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Soldiers don fake belly, breasts to better understand pregnant troops' exercise concerns
Stars & Stripes ^ | 2/16/2012

Posted on 02/18/2012 2:19:28 PM PST by Altura Ct.

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To: july4thfreedomfoundation
Zero needs to have his butt shipped back to Chicago on January 20th.

Zero needs to have his butt shipped back to Chicago Kenya on January 20th.

51 posted on 02/18/2012 3:45:35 PM PST by rockabyebaby (We are sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo screwed!)
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To: Empireoftheatom48

Hope Fox keeps the clip handy. It’s got the makings of a great ad.


52 posted on 02/18/2012 3:46:52 PM PST by Mach9
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To: Anti dote

Sad but true. Even Ford had a role in it. The service academies were forced to accept females on his watch? Jim Webb was still railing against it under Reagan (before his epiphany).


53 posted on 02/18/2012 3:50:37 PM PST by Mach9
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To: ReformedBeckite

I’m sure the pregnant women are saying to themselves, “come on, is that all they have to do is one hour, make them wear it for a whole day, that would be more realistic.”

No dear, Realistic would be having something pressing their bladders 24/7, moving their center of balance so they would waddle and putting on 20 or 30 extra pounds of weight, have their skin stretched, their chest muscles feel sore and swollen (fake boobs don’t do that). And to top it off, they could start each morning for 4 or 5 months with vomiting and no be able to look at raw meat or eggs without a continuation of the up-chucking.
This is not about having men experience what women go through. This is about making them look like fools. Hey, it works.


54 posted on 02/18/2012 3:51:31 PM PST by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: ruesrose

How are they going to handle the transgenders? The headlines should read: PC DESTROYS THE MILITARY.

No wonder the rest of the world is laughing at us.


55 posted on 02/18/2012 3:58:25 PM PST by tweakDU
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To: Tzfat

She should apologize to men in uniform. How about if a dude officer would tell Hillary: I wanted to smash some cancer in her breast

This is horse crap straight out disrespect for a reasonable questioning. Santorum never said he wanted to change things, he just questioned.


56 posted on 02/18/2012 4:01:01 PM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Altura Ct.

Just another step in the wussification us the U.S. military.


57 posted on 02/18/2012 4:04:45 PM PST by Newbomb Turk (Hey Newbomb, Where's your brothers El Camino ?)
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To: tweakDU

A military man has a specific duty assigned because if that duty is under fire (say, a medic has to go get a soldier), he is the one everyone will look toward to accomplish this because he is the guardian of those skills.

However, communists have established a stealth system of holding hostage other soldiers and protesting and not doing the job, encouraging cowardice and union like behavior wishing to change job on a whim when it becomes too hard.

Transgenderism follows the same pattern of switching also gender depending on the demands of the task ahead. It’s all masked as “they are just like us” when in fact it is a behavior that is completely irresponsible, ie. a mental failure, something that proves they are not like us.

THis is the gist of the PC language. First they go for the genders and then they go for the real thing: incompetence accross the board being acceptable behind claims of consciousness, antislavery and aristocratics.


58 posted on 02/18/2012 4:07:05 PM PST by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Altura Ct.

This is idiocy.


59 posted on 02/18/2012 4:09:47 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: All
Although I've never read anything about it before, it seems this program has been around awhile. Who are the big brains that come up with these wacko ideas? It looks like they are always looking for more nonsensical ways to waste taxpayer money!

From the article-

"Developed by the Army in 2008, the course includes aerobics classes, pool sessions and classroom studies on the physiology of pregnant women. The NCOs learn special exercises for pregnant women, who shouldn’t push themselves too hard or participate in high-impact activities such as snowboarding, bungee jumping or horse riding, York said."

60 posted on 02/18/2012 4:10:53 PM PST by Mila
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To: Altura Ct.

Now if we could only get the enemy to be more sympathetic. Pathetic.


61 posted on 02/18/2012 4:10:59 PM PST by BufordP ("Drink me if you can't take a joke." --Kool-Aid)
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To: Altura Ct.

If you drive out the warriors, what’s left will be the blueshirt brigades for obama.


62 posted on 02/18/2012 4:16:11 PM PST by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: BfloGuy
Political correctness, my ass. This, like women on submarines and the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, is deliberate sabotage of our military.

No sane person on this planet for one second thinks a co-ed feminized military would beat an all-male force in bloody combat or war.

Give me a break.

Introducing open homosexuality and mixed sexes in the ranks is exactly what any military would wish on its opponent. The superiority of testosterone-driven all-male fighting forces is a reality of the human condition and any serious commander of military power knows it.

This crap is sabotage masquerading as political correctness. Looks like there's a shortage of brass balls among the Brass that it isn't being halted.

63 posted on 02/18/2012 4:18:37 PM PST by Finny ("Raise hell. Vote smart." -- Ted Nugent)
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To: bigbob

No, you aren’t alone. I was under the impression that they were not, and I have known women who were already in the military, became pregnant and had to leave. That certainly would seem the more responsible policy!!


64 posted on 02/18/2012 4:20:56 PM PST by gidget7 ("When a man assumes a public trust, he should consider himself as public property." Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Altura Ct.

This is downright embarrassing.


65 posted on 02/18/2012 4:22:00 PM PST by dforest
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To: flatfish

“That should say “to Kenya” on Jan. 20th.”

That’s even better!


66 posted on 02/18/2012 4:24:07 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm NOT smitten' with Mittens)
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To: rockabyebaby

Kenya is even better! And much further away than Chicago.


67 posted on 02/18/2012 4:25:56 PM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (I'm NOT smitten' with Mittens)
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To: munin

I CAN picture SGT York putting several 30.06 rounds into each Goddamned communist/homosexual false boob and then, in a Tennessee drawl:

“That ain’t natural..”


68 posted on 02/18/2012 4:26:57 PM PST by Levante
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To: Altura Ct.
There is one reason for this outrageous edict, and one reason only: to humiliate and degrade male soldiers - - because men must be punished for being men.


69 posted on 02/18/2012 4:33:59 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: jesseam
Correct me if I am wrong but did not “General” Casey say that the worst thing about the Ft. Hood Massacre was the blaming of Islam for the murders and not the loss of patriotic Americans. I lost a friend in those murders. Now we see PC running amuck in the military. Who are these pc bastards and where did they come from. Combat is for males, not females. OIF vet

ARMY CHIEF-OF-STAFF: “LOSS OF DIVERSITY AT FORT HOOD WOULD BE GREATER TRAGEDY THAN LOSS OF LIFE”
Defends Muslims Madness
Posted by thelastcrusade - November 11th, 2009

General George Casey, the highest ranking officer in the U.S. Army, said that the deaths of 12 soldiers and one civilian at Foot Hood would become a far greater tragedy “if our diversity becomes a casualty.”

Appearing on “Meet the Press,” Major Casey warned the media that “it is way too soon to draw conclusions” concerning the motive of Major Nidal Malik Hasan.

He upheld the strategy of keeping Muslims – - even radical Muslims – - in key military positions by saying: “Our diversity is our strength.”

“We have to be broad enough to bring in people from all walks of life,” the General said.

The Army’s Chief-of-Staff asserted: As horrific as this tragedy was, if our diversity becomes a casualty, I think that’s worse.”

General Casey further said that the army hadn’t “missed anything” in regard to the in-your-face warning signs exhibited by Major Hasan that he was a fanatical Muslim jihadist and an imminent threat to massacre U.S. troops.

70 posted on 02/18/2012 4:34:16 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("The facts of life are Tory." -- Margaret Thatcher)
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To: Altura Ct.

We’re toast.


71 posted on 02/18/2012 4:35:07 PM PST by WorkingClassFilth (I'm for Churchill in 1940!)
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To: Levante

No, it ain’t. But it makes me wonder whether there’s anything in the DCMJ about conscientious objection to some of this twaddle.


72 posted on 02/18/2012 4:35:16 PM PST by Mach9
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To: Altura Ct.

Presuming this is for real, has anyone called their representatives in Congress to demand that it stop?


73 posted on 02/18/2012 4:37:03 PM PST by Lady Lucky ( Exposure to the Son may prevent burning.)
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To: Mach9

UCMJ, sorry. Couldn’t get dc out of my head.


74 posted on 02/18/2012 4:37:38 PM PST by Mach9
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To: Altura Ct.

“Sergeant Hartmann! Oh Sargie ... The truth now, be brutally honest—I can take it, you big silly!”
“Turn my frown upside down, OK? Does this body armor make me look fat? I feel so, so bloated!”
http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/file.php?40,file=6660,filename=pyle-hartman.jpg


75 posted on 02/18/2012 4:38:47 PM PST by tumblindice (Obama is doing as much as he can to destroy the US of A)
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To: zot; Interesting Times; SeraphimApprentice

WTF?


76 posted on 02/18/2012 4:48:48 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Altura Ct.

Immoral.


77 posted on 02/18/2012 5:09:25 PM PST by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Finny
Political correctness, my ass. This, like women on submarines and the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, is deliberate sabotage of our military.

Yeah, that's what I said. Thanks for agreeing.

78 posted on 02/18/2012 5:14:23 PM PST by BfloGuy (The final outcome of the credit expansion is general impoverishment.)
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To: Anti dote

Ofcouse the IDF did it all:

“During his service as a commando in the elite Sayeret Matkal, Barak led several highly acclaimed operations, such as: “Operation Isotope”, the rescue mission to free the hostages onboard Sabena Flight 571 at Lod Airport in 1972; the 1973 covert mission Operation Spring of Youth in Beirut, in which he was disguised as a woman in order to assassinate members of the Palestine Liberation Organization; “ he kept grenades in da boobs!


79 posted on 02/18/2012 5:18:04 PM PST by alex2011
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80 posted on 02/18/2012 5:26:00 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons)
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To: Altura Ct.


81 posted on 02/18/2012 5:31:46 PM PST by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: BamaDi

We are swirling down the drain as we type.


82 posted on 02/18/2012 5:31:54 PM PST by abclily
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To: GreyFriar

Do openly gay soldiers have to do this, too?


83 posted on 02/18/2012 5:33:13 PM PST by zot
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To: Altura Ct.

I had no idea it had gotten this bad.


84 posted on 02/18/2012 5:40:29 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Anima Mundi

I was thinking the same thing. Will the female troops have to strap on extra anatomy, so they can understand why men walk the way they do?


85 posted on 02/18/2012 5:51:57 PM PST by abclily
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To: gorush

You have been accused of the impossible. TOO pessimistic about this country does not exist any more than too much money. For some time I have been saying that America is like Alice in Wonderland but we have passed that point, Lewis Carroll could never have dreamed up something so ridiculous.


86 posted on 02/18/2012 6:03:50 PM PST by RipSawyer
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To: Altura Ct.

This is sickening. Pink bayonet squad alert.


87 posted on 02/18/2012 6:13:55 PM PST by Karliner ( Jeremiah 29:11, Romans 8:28, Romans 8:38"...this is the end of the beginning."WC)
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

OMG


88 posted on 02/18/2012 6:17:09 PM PST by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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Tired of the disruptions? We need that new equipment!


89 posted on 02/18/2012 6:19:16 PM PST by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Nonsense of course. The woman’s body is shaped differently, so the legs are father apart, and in later pregnancy, all the ligaments stretch a bit so falling and getting strains and sprains is more common.

That’s why we docs usually get our women off of heavy work after 20-28 weeks: falls are more common, fatigue is more common, and if you hit the uterus wrong, you could end up miscarrying.


90 posted on 02/18/2012 6:45:12 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: Altura Ct.

Life imitates Monty Python

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztOQaZUDjYI


91 posted on 02/18/2012 6:49:32 PM PST by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney be the Paul Tsongas of 2012.)
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To: Albion Wilde

Casey is an F’n idiot.


92 posted on 02/18/2012 6:55:28 PM PST by healy61
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To: zot

I have no idea, but that will probably be considered sexual harrassment.


93 posted on 02/18/2012 6:55:58 PM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: LadyDoc

Isn’t there a huge difference between a woman slowly adding on 25 pounds of baby during her 9 month pregnancy as she and her body adapts and adjusts, and some guy jumping up and suddenly strapping on a 25 pound fake apparatus and finding out it affects him?

To me it seems like they are not very similar at all.


94 posted on 02/18/2012 7:44:41 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: Altura Ct.

The next thing the idiots that thought this up will strap our soldiers onto a table, feet in stirrups and pull their spleens out from between their legs....Where is Patton when you need him...


95 posted on 02/18/2012 8:50:51 PM PST by goat granny
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To: ansel12

yes, the woman’s body slowly increases to the baby’s size, so it’s not like strapping on 25 pounds.

But there are a lot of other differences.

The guys are probably six foot and 200 lb, so 25 pounds isn’t a big deal. For a 5 foot 4 lady weighing 110 pounds, it could be.

but it’s not just the weight: The baby is INSIDE, so your intestines get pushed around (constipation, heartburn) and your diaphragms go up (you can’t breathe as deeply) and of course your heart has to pump extra blood to the kid (which your heart doesn’t have to do when you wear a weight).

And then you have the swollen legs (from the baby sitting on your lower vena cava) and the ligaments stretch (so your joints get wobbly).

So yes, this is bogus.


96 posted on 02/18/2012 11:00:34 PM PST by LadyDoc
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To: goat granny

I just hope that male soldiers don’t have to learn how it feels to made pregnant in the first place.


97 posted on 02/18/2012 11:05:59 PM PST by ansel12 (Romney is unquestionably the weakest party front-runner in contemporary political history.)
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To: Tzfat
Martha McSally, owes Rick Santorum an apology for saying she wanted “to kick him in the jimmy.”

This bell won't be un-rung.
Women in the military is a FACT.
Israel sure knows this. Their women are TOUGH as nails. They have to be.

98 posted on 02/19/2012 1:55:07 AM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points)
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To: b9

PS ~ even though Israeli women are no longer in combat, they still train for it.


99 posted on 02/19/2012 2:16:13 AM PST by b9 (Newt is substance. The others are talking points)
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To: BfloGuy
Political correctness will destroy our military. It took them decades, but the left has finally figured out how to do it.

They have known how to do it all along. They have just been taking it slow and sneaky for many years. Now they are "in your face" defiant about it.

100 posted on 02/19/2012 4:51:33 AM PST by Mind-numbed Robot
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