reply to post by SonsOfAnarchy
Register. And keep your passport handy, your bags packed and some cash under your mattress. Or, just move to another country now and establish your
life there. That is the only way to escape the legal necessity of registration.
Actually, I think that if you clue the selective service guys in about this website, you will probably be given an exemption. However, when (if?) you
leave their office, don't go home. Ever. Don't call or write home, either. What you have already written here will be deemed sedition. The internet
The problem with that is that most of the countries that aren't willing to help the US (ie; send soldiers to the same conflicts) are the target of
the conflict. Do you want to defend what is right against superior firepower or do you want to be part of that superior firepower doing what is
I'm NOT saying "America, love it or leave it". I'm saying "America, love it or fix it". Although I admire your website (I've probably read
10-15 pages before getting to this one), by and large, we have grown up spineless.
The shooting of protesters should be met, not with cluck-clucking, but with larger, protests. But they never are. So the rich and the powerful
continue to win because they can mobilize federal, state and local militias against their own citizens. Just a few deaths keeps the rest in line. At
the moment they are demonstrating their ability to abuse enlisted personnel by keeping them in Iraq and Afghanistan for extended periods. From time to
time they admit fatalities ... but not enough to get people too horribly upset. The bodies now arrive after dark and are de-planed in a far-off corner
of the airfield, away from prying eyes ... eyes that can count.
By outsourcing so much to poorer lands, they have taken the risk of a general strike off the table. By putting up a giant (and growing) network of
cameras along the roads, they have used our own money to relieve us of freedom of association and movement and a great deal of our privacy in that who
we associate with should not be logged in some data bank for use against us even years later.
Obama's election came at a good time. A week long general strike right now might actually do so good. But, even though he is a puppet manipulated by
the same strings that have attached to every President since Andrew Jackson, people will look to him hopefully -- thinking that, by 'change', he
He might have ... but the people pulling the strings didn't.