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DianaForRussFeingold Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-30-07 06:40 PM
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23. I would have told HIM To join because he could be stationed closer to home than you would
:eyes: India is in both the eastern and northern hemispheres. It's positioned on the Indian subcontinent in south-central Asia. It's bordered by the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Mannar, Indian Ocean, and the countries of Pakistan, Afghanistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Burma :grr:
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  -I just got a Recruitment Call for the US Army FROM INDIA! spooked  Jun-30-07 05:36 PM   #0 
  - Oh man!  ayeshahaqqiqa   Jun-30-07 05:40 PM   #1 
  - Oh yes,  spooked   Jun-30-07 05:46 PM   #8 
     - Push 1 on your touch tone phone to enlist in the Army  shadowknows69   Jul-01-07 11:52 AM   #52 
     - The currency valuations make it so cheap to hire Indians,  JDPriestly   Jul-01-07 12:32 PM   #59 
  - Yes and the American people do not know it...  MadMaddie   Jun-30-07 05:40 PM   #2 
  - Pathetic.  quantessd   Jun-30-07 05:42 PM   #3 
  - DEEEEEEEEEEEEssssssssssssss... perado!!!! Wha doncha come to yer senses?  MADem   Jun-30-07 05:43 PM   #4 
  - well, that's news anyway  barbtries   Jun-30-07 10:14 PM   #35 
  - I'm Sure There's Cronyism Involved  Demeter   Jul-01-07 08:22 AM   #45 
  - You're right about that--maybe they're worried that they'll be caught in a  MADem   Jul-01-07 12:16 PM   #56 
  - It's a safe bet  SOS   Jul-01-07 02:08 PM   #67 
  - Sure, the government "saved money" by contracting to India  pabsungenis   Jul-01-07 03:52 PM   #73 
  - This is absolutely mind-boggling....  DeSwiss   Jun-30-07 05:45 PM   #5 
  - Please call me.  dkofos   Jun-30-07 05:45 PM   #6 
  - "your tax dollars at work - smirk, smirk, smirk" - Commander AWOL  SpiralHawk   Jun-30-07 05:45 PM   #7 
  - You should have asked him why he didn't "go over there to the  sarge43   Jun-30-07 05:47 PM   #9 
  - Good answer...  spooked   Jun-30-07 05:52 PM   #13 
  - The Joys of NAFTA.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jun-30-07 05:48 PM   #10 
  - No need to jump ship.....  Sonicmedusa   Jun-30-07 05:56 PM   #16 
  - I do support Dennis, hence Edwards.  OnceUponTimeOnTheNet   Jun-30-07 06:16 PM   #21 
  - one of the reasons i am not a big clinton fan . . . either of them. eom  ellenfl   Jun-30-07 08:47 PM   #30 
  - No way....I'm speechless...  libnnc   Jun-30-07 05:48 PM   #11 
  - Go over to the US Army and work? Work? Work?  LiberalFighter   Jun-30-07 05:51 PM   #12 
  - That's EXACTLY what he said!  spooked   Jun-30-07 06:00 PM   #18 
     - You need to file a complaint. That is harrassment  LiberalFighter   Jun-30-07 06:11 PM   #19 
  - Why is this that surprising? The GOP also outsourced some of its call centers too to India  calipendence   Jun-30-07 05:54 PM   #14 
  - Or more plausibly, to 'cage' voters, not "get people to the polls"  EVDebs   Jun-30-07 07:46 PM   #28 
  - We really oughta hook up the "illegal" immigrants with the Indian telemarketing companies. Heck,  tblue   Jun-30-07 05:55 PM   #15 
  - Wow......just......WOW!  Spazito   Jun-30-07 05:58 PM   #17 
  - You've just got to write Lou Dobbs about this.  Fridays Child   Jun-30-07 06:11 PM   #20 
  - And send a LTTE to your local paper  dflprincess   Jun-30-07 08:27 PM   #29 
  - And Keith Olbermann. Both would be outraged in different ways.  Hekate   Jun-30-07 08:59 PM   #32 
  - I don't watch him often, but damn...that would be something to see--he can get a full head of  MADem   Jul-01-07 12:17 PM   #57 
  - That is f***ed up on so many levels  YOY   Jun-30-07 06:27 PM   #22 
  - I would have told HIM To join because he could be stationed closer to home than you would  DianaForRussFeingold   Jun-30-07 06:40 PM   #23 
  - Why doesn't the Army recruit in India.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-30-07 06:57 PM   #24 
  - Well exactly!  spooked   Jun-30-07 07:21 PM   #25 
     - I think our country is being dismantled.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-30-07 07:25 PM   #26 
        - The Gal-eee-forrr-neee-ans will be the luckiest of the fifty. They've at least got  MADem   Jul-01-07 12:19 PM   #58 
           - New York is screwed.  The Backlash Cometh   Jul-01-07 02:07 PM   #66 
  - Your tax $$$$$ at work; think of it as..."foreign aid"  mitchum   Jun-30-07 07:31 PM   #27 
  - That's actually kinda  Edweird   Jun-30-07 08:56 PM   #31 
  - how do you know he's from india? did you ask or are you  orleans   Jun-30-07 08:59 PM   #33 
  - I asked him  spooked   Jun-30-07 09:50 PM   #34 
  - I'm in the Army  sanskritwarrior   Jun-30-07 10:51 PM   #36 
  - I have been trying to find some information to back this up...  spooked   Jun-30-07 11:38 PM   #37 
     - unfucking real, isn't it? holy shit! the audacity of this government!  orleans   Jul-01-07 12:40 AM   #39 
     - I do know there are civilian recruiters  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 02:30 AM   #41 
     - Except the Indian telemarketer wouldn't need any of that  jmowreader   Jul-01-07 02:05 PM   #65 
        - Again it comes down to the security clearance issue  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 02:14 PM   #69 
        - Exactly...  spooked   Jul-01-07 02:19 PM   #70 
           - did you see that guy called you a LIAR?  Gabi Hayes   Jul-01-07 05:18 PM   #76 
              - Actually I did not call that individual a liar  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 05:29 PM   #79 
                 - before you edit your post, read it again. don't try to back off what you said.  Gabi Hayes   Jul-01-07 05:35 PM   #81 
                    - I don't believe this happened  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 07:59 PM   #85 
                       - Obviously the guy in India isn't an "official recruiter"  jmowreader   Jul-01-07 10:07 PM   #88 
     - Is this one of Dick's companies?  Glimmer of Hope   Jul-01-07 11:49 AM   #50 
     - And if we were to dig a little deeper, we'd find a Carlisle, Halliburton, or Daddy Bush  CLW   Jul-01-07 11:57 AM   #54 
     - RCI is a subsidiary of SERCO, which is a global British service company.  haele   Jul-02-07 01:20 AM   #92 
  - Got a feeling our military will pay ANY headhunter for delivering a recruit  Bozita   Jun-30-07 11:59 PM   #38 
  - Maybe this is just one of those jobs (decent) Americans won't do.  Sonicmedusa   Jul-01-07 02:17 AM   #40 
  - As JFK would NOT have said..........  DFW   Jul-01-07 05:24 AM   #42 
  - I too got a call from India...  Telegram Sam   Jul-01-07 05:46 AM   #43 
  - Now THAT is emblematic of Imperial Amerika as it stands today  tom_paine   Jul-01-07 06:30 AM   #44 
  - Ironically, your handle reflacts my reaction to this (probably yours too)  The Count   Jul-01-07 09:13 AM   #46 
  - Yes, SPOOKED describes it well!  spooked   Jul-01-07 11:37 AM   #48 
  - Tell him you will join the Indian Army...fight the British, down with the Raj.  Mend   Jul-01-07 09:25 AM   #47 
  - may the "senator from punjab" knows.  madrchsod   Jul-01-07 11:43 AM   #49 
  - Oh My God! I was laughing through tears! Makes one sick!!!!!!!!!!  1776Forever   Jul-01-07 11:50 AM   #51 
  - We have to call them from over there  klook   Jul-01-07 11:53 AM   #53 
  - Check it - Website that talks about this:  helderheid   Jul-01-07 12:11 PM   #55 
  - I took the liberty of passing this on to a friend  DFW   Jul-01-07 12:41 PM   #60 
  - Thanks for doing that  spooked   Jul-01-07 01:21 PM   #62 
     - If it can be done  DFW   Jul-01-07 03:26 PM   #72 
  - OMG...Take a Look at INDIA'S #1 JOB POSTING SITE!  spooked   Jul-01-07 01:14 PM   #61 
  - OMG, that's a thread in and of itself.  mzmolly   Jul-01-07 02:08 PM   #68 
  - I don't know or care if it sounds like a broken record but................  nolabels   Jul-01-07 02:22 PM   #71 
  - I'm failing to see the outrage  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 05:12 PM   #75 
     - what a surprise  Gabi Hayes   Jul-01-07 05:22 PM   #77 
     - I politely asked a question  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 05:27 PM   #78 
     - what does it take for you to see outrage? somebody questioning their CINC?  Gabi Hayes   Jul-01-07 05:55 PM   #83 
        - A list of companies  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 08:00 PM   #86 
     - Be all you can be is so 1992  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 05:31 PM   #80 
     - What should we be doing while we are stuck in outrage overload?  nolabels   Jul-01-07 08:22 PM   #87 
     - It's more of SHOCK than Outrage  spooked   Jul-01-07 11:15 PM   #90 
  - Bizarro world ....  mzmolly   Jul-01-07 01:21 PM   #63 
  - "Could I join your army instead? Ours is in bad shape." nt  eppur_se_muova   Jul-01-07 02:01 PM   #64 
  - Lower Than Low ! ! !  DemMom08   Jul-01-07 04:36 PM   #74 
  - spooked, pls check your PMs  Gabi Hayes   Jul-01-07 05:52 PM   #82 
  - Probably cause one person in this thread has been a recruiter before  sanskritwarrior   Jul-01-07 10:38 PM   #89 
  - wouldn't be surprised at all, USGov tried to recruit 65 yr old f/translation  kineneb   Jul-01-07 06:12 PM   #84 
  - I recently recieved a call from a lady with a very thick Indian accent -  haele   Jul-02-07 01:10 AM   #91 

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