File this under “While we distracted the public with Bankster Bailouts.”
The United States House of Representatives passed HR-1388 – “Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act” or GIVE Act (which if you read the bill it is really “Give Mandatory Service Act”) – by a vote of 321 to 105. Really? Yes, really. It’s on the Senate calendar now.
But wait, there’s more! In case you don’t off hand recall this part of the U.S. Constitution:
The First Amendment reads as follows: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”
On March 18, Rep. George Miller, a Democrat from California, tacked an amendment on to HR-1388 which “prohibit organizations from attempting to influence legislation; organize or engage in protests, petitions, boycotts, or strikes; and assist, promote, or deter union organizing,” which is reported at Govtrack.us.
Main stream media has reported Obama policy similar to Hitler’s very own policies. Awesome, really just fantastic.