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Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:29 PM
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My letter in regards to PNAC:
after fuming about the latest bs put out by PNAC today: http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

I decided to write a letter of my own and plan on mailing it out tomorrow:



Dear Senator Frist, Senator Reid, Speaker Hastert, and Representative Pelosi:

According to the members of PNAC, the United States military is too small for the responsibilities they are asking it to assume. PNAC has decided the United States will not and should not become less engaged in the world in the years to come. But our national security, global peace and stability, and the defense and promotion of freedom in the post-9/11 world require a larger military force than we have today. The administration has unfortunately resisted increasing our ground forces to the size needed to meet today's (and tomorrow's) missions and challenges. Therefore, I propose drafting all members of the Project for a New American Century ASAP.

So I write to ask you and your colleagues in the legislative branch to take the steps necessary to increase substantially the size of PNAC members who have served their country. As it stands, the current number of PNAC members who have served is severely low. While estimates vary about just how large an increase is required, and Congress will make its own determination as to size and structure, it is my judgment that we should aim for an increase in the active duty Army and Marine Corps, together, of no less than 35 PNAC members each year over the next several years.

Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution places the power and the duty to raise and support the military forces of the United States in the hands of the Congress. That is why I, the undersigned, a bipartisan American with diverse policy views, call upon you to act. You will be serving your country well if you insist on providing the military every living member of the PNAC to meet America's obligations, and to help ensure success in carrying out your foreign policy objectives in the dangerous world they, and you, have created.

Respectfully,
Gloria Smith



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moggie12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:35 PM
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1. LOL - That is fantastic
Let them serve of the front lines of the real war instead of the front lines of the propaganda/misinformation war.

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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:37 PM
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2. Might Mention It's a Wonderful Opportunity For Them...
... to shake the 'chickenhawk' moniker that tails them.
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Tom Yossarian Joad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:40 PM
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3. Damn, Gloria. That is sweet.
Well done!

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moggie12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 05:40 PM
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4. And another thing (that I should've mentioned in my 1st reply)
You sound like a good candidate for my "expose PNAC jerks" campaign. This is a link to my post on that subject:

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...



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Fleshdancer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 08:15 PM
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5. thanks for the link Moggie -I hadn't seen it yet
I'll definitely do my part. People like this make me want to believe in a hell.
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