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#1 If you're gonna use em the way we used Marines on Midway, or at the Chosen Reservoir, then yeah, they'd be handy to have. Sometimes you just run out of warm bodies to throw at an enemy. Men have to leave their jobs, homes, relationships and kids behind when they get drafted, so I really don't see what the difference is.
You earned it!
Posted by bigjim-CA 2013-02-27 09:03||
#2 In the true nature of lowering standards, they're already covering their culpability in drafting Julia's daughter by proposing to end Selective Service.
I've posted before this is the indirect attack to end the 2nd Amendment. Selective Service is the selective activation of the federal militia. Do away with the Militia Act (ie Title X USC, para 311) and the arguement will be advanced that the 'justification' for the 2nd Amendment is mote as the 3rd Amendment.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-27 09:27||
Posted by JohnQC 2013-02-27 11:41||
#4 Like Germany there will be non-military options if a Draft comes.
Julia will find her voter preference of D on the paperwork and will be assigned as a Poll Watcher. She will work 2 two days during her assignment and be possibly be paid as a reservist afterwards.
Posted by rjschwarz 2013-02-27 14:35||
#5 The problem with 'alternative' service is 'involuntary servitude'. The militia, and thus selective service, is specifically identified as a power under Article I, Section 8, for regulating and organizing. Anything else is not. Of course, the Constitution is just a wad of paper to those now exercising power behind the fig leaf of its existence.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-02-27 16:56||
#6 Julia will find her voter preference of D on the paperwork and will be assigned as a Poll Watcher Enforcer.
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-02-27 18:10||