MIchelle's 'Boot Camp for Radicals' -- More evidence of how the Obamas view private enterprise!
This editorial, as indicated, was published by Investors Business Daily
during the last election cycle. It shows exactly where the Obamas'
sentiments are when it comes to free-enterprise: they don't like it! I am
recycling it at this time in the hope that it can get much wider
circulation, so please forward it to your friends.
Michelle's Boot Camps For Radicals
Posted 09/05/2008 09:54 PM ET
Election '08: Democrats'
reintroduction of militant Michelle Obama in Denver was supposed to show
her softer side. But it only highlighted a radical part of her resume:
IBD Series: The Audacity Of Socialism
Barack Obama was a founding member of the board of Public Allies in
1992, resigning before his wife became executive director of the Chicago
chapter of Public Allies in 1993.
Obama plans to use the nonprofit group, which he features on his
campaign Web site, as the model for a national service corps. He calls
his Orwellian program, "Universal Voluntary Public Service."
Big Brother had nothing on the Obamas. They plan to herd American
youth into government-funded reeducation camps where they'll be
brainwashed into thinking America is a racist, oppressive place in need
of "social change."
The pitch Public Allies makes on its Web site doesn't seem all that
radical. It promises to place young adults (18-30) in paid one-year
"community leadership" positions with nonprofit or government agencies.
They'll also be required to attend weekly training workshops and three
In exchange, they'll get a monthly stipend of up to $1,800, plus paid
health and child care. They also get a post-service education award of
$4,725 that can be used to pay off past student loans or fund future
But its real mission is to radicalize American youth and use them to
bring about "social change" through threats, pressure, tension and
confrontation — the tactics used by the father of community organizing,
Saul "The Red" Alinsky.
"Our alumni are more than twice as likely as 18-34 year olds to ... engage in protest activities," Public Allies boasts in a document
found with its tax filings. It has already deployed an army of 2,200
community organizers like Obama to agitate for "justice" and "equality"
in his hometown of Chicago and other U.S. cities, including Cincinnati,
Los Angeles, Milwaukee, New York, Phoenix, Pittsburgh and Washington. "I
get to practice being an activist," and get paid for it, gushed
Cincinnati recruit Amy Vincent.
Public Allies promotes "diversity and inclusion," a program paper
says. More than 70% of its recruits are "people of color." When they're
not protesting, they're staffing AIDS clinics, handing out condoms,
bailing criminals out of jail and helping illegal aliens and the
homeless obtain food stamps and other welfare.
Public Allies brags that more than 80% of graduates have continued
working in nonprofit or government jobs. It's training the "next
generation of nonprofit leaders" — future "social entrepreneurs."
The Obamas discourage work in the private sector. "Don't go into
corporate America," Michelle has exhorted youth. "Work for the
community. Be social workers." Shun the "money culture," Barack added.
"Individual salvation depends on collective salvation."
what "religion" is Obama preaching? That would be socialism! Where do
the Obamas believe the wealth of this nation is created, if not in the
"If you commit to serving your community," he pledged in his Denver
acceptance speech, "we will make sure you can afford a college
education." So, go through government to go to college, and then go back
Many of today's youth find the pitch attractive. "I may spend the
rest of my life trying to create social movement," said Brian Coovert of
the Cincinnati chapter. "There is always going to be work to do. Until we have a perfect country, I'll have a job."
Not all the recruits appreciate the PC indoctrination. "It was too
touchy-feely," said Nelly Nieblas, 29, of the 2005 Los Angeles class.
"It's a lot of talk about race, a lot of talk about sexism, a lot of talk about homophobia, talk about -isms and phobias."
One of those -isms is "heterosexism," which a Public Allies training
seminar in Chicago describes as a negative byproduct of "capitalism,
white supremacy, patriarchy and male-dominated privilege."
The government now funds about half of Public Allies' expenses
through Clinton's AmeriCorps. Obama wants to fully fund it and expand it
into a national program that some see costing $500 billion. "We've got
to have a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just
as strong, just as well-funded" as the military, he said.
[Isn't it past time that we de-fund every single one of these "community organizer" organizations that work against this nation!]
The gall of it: The Obamas want to create a boot camp for radicals
who hate the military — and stick American taxpayers with the bill.
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