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Zynx Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 09:24 PM
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31. Just provide a real financial incentive for soldiers, ban recruiters
and we won't need a draft ever. Recruiters behave shamelessly and prey on people in high schools and at work who have fallen on hard times. At my high school oftentimes the depressed high school student would walk over to the glamorous recruiting stands and start signing papers and gathering materials without realizing what they were really doing. The recruiters also made an effort at the store I worked at over the summer and even asked me to join while I was actually on the job!
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  -Lay off Recruiters! greblc  Oct-01-05 07:33 PM   #0 
  - Sorry, when they prey on young people behind parents' backs, they have  havocmom   Oct-01-05 07:34 PM   #1 
  - would you rather see a draft? nt  Pepperbelly   Oct-01-05 09:37 PM   #33 
     - I'm not sure...  greblc   Oct-01-05 10:05 PM   #36 
     - of course ...  Pepperbelly   Oct-01-05 10:06 PM   #37 
     - I call bullcrap...  teknomanzer   Oct-02-05 03:34 PM   #61 
     - Excuse me,  WritingIsMyReligion   Oct-02-05 04:43 PM   #69 
     - Well said greblc  BrendaStarr   Oct-04-05 02:25 AM   #79 
     - Probably would, actually. It is more dircect and honest.  havocmom   Oct-02-05 09:06 AM   #43 
     - Scrw the recruiters ans especially they're bosses...! got it?!!  Imagevision   Oct-03-05 12:40 AM   #73 
     - Screw the recruiters ans especially they're bosses...! got it?!!  Imagevision   Oct-03-05 12:41 AM   #74 
  - Do you think I was laying on them too hard?  Steve_DeShazer   Oct-01-05 07:35 PM   #2 
  - I won't lay off them as long as they are allowed free rein in our schools  niyad   Oct-01-05 07:36 PM   #3 
  - they're predators, recruiting cannon fodder for an immoral war....  mike_c   Oct-01-05 07:37 PM   #4 
  - Their there to find kids with...  Dharma_Bum   Oct-01-05 07:38 PM   #5 
  - I disagree comletely. I WANT them to be hassled endlessly  Walt Starr   Oct-01-05 07:38 PM   #6 
  - I agree. Universal service, implemented during peacetime.  tabasco   Oct-01-05 07:49 PM   #11 
  - Not with the Bushistas in power.  damntexdem   Oct-01-05 08:22 PM   #22 
  - And no escape routes for Fortunate Sons with party hearty life styles  havocmom   Oct-01-05 08:34 PM   #25 
  - Which European countries have universal service? nt  July   Oct-02-05 10:12 AM   #49 
     - Germany, Sweden, Finland, Norway, Poland, Austria,  tabasco   Oct-03-05 12:29 AM   #71 
  - Walt I understand your point  Berserker   Oct-01-05 08:02 PM   #15 
  - When one is assigned to military recruiter, the  leetrisck   Oct-02-05 03:49 PM   #65 
  - draft. its the only way to keep it fair. And no way to get out like in Nam  YouthInAsia   Oct-02-05 10:20 AM   #51 
  - Their tactics of late  notmypresident   Oct-01-05 07:41 PM   #7 
  - hell, I was recruited by a Navy recruiter in the mid 70's...  mike_c   Oct-01-05 07:50 PM   #12 
     - LOL!! "...Pending legal matters and a....  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-02-05 03:30 PM   #60 
  - Young people are at an impressionable age  William769   Oct-01-05 07:42 PM   #8 
  - I Understand Where You're Comin' From...  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-01-05 07:46 PM   #9 
  - Your right. Recruiters go to schools and colleges where they...  greblc   Oct-01-05 08:10 PM   #19 
  - But it can't just be about peacetime or wartime.  damntexdem   Oct-01-05 08:24 PM   #23 
  - "People of Means" and their Offspring Consider Themselves  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-02-05 03:26 PM   #58 
  - Actually, that's not true  October   Oct-02-05 10:21 AM   #52 
     - Actually, I Believe You and I are Both Right...  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-02-05 03:09 PM   #54 
        - Indeed  October   Oct-03-05 04:35 PM   #77 
  - There must be thousands of them, why don't they go to Iraq? nt  MassDemm   Oct-01-05 07:47 PM   #10 
  - No shit.........  BlueJac   Oct-01-05 08:05 PM   #16 
  - If kids want to join they will find the recruiters, I did  TomInTib   Oct-01-05 07:52 PM   #13 
  - Only when they stop lying to potential recruits  Solly Mack   Oct-01-05 07:54 PM   #14 
  - Having gone through my son's high school years BEFORE  cornermouse   Oct-01-05 08:09 PM   #17 
  - You could help the recruiters satisfy their quotas by finding one....  Media_Lies_Daily   Oct-01-05 08:09 PM   #18 
  - Been there ,done that.  greblc   Oct-01-05 09:14 PM   #28 
  - They ARE NOT the moral equivalent of a used car salesman...  ret5hd   Oct-01-05 08:13 PM   #20 
  - I am the faculty mentor for a campus anti-recruitment group.  damntexdem   Oct-01-05 08:20 PM   #21 
  - Strongly agree.  Akoto   Oct-01-05 08:31 PM   #24 
  - More power to you.  greblc   Oct-01-05 09:06 PM   #27 
  - that's some pretty grim logic  libnnc   Oct-01-05 09:20 PM   #29 
     - Sorry, It's a hard pill to swallow.  greblc   Oct-01-05 09:48 PM   #35 
  - if they cannot recruit, they will draft.  Pepperbelly   Oct-01-05 09:38 PM   #34 
     - Good! Let the chicken hawks share the burden for the war for profits  havocmom   Oct-02-05 09:08 AM   #44 
        - I already have one of my kids serving ...  Pepperbelly   Oct-02-05 09:41 AM   #47 
           - Think how many will turn out against the junta's war for profit  havocmom   Oct-02-05 09:51 AM   #48 
  - I'm not asking anyone to pitty Recruiters.  greblc   Oct-01-05 08:46 PM   #26 
  - "Good luck, play nice"?!?!?  libnnc   Oct-01-05 09:24 PM   #30 
     - Read my advice. Piss a Recruiter off and he will F*ck with you...  greblc   Oct-01-05 10:19 PM   #39 
        - "Piss a recruiter off and he will fuck with you and your child..."  libnnc   Oct-01-05 10:27 PM   #40 
        - And intimation by a slopeheaded recruiter will just get him an invitation  ReadTomPaine   Oct-02-05 09:18 AM   #45 
        - If it's true that they will fuck with us if we get angry,  July   Oct-02-05 10:18 AM   #50 
        - I always love hearing that "trained killers" line from serviceguys  Book Lover   Oct-02-05 03:29 PM   #59 
  - Just provide a real financial incentive for soldiers, ban recruiters  Zynx   Oct-01-05 09:24 PM   #31 
  - Ehhhh...  MojoXN   Oct-01-05 09:36 PM   #32 
  - If were still in uniform I would fight reluctantly.  greblc   Oct-01-05 10:51 PM   #42 
  - Just like any group, there is good and bad...  cynatnite   Oct-01-05 10:09 PM   #38 
  - They have no business hassling under-18s  shenmue   Oct-01-05 10:31 PM   #41 
  - grblc, I am not mad at you so please do not take this the wrong way....  demgurl   Oct-02-05 09:18 AM   #46 
  - NOT while they work for the Bush regime!  No Exit   Oct-02-05 10:39 AM   #53 
  - Draft Republicans  Swamp Rat   Oct-02-05 03:16 PM   #55 
  - Recruiting is one thing, being a predator is another.  Vinca   Oct-02-05 03:18 PM   #56 
  - ever had one lie to you?  matcom   Oct-02-05 03:19 PM   #57 
  - Recruiters are not treated well by the mil at all--  elehhhhna   Oct-02-05 03:35 PM   #62 
  - I see your point, but they don't get a free ride  Ratty   Oct-02-05 03:36 PM   #63 
  - I agree w/you  Charlie Brown   Oct-02-05 03:44 PM   #64 
  - Nobody Here is "Pro-Draft". We're "Pro-Equality"...  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-02-05 04:23 PM   #66 
     - Even if underprivilleged people are lied to and targeted  Charlie Brown   Oct-02-05 04:39 PM   #68 
        - They Are. Plain and Simple. No "ifs", "ands", or "buts" about it.  BlueCaliDem04   Oct-02-05 05:06 PM   #70 
  - Lay off the American People first  Malikshah   Oct-02-05 04:26 PM   #67 
  - If what you say is true  walldude   Oct-03-05 12:40 AM   #72 
  - Press Gangs. Look it up.  Bernardo de La Paz   Oct-03-05 01:36 AM   #75 
  - Sure, why not?  VancSouthpaw   Oct-03-05 02:36 AM   #76 
  - dont lay them off...  Stang8az28   Oct-04-05 02:17 AM   #78 

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