After reading this article I was in shock. Angry doesn’t begin to describe how I
feel. People that opposed this war from the beginning, such as myself, should be
exempt from a draft, should there be one. All the war-mongers who wanted this should
“bear some responsibility and pay some price”. Don’t write a check your
ass can’t cash.
While I’m on my soapbox, I’m going to make an outrageous suggestion. If Mr. Hagel
really wants to “spread the burden of military service in Iraq more equitably
among various social strata”, women should be eligible for the draft. Just
think of how the Republicans could endear themselves to the womyn’s lib movement
if they added equal responsibility to equal rights and opportunities.
says US may need compulsory service to boost Iraq force
Tue Apr 20, 1:24 PM ET
“WASHINGTON (AFP) – A senior Republican lawmaker said that deteriorating security
in Iraq (news – web sites) may force the United States to reintroduce the military