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In the west we are volunteers...
Originally posted by Leftist
I salute the OP and all soldiers! He is correct, soldiering is an honorable profession!
However, you've joined the wrong side. The side of nationalism, fear, retrogression, capitalist profiteers, and war-crazed hypermasculine exploitation. We need your talents in the coming battle - a battle of mind as well as of gun - the battle of the workers against their exploiters!
Originally posted by EvanB
You are not....
Why the hell should any of us put our lives on the line for any of you??..
You pay our wages??
Do you think that we become soldiers to "Get Paid"???
Nobody fights for us... Why should we fight for you??
That is the consensus amongst the troops..
We will look after you when you look after us...
It has been a long time coming...
And I for one agree..
edit on Thu Mar 15 2012 by DontTreadOnMe because: Mod Note: Do Not Evade the Automatic Censors – Please Review This Link.
Originally posted by Invariance
Never mind the criticism, others are spewing words from the safety people like you help keep. Once these people have had to do some of the things soldiers have to do... I think there would be many running in cowardice.