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Originally posted by Ant4AU
Boss, I mean Mr. President I just got a call from the hospital and the doctor is saying my mom wont make it another hour or so. I know I just got here for my mandated 2 hours of volunteering but may I go to the hospital and be with my mom as she passes.
“GET BACK TO WORK YOU LEAVE WHEN I TELL YOU TO LEAVE.”
My choice here is to deal with the consequences of leaving my volunteer position. Granted this scenario may be way overblown, but I can honestly see something like this happening. Would you really rather be serving your community like a good little boy or girl scout. Or be with your mother one last time.
It appears to me that the Government is going to do what many parents will not do for their children. You know, teach them how to help each other.
Originally posted by fooffstarr
My parents and I volunteer through the local RSL Club to go around hospitals and nursing homes giving out free toiletries and magazines etc.
We do it because we enjoy the experience and like helping others. We volunteered to do it.
I'd enjoy it a hell of a lot less if I was forced into it by a government I didn't vote for.
Some people don't get it.
Volunteering is about giving away your time FREELY AND OF YOUR CHOOSING. It isn't being forced into a Socialist 'Work For The Motherland' program.
C'mon Comrades, do your part for the glorious Sovi... wait... United States!
Originally posted by ZindoDoone
This was originaly done in something called 'CIVICS' class. We all understood what it was meant for and it wasn't the government making those decisions on how to mold a childs opinions which this will be.
The government has no authority and no busness making anything mandatory for its citizens other than a draft of military personel in war time.
They have realy overstepped themselves and have molded this to be exactly what the National Socialists did in Germany in 1932.
Indoctrinate the children and make them the eyes and ears of the government in our daily lives and report back to the government teachers.
This is not what the talking heads are telling you. It will be used in an evil maner to deny your right to any opinion you may have that is not concurent with who is in power.
Once its put in place, everybody will have to think twice before any thought they may have is uttered infront of there own children and it will never go away! Mark my words you parents,. This is evil incarnate!
Originally posted by SpacePunk
Well, welcome to the Fourth Reich.... comprised of liberals, and traitor conservatives.
It always starts with the children.
Sure, it wasn't government sanctioned as far as I know, but it's only a matter of time. To get them to suck up to this they WILL need indoctrination.
Then there's the future brown shirts...
Call them what they are... Obamajugend. This is the proper term.
Just go to youtube, and search for "obama youth"
Originally posted by jibeho
Reading, Writing, Math, Science, History are one thing but this gigantic bureaucratic Social Experiment is another.
This is where I draw the line. This is where indoctrination takes over. The so called "lessons" that will be taught by instructors working for the "corporation" trouble me.
These lessons are not clear cut black and white lessons from a Chemistry text. I have yet to see a curriculum sample.
These lesson will be subject to the instructors/admins opinions and leanings.
Organizations like ACORN will qualify for funding from this program.
An amendment preventing organizations such as ACORN from receiving funds from this bill was killed in the Senate session on this bill. I guarantee that ACORN will end up staffing half of the positions detailed in this bill. ACORN is another issue in itself.