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Obama recruits an army of community organizers to carry his 'movement forward for years to come'

Obama greets Campaign Crowd in New Hampshire

The community organizer who became president has launched a massive pre-reelection year campaign to assemble and train an army of new community organizers to carry Obama's "movement forward for years to come."

Strengthening "our democracy" presumably has something to do with reelecting the revered leader in 2012.

However, the Organizing for America recruiting message says nothing about politics or election campaigns and strangely talks in military terms of "a grassroots program that aims to put boots on the ground and help foster a new generation of leaders -- not just to help win elections but to strengthen our democracy in communities across the country."

The same Obama campaign group was reported involved in fomenting and facilitating the ongoing Wisconsin protests against Gov. Scott Walker's budget plans.

The message about what it calls the "Summer Organizing Fellowship" adds: "Effective organizing doesn't happen in a vacuum. It takes commitment, time, and hard work to build a movement around a cause." It does not specify what the "cause" is, other than promoting Obama and his agenda.Democrat Obama awaits his entrance cue 9-10-10

News of the community organizer drive went out in an e-mail to millions of supporters and past donors Tuesday night by the ongoing arm of the Obama campaign, Organizing for America.

It appealed for workers of all ages to volunteer to undergo professional organizational training this summer for stationing in communities all over the nation to drive President Obama's social and political agenda.

The cadres "will be assigned to a specific community," the message informs, "where they'll work to organize supporters street by street, neighborhood by neighborhood."

Their job will involve recruiting additional Obama workers, running Obama-related events, knocking on doors to talk of Obama "and lay new groundwork to carry this movement forward for years to come."

"In the end," the Obama campaign appeal says of the community organizer corps, "their work will take our grassroots power to an impressive new level."

The appeal cites as one role model Nikki Giancola who underwent the training, then quit her middle school teacher's job to become a regional Obama field director and the satisfaction she felt "in helping millions of people."

Another community organizer, Paras Patel, tells of one unforgettable moment actually meeting the leader for whom they all labor, President Obama. "He shook my hand," Patel recounts, "and told me that he was proud of me."

No mention of an Obama organizer flag, uniform -- or salute.

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Photos: Rick Loomis / Los Angeles Times (Obama greets New Hampshire campaign crowd); Pete Souza / White House.

 
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When grownups are elected to office and the clown we have for a president and all who share his violent and destructive failed theology are defeated the money to fund these community agitators will be shut off. Without the government handouts these freeloaders will shuffle off to whatever Marxist hole they crawled out of.

Kinda sound like Hussain is bring the Reds in to try and save the day. From Unions to the losers in our country BHO will try and mobilize everyone he can to save his presidency, it is up to us to stop this one man wrecking crew, all those who work and give to this black hole of a Federal government need to show we mean business and the fisrt step is to fight against these thugs and half whits as hard as we can. If your town our state has losers protesting for more handouts then get in your car pick up your friends and get in their face, lets show them there are more us than them.

Good Lord. Hitler is back.

count me in - I hear goose-stepping is great exercise.
do I get to carry a gun?

Communists

Oh, boy! The Dunce-in-Chief is really a student of Karl Marx. And history has proven how throwed-off Marx's economic theories have worked. Oh! I forgot. No one with the brilliance of Obama and his crew has implemented those theories. Yes, that's it. Marxism hasn't ever worked because its proponents were not as educated as well as Obama's elites are. Come on, man.

Very Stupid and dumb article. Is he not supposed to do this????? What do you mean organizer flag, uniform -- or salute???? Can you say the same on the Koch brothers strategy meetings and plans for 2012???

"No mention of an Obama organizer flag, uniform -- or salute."

Love it whether intentional or not. No worries, same old salute.

Does not this remind you of the Brownshirts?

And the man who has never worked a day in his life recruits more people to never work.

As Harry Truman used to say "Fantastic", simply Fantastic.

'Organizing' really does not have a place in a true democracy. Citizens are supposed to educate themselves about the candidates and then cast a vote on their own. If they aren't capable of doing that, then they should not be voting. Rounding up large groups of people with 'promises' is very shady politics and my common sense tells me very wrong. Let's hope there are more people that can't be bought than can be in 2012...this is extremely disturbing. Can't wait to see this president out of office.

Why does the Los Angeles Times permit the posting of such a biased, racist, anti-Obama article on it's website? The Great Leader will not be pleased. May he punish LA by commanding the earth to move and crumble beneath your feet and the oceans to rise in waves and cover LA for a thousand years you ungrateful unrespectful people!

"No mention of an Obama organizer flag, uniform -- or salute."

Cute!

Seriously... scary stuff.

He doesn't stand a chance in 2012. Everything he pledged in 2008 has backfired...our stature in the world, the economy, harmony among the citizenry.

Sayonara, man-child.

failures all

Organizing for America is involving itself in the union protests in Wisconsin. President Obama said that Governor Walker is attacking unions. The president should not involve his group or make statements on a state issue. The article states that the organization wants to "Lay new groundwork for years to come"
This sounds like President Obama intends on running for president in 2016 too!
President Obama does not care about the taxpayers who are paying the bill. He does not care that our country is beyond broke and the country is in danger of Weimar Republic style hyperinflation, which will destroy our way of life. The price of food and other commodities is steadily rising, and all President Obama is concerned about is getting re- elected.

Considering the tone of this article, I'm not surprised it was linked on Drudge Report. Though Obama exemplifies personal characteristics that repubs supposedly stands for (making something out of nothing, pulling oneself up by the bootstraps) they can't overcome their jealousy of his success.

No need to mock community organizing, it's not easy. I suppose many repubs wouldn't even have the courage to go any America's inner-cities and interact with blacks, "Mooslims" and other people of color that many on the right fear and/or despise. By the way, Obama did a heck of a lot between organizing and becoming president. Look it up, haters.

This activity doesn't sound like what an American President would foster. Rather shades of Lenin.
Cult worship is a typical sign of efforts to over throw a government.
Words to ponder......

Great shades of Hitler Youth!
Adolf used the Gaulieter and block commanders to do the same as Obama. If it worked once...... why not?
Anyone need I ride to the train station?

Here it comes. Saul Alinsky's devil spawn unleashed on the citizens. Will they patrol the polling stations with clubs again? Will they register thousands of illegal aliens to vote? Will they threaten violent demonstrations if they dont get their way? A Mass Liberal Denocrat is already doing it. This is what leftwing community organizing is all about. Intimidation, extortion, fraud and violence. Obama wants America to be every day and every way more like Chicago.

Who is paying for all this? if there is any Gov't. money involved there should be a ethical review.

This is straight-up Putin, Chavez. If these corrupt, racist Brownshirts ever knock on my door they will meet Mr. Smith. Mr. Wesson too.

Why is Obama raising the price of gasoline again? He's doubled the price since he took office!

Obama is a dangerous man and must be stopped at any cost if the Republic is to survive.

Hmmm. Obama Youth..has a familiarly to it. Maybe something that happened in the 30s of last century

Who the heck is paying for this????? Probably ME!!!!!!

Sounds like Jim Jones is at it again. more purple Kool-Aid Drinkers.

Fortunatly Obama is such a failure on every front, and such an obvious self promoter, that this, too, will fail. Young people are impetuous and emotional and will fall once for this kind of propoganda. But most are bright and well meaning and he has lost the vast intelligent majority of our youth.

The Obama army of OBOTS is assembling. A brainless amalgam of no-minds, misfits, stoners and malcontents. As the country descends into the 7th level of hell from DUH WON's policies, you idiots try to community organize on an empty belly because we will starve you out of taxpayer funds.

You’re all sheep!!! Democrat, republican alike. The leaders do not care about you, they do not work for you. They are only there to keep the people divided. While all of you are complaining about the other side. The worlds resources only bring wealth to a small group. Why is there uprising in the Arab world??? Because the people of that region have had enough of the American/Arab alliance. Mubarak-coma, Ben Ali-coma and soon Kaddafi-coma or killed. See when these leaders can no longer control their people; they are excluded from the alliance. That is why there wealth if frozen. Then they want to expose the truth and they are taken care of. I can only hope the people will awake from the zombie like state and true human conscience will emerge. We are capable of so much when we are united. Help free the world of religious and political repression. Open your minds and you will be set free.

I can't say I am suprised to read all this. We are afterall talking about a baby with male body who sat for twenty years in a racist church, is a pathalogical liar and whose only qualification during 2008 elections was that he was clean, articulate and black.

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The Community Organizer thugs will be coming out in force.
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and Obama's Saul Alinsky tactics are coming together - class warefare turning the country into chaos and anarchy

Pretty good plan. Get free taxpayer money and housing for those who refuse to work, and then put those same people to work community organizing to build your power base. Use the taxpayer's money against them to ultimately destroy them and take over their country. Satan couldn't have planned it any better than BO.

@michelle
That is exactly right but it also stands as a counter tea party.

This is the worst administration in my lifetime and anyone who defends them is either getting paid to or a part of a minority group...
On the plus side democrats have taught us that no matter how much money you throw at a problem that wont solve it so i assume this group will fall because its foundation is based upon flawed principles...like all liberal agendas...

What kind of person would sign up to support something without first receiving a clearly defined agenda that explains exactly what it is that he/she would be promoting?

If you are going to just do the will of another, it should be God's - Jesus Christ's, not Alah's - try it every day for just one month and watch your life change for the better more than you could ever have imagined.

Yeah, I can see why Obama reveres FDR and Abe Lincoln so much: he not only wants to preside over his very own Depression but also over his very own Civil War.

I am going to sooooooo enjoy voting against Obama and the rest of his 2-Live Crew in November 2012.

I wonder when he will stop being a community organizer and start being President. Never. He didn't know anything about this country nor world affairs when he was elected by an ignorant population.

Obama, like millions of other socialists and communists d/b/a Democrats, is a traitor who hates (1) America as it is constituted, which is why he wants to "fundamentally transform" America, (2) free enterprise, (3) Caucasians and (4) Christians. Obama is a communist exactly like Chavez in Venezuela. Everything he and fellow Democrats do is designed to redistribute wealth to foreign and American Democrat supporters, e.g., affirmative action (standardless) lending, affirmative action health insurance, forced union monopoly collective bargaining . . . Democrats are America's #1 enemy.

This is not scary...it is stupid!
Anyone who follows Odumber again has a wake up call coming.
No way - no how will the people elect him again.

Why all the fraidy cats out today? Come on America......when did people become such defeatists! ?

"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" : President Obama, July 2nd, 2008

Obama thrusts his chin up in this photo (and others) just like Benito Mussolini did.

Unfortunately the similarity does not end there. Both the rhetoric and symbolism of this man and his Administration's policies of infiltrating, co-opting and if necessary strongarming big business and big finance to work the will of the central government, is eerily similar to the policies of Il Duce.

In the 20's and 30's the left often spoke admiringly of Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin. At least people were told Mussolini got the trains to run on time. This is somewhat better than our present Duce who is proposing spending billions we don't have on high speed rail we don't need, without getting Amtrak to run on time, or turn a profit.

Wake up America.

Why does this bozo always have his head up and looking down his nose in pictures?

EJM - It is probably the same demon of pride animating him.

Is this the Hope and Change everyone was expecting? How any can vote for this Marxist once, let alone twice, is beyond me.

"Never underestimate the gullibility and stupidity of your constituents."

Barack Hussein Obama AKA Barry Soetero

No obama organizer better come to my door. I will chase them off. I have never seen such a President be such a oh I can't say what I want to say. I knew when he was elected I was right to be very scared. But that fear keeps me fighting. Seems we may have fighting in the streets soon. He is the spooky dude. How can any American believe in this? I will fight to the end with all I have. He has taken too much from us and his communist cronies. Can't wait to send him packing. Come on Americans wake up!

What a Banana President! What a Banana regine! What a Banana supportor group of community organizors! If they remain in power we'll be a Banana Republic...

Dave Colf wrote: "The republic is dead. The sheeple are following a Marxist and only death awaits."

No so, Colf. Some of us are armed to the teeth and ready to die for our country.

Dave Colf wrote: "The republic is dead. The sheeple are following a Marxist and only death awaits."

No so, Colf. Some of us are armed to the teeth and ready to die for our country.

Dave Colf wrote: "The republic is dead. The sheeple are following a Marxist and only death awaits."

No so, Colf. Some of us are armed to the teeth and ready to die for our country.

 
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