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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-16-03 09:20 AM
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11. I tend to agree
I don't think the Republicans want to be the party that brings back the draft, especially over something as picayune as Iraq. I also don't think they'll pull out of Iraq because these yahoos are congenitally incapable of admitting mistakes, misjudgments or miscalculations of any kind. So what will happen is that the troops that are there now will stay there for month after month, watching comrades get picked off, or "accidented", or just go bull-goose crazy, and the Bush Administration won't give a flying fig. After all, very few of them have any personal experience in combat, and they think everyone sits around all day in air-conditioned offices with reporters breathlessly waiting to transcribe their every utterance while they figure out how to spend an additional $75,000 from the latest tax cut.
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  -Yes. I am now convinced that the draft is coming very soon NNN0LHI  Jul-16-03 08:44 AM   #0 
  - No one has questioned the inequity of the draft up to this point  brigadoon   Jul-16-03 08:46 AM   #1 
  - Crap  Loonman   Jul-16-03 08:47 AM   #2 
  - Canada, here I come...  redeye   Jul-16-03 08:51 AM   #3 
  - Canada may be a bad idea  Trek234   Jul-16-03 09:34 AM   #12 
  - Conservative-enacted law?  David__77   Jul-16-03 09:59 AM   #18 
  - Nope - Sry  Kellanved   Jul-16-03 09:37 AM   #13 
  - Only for citizens, AFAIK...  redeye   Jul-16-03 09:41 AM   #15 
  - Not true  Trek234   Jul-16-03 09:46 AM   #16 
     - not entirely  Kellanved   Jul-16-03 10:10 AM   #19 
        - What about asylum?  JVS   Jul-16-03 02:10 PM   #32 
  - Oops  JVS   Jul-16-03 02:05 PM   #31 
  - This "war" is more and more unpopular  Mari333   Jul-16-03 08:53 AM   #4 
  - The other choice is leaving Iraq now and admitting we were wrong  NNN0LHI   Jul-16-03 08:58 AM   #6 
  - There's a third option.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jul-16-03 10:22 AM   #20 
  - I tend to agree  gratuitous   Jul-16-03 09:20 AM   #11 
     - There are limits  EAMcClure   Jul-16-03 10:43 AM   #23 
  - No way the US should throw more good people at the Bushco mess!  JewelDigger   Jul-16-03 08:58 AM   #5 
  - GOP Win in 2004 = Draft  northernsoul   Jul-16-03 08:59 AM   #7 
  - no way will there be a draft  TheDonkey   Jul-16-03 09:00 AM   #8 
  - that's why they'll hold off until they see how 2004 goes  northernsoul   Jul-16-03 09:08 AM   #10 
     - Bingo, look for draft in 2005  newyorican   Jul-16-03 10:26 AM   #21 
  - There already is a bill in Congress to reinstate the draft  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-16-03 09:02 AM   #9 
  - I say 'Bring em On'  sable302   Jul-16-03 09:40 AM   #14 
  - If the Draft comes soon enough...  PROGRESSIVE1   Jul-16-03 09:47 AM   #17 
  - Unlike you and I  EAMcClure   Jul-16-03 10:45 AM   #24 
  - Feels good to be a selfish bastard every now and then. :)  JCCyC   Jul-16-03 10:36 AM   #22 
  - Is the draft even Constitutional?  Lone_Wolf   Jul-16-03 10:52 AM   #25 
  - Not that I know...  redeye   Jul-16-03 11:00 AM   #28 
  - Nope, no draft before 2005, no way, no how -- here's why  LawDem   Jul-16-03 10:53 AM   #26 
  - The situation may not wait until nov 04  freddie57   Jul-16-03 10:55 AM   #27 
  - We will be sending specialists to train Latvian, Estonian, Polish  oasis   Jul-16-03 11:09 AM   #29 
  - Here's what to look for before the draft will be instituted  Lone_Wolf   Jul-16-03 11:23 AM   #30 

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