Mar 22 2009
Beware the Community Organizers asking you to sign a pledge of loyalty to Obama. And asking you to get everyone you know to sign up, too. Not to worry, if they won’t sign up, you can fill in the data for them.
‘ORGANIZING FOR AMERICA’ TRAINING VIDEO
Build your community’s support for President Obama’s approach to renewing and rebuilding America by knocking on doors and asking your neighbors to get involved. Obama wants you to pledge loyalty to him and he is sending his Zombies to your front door
President Obama’s appearance on “The Tonight Show” – the first ever for a sitting chief executive – was only a small part of the president’s so-called permanent campaign. A bigger move comes Saturday, when Obama will ask 13 million people on his campaign e-mail list to go door-to-door to raise support for his agenda.
The Pledge Project Canvass is an unprecedented effort by a president to reach beyond Congress and tap grassroots supporters for help. Volunteers recruited online by Obama’s Organizing for America, a post-election group, will ask citizens to sign a pledge in support of the president’s policies on energy, health care and education.
Those who pledge will be asked for their e-mail addresses so the Obama-ites can keep in touch.
“This is just the beginning for us,” said Jeremy Bird, deputy national director of Organizing for America, in an online video to Obama supporters this week. “The establishment in Washington won’t welcome this new direction easily. We can’t let this plan be debated solely behind closed doors in Washington, D.C.“ SFGate
“Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you push yourselves to be better. And that you engage. Barack will never allow you to go back to your lives as usual, uninvolved, uninformed.” — Michelle Obama
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