Obama's Change.gov Caught Changing… Marxist Youth Corps Now a Goal Not a Requirement

Change You Can Believe In.

In the first 24 hours since they set up their Office of the President-Elect website, the plans already changed.

The Marxist youth work programs were required yesterday.
Here’s the original plan:

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The first draft discussing Obama’s Marxist Youth Corps said it was required:

Obama will call on citizens of all ages to serve America, by developing a plan to require 50 hours of community service in middle school and high school and 100 hours of community service in college every year.

But, after all of the noise over this controversial requirement, in less than 24 hours Change.gov changed:

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Now, the national youth corps is optional:

Obama will call on citizens of all ages to serve America, by setting a goal that all middle school and high school students do 50 hours of community service a year and by developing a plan so that all college students who conduct 100 hours of community service receive a universal and fully refundable tax credit ensuring that the first $4,000 of their college education is completely free.

Of course, Change.gov did not mention their changes.

Reboot Congress has more on the latest online developments at Change.gov including this:

Kudos to the Obama team for making this slight policy adjustment! I’d recommend that you guys port the change.gov site to a wiki. That will allow everyone to see the sausage being made—the historical edits to each page. Open government is a very good thing and it will prevent the new administration from being painted as Orwellian.


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