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TheMightyFavog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 12:56 PM
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I just saw a poster advertising the College Repuke meeting....
I feel sooo tempted to call up the local recruiters and steer them in that direction......
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Squatch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 12:58 PM
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1. I get e-mails from the young republicans all the time.
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RevCheesehead Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 01:45 PM
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2. Do it.
Also call your campus newspaper, and tell them they might want to interview local college repukes about Delay. :evilgrin:
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Left_Winger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 01:50 PM
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3. I am a teacher and a vet doing my bit to help the anti-war cause
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 01:51 PM by Left_Winger
The local National Guard recruiters were in our school last Friday. Since I was on lunch duty, I thought about how I could help the anti-war cause. So, I introduced myself to the recruiters and told them about how much military experience I had (13 years, 8 months and 24 days) of active duty and National Guard time; and that I was both enlisted and commissioned, making Captain before I left. They really became interested when I informed them that of this time I spent three years in the infantry and the remainder in armor. I also told them that I had been a civilian for the last fifteen years and the transition back might be rather difficult for me. Needless to say, they became very interested in me (and I'm in my late 40s! - is that a sign of desperation or what?!?). They began to offer me loads of incentives: a $15,000 enlistment bonus, an automatic appointment as a Staff Sgt. (E-6), etc. I kept them talking to me as much as possible to keep them away from the students. I did everything I could think of and I was quite successful keeping them busy with me instead of approaching the students. Both of the recruiters spent almost the entire time trying to talk me into returning. When the bell rang ending the lunch period, I told them I had to go but they wanted my "contact information". I told them I would think about it some more and if I were interested I would contact them as I knew where they were (their armory is right across the street).

This may only be a fraction of a drop in the bucket, but every bit counts. Wage Peace - War is not the answer!

The senior recruiter actually admitted to me that this war was about oil! His honesty with me almost knocked me over (metaphorically, that is).

Even more, some of my students saw what I was doing and thanked me for it. Wow, just when you think teenagers are not paying attention, they amaze you.
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July Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 02:06 PM
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5. Good work, Left-Winger.
You sacrificed your time for the greater good.
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-28-05 01:51 PM
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4. You should go to the meeting with Enlistment papers...
Edited on Wed Sep-28-05 01:52 PM by WCGreen
Call your local paper...

And stand outside the place and hand out enlistment papers...

You would get coverage.... At least in the school paper...

Local Peace Activists asks young republicans to Put up or Shut up!!!!
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