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Post time 2005-9-30 19:15:12 |Display all floors
USA miltary missed its 2005 recruiting goals by the largest amounts in decades, as measured in percentage terms and headcount.

Iraq is failing for lack of boots on the ground.

Katrina relief efforts failed for lack of boots on the ground.

Invasion of Iran is impossible without more boots on the ground.

President Bush will have to re-instate the draft, but it will take more months of excessively higher gasoline prices and a terror attack blamed on the Iranians to force a draft on the American public.


http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20050930/ap_on_re_us/army_recruiting_slump;_ylt=AqcCipWLGxWw1GnDxKbihN. s0NUE;_ylu=X3oDMTA3b2NibDltBHNlYwM3MTY-

WASHINGTON - The Army is closing the books on one of the leanest recruiting years since it became an all-volunteer service three decades ago, missing its enlistment target by the largest margin since 1979 and raising questions about its plans for growth.

Many in Congress believe the Army needs to get bigger — perhaps by 50,000 soldiers over its current 1 million — in order to meet its many overseas commitments, including the wars in  Iraq and Afghanistan. The Army already is on a path to add 30,000 soldiers, but even that will be hard to achieve if recruiters cannot persuade more to join the service.

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Post time 2005-10-1 08:36:13 |Display all floors

What is inevitable to you?

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  Volunteer military failing to meet U.S.'s Iraq needs.
The military is now accepting recruits up to 40 years of age. A few more steps and then there will be conscription. However, the families of all those killed in action will receive $260,000, according to media reports. The USA media did not report what the wounded receive, except for a story about a charity set up to help families with travel expenses to the army's rehabilitation facilities."

30-----60----90----120 days
If we make it to the new year without a draft will you clam up about it?

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Post time 2005-10-7 13:19:03 |Display all floors

Thankfully, no I will not be quiet about it. That's complicity with an undebate

To remain silent is to act with complicity in endorsing a public policy that has not been debated.

America is in the midst of a lengthy, costly, and bloody conquest in the Middle East that is only now beginning.  Iraq is designed to fail for lack of boots on the ground, but no one can say even this because it implies the need for a military draft.

America can fight a war against the popular will of the citizenry.  We proved that to the Soviets in Vietnam, but there are no Soviets left to demonstrate our will to fight conventionally in order to deter nuclear showdowns.

Soon there will be another 9/11 style attack that's blamed on Iran.  When that happens, President Bush will re-instate the military draft and invade.  America will have no choice.

But don't count me in on that crime against democracy.

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Post time 2006-6-30 06:38:56 |Display all floors

inevitable

I brought this one up for Matt.

What is inevitable?

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Post time 2006-6-30 12:16:55 |Display all floors

Invasion of Middle East up to Caspian sea.

....WW3.....i think that's what Matt meant.

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Post time 2006-6-30 15:55:10 |Display all floors

There will be no draft

Invasion of iran not going to happen American public wont allow it.

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Post time 2006-6-30 16:44:05 |Display all floors
Originally posted by frothow at 2006-6-30 15:55
Invasion of iran not going to happen American public wont allow it.


As if the opinion of the American public mattered.

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