Rahm Emanuel: Orwellian double-speak “its not a draft, its universal service” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cdwrU3Csi1E
Rahm 2: “All americans” “Train or barracks” … “It will be a common experience” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNKYF5OfwGU
I don’t think this group is a part of any official Obama “corps,” but well-meaning brainwashed idiots are plentiful and they will happily do the federal government’s bidding, especially in an economic crisis.
The writing is on the wall.
Thanks to BSC for the links.
70 Responses to “The Draft, AKA Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act’ or the ‘GIVE Act’”
Directly from the GIVE ACT, which has now passed both the house and senate and is waiting for Obama to sign it into law. Remember National Service is MANDATORY, so this applies to everyone. This act criminally circumvents the First Amendment!
‘SEC. 125. PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES AND INELIGIBLE ORGANIZATIONS.
‘(a) Prohibited Activities- A participant in an approved national service position under this subtitle may not engage in the following activities:
‘(1) Attempting to influence legislation.
‘(2) Organizing or engaging in protests, petitions, boycotts, or strikes.
‘(3) Assisting, promoting, or deterring union organizing.
‘(4) Impairing existing contracts for services or collective bargaining agreements.
‘(5) Engaging in partisan political activities, or other activities designed to influence the outcome of an election to any public office.
‘(6) Participating in, or endorsing, events or activities that are likely to include advocacy for or against political parties, political platforms, political candidates, proposed legislation, or elected officials.
‘(7) Engaging in religious instruction, conducting worship services, providing instruction as part of a program that includes mandatory religious instruction or worship, constructing or operating facilities devoted to religious instruction or worship, maintaining facilities primarily or inherently devoted to religious instruction or worship, or engaging in any form of religious proselytization.
‘(8) Providing a direct benefit to–
‘(A) a business organized for profit;
‘(B) a labor organization;
‘(C) a partisan political organization;
‘(D) a nonprofit organization that fails to comply with the restrictions contained in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 except that nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent participants from engaging in advocacy activities undertaken at their own initiative; and
‘(E) an organization engaged in the religious activities described in paragraph (7), unless Corporation assistance is not used to support those religious activities.
‘(9) Conducting a voter registration drive or using Corporation funds to conduct a voter registration drive.
‘(10) Such other activities as the Corporation may prohibit.
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