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Michelle Obama Tells us "Barak will make you work!"

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posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 01:43 PM
I'm picking my battles and right now I'm 100% behind Nixie_Nox.

Nixie_Nox : Your first post on this thread hit the nail right on the head !
( Seems almost like a double-standard, doesn't it ?)

So he wants to educate people and that's wrong ? Give me a break !

posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 01:50 PM

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.

Exactly. i was going to post the same.

I've heard almost the EXACT same thing here on these boards, time and time again, to rounding roars of applause and agreement. I for one am glad to hear something I feel personally, coming out of the president (or his wife's) mouth.

It's time to quit being selfish, self centered, lazy, compliant, uninvolved and complacent. Step away from the TV and join the real world.

Though that said, clearly the target of such comments aren't meant for those that are already there with eyes, ears, hearts and minds wide open.

posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 01:58 PM
Im sorry, but I already have a mother and a father.
I dont need a second pair trying to run my life.
If I want to work, I will work.
If I want to be a bum , guess what, cant nobody make do otherwise.
Whats next, they going to tell me when and where I can drop a heavy?
This comming from a woman who said for the first time during the campain "This is the first time Ive every been proud to be an American".
:::thums down:::
Get out of here, nobody wants to be a part of this, nor do they wanna be a part of your stupid civilian army.

posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 02:20 PM
reply to post by Common Good

your right in that u can be a bum if u wish. but you need to realize that we are in the sh**ter and as a country we need to pull together to get thru this.. during the depression and the pres at that time said simular things it took longer because other people took the same stance you and others here are takeing just because you dont like the pres.. there are times when we need to stand up to the government and there are times to work with it. blaming the new pres for what the religious recih nut jobs did is like closing the door after the cows got out..

posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 02:21 PM
and i am also with nixie 100%

second line as i couldnt have put what she said better

posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 02:21 PM
Common Good ? How ironic !

I believe the gist of Mr. Obama's message is that we can be better if we
become more informed. Now that . .that . .is a common good.

It's not a creation of civilian armies to take away all of your little
It's a re-creation of initiative, through education, to get things done in this
country and elsewhere, that have long been sitting on the back burner.

posted on Mar, 27 2009 @ 02:34 PM
From the Op's source:

“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.”

Note that this was a year old quote. Feb 2008.

That said some are doing just that here in Canada:

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.

There are other examples as well in that article.

I've been there. Nova Scotia was, still is in a way, quite repressed. No money. I left my family for Ontario where the money was good. 2 years later I brought the up here. It's been pretty peach until lately. It's not lemons now but it sure ain't the peaches it was.

Boils down to what are you willing to do to survive? Whining doesn't help. Look at other possibilities. You may find out that this economic downturn is just what you needed to get your life where you want it to be.

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 12:06 AM
Dear Nixie_Nox:

This isn't a hate thread, its a love thread. Love of the Constitution of the Untied States. No one, especially the government has the right to MAKE ME WORK, for free no less.

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.

US Constitution, Thirteenth Amendment

As a member of society, I have done plenty of things that some might consider volunteer work. I always had an ulterior motive. In college and law school I did unpaid internships for academic credit and to pad my resume. I occasionally do something for someone on a pro bono basis as an attorney.


Plenty of people do things to help others, but if you force people to do things that is UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

Furthermore, I don't believe that this is about the greater good (a term often used in Utilitarianism/very similar to communism), I believe that this is all about subjugation.

BTW: Communism in theory is a beautiful ideology, but it is an impossibility in human affairs. People will never be satisfied by having just enough. The idea of “From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs,” is a beautiful fantasy, but it’s a fantasy. You have a 50 inch TV, I want a 51 inch TV. I work 80 to 100 hours a week and accumulate wealth, you work 40 hours a week and hate me because you don’t have enough.

Communism failed in Russia, we don’t need it here in the USA.

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 12:07 AM
reply to post by intrepid

Everything you said is about getting a job that pays you for work.

This thread is about the government "giving" you a job that you cannot decline and you don't get paid for.

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 12:26 AM

Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.”

Sounds like all of us evil, despicable Capitalist pigs are headed straight for the reeducation camps. Scary stuff, be prepared for whatever this megalomaniac is planning.


posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 09:15 AM
reply to post by finemanm

I don't think it is meant literally. becoming educated and getting out of complacency is work. learning is work. I think that is what michelle is referring too.
Not, you gotta pick garbage on the side of the road work.

[edit on 28-3-2009 by nixie_nox]

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 11:03 AM
reply to post by finemanm

Well just wait until they cut the SSI and food stamps, the honeymoon will be over and BHO will have to live in a bunker.
We have become a nation of people too lazy to even think about what the hell is happening around us.

Justice should be locking up bankers left and right but instead Eric Holder is worried about my guns.
White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel states that my children will serve America by force and Obamas Wife said Barack will never let us go back to our lives as usual.

It seems that we will either fight and die for our freedoms or just flat out die.

[edit on 3/28/2009 by samhouston1886]

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 05:30 PM
If you're listening to bam-bams big mouth wife , you already have a problem . She serves no purpose other than political baggage ! As for her ole-man ,he's done more damage to this country in less than 90 days than the previous 43 presidents collectively ! You can keep the change ! as for me , well I want nothing to do with either one of those two . Keep in mind this only MY opinion . Thank you for letting me spout .

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 10:02 PM

Originally posted by prd1
Keep in mind this only MY opinion . Thank you for letting me spout .

Thank you for spouting. I have given up on the value of it though since the masses have gladly accepted being dumbed down. To choose to believe the s**t that they openly throw at us as something that needs to be done in order to, "help" in whatever way has long been out of hand.

I am a reasonably bountiful researcher who has effectively been stopped while inter-reacting with a few officials moving on extremely high levels. Shortly after Bush took office a lady friend was shot in the head. In the news they referred to her as an FBI consultant.

In truth she was a CIA consultant.. Before this time I had the power to help people. It was chosen for me that this was not the desired path to walk. The work they have for U.S. to do probably has nothing at all to do with the work that needs to be done.

I have known for quite some time that they have 0 intention to do anything other than continue securing the enslavement of the human race.

I have a word for you pathetic controllers of well motivated people. If you suddenly find yourselves before a just God that loves His people, you might just happen to be naked in your sin before Him. How can your reward ever be upon you and not the one true Gods' people enough noW?

Just work your way out of it! Relax! You know you are God! You are so smooth, God won't know you are the bad guys!

Unfortunately, it is going to be as hard for us good people to work our way out of this as it will be for them to work their way out of their eternal, "position".

[edit on 28-3-2009 by noconsequence]

posted on Mar, 28 2009 @ 11:49 PM
reply to post by samhouston1886

You see, I think that these are not just innocent slips of the tongue. I think that this is a conditioning for Americans. Michelle Obama was talking about getting Americans engaged with each other, but I believe (based upon the new laws being considered) that they aren't making suggestions, they are creating an infrastructure for oppression.

They want us to be slaves. We already are since Uncle Sam is a 30% business partner in our endeavors.

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 12:03 AM
Michele O makes me physically ill.
I believe she is more of a hard core socialist than BO himself.

However..B.O. DID SAY he would create jobs.
I'm not sure if he mentioned whether they would be PAYING jobs or not.
So, I'm thinking he was honest.

I'll be curious to see how his supporters react once they are handed their shovel and are told "dig this".

Me? MY volunteerism is VOLUNTARY. wife also volunteers me for some things now and again.

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 01:16 AM
That is right.
In a strange reversal of fortune, Obama is now the whip cracker.

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 01:40 AM
What about the people that don't want to work and were expecting a free ride if Obama became President?

Come to think of it, who is going to make Obama work?

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 01:44 AM

Originally posted by spacedoubt

Me? MY volunteerism is VOLUNTARY. wife also volunteers me for some things now and again.

Ah yes, the obligatory HoneyDues.

Maybe we should prepare ourselves for what's coming soon, ...BarryDues.

posted on Mar, 29 2009 @ 07:20 AM
Ok, I saw this and I just couldn't help filling in the blanks. Obama did say he would create jobs, and indeed as was said a few posts ago, he did NOT promise they would be paying jobs.

Anyway, this is MY take on what she said (meant) ....

MY additions are in bold

“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!.”

Their way is half truths. They only say "part" of what they mean so that they can later say ... "I said I would give you jobs. I didn't say they would be in the private sector."

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