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TahitiNut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-13-07 02:32 PM
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7. Its easy to oppose a draft as long as it's OTHER PEOPLE'S kids doing the job.
It's hard to surrender being in the privileged upper 80%.
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  - Rangel On Draft: Its Easy To Talk About Supporting A War If Someone Else Is Fighting That War babylonsister  Aug-13-07 02:04 PM   #0 
  - You could still be drafted and be in little or no danger  wuushew   Aug-13-07 02:14 PM   #1 
  - The tooth to tail ratio is changing rapidly in favor of contractor personnel  MADem   Aug-13-07 02:45 PM   #9 
  - That huge sucking sound you hear when they reinstate the draft will be  AndyA   Aug-13-07 02:14 PM   #2 
  - (And that also goes for Mr. Rangel.) n/t  sfexpat2000   Aug-13-07 02:15 PM   #3 
  - ??  MADem   Aug-13-07 03:10 PM   #11 
     - Yes, I am aware of his service. And my statement stands. n/t  sfexpat2000   Aug-13-07 03:23 PM   #13 
        - Whatever. NT  MADem   Aug-13-07 03:33 PM   #14 
  - We didn't eliminate the draft. We just limited it to the bottom 20%.  TahitiNut   Aug-13-07 02:26 PM   #4 
  - Cogent points. NT  MADem   Aug-13-07 03:11 PM   #12 
  - It won't resemble the Vietnam draft. There are no deferments for those college Republicans.  MADem   Aug-13-07 02:27 PM   #5 
  - It's easy to talk about the draft when you won't be drafted.  Bornaginhooligan   Aug-13-07 02:27 PM   #6 
  - Its easy to oppose a draft as long as it's OTHER PEOPLE'S kids doing the job.  TahitiNut   Aug-13-07 02:32 PM   #7 
     - Ain't that the truth! NT  MADem   Aug-13-07 03:36 PM   #15 
     - It's easy to oppose a draft no matter whose kids are involved.  spoony   Aug-16-07 04:06 AM   #18 
     - And it makes more sense to say we should quit doing the job  Telly Savalas   Aug-16-07 07:20 AM   #21 
  - It's too dangerous to give them a DRAFT . . .  defendandprotect   Aug-13-07 02:33 PM   #8 
  - we didn't ask for this 'war'  bigtree   Aug-13-07 02:48 PM   #10 
  - Two wrongs, Charlie. n/t  sfexpat2000   Aug-16-07 01:19 AM   #16 
  - I truly enjoy discussions on the draft  Solly Mack   Aug-16-07 03:53 AM   #17 
  - Screw him. My kids aren't pawns to make a point. eom  OmmmSweetOmmm   Aug-16-07 06:19 AM   #19 
  - Me on draft: Its Easy To Talk About Supporting A Draft If Someone Else Is Being Drafted  Telly Savalas   Aug-16-07 07:18 AM   #20 
 

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