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lazer47 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Aug-14-07 04:12 PM
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2. I was asked in ' 71 at a promotion board what I thought of Volar
I have not changed my opinion, I don't support this war, but I support a Draft for the same reasons you mentioned. Believe it or not when we had the draft we had a higher degree of soldier than we do today.
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  -Concerning Draft - Up or Down Jack Sprat  Aug-14-07 03:50 PM   #0 
  - No thanks.  Warpy   Aug-14-07 04:07 PM   #1 
  - I was asked in ' 71 at a promotion board what I thought of Volar  lazer47   Aug-14-07 04:12 PM   #2 
  - Too damn bad. Except for something like WWII, there is no excuse for a draft.  damntexdem   Aug-14-07 04:41 PM   #4 
  - Who said anything about slavery??  lazer47   Aug-14-07 04:52 PM   #5 
  - You have that right, but disagree with your  Jack Sprat   Aug-14-07 05:03 PM   #6 
     - You could call me a draft dodger, I got the notice and enlisted, so  lazer47   Aug-14-07 05:13 PM   #8 
        - Same here, Lazer.  Jack Sprat   Aug-14-07 05:25 PM   #9 
  - Excuse me??  NYVet   Aug-15-07 09:34 AM   #11 
  - Any idiot legislator who votes for a draft will become my lasting enemy.  damntexdem   Aug-14-07 04:40 PM   #3 
  - Okay then.  Jack Sprat   Aug-14-07 05:12 PM   #7 
  - Military personnel are the only employees in the U.S. who are prevented by law from resigning their  jody   Aug-14-07 11:19 PM   #10 
  - Iraq is not an illegal war...  NYVet   Aug-15-07 09:41 AM   #12 
     - No, it's not legal. It's illegal under international law and treaties we've signed.  TahitiNut   Aug-15-07 10:03 AM   #14 
     - Iraq is not a war. I'm fully aware of the law you cite but it authorizes use of DoD resources, etc.  jody   Aug-15-07 11:13 AM   #15 
  - I've been pretty clear that, short of Universal National Service, I do support the draft.  TahitiNut   Aug-15-07 09:59 AM   #13 
  - The best remedy for all this draft talk??? ..Peace..!!  pwb   Aug-15-07 11:36 AM   #16 
  - In a perverse way  BOSSHOG   Aug-15-07 03:12 PM   #17 
  - I had the unpleasant experience of being drafted in 1966  Lowell   Aug-15-07 03:43 PM   #18 

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