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1st female Iraq war resister to be court martialed - Yahoo! News

By bgamall4   Follow   Mon, 29 Apr 2013, 12:05pm PDT   202 views   5 comments
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http://news.yahoo.com/1st-female-iraq-war-resister-court-martialed-131644765.html shame on Canada.

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CaptainShuddup   Wed, 1 May 2013, 6:55am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 1

Playin Army is hard work, umkay? ...um-kay!

Dan8267   Wed, 1 May 2013, 9:11am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like (3)   Dislike     Comment 2

More reason that no one should ever join any military. You don't get to decide which wars are just. You are basically a slave to your government when you enlist.

I hope recruitment goes down in response to this.

bgamall4   Wed, 1 May 2013, 4:38pm PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 3

CaptainShuddup says

Playin Army is hard work, umkay? ...um-kay

Canada should never have turned this woman in. Can you imagine the blowback in the Vietnam War? Most of America's wars have been crap wars since WW2. So a crap government doing crap things has no moral authority over this woman.

CaptainShuddup   Thu, 2 May 2013, 1:49am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 4

I disagree, these people signed up.
If you want to be outraged, then be outraged over the recruiter ghouls that start courting school kids, at an age as early as 15. Constantly sending them letters and brochures, glorifying a life in the Military.
My daughter likes to give me crap sometimes when I lean into her on her studies and homework. "I'm going to join the Army..."

To which I reply, that as much of a mean ole grouchy ogre I can be when you guys are disrespectful, lazy, irresponsible, undisciplined, a drill Sargent will make me and my house rules, look like the blissful zen Gandhi approach to parenting.

My daughters aren't unique, this whole generation, even as bright as they are, lack the basic necessity that encompasses all of the attributes I listed above. I can't imagine for the life of me, in this demand respect culture of know nothing brats, how in the hell any kid makes it past boot camp with out either being killed by the staff Sargent, or killing the Sargent.

They think its all going to be playing Video games, and flying expensive remote control air planes.

bgamall4   Thu, 2 May 2013, 2:51am PDT   Share   Quote   Permalink   Like   Dislike     Comment 5

CaptainShuddup says

I disagree, these people signed up.

I understand what you are saying Captain, but these are tough times. It is easy to recruit when you have the Fed deliberately suppressing the economy as I wrote here: http://www.recourse-loans.com/2013/04/austerity-is-placed-on-america-in.html

Look at the chart at the bottom that I pulled from FRED. You can see that the Fed is orchestrating a slow economy, and is orchestrating a rise in commodity prices further hurting main street.

The Fed could raise interest rates and savers would actually prosper more. The Fed does not do so because it would, as the chart shows, kill the interest rate swap business.

As it is the Fed has generated a new housing bubble with low sales numbers and speculation. And this has been done in a matter of months.

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