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November 9, 2008
Change you can be drafted by government for
Apparently many Americans visited the widely trumpeted change.gov site, the Obama campaign money shaking site and blueprint for Obama's regime.
What they saw in the America Serves section disturbed them;
The Obama Administration will call on Americans to serve in order to meet the nation's challenges. President-Elect Obama will expand national service programs like AmeriCorps and Peace Corps and will create a new Classroom Corps to help teachers in underserved schools, as well as a new Health Corps, Clean Energy Corps, and Veterans Corps. Obama will call on citizens of all ages to serve America, by developing a plan to require 50 hours of community service in middle school and high school and 100 hours of community service in college every year.
Obama will encourage retiring Americans to serve by improving programs available for individuals over age 55, while at the same time promoting youth programs such as Youth Build and Head Start.
Sensitive to publicly announcing his real plans for a forced peacetime draft for domestic purposes, Obama and friends have changed the site's wording. Required has been changed.
Obama will call on citizens of all ages to serve America, by setting a goal that all middle school and high school students do 50 hours of community service a year and by developing a plan so that all college students who conduct 100 hours of community service receive a universal and fully refundable tax credit ensuring that the first $4,000 of their college education is completely free.
So students will be called on by Obama to volunteer by dangling a carrot of a "refundable tax credit" so part of "their college education is completely free." Sounds great, something free for a bit of community service.
No mention of increased taxes to fund these free refundable tax credits. Whoops! Obama is so busy basking in the presidential afterglow that he forgot to change a forced requirement. As Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs noted:
They're going through the site and cleaning up the places where it said "require community service," but they missed a spot on this page: Service | Change.gov.
Require 100 Hours of Service in College: Obama and Biden will establish a new American Opportunity Tax Credit that is worth $4,000 a year in exchange for 100 hours of public service a year.
Believe it, this too will be changed.
Change is on the way. What about our freedoms? What can we believe about this type of change?