This is why Obama scares me. So many of his ideas read like retreads of Italian and german policies in the 30s and 40's.
Requiring every child to perform services to the state, under its direction, is a great way to ensure they beleive that such is how they should live.
As servants of the government, rather than as its critical and begrudging subjects. Its all part of the national secular religon that liberals have
been pushing for so long. In many ways the philosophy is straight out of "Babylon 5"
"The State is Mother, The State is Father"
And as usual, its the type of law that statists love. Nebulous, ill defined, and wide open for extreme expansion of government power.
Even if the behavior of his supporters didn't, Obama's ideas would still scare me.