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Coercing Our Youth To Be Minions Of The Government

Can Barack be for real?  Can he really be pushing for compulsory service?

John Goldberg at the LA Times, shares:

In his speech on national service Wednesday at the University of Colorado, Obama promised that as president he would “set a goal for all American middle and high school students to perform 50 hours of service a year, and for all college students to perform 100 hours of service a year.”

Goldberg draws a reasonable conclusion that while this is not “slavery”, it certainly promotes a slavery mindset.

In my opinion, it’s more hideous than that.

First of all, this promotes a mindset that the government knows what’s right, and what’s good for you to do, and you don’t need to question it.  People, for …

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