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'If you're worried about having to do 50 jumping jacks the answer is yes'

A video of a 2006 interview with now-Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel for president-elect Barack Obama reveals plans for mandatory induction for all young adults into a civilian "force."

"If you're worried about, are you going to have to do 50 jumping jacks, the answer is yes," Emanuel told the interviewer, a reporter who was podcasting for the New York Daily News at the time.

WND reported last weekend when the official website for Obama, Change. gov, announced he would "require" all middle school through college students to participate in community service programs.

However, after a flurry of blogs protested children being drafted into Obama's proposed youth corps, officials softened the website's wording.

Originally, under the tab "America Serves," Change. gov read, "President-Elect Obama will expand national service programs like AmeriCorps and Peace Corps and will create a new Classroom Corps to help teachers in under served schools, as well as a new Health Corps, Clean Energy Corps, and Veterans Corps.


Joseph Farah, founder and editor of WND, used his daily column first to raise the issue and then to elevate it with a call to all reporters to start asking questions about it.

"If we're going to create some kind of national police force as big, powerful and well-funded as our combined U.S. military forces, isn't this rather a big deal?" Farah wrote. "I thought Democrats generally believed the U.S. spent too much on the military.How is it possible their candidate is seeking to create some kind of massive but secret national police force that will be even bigger than the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force put together?

"Is Obama serious about creating some kind of domestic security force bigger and more expensive than that? If not, why did he say it? What did he mean?" Farah wrote.

The Obama campaign has declined to respond to WND questions on the issue.

But Farah's call generated intense Internet discussions.

The Blue Collar Muse blog commented, "The questions are legion and the implications of such an organization are staggering! What would it do? According to the title, it's a civilian force so how would it go about discharging 'national security' issues? What are the Constitutional implications for such a group? How is this to be paid. … The statement was made in the context of youth service.Is this an organization for just the youth or are adults going to participate? How does one get away from the specter of other such 'youth' organizations from Nazi Germany and the former Soviet Union when talking about it?"
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  • Formulablinta 2008/11/14 06:45:20
    I would like to mandate 50 hours of CIVICS class. And make MANDATORY the same test that LEGAL imigrants have to take, for ALL Students to pass.

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  • Formulablinta 2008/11/14 06:45:20
    I would like to mandate 50 hours of CIVICS class. And make MANDATORY the same test that LEGAL imigrants have to take, for ALL Students to pass.
  • troy82 ... Formula... 2008/11/14 14:06:49
    troy82 - Christ is returning, Today!
    now that would be a good change!
  • troy82 - Christ is returnin... 2008/11/14 01:12:27
    troy82 - Christ is returning, Today!
    I have 2 sons who would fit into his plans.....they are both on my side of this isle!
  • Let Fre... troy82 ... 2008/11/14 14:04:49
    Let Freedom Ring
    Yeah, so have I. Sounds like a draft for his own unknown agenda to me. To brainwash!
    So similar to what Hitler did with his youth Corps.
  • Davra 2008/11/13 21:07:55
    This is exactly the way Hitler started in Germany. He started with the indoctrination of the children after his election. It is the way that China indoctrinated their country. It is the way that Castro indoctrinated Cuba. Russia was more civilized, but they indoctrinated their whole country or executed them. Wonder which method Obama plans on using. Thank God the United States is an armed country and if necessary the American people will use the weapons.
  • Bob_N,- Saved and bold for ... 2008/11/13 20:10:37
    Bob_N,- Saved and bold for Christ.
    No one in MY family is going to be in a damnable 'civilian security force' while I'm alive! Their "training" should be read "indoctrination" into a socialist/communist mindset. Is that what YOU want?
  • TinCanSailor 2008/11/13 18:57:24
    Everyone of us will need to watch for those hidden cameras. Big Brother is coming.
  • is happy!! 2008/11/13 17:16:34
    is happy!!
    what the f***????????!!!!

    while i think it is a good idea for kids to serve in a community service way, that is what the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Explorers clubs ...etc...are for. This sounds bad....scary bad.
  • ! 2008/11/13 16:32:52
    This idea is asinine.
    Many un answered questions, in his j\"just as well funded" statement giving the "national security force" equality with the military, will they wear uniforms, carry weapons, have arrest powers, what training will they go through, how will they be "chosen", how will they weed out indesirables, will illeagals aliens be involved, who will be the leaders and the trainers, where and how will the training be done, will there be a fleet of special vehicles and onward.
    Let's have some answers and build out to your ideas Oh Great One, all we are given is the shell with no substance.

    RWD leaders trainers training fleet vehicles answers build ideas substance rwd
  • Let Fre... ! 2008/11/13 18:45:48
    Let Freedom Ring
    you see RightWing, we WOULD ask such questions, his voters can't see past their blindfold!
  • chainsaw 2008/11/13 16:08:56
    Thank God for the internet. I doubt these people will get away with this sort of thing. Too many out there are protected by their 2nd amendment.

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