Tuesday, May 17, 2005


From the Independent via Granny:

As the death toll of troops mounts in Iraq and Afghanistan, America's military recruiting figures have plummeted to an all-time low. Thousands of US servicemen and women are now refusing to serve their country.

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Now, I don't condone desertion, especially in this age of a volunteer force. Joining the military should be a well thought out process. It's not like going out and getting a job. But I can understand these people not wanting to be used as cannon fodder in an unjust, illegal war. What have Gord and I been saying? Don't you feel it getting Drafty?

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