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Originally posted by presario
Hi, this proposed bill is just like what happened in Vietnam, WWI and WWII. It's called conscription. If your country needs you, you go.
It happened in Australia, so why wouldn't it happen anywhere else.
Why are you so surprised by it?
Originally posted by seeashrink
Boy, am I going to get flamed for this. When I was stationed in West Germany (at the time) I had several german friends. One explained to me that upon graduating from high school. Each young man had to make a choice. 1) Go to college. 2) Go to trade school and get in an apprentice program. 3) Spend two years in the military.
The way that our American society stands right now. No one wants to do anything that they don't have to do. Our young people just want to listen to music and play video games. Heaven forbid that they become a productive member of society. I am against big government, but something has to change if we are going to continue to be a viable society.
Originally posted by TheWrongStuff
what a bunch of little babies. the government didn't trash this country. the us government collectively can't f'n fingerpaint.
if you are truly unwilling in any regard to sacrifice 2 short years of your life to earn the rights and privleges that this country offers than there is no room for you, no one cares if you leave and your "right" to free speach doesn't really pertain to this situation because you are a dirty little civilian who should be mowing my lawn and bringing my wife lemonade.
Originally posted by Flatfish
reply to post by SWCCFAN
I don't know if the NAZIs did this but I do know that it is the law of the land in Israel. Only thing is that in Israel there is not a choice between military service and civilian service, active military service followed by reserve status is mandatory. And I thought you people loved Israel.
A little bit of discipline and service to country is not going to kill anyone and it will spread the burden of fighting our wars to include those who would preach for war but never enlist to fight it.
Originally posted by mordant1
reply to post by LurkingSleipner
You are of course correct but I think the real point is that service for the current regime will be in order to destroy the country and citizens freedoms, not preserve it. Dear leader has turned the founding documents into a suicide letter where we oblige ourselves to die as meat for our competitors.
Originally posted by LurkingSleipnerAnd if it is a civil national service and they are performing work that Americans are against their is a high probability they will be injured, harmed or killed.
Originally posted by seridium
You poor americans your government is run by banks and business your country sucks and so do the people that run it, how can you all let this non sense happen on the daily
I bet all you people that were so happy when Obama was elected and now look at you FOOLS LOL
I pitty all you fools in sheep clothing!!
Originally posted by links234
My comment will probably be swallowed up with nary a viewing but I'll try anyway.
The Vast Majority of Bills Go Nowhere (Encore) via the opencongress.org blog
I hope someone reads it...I hope all of you read it. The sky is not falling.
Edit: Bad coding
[edit on 28-7-2010 by links234]