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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-25-08 07:20 AM
Response to Reply #10
13. Actually it won't
Edited on Fri Apr-25-08 07:33 AM by NNN0LHI
Having a draft didn't keep us out of Vietnam.

My experience has shown that there are lots of parents who wouldn't mind giving up one of their kids (especially one with issues) to the war effort. I seen that happening with my own eyes during Vietnam.

I still see that occurring now without a draft.

Two thirds of Vietnam vets volunteered as you did, didn't they?

Don
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  -If we had a Draft we would not have Bush's War. ThomWV  Apr-25-08 06:47 AM   #0 
  - I want a draft of people who support scrubs and mcbush's wars  rpannier   Apr-25-08 06:49 AM   #1 
  - Just watch and listen to any Young Republican on TV  ThomWV   Apr-25-08 06:51 AM   #3 
  - This is a bullshit argument.  bowens43   Apr-25-08 06:51 AM   #2 
  - I lived throught those time - my experience tells me that you are dead wrong  ThomWV   Apr-25-08 06:56 AM   #5 
     - Correct!  leftofcool   Apr-25-08 07:05 AM   #6 
        - have we really had a FAIR draft?  Donnachaidh   Apr-25-08 07:13 AM   #11 
  - If we had a draft..........  leftofcool   Apr-25-08 06:52 AM   #4 
  - Yea it sure kept us out of Vietnam real well  NNN0LHI   Apr-25-08 07:08 AM   #7 
  - Drafts don't keep you out of wars, they get you out of wars.  ThomWV   Apr-25-08 07:12 AM   #10 
     - Actually it won't  NNN0LHI   Apr-25-08 07:20 AM   #13 
  - How long did Vietnam carry on with a draft in place?  liberal N proud   Apr-25-08 07:08 AM   #8 
  - If there had been no draft we would still be there, and with no draft we will be in Iraq for 100 yrs  ThomWV   Apr-25-08 07:12 AM   #9 
     - I agree with you on both those points.  raccoon   Apr-25-08 08:05 AM   #20 
  - Absolutely. Those YAFers pushing for war...  MinM   Apr-25-08 07:16 AM   #12 
  - If we had a congress that followed the law we wouldn't have bush.  midnight   Apr-25-08 07:28 AM   #14 
  - The occupation would end in a month if Repuke kids had to go over there.  Lastlaughin08   Apr-25-08 07:32 AM   #15 
  - Problem is their kids won't have to go over there  NNN0LHI   Apr-25-08 07:42 AM   #17 
     - I agree to a large extent.  Lastlaughin08   Apr-25-08 07:49 AM   #18 
        - As I said above a draft would not be bad idea to some parents  NNN0LHI   Apr-25-08 08:02 AM   #19 
  - If Vietnam Were That Simple  KharmaTrain   Apr-25-08 07:34 AM   #16 
  - Everything must be so simple when you look at the world through the eyes of a 7-year-old.  Balbus   Apr-25-08 08:21 AM   #21 
  - Here we go again...  Javaman   Apr-25-08 09:44 AM   #22 
  - All we have to do to end the war  yellerpup   Apr-25-08 09:54 AM   #23 
  - An easier way is for people to stop kissing troop ass. n/t  tuckessee   Apr-25-08 10:04 AM   #24 
  - The draft  PsN2Wind   Apr-25-08 10:57 AM   #25 
 

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