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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:27 PM

I hope I'm not a distraction to you boys...

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Reply I hope I'm not a distraction to you boys... (Original post)
WillParkinson Feb 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #1
Larry Ogg Feb 2013 #22
nadinbrzezinski Feb 2013 #2
fasttense Feb 2013 #21
nadinbrzezinski Feb 2013 #27
NYC_SKP Feb 2013 #3
ohiosmith Feb 2013 #4
bigwillq Feb 2013 #5
joeybee12 Feb 2013 #6
wandy Feb 2013 #7
libodem Feb 2013 #8
ChazInAz Feb 2013 #9
another_liberal Feb 2013 #11
jazzimov Feb 2013 #18
another_liberal Feb 2013 #23
Spitfire of ATJ Feb 2013 #29
another_liberal Feb 2013 #30
Spitfire of ATJ Feb 2013 #31
amuse bouche Feb 2013 #10
sarge43 Feb 2013 #12
Faygo Kid Feb 2013 #13
galileoreloaded Feb 2013 #14
Demoiselle Feb 2013 #15
uponit7771 Feb 2013 #16
jazzimov Feb 2013 #17
smknz Feb 2013 #19
Skittles Feb 2013 #20
malthaussen Feb 2013 #24
HappyMe Feb 2013 #25
heaven05 Feb 2013 #26
hamsterjill Feb 2013 #28
ProudProgressiveNow Feb 2013 #32

Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:29 PM

1. LOL

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Response to Angry Dragon (Reply #1)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:55 AM

22. LOL! And the jokes on who?

The predator class empowers itself by dividing and conquering peasants, over religious issues; concerning the rights of sex and race, for instance.

Yet the peasants never question the lies or motives of the predators when their looting the nations treasure, or asked to go to war.

Americans need to take a very close look at their priorities, because the joke is on them.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:31 PM

2. This actually deals with one issue that is a real concern

Of military wives...elegantly done though.

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Response to nadinbrzezinski (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:23 AM

21. Only if the military wife is NOT in the military herself.

As a female retired Naval Officer, I find that argument to be so superficial.

My husband will be with those women and may be attracted to them. But there didn't seem to be that same concern for the women in uniform. My wife will be with those men and may be attracted to them. Or what if those women are Not interested in men? Or as in the case of the cartoon, those men are Not interested in women. Even before DADT was rescinded there were many from the GLBT community in uniform.

I can tell you from experience that working with a man in the military does NOT make you automatically sexually attracted to him (Actually it was just the opposite, you may find your spouse irresistible but the rest of us don't.) Besides if someone is going to cheat on their marriage partner, they don't need the excuse of having women in their unit to cheat. There are plenty of men and women outside the military available for a dalliance or two.

Then there was the whole argument about women in the military getting pregnant, as if it was perfectly acceptable to allow men in uniform to reproduce but not women in uniform. Having had 2 children while in the military I can tell you it can be planned around deployments and most career military plan it.

I have been avoiding the ruckus about women in combat because I knew women were already in combat. It was just that the paperwork made it look like they weren't in combat units. But once you have a person integrated into a functioning unit, to lose that person when ordered to combat was very difficult on the unit. So many a time TAD orders were written up to make it look like that person was merely on a training exercise.

Glad to see that the US military has come out of the closet so to speak when it comes to women in combat.

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Response to fasttense (Reply #21)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:28 AM

27. I know...as a military wife

Who served somewhere else...I found the jealousy odd...

I will leave it at that.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:43 PM

3. K/R! (nt)

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:44 PM

4. Brilliant!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:44 PM

5. K and R

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:48 PM

6. KNR

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:53 PM

7. If everyone saw the humor in this. It would be a better place. n/t

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:55 PM

8. I wish no one ever had to be in harms way

Married or not.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 06:41 PM

9. Used to be the norm.

The Ancient Greeks expected their troops to be sexually bonded with one another.

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Response to ChazInAz (Reply #9)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 07:05 PM

11. In ancient Sparta . . .

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In ancient Sparta, at least, when a boy reached adolescence he was given an older man as a personal instructor in all things. This instruction was quite comprehensive and lasted until the youth was of an age to marry. Many scholars who have studied that society do believe the instruction included sexual aspects.

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Response to another_liberal (Reply #11)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 10:14 PM

18. And everyone knows what WIMPS

the ancient Spartans were.

Oh, and it shouldn't be necessary, but

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Response to jazzimov (Reply #18)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:27 AM

23. Yup . . .

Just a bunch of limp-wristed push-overs, those Spartans.

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Response to another_liberal (Reply #23)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 03:38 PM

29. Glad this exchange wasn't about Tojans.

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #29)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:18 PM

30. Now you're just . . .

Now you're just trying to horse around.

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Response to another_liberal (Reply #30)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 06:39 PM

31. Naw, just determining where the rubber hits the road.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 06:57 PM

10. That

crunchy sound you hear is the Stupid Party clutching their pearls

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 07:12 PM

12. Excellent!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 07:56 PM

13. Great stuff, beautifully timed

Badaboom, badabing.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 08:06 PM

14. Any woman who wants to go and take my sons place in AF is welcome to it

 

If that's all it took, I would have marched years ago for that reality.

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Response to galileoreloaded (Reply #14)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 08:36 PM

15. I'm an equal opportunity worrier.

Thanks and prayers to all who serve--and to all their families as well..
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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 10:04 PM

16. +1

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 10:11 PM

17. LOL! K&R n/t

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Tue Feb 5, 2013, 11:37 PM

19. love it

Brilliant!!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 03:13 AM

20. you distract me, Will, with your awesome-ness

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:36 AM

24. Beauty! n/t

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 08:59 AM

25. k&r



That's good.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 10:00 AM

26. ???

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Israeli women have been in combat roles since 1948. What's the big deal. Soldiers who happen to be women have been in combat situations, in Iraq and still in Afghanistan, you know, like convoy drivers and shotguns, very dangerous, one of my duties in Vietnam. MP's guarding various posts, flying aircraft of all type into drop zones, ect:, I presume the army/marines still deploy that way. Please all this faux worry about traditional roles in the military will be proven to be so much hot air, sooner rather than later. Soldiers who happen to be women have already had to fight for their lives in combat situations. They have been in harms way for many years now. Grow up America, I'm sick of your childish ways.

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 11:34 AM

28. I fully admit to a giggle!!!

This is really a cool toon. Thanks for it!

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Response to WillParkinson (Original post)

Wed Feb 6, 2013, 07:21 PM

32. K&R nt

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