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Rangel wants women to be drafted
The Hill ^ | 02/15/13

Posted on 02/15/2013 10:32:08 AM PST by Perdogg

Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) on Friday said he plans to introduce legislation that would bring back the military draft and extend it to women for the first time.

Rangel, who has pushed for years to bring back the draft, said the Pentagon’s decision to allow women to serve in combat means that they too should register for the Selective Service.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: draft; military; women
Left wants women in the military in order to accomplish two things:

1. To use the military as a federal work program

2. To make the use of force less and less likely.

1 posted on 02/15/2013 10:32:15 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: Perdogg

If you want to increase the birth rate, start drafting women.


2 posted on 02/15/2013 10:34:11 AM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Perdogg

I have a better idea: How about he draft legislation that would require him to go to jail when he commits a crime?


3 posted on 02/15/2013 10:38:37 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Perdogg

Although I am opposed to women being in front line combat units, if they want equality, then so be it. Draft away....


4 posted on 02/15/2013 10:39:21 AM PST by vet7279 (Those of you who think you know it all are very annoying to those of us who do!)
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To: Perdogg
Selective Service card is easy, just ask 0bama!


5 posted on 02/15/2013 10:41:43 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

To make the ‘80’, the fraudsters took a ‘2008’ date stamp, cut off the ‘20’ and turned the ‘08’ upside down to make the ‘80’.


6 posted on 02/15/2013 10:43:31 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

the rounder stamps are reset every day at the post office.

it is odd the 19 is missing, but honestly it is not “shocking” given the history of postal workers.


7 posted on 02/15/2013 10:44:59 AM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Perdogg

About time! Too many women sitting on the sidelines saying “Whatever” about women in the military. Make them all register for the draft. Let them know that if there’s a big war, we’ll be drafting lots of people for the Infantry. Give them all camouflage prom dresses. They have kids? Who cares. You want equality, here it comes. Women can take a bullet in the head as well as a man can.

“Do you think this body armor makes me look fat?”


8 posted on 02/15/2013 10:45:33 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: longtermmemmory

Shouldn’t 0bama had signed the SSC before the date stamp and not after? Why is there always an explanation for the various anomalies in 0bama’s records?


9 posted on 02/15/2013 10:53:11 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Perdogg

This should go over well with the Obama-voting “It’s MY vagina” types


10 posted on 02/15/2013 10:54:50 AM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America

I remember someone telling me once, that when somebody writes very small, they either have a very low opinion of themselves or are hiding something.

Looking at that form, if I was filling it out, there is absolutely no doubt in my mind I would have written my name so that it would have taken up almost the entire space. What’s his excuse?


11 posted on 02/15/2013 10:54:54 AM PST by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Perdogg
Rangel is being cute as only corrupt leftists can. He pushes for a reinstatement of the military draft because he knows that this generation of generally narcissistic young people would vehemently resist a draft, creating animosity toward the military and the Republicans that support it. Drafting women would be particularly divisive. Meanwhile, corrupt lefties like tax cheat Rangel could pretend they just want...wait for it...'equality'. Fortunately, his stupid bill won't get anywhere (and Charlie knows it) but the attempt is simultaneously devious and transparent.
12 posted on 02/15/2013 10:55:35 AM PST by Jim Scott
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To: Perdogg

Women SHOULD be required to sign up for the Selective Service.

You want to march around with short hair, covered with tattoos, and hairy legs like you are some tough bad ass? Then sign up for the draft!


13 posted on 02/15/2013 11:00:17 AM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: longtermmemmory
WATCH please:

0bama's FAKE Selective Service Card date stamp explained

14 posted on 02/15/2013 11:01:57 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: longtermmemmory

Oh, and.. Notice that the postal inspector checked off “NO I.D.” in the date stamp box as well.. Normal too?


15 posted on 02/15/2013 11:10:08 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (PRISON AT BENGHAZI?????)
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To: Perdogg

Personally I want little fat people (Rangel especially) to lead any army as they make GREAT targets.

If we had an army of fat idiots that would wear down the enemy quicker, waste their ammo - then those of us who know what we are doing could totally destroy the enemy who by that time is bored, tired and about out of ammo.


16 posted on 02/15/2013 11:17:09 AM PST by jongaltsr
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To: Perdogg

Most everyone is missing the point in Rangel’s repeated calls for a draft.

We don’t need to draft anyone for our military readiness. The all volunteer force is a success. Having conscripts is a recipe for disaster — which is Rangel’s real objective.

He doesn’t give a damn about military readiness — he’s simply trying to create an anti-war movement by calling for a draft.


17 posted on 02/15/2013 11:25:23 AM PST by zipper ("The Second Amendment IS my carry permit!" -- Ted Nugent)
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To: Perdogg

Stalin would be proud!


18 posted on 02/15/2013 11:26:02 AM PST by broken_arrow1 (I regret that I have but one life to give for my country - Nathan Hale "Patriot")
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To: zipper

You are correct - if we were to return to a conscript army, then the doctrine and weapons systems of the existing army would need to be completely re-vamped.

Rangel’s proposal is profoundly unserious, as I am sure he knows.


19 posted on 02/15/2013 11:31:38 AM PST by bagman
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To: jongaltsr

Personally, I think that fat, dogfaced, black racists should be placed on the frontlines before women are.


20 posted on 02/15/2013 11:37:00 AM PST by nanook (Thomas Jefferson had it right.)
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To: Perdogg

I’m with Charlie on this. If chicks are good for the front, they’re good for the draft. And I agree with the previous poster this would drive the pregnancy rate up dramatically.

It’s a rare day I agree with Rangel.


21 posted on 02/15/2013 12:02:18 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: Perdogg

“It takes a village.”

Panetta Says Hillary Clinton Inspired His Women-in-Combat Decision
http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2988902/posts


22 posted on 02/15/2013 12:35:30 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: Perdogg

Draft women? They’d only draft the working class daughters for the dirtier, more dangerous specialties. They’d be a harem for the rest. Diseases would run rampant—even in the multitudes of resulting babies owned by the government.

Most Americans would cease to buy anything, stop working and become rather more nonpolitical. So go right on ahead, political/regulator folks. Do it.


23 posted on 02/15/2013 12:42:18 PM PST by familyop (We Baby Boomers are croaking in an avalanche of rotten politics smelled around the planet.)
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To: brownsfan
If you want to increase the birth rate, start drafting women.

Drafting Mommy and putting her in foxholes for the men to fight over.

Goes along with putting pregnant women in combat.

Real Smart Democrat-Progressives - A Brave New World.

24 posted on 02/15/2013 12:46:54 PM PST by sr4402
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To: sr4402

“Drafting Mommy and putting her in foxholes for the men to fight over.”

Actually, what I meant was that if you draft a woman who doesn’t want to go, her quickest, easiest out is to get pregnant.


25 posted on 02/15/2013 12:50:16 PM PST by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Perdogg

It’s hard to believe I agree with Rangel on this. If women want equality, they should get all that comes with it.


26 posted on 02/15/2013 4:37:48 PM PST by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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