Tuesday, March 6, 2007


can you believe this guy? i can't stand it when people run for an office on a basis of name-calling, fallacious argument, and things taken out of context....

i thought this was a satire at first...how could anyone take this seriously....
the dreaded incorporation of wikipedia...


a lot of good, basic info, including a whole section about the gender issue....

"Though we've had no draft since 1973, many are calling for conscription now -- and not just for the military. Statists want to force every youth in this country to serve in some capacity and are clamoring to join in the power grab of the current crisis. Those unfit for the military or who qualify as conscientious objectors would be sent grazing somewhere in the homeland. It shouldn't be surprising -- altruists have been singing the servitude song for all eternity. Getting the government involved adds legalized force to their refrain.
"[T]he most fundamental objection to draft registration is moral," President Reagan once said. "[A] draft or draft registration destroys the very values that our society is committed to defending." "

incorporation of women...avidly against draft as a whole, and especially including women

reasons why a military draft could be useful and why an all-volunteer army has not work effectively up until this point

highlights problems of the scant military that could lead to draft to beef up forces...even though the government is currently against such a change

Tuesday, February 27, 2007


equality between men and women in the draft....using the russians as a base for discussion...several voices involved, arguing about it


army bibliography of sources pertaining to the topic