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Originally posted by nixie_nox
I find it funny how so many posters on this site talk about how sheeple need to wake up and get out of complacency. But the president says people need to wake up and get out of complacency and everyone gets up in arms.
“Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.”
hard economic times like these, most of us live in fear of getting laid off. But when Rick Geister got his pink slip he saw it as a lucky break. For the past 15 years, the 40-year-old had toiled away at the auto parts company Kitchener Frame, first as a welder, then for seven years as a quality control inspector. It wasn’t the best job, but it was well-paid, regular work and he had a good pension. So when the Kitchener, Ont., company hit hard times and Geister recently found himself jobless, it was scary at first. But he quickly came to see the upside to his situation. Here, at last, was a chance to pursue the career he’d dreamed of since high school, but never pursued because a guidance counsellor had advised against it: he would become a police officer. “Losing this job is kind of a blessing, because it’s given me a second chance to do something I really want to do,” he says. “Hopefully I can get in and make a career of it.”
Geister hopes to get accepted into the Ontario Provincial Police training program this fall. Money will be tight, but the roughly $40,000 he expects as part of his plant-closure contract makes for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. “I’m just happy to have the chance right now to do this,” he says. “I see policing as a really good job.” His wife, who previously stayed home to look after their seven-year-old son and two-year-old daughter, is also using the disruption to explore new opportunities. She’s looking to go back to work, perhaps training to be a nurse.
Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.”
Originally posted by prd1
Keep in mind this only MY opinion . Thank you for letting me spout .
Originally posted by spacedoubt
Me? MY volunteerism is VOLUNTARY. ok..my wife also volunteers me for some things now and again.
“Barack Obama will require you to work for the government. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism because we will not tolorate it. That you put down your divisions because you will all be "the same" (our slaves). That you come out of your isolation because you will have no more privacy, that you move out of your comfort zones because we don't want you to be "comfortable", that leads to free thought!. That you push yourselves to be better or your rations will be reduced. And that you engage in honest work for your rations. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual free, uninvolved private, uninformed about the real truth! We are here to enslave you ALL!.”