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Originally posted by mrwupy
I've no doubt I'll catch hell for posting this but I gotta say what I gotta say.
I WISH THE HELL THEY WOULD REINSTATE THE DRAFT!
We need to give todays kids something to fear. Force them to make decisions they don't have to make right now. They should be given a few options though.
As I see it the gangs, the drugs, the video games and general life style of present day America has ruined the last few generations. They have no discipline, no goals and will probably be the end of us all.
Give them a choice. When they graduate from high school they can go to college, join the peace corp or get their butts drafted into the military.
No more living off mommy and daddy and spending their nights getting stoned and running wild.
If they want to move to Canada, fine. At least they will be forced to take responsability for their own lives.
If they know from their early teens they will have to make a choice at 18 as to how they want to serve their country, and that they won't be able to get out of it, they will start making smarter and more life oriented decisions.
I'm sick of seeing the gangs steal generation after generation of our children.
Bring back the draft!
if i am not mistaken, in israel, military service is mandatory for teens out of high school.
i do believe that the discipline that the military demands and instills would serve some good.
however, there have been stories in the news about how gang members join the military and then when they are discharged apply their military tactics training with their attacks on rivals and even the police.