posted on Aug, 20 2008 @ 07:55 PM
The only legislator in recent history to propose a military draft (That I know of anyway) is Charlie Rangel. I think he has every year since 2002.
Even Pelosi won't support him on this one:
Amid Uproar Over War, Rangel Renews Call for Draft
Both Parties Grapple With Iraq As They Await Study Group's Report
By Charles Babington
Washington Post Staff Writer
Monday, November 20, 2006; Page A04
The incoming Democratic chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee said yesterday that he will push to renew the military draft, as lawmakers in
both parties sharpened their criticisms of the situation in Iraq and struggled for consensus and solutions.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), a likely presidential contender, leveled one of his harshest assessments yet, saying U.S. troops are "fighting and dying
for a failed policy." He renewed his call for more U.S. troops in Iraq and said it is immoral to keep them fighting at the current deployment