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Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Jordan Kurecki, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. Jordan Kurecki

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    It's exactly what it says it is. It is the online Selective Service registration website. Even though there is no draft, young men still must register between their 18th birthday and the six-month anniversary thereof.

    Somewhere there is a computer that will one day make the connection to you and the fact you didn't register. I'd suggest you contact them through the website, plead ignorance, and register. Or just quietly register, whatever your conscience tells you to do.
     
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    I'll bet you never applied for a federally insured student loan, because you would have been denied unless you had registered for the draft.
     
  4. Jordan Kurecki

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    lol.. turns out I am registered...
     
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    With permission of Jordan, I would like to go off OP

    Should women be required to register for the draft.
     
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    No. Neither women nor men should be required to register for the draft. But I don't believe women should be allowed in the military at all, be they conscripts or volunteers.

    If I was a young person today and I was drafted, I wouldn't go.

    When I was a kid, I used to get so angry at the guys who burned their draft cards to protest Vietnam and the impressment of American citizens into the military.

    I was young and didn't understand the moral differences between Vietnam and WWII. A war was pretty much just another war.

    Knowing what I know now, if I'd been older then, I'd have been the guy smuggling them into Canada in the back of my pickup.

    Of course, knowing what our government is doing now and how corrupt and out of control it is, I might still get that opportunity.
     
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    :thumbs::thumbs:
     
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    Women want equal opportunity in everything except death sentences and prison sentences.
     
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    The draft assumes your kids belong to the state.

    If they weren't so busy trying the make the armed services seem less masculine, while stretching us thinner and thinner across the globe, and reducing us to nothing but pawns in an election cycle, and not allowing us to keep our own borders secure, they would never need a draft.
     
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    I don't care if this gets off topic.

    I think it quite rediculous that this government could legally tell me what to do and force me to serve for them..

    Our government is wicked and I do not want to fight for what a bunch of corrupt men think is worth fighting over.

    If this did go into effect, how would that fit with render to caesars that which is caesars?
     
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    oh..you'd have to go for conscientious objector status.
     
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    I evaded the draft in 1964.
























    I enlisted in the USAF.

    ---ktn4eg, TSG (E6) 22+ yrs of service in the REGAF / (TN) ANG
     
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    No we don't.
     
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    We fought a war over this issue in 1812.

    And I agree with you. Just understand that if it ever came to that, you might have to face some pretty serious consequences for your belief.

    I believe we're only obligated to submit to the government when the government acts legally, according to the Constitution and natural law.

    The government has no moral or legal authority outside the parameters set for it by the Constitution and natural law. But, again, it's also incumbent upon me to recognize that it routinely operates outside those parameters and that I may face harsh consequences for my belief.
     
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    Remember: John the Baptist didn't tell the soldiers to leave the military. He told them to stop abusing their authority.
     
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    My problem isn't with the military at all. My problem is with the corrupt men who control the military who ignore the restraints placed on them by the Constitution and by natural law to place good men in harms way for the sake of their political goals.
     
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    First, my post wasn't directed to you. I should have made it clear that I was addressing the opening post.

    Second, I'd like to know exactly what you mean by "sand monkeys."
     
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    Muslims. ..
     
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    Any muslims? Like the American ones who live in Dearborn, Michigan?
     
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    I'm way uncomfortable with the term. And I did three Persian Gulf tours.
     
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