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Dems Will Win Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-16-03 06:23 PM
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49. Right now to activate the draft would take 8 months. In 2004 they are
going to spend $28 million EXTRA to be ready to activate in 75 days from March 31, 2005. In addition, because of long deployments, fully half the troops now deployed are not re-enlisting, meaning that upwards of 30,000 National Guard and an unknown number of Army currently under arms would become civilians again at the exact time Cheney's PNAC plan calls for the U.S. to hold onto the Iraqi oil and take what they can of the rest of the oil fields. They will need millions of more men under arms to grab the oil then they have now. This is perfect timing you see to have the draft ready as soon as possible after the 2004 election.

You see, oil production will peak around 2011 and oil becomes very expensive after that, so PNAC is trying to make sure America has control of that oil and not Russia and China and the Arabs. It's called the end-game of our fossil-fuelish civilization...
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