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Originally posted by dgtempe
I think the draft is not on the way but if it does happen you can blame the torch carrying democrats. 'nuff said
Originally posted by Jehosephat
The main Reason Democrats are introducing bills for a draft is becasue most of the all volunteer army comes from those who are poor, or near poverty and are using it as a leg up in the world. Of all the House and Sente members only 7 have sons or daughters in the military. The system is scewed so that only the poor end up risking thier lives in battle.. not the rich. The Draft is an attempt to make it equal.
Originally posted by mscbkc070904Draft will not come back and each time it goes to the floor to be voted on, it wont even come close to a 50% chance. Something major in the world has to happen before that happens. And, the situation in Iraq will soon begin to die down, dust will settle, things will get into order and the troops will start to head home.
Originally posted by mscbkc070904
Look I never said that the war over there was dying down, but eventually it will, but that does not constitute a draft. Missing the point of the whole draft thing. Its not going to happen, and persay it did, well, thats what the govt thinks needs to be done, then it needs to be done and serve your country.
Originally posted by centurion1211
Originally posted by James the Lesser
Oh yes, congress would never allow Bush to do this.... wait, republicans control house, senate, SC, executive, media, what about check and balances? We are screwed, whatever Bush&Co wants will be passed, they control EVERYTHING!
As a matter of fact, the Republican controlled House of Representatives already defeated democratic introduced draft legislation just last year by a vote of 402 to 2.
I've now posted the facts on this again for you to read. And your post is based on???
Originally posted by Jehosephat
The main Reason Democrats are introducing bills for a draft is because most of the all volunteer army comes from those who are poor, or near poverty and are using it as a leg up in the world. Of all the House and Senate members only 7 have sons or daughters in the military. The system is skewed so that only the poor end up risking their lives in battle.. not the rich. The Draft is an attempt to make it equal.
Originally posted by SlimJim80
On the radio today a report had said that the goverment was looking for applications for state repasentatives to sit on the Selective Services boards. They're the people you try to plead your case to if your trying not go. So I take it the draft is closer then we might think.
Originally posted by KrazyJethro
The military has provided good jobs, skills, education, and security to many who have not had it. In addition to that, only a percentage fight, and only some of them die. You are able to have a voice in what job you do (intelligence allowing).
Originally posted by Ohgr
i don't call bombs busting into camps and killing 22 marines "died down"