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Dempsey: Sex assault, combat ban on women linked
ap ^ | 1/24/13 | ap

Posted on 01/24/2013 2:21:35 PM PST by ColdOne

Treating the genders equally, he says, is more likely to lead people to treat each other equally.

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1 posted on 01/24/2013 2:21:42 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Sophistry.


2 posted on 01/24/2013 2:25:11 PM PST by skeeter
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To: ColdOne

BS.

The link is free extramarital sex = more sex assault.


3 posted on 01/24/2013 2:28:52 PM PST by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: ColdOne

Ummmm - how is it going to play when Al Quada (decimated, dontcha know) does a Daniel Pearl on a American female service member when they capture one?

I guess Obama will shake his finger at them and threaten terrible things.

I’m sorry, I know what these terrorists are capable of. That’s why most of us still call them terrorists.


4 posted on 01/24/2013 2:29:52 PM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: ColdOne

has the good general ever heard of the created order - male and female roles - harmones - troop morale - esprit de corp - efficiency of operation - common sense - etc. ?????


5 posted on 01/24/2013 2:30:05 PM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: ColdOne
This is bullshirt.

Sexual assaults within the military have gone up dramatically since 2006, at exactly the same time that the percentage of women troops "serving shoulder to shoulder with men" --- as they always put it --- was going up, up, up.

The Department of Defense estimates over 19,000 sexual assaults occurred in the military in 2010 alone. A conservative estimate states over 20% of women in the military will be sexually assaulted. According to the Service Women’s Action Network, in 2010, 108,121 male and female veterans screened positive for military sexual trauma.

This business of jamming male and female, heterosexual and homosexual troops together in the service is senseless.

My own 2 cents worth.

6 posted on 01/24/2013 2:32:26 PM PST by Mrs. Don-o ("Just the facts, ma'am, just the facts." - Sergeant Joe Friday)
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To: ColdOne

“Treating the genders equally, he says, is more likely to lead people to treat each other equally.”

Kinda like homo’s want to treat other guys privates as equally as they do their own.


7 posted on 01/24/2013 2:35:10 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will, they ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: SusaninOhio

“Ummmm - how is it going to play when Al Quada (decimated, dontcha know) does a Daniel Pearl on a American female service member when they capture one?”

I suspect the leftards’ response will be something along the lines of “she was asking for it.”


8 posted on 01/24/2013 2:35:39 PM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers ("I'm not anti-anything, I just wanna be free." - Mike Muir)
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To: ColdOne

I think it’s about destroying the volunteer aspect of the military. When many people quit, because moral drops and the various abuses, rape or false accusations rise, there wont be enough manpower to achieve the objectives.

The draft would end up being suggested as a possible fix.


9 posted on 01/24/2013 2:38:34 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: ColdOne

Hasn’t the innate, inability or unwillingness to protect oneself, always been what armies looked for in it’s warrior stock.


10 posted on 01/24/2013 2:40:43 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: elpadre

Hey, if there are no women in the military, there can be no sexual assaults, right? This is just an excuse by Dempsey.

Where are the honorable generals today? Who will stop this madness?


11 posted on 01/24/2013 2:40:42 PM PST by Girlene
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To: Jonty30

you may be right on that angle.


12 posted on 01/24/2013 2:49:33 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
Sexual assaults within the military

You must be referring to "gender assaults". Please try to keep up.

13 posted on 01/24/2013 3:03:54 PM PST by Romulus
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To: Jonty30

I think it’s about destroying the volunteer aspect of the military.

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Well, yes, because the ultimate goal of the progressives is to destroy the military.


14 posted on 01/24/2013 3:04:59 PM PST by Bigg Red (Sorry, Mr. Franklin, I guess we couldn't keep it.)
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To: Jonty30

Yeah, but then they’d have to draft women, right? With no “gender discrimination” anywhere in tge forces, should they reinstate the draft there’ll be an army of lawsuits asking why boys have to go while their sisters and girlfriends get off scott-free. They’ll probably offer some lame excuse, but should “equality” win and females be drafted the draft will be less popular than ever.


15 posted on 01/24/2013 5:03:53 PM PST by Tublecane
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To: ColdOne

Treating the genders equally, he says, is more likely to lead people to treat each other equally.

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This woman doesn’t want to be treated like a man.


16 posted on 01/24/2013 5:07:53 PM PST by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo....Sum Pro Vita - Modified Descartes)
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To: Tublecane

For the communists to take over the institutions, they first must delegitimize the institutions, so they then offer their solutions.


17 posted on 01/24/2013 5:22:45 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

...they been going up since disbanding the WACs, no doubt...a chart highlighting the various initiatives and assault #s would be of interest...


18 posted on 01/24/2013 5:49:05 PM PST by castlebrew (Gun Control means hitting where you're aiming!))
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To: ColdOne

I swear to God, commissioned officers must lose their damned minds as soon as they go after that ivy league grad degree.


19 posted on 01/24/2013 5:54:09 PM PST by TADSLOS ( "I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians."-George Mason)
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To: Romulus
I regret the day the word "gender" jumped over the fence from English Grammar and started wandering into the strawberry fields of Social Psychology.

I admire the slogan I saw on a sign in the big Paris demonstration two weeks ago against Gay Marriage:

ON VEUX DU SEXE NON DU GENRE.

WE WANT SEX, NOT GENDER!


20 posted on 01/25/2013 9:08:12 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (C'est tout.)
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21 posted on 01/25/2013 9:10:21 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (C'est tout.)
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To: ColdOne

Freaking idiot or worse.


22 posted on 01/26/2013 5:11:07 PM PST by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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