated the Big Government Trojan Horse to Ted Kennedy: Sen. Orrin Hatch capped his decadeslong friendship with cancer-stricken Sen. Ted Kennedy on Thursday with a gesture that had Kennedy hugging him as other senators stood and applauded: Hatch renamed a bill they had just passed to expand national service programs the Edward M. Kennedy National Service Law. “It is a great honor to be able to add the name of a very good friend and senator, one of the most distinguished...
  • The GIVE Act HR1388 - some language now in HR1444

    03/27/2009 12:06:24 PM PDT · by justsaynomore · 41 replies · 2,018+ views
    Govtrack.us ^ | 3/26/09 | Govtrack.us
    The language about mandatory volunteerism that was "missing" from the HR1388 bill voted on yesterday in the Senate, is now showing up on this bill HR1444 http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h111-1444
  • The Real Story of How AmeriCorps Became Bipartisan [barf] [McCain, Bush, other RINOs involved]

    03/27/2009 8:22:28 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 15 replies · 779+ views
    The Wall Street Journal - Capital Journal ^ | 2009-03-27 | Steven Waldman
    On my wall I have a copy of an old fashioned Senate roll call sheet – the handwritten tally from the clerk recording the passage of the original law creating AmeriCorps in 1993. There were hash marks next to just seven Republicans. Yesterday the Senate approved a bill authorizing a tripling of AmeriCorps. It passed 79-19 – with 21 Republican votes. That’s right, more Republicans voted for the measure than against it. In 1993 those Republicans who did support it were mostly moderates. This time supporters included conservatives like Roger Wicker and Thad Cochran of Mississippi, Michael Enzi of Wyoming...
  • H.R. 1388 passed by the Senate - 26 March 2009 — Serve America

    03/26/2009 6:53:11 PM PDT · by joygrace · 50 replies · 3,808+ views
    www.catsden.wordpress.com ^ | March 26, 2009 | Catsden
    Interestingly enough an important amendment brought to the floor today was not in the H.R. 1388 when it passed the Senate today. The first presented by Sen Vitter (LA) wanted to insure that no money be made available to ACORN and its affiliates, on the grounds that it is a organization with possibly suspect behaviour and that including it in the bill would not be able to politicize charitable giving and activities. Saying that the bill doesn’t allow politicized does not necessarily protect the country from ACORN’s “so-called” charitable activities. ACORN has already received considerable funding from the government, for...
  • [DeMint] Says Obama's Plan to Expand AmeriCorps Is Unwarranted Federal Intrusion

    03/26/2009 5:09:15 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 25 replies · 1,179+ views
    CNS News ^ | 2009-03-26 | Ryan Byrnes
    (CNSNews.com) - The U.S. Senate is poised to approve a dramatic expansion of the AmeriCorps national community service program. Conservatives who oppose the measure say it is an attempt to greatly expand government’s role in providing community services by replacing charitable volunteers with paid government workers. Senators voted 74-14 Monday to take up the Serve America Act, legislation that would more than triple the size of the AmeriCorps program over the next eight years, expanding its current 75,000 positions to 250,000. Last week, a similar bill that would add 175,000 participants to the program passed in the House by a...
  • Senate Passes New Bill For Education: T.A.K.E.

    03/26/2009 3:56:51 PM PDT · by writer33 · 13 replies · 471+ views
    Elective Decisions ^ | 03/26/09 | Chris Davis
    Washington—Not taking education lightly, the U.S. Senate has drawn up their own version of H.R. 1388: Generations Invigorating and Volunteerism Act, a bill introduced by Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-NY, and aimed at “expanding service learning programs by offering year-round opportunities to children and youth and providing service opportunities for retirees.” The bill also requires that “the Director of the Corporation for National and Community Service to encourage members of the Baby Boom generation to volunteer.” Feeling that the U.S. House approach didn’t go far enough, Sen. Harry Reid, D-NV, has introduced his version: T.A.K.E. (Tax And Keep Educating).
  • How the Senate voted on a national service bill [McCain votes yes]

    03/26/2009 4:17:10 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 96 replies · 2,447+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-03-26
    The 79-19 roll call by which the Senate voted Thursday to triple the size of the AmeriCorps and broadly expand incentives for students and seniors to give back to their communities. On this vote, a "yes" vote was a vote to pass the bill. Voting "yes" were 55 Democrats and 22 Republicans and 2 independents. Voting "no" were 0 Democrats and 19 Republicans.