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hang a left Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-14-04 08:12 AM
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47. WTF
"The agency already has a special system to register and draft health care personnel ages 20 to 44 in more than 60 specialties if necessary"

It was my understanding that the two bills in Congress had not been voted on. SR89 I thought was in committee, and it's companion bill was refered to DOD. Did we miss something?
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  -Agency initiates steps for selective draft chasqui  Mar-13-04 02:03 PM   #0 
  - Special Skills Draft  boobooday   Mar-13-04 02:08 PM   #1 
  - Plenty of unemployed folks fit this description now -  54anickel   Mar-13-04 02:14 PM   #2 
  - draft for women too?  splat   Mar-13-04 02:26 PM   #4 
  - I dunno, But just think of that "jobs machine" churning!  54anickel   Mar-13-04 03:27 PM   #14 
  - yes, the health care people  seekthetruth   Mar-14-04 12:20 AM   #42 
  - WTF  liberalnproud   Mar-14-04 08:12 AM   #47 
     - Would they do this with IT professionals, too?  alg0912   Mar-14-04 10:13 AM   #54 
  - This should be reworded to say "As of 2:24 CST, on 3/13/04,...  Gman   Mar-13-04 02:23 PM   #3 
  - I don't know why they bother selecting anyone but Republicans.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-04 02:40 PM   #5 
  - They do?  mobuto   Mar-13-04 02:54 PM   #10 
  - And Republicans like me, DS1, HawkerHurricane, DemoTex  WannaJumpMyScooter   Mar-13-04 03:23 PM   #13 
  - Actually...  HawkerHurricane   Mar-13-04 09:36 PM   #24 
  - That's my thinking.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-04 10:17 PM   #28 
  - Don't forget me!  teknomanzer   Mar-14-04 12:06 AM   #37 
     - And my husband  Moonbeam_Starlight   Mar-14-04 02:32 PM   #58 
  - Most of those people you mentioned served decades ago  Art_from_Ark   Mar-13-04 06:57 PM   #18 
  - Exactly. The campaign strategy from Republicans has alway to been to  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-04 10:23 PM   #29 
  - How many of them served since the 1990's?  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-13-04 10:15 PM   #27 
  - my dad was a military lifer  seekthetruth   Mar-14-04 12:22 AM   #43 
     - Are you sure about that?  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-14-04 07:48 AM   #45 
        - If true, then that supervisor should be brought up on charges.  HawkerHurricane   Mar-14-04 09:37 PM   #62 
           - I believe the incident occurred on a Navy ship.  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-15-04 08:10 AM   #63 
              - Still a crime.  HawkerHurricane   Mar-15-04 10:17 PM   #64 
                 - Perhaps we should start a new thread?  The Backlash Cometh   Mar-15-04 10:31 PM   #65 
  - For once I am glad  Chelzek   Mar-13-04 02:43 PM   #6 
  - Welcome to DU, Chelzek  marshallplan   Mar-13-04 03:14 PM   #12 
  - Freepers go first!  MikeG   Mar-13-04 02:46 PM   #7 
  - Even I would volunteer if they wanted someone as old as me.  RainBoy   Mar-13-04 05:59 PM   #16 
  - Welcome to DU, RainBoy!  burrowowl   Mar-13-04 11:44 PM   #33 
     - Thanks.  RainBoy   Mar-14-04 02:26 PM   #56 
        - I haven't seen you say a single critical thing about Bush  nothingshocksmeanymore   Mar-20-04 11:48 AM   #66 
  - Agreed. I just posted the Bill of Rights over there and they booted me!n/t  JohnOneillsMemory   Mar-14-04 12:09 AM   #38 
  - welp, *looks at MSCE certificatiuons on wall*  7th_Sephiroth   Mar-13-04 02:47 PM   #8 
  - Canada has an agreement  Chelzek   Mar-13-04 02:48 PM   #9 
  - i plan on marrying a canadain citizen  7th_Sephiroth   Mar-13-04 11:22 PM   #32 
  - where did you find that out?  chasqui   Mar-13-04 11:44 PM   #34 
  - be a conscientious objector  56kid   Mar-14-04 02:49 PM   #59 
  - The end of this article is very telling...  leftchick   Mar-13-04 03:07 PM   #11 
  - When they need a general draft, they just redefine to 'special skill'  daleo   Mar-13-04 05:54 PM   #15 
  - It's a comin'  llmart   Mar-13-04 06:00 PM   #17 
  - They always say they don't have plans...  PaDUer   Mar-13-04 08:41 PM   #23 
     - Just like there were no plans...  teknomanzer   Mar-14-04 12:15 AM   #40 
        - Yeah, I remember  liberalnproud   Mar-14-04 08:24 AM   #50 
  - With all the outsourcing of jobs...  freeforall   Mar-13-04 07:49 PM   #19 
  - Is a degree required for this,  kgfnally   Mar-14-04 12:27 AM   #44 
  - My brother-in-law is an M.D. in his 30s  cheryl_d   Mar-13-04 08:00 PM   #20 
  - If he tells I think they won't take him.  yardwork   Mar-13-04 08:08 PM   #22 
     - Nope.  HawkerHurricane   Mar-13-04 09:41 PM   #25 
     - Liked the Navy because there's a butt-load of gays........  pfitz59   Mar-13-04 10:27 PM   #30 
     - Hahahaaa! What a great story!  Cronus   Mar-13-04 11:54 PM   #36 
     - Hence a constitutional amendment...  teknomanzer   Mar-14-04 12:16 AM   #41 
  - It's so convenient that IT workers are the ones being laid off.....  yardwork   Mar-13-04 08:03 PM   #21 
  - Does federal financial aid for college require selective service registry?  Barkley   Mar-13-04 10:00 PM   #26 
  - I do believe that I read that somewhere.  liberalnproud   Mar-14-04 08:23 AM   #49 
  - It's definitely coming...they are just lying again.  Crachet2004   Mar-13-04 11:08 PM   #31 
  - I wish I shared your optimism.  liberalnproud   Mar-14-04 08:39 AM   #52 
     - Maybe, but many of us remember how unfairly the draft was applied...  Crachet2004   Mar-14-04 01:32 PM   #55 
        - I have been thinking about this for about a week now.  liberalnproud   Mar-14-04 02:30 PM   #57 
           - Yeah, me too. It could happen, but you just don't have that same...  Crachet2004   Mar-14-04 07:43 PM   #61 
  - A draft is a draft no matter how you spin it  Cronus   Mar-13-04 11:52 PM   #35 
  - Outsource to Pakistan and India. Save money, right? n/t  JohnOneillsMemory   Mar-14-04 12:11 AM   #39 
  - Is that the same donald rumsfeld who?  Cobalt Violet   Mar-14-04 07:59 AM   #46 
  - Hi CB. Welcome to DU. Here is a thread about Rummy's souvenirs  NNN0LHI   Mar-14-04 08:22 AM   #48 
  - Back in Nov-Dec they denied any of this.  jamesinca   Mar-14-04 08:35 AM   #51 
  - What are they going to do with more IT people?  Thor_MN   Mar-14-04 10:02 AM   #53 
  - Is this their answer to the outsourcing of IT jobs?  DrBB   Mar-14-04 03:53 PM   #60 
 

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