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Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
Originally posted by CALGARIAN
Originally posted by Monger
She wasn't forced to sign up for military service. Canada has an unjustified reputation as a haven for cowards shirking their duties - actions like sending this lady packing will go a ways toward fixing that reputation.
She is NOT a coward.
No offense here... but yes, she absolutely, 100% IS a coward. Nothing but a worthless coward.
Courage and Conviction would have been standing to her C.O. and saying NO Sir. I will NOT go back and here is why. It's been done. Others HAVE shown that level of courage and they've paid different levels of cost for taking the stand one can be proud of. Right or Wrong, I respect those that do take a stand.
All she did was go long enough to say she'd been.....came home the first possible chance....then jumped the fence, so to speak, and ran for the nearest international border to hide behind and say 'Come and get me'.
One is the actions of a man or woman of honor, even if they've lost all will to fight.\
The other is the action of a coward.
She made her choice and it is the choice as clear as any may come on such an issue, in my opinion. Let her serve the remainder of her time....however many years she signed on for...at Leavenworth. It's about time an example be made, IMO.
Originally posted by The Cusp
Most likely she was tired of being raped by her fellow soldiers. I'm sure that's not something she was looking forward to when she signed up. Of course I don't know for sure that's the case, but neither do you know it's not the case.