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Slowly, so slowly they awaken.

“The Department of Defense considers the U.S. homeland the most dangerous place for a G.I. outside of foreign war zones — and the top threat they face here is from violent Islamist extremists,” Rep. Peter T. King, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said during a special joint House-Senate hearing.

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Re: Slowly, so slowly they awaken.

One more good reason to reinstate the draft, maybe?


A random sample might give a considerably lower indicidence than the obviously failed screening of enlistees system we;ve got now.


Gang bangers and  say the best training for urban violence you can get is in the service. Mobsters have been using the military as a training vehicle for years. Not to mention Blackwater and the scores of mercenary security units around the world.


Tim McVeigh comes to mind . 

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Re: Slowly, so slowly they awaken.

And since he is a repub, we know that it is comopletely true.  However, I did think that to you guys, the American soldier is beyond reproach and it wasn't too long ago that anyone who said anything bad about any American fighting man was subject to extreme trashing by the resident rightwingers here.