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Pentagon Issues Call for Draft Boards

The Pentagon is quietly moving to fill draft board vacancies nationwide. While officials say there's no cause to worry, some experts aren't so sure. Like writer Dave Lindorff in the current Salon ("Oiling Up the Draft Machine?").
For those who pooh-poohed the idea in these columns that the draft was coming (20-year-olds first), the shoot-down of a loaded helicopter in Iraq and the bellow of Defense Secretary Rumsfeld for vengeance and stay-the-long-slog course should provide fair warning that the draft indeed is a-coming.
For one thing, the Defense Department is quietly issuing a call for draft boards. For another, the Bushies are quavering about what announcing a draft will do to their chances in tthe 2004 presidential election.
Doubters about the draft-board calls need only consult  link to www.defendamerica.mil
Follow up this "call-up" for draft boards with Dave Lindorff's takeout on what's ahead in today's Salon ( http://www.salon.com/news/feature/2003/11/03/draft/index_np.html)
And then open the Selective Service website on its new rules for the draft. One is that 20 year olds will go first. Then, those from 21-15 before they reach back to draft those 18 and 19. The college-bound will be deferred only until the end of the term. And women may be drafted as well--though the rules say only if funds are available. But in an era of Title IX in sports and other equal-opportunity laws, women can expect that dozens of lawsuits will remove the funding aspect for this equal opportunity to serve in Iraq/Afghanistan--not for their country, but for the Bush administration.
The only way to stay this course is to vote for a Democratic candidate in 2004 who advocates cutting our losses NOW before they become McNamara's 54,000 from Vietnam. Whether we pull out now or in 15 years, upheaval in Iraq between warring factions is a certitude. Our choice does seem to be between saving face or expending blood and treasure so that the oil barons and war-profiteers and undertakers and the Bushies are the only beneficiaries.

bring it on 03.Nov.2003 19:59

ed harley

i've said it before, and i'll say it again - bring on the draft. nothing will stop this despicable war more quickly.

over my dead body! 03.Nov.2003 20:46

gk

The Vietnam draft is where I "came in." As the spouse of a Vietnam draftee, I reflected on the use of force, as a mandatory obligation and the force of killing. I believed in Ghandi. I wrote my first letter to the editor in opposition to the draft. I found it in library microfische, and it will be the lead article of a booklet I hope to put together of hundreds or maybe thousands of writings I did since.

If the draft is implemented, I will work to oppose it and I will cross anybody's path in doing so. Meanwhile, conscientious objectors, arise! Stop the madness of war, and get Kucinich elected. Throw Bush out. He's a shame to the world.

Maybe I should volunteer? 04.Nov.2003 01:13

GPFX

I wonder what would happen if a pacifist got on the board, and just classified everyone as 4-f (unable to serve)? I doubt it would be that easy, but. . .

rubbish... 04.Nov.2003 09:05

Surtr

I doubt they would implement a draft. There doesn't seem to be a personnel crisis in the military. It was designed to fight to consecutive wars anyway. Funny enough, it was lefty bozo Charles Rangel that adovcated that a draft be re-established.

not a crisis, but a definite shortage. 04.Nov.2003 09:32

this thing here

>There doesn't seem to be a personnel crisis in the military.<

rubbish. why are troops pulling double tours in iraq? why aren't they sending more troops to iraq? they say they don't need them, but the fact is they don't have anymore. the national guard is now going on tours in iraq. not frontline troops, national guard troops.

so then this draft board issue pops up. and there is talk of moving some troops off the korean peninsula. hmm, i wonder where they will go?

The word of the day is Rotation.. 04.Nov.2003 09:59

Surtr

It's called Rotation. As some troops go home or return to their original places of duty, others are taken and drawn in. It's nothing new. They used National Guard deployments for peace keeping duties in Bosnia, Kosovo and other areas. What do you think is the point of having National Guard and Reservists in the first place? Althought there is some resistance from elements in Iraq, it's certainly still a VERY far stretch in calling it a Vietnam style quagmire. Why would the begin a draft where it would take months and millions of dollars to train draftees for basically peace-keeping and nation building? Oh, wait, that's right. The evil Bush-Mason-Jewish-Alien cabal has even more evil plans up their sleeve. Give me a break.

rotation smotation 04.Nov.2003 10:24

this thing here

so what? nothing that you just said explains why troops are pulling double tours in iraq. and are you denying that draft boards are in fact being "oiled"? do you categorically deny that? then please, by all means present your counter information...

and no, i don't believe in an evil jewish-bush-little green alien conspiracy, so take your fucking bullshit and shove it back up where it came from.

Denying? 04.Nov.2003 10:39

Surtr

I'm not denying anything. Draft boards serve mainly on the subject of deferment and have been around since the end of Vietnam. The fact is that we are currently in a major global conflict and in the event that it became even hotter then it's better safe then sorry when it comes to having a possible draft ready. I wouldn't sit and worry about it happening though.

As for some troops doing double-rotation. Well, I supported the war and the troops, but I will even admit that there were some flaws in the plan. They were anticipating by this time to only need 66,000 troops in Iraq, so a lot of troops they planed on having back home have had to stay. However, many are going home, and new ones are coming in. My cousin is a Reservist and just got his call-up papers last week. He'll be there for a year. Some troops had to pull double tours because Iraq has not be completely pacified as anticipated. I wouldn't call it a troop shortage though and pack my bags for Canada out of fear of being drafted.

Draft this assholes! 04.Nov.2003 12:08

AA

"They used National Guard deployments for peace keeping duties in Bosnia, Kosovo and other areas. What do you think is the point of having National Guard and Reservists in the first place? "

The National Guard is for fighting wildfires, helping in a state of emergency, and beating hippies down. Supposedly, they are supposed to be beholden only to the governer of their state and not the federal government. Now, our cascadian boys are (have been) being deployed to forign lands to fight and die for corporate interests. Bullshit. bullshit bullshit. A general in the Oregon National Guard has stated that we will have problems with recruitment and retention as more and more state troops are sent off to duty in areas of the world where haliburton, Betchel and others have interests. I know a lot of Oregon National Guardsmen who are true cascadians and I would much rather have them here beating my head in than trying to learn a new language in Iraq. We need them here to help defend our state from the federal government. They are NOT federal troops.
They want to instate a draft? Let 'em. Fuck 'em. They need more people because of massive shortages anyway. Anyone who remains in Cascadia and says fuck the draft, regardless of your political leaning, is on our side. Let them take the youth and see how far that gets them. Kids nowadays are sooooo much more violent and rowdy than any kid from the 60s and 70s.

"Well, I supported the war and the troops, but I will even admit that there were some flaws in the plan."
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH! Stupid fucking wanker.

"If the draft is implemented, I will work to oppose it and I will cross anybody's path in doing so. "
Right on sister! Rise up, Resist, Rotate...

I suggest that if they instate a draft, we instate our own. Cascadia needs you!

The National Guard 04.Nov.2003 13:40

Surtr

Is a branch of the military and is used when the nation calls upon it.

What and Where is Cascadia?

There is a decline in recruiting and re-ups 04.Nov.2003 14:15

Andy

The military is running short of people. Reenlistments are at their lowest levels since Vietnam and sign-ups of new recruits are also down. Iraq is sucking in all the available guards and reserves. They won't be able to keep up the staffing levels as they are for very much longer, and the neo-cons haven't even launched the next set of wars in Syria, Iran, etc.

Legislative update 04.Nov.2003 15:21

ZNH

Three bills have come before the house or senate regarding the draft: one to end selective service and two to re-establish the draft.

HR. 487 H.R.487
Title: To repeal the Military Selective Service Act.
Sponsor: Rep Paul, Ron [TX-14] (introduced 1/29/2003) Cosponsors: 7
Latest Major Action: 3/26/2003 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from Selective Service Comm.

For those who did not know, Oregon Congressman Defazio co-sponsored this bill to Repeal the military selective service act. It got stuck in committee after negative comments by the Selective service committee. Here is a summary of what has happened to the bill.

1/29/2003:
Introductory remarks on measure. (CR E91-92)
1/29/2003:
Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.
2/13/2003:
Referred to the Subcommittee on Total Force.
2/13/2003:
Executive Comment Requested from DOD, Selective Service Comm.
3/26/2003:
Unfavorable Executive Comment Received from Selective Service Comm.

This is the legistlation to watch: H.R.163 and Senate Bill 89

H.R. 63 To provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, and for other purposes.

Sponsor: Rep Rangel, Charles B. [NY-15] (introduced 1/7/2003) Cosponsors: 13
Committees: House Armed Services
Latest Major Action: 2/3/2003 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Executive Comment Requested from DOD.

S.B 89
Title: A bill to provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security, and for other purposes.
Sponsor: Sen Hollings, Ernest F. [SC] (introduced 1/7/2003) Cosponsors: (none)
Related Bills: H.R.163
Latest Major Action: 1/7/2003 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

To find out more about Selective Service Related legislation go to the Thomas Registry at

 http://thomas.loc.gov/

and type in the bill number or search words.


Opposition to U.S. military draft 06.Nov.2003 15:29

Eric Matteson ericmatteson125@netzero.net

We all need to vote against the democrats because a majority of
democrats favor a return to the U.S. military draft!!
Johnson (D-1964) killed many American little boys with a Vietnam DRAFT!!
Carter (D-1976) reinstituted registration.
Clinton (D-1992) signed the bill requiring students to register to be drafted
into combat to get college financial aid.
Charles Rangle (D-NY) and Ernst Hollings (D-SC) are trying to reinstate a military
draft bill in the U.S. congress .
malc1106.txt
Malcolm in the Middle is finally reinstated on Channel 11 after
having been on Hiatus. It is a good show with 3 healthy teenage
boys Malcolm Dewey Reese.
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Now we need to get started on the script for the Internet version of
Malcolm in the Middle which is also suitable for T.V.
Malcolm and Dewey and Reese fly their Junk Shuttle up to the International
Space station with some extra cans of food for the Cosmonauts that are
there.
There is an additional little boy on the Space station. Dewey asks him
whether he is that Rock and roll little boy in the newspaper in Calandar
in the left part of the picture.
Then the little boy says that he is from Zindi and that Earth is a hostile
species.
According to Earths portion of the Internet, Senator Ernst Hollings is
planning on requiring the young men of Earth to fight in a war that they
do not want to fight in. Earth is dangerous and beligerent and will
start wars without provocation. Then the Zindi boy announced that Zindi
has an all volunteer military and only uses its military for defensive
purposes only. Earth represents an unacceptable threat and Earth must be
destroyed so it will not harm other planets.
Any planet that would require its young men to fight in war against
their will is a hostile planet that will also destroy innocent people
on other planets.
Then the little boy from Zindi said that he has also seen a suicide
note from a boy on Earth that would rather die than be drafted. His
name was Simon Camden.
Then Malcolm said that he has also seen that Suicide note and it was
written by a scriptwriter who was providing closure for the show and
giving Simon one last chance to protest against the military draft
while he was leaving the show. Perhaps the scriptwriter could be persuaded
to provide a list of conditions for sparing Earth from destruction.
Then the Zindi boy said that he imagined that that scriptwriter who had
written Simon Camdens Suicide note on the Internet had fantasized about
space aliens destroying the Earth in 1974 so he could not be drafted
into the Viet-nam war!! The Vietnam war that lasts forever and ever
and never ends and threatens to keep drafting and hurting and killing
American boys forever has not helped the scriptwriter like the Earth
at all or imagine any way to save it.
I have already told Captain Johnathan Archer that Earth will be destroyed
sometime in the near future .
Then the Zindi Boy leaves the space station in his space ship. Then
Malcolm and Reese and Dewey get back in their Junk shuttle and return
to Earth.
Then Malcolm goes on the Internet. He goes over Simon Camdens suicide
letter on the Internet with Reese and Dewey.
Dewey asks Malcolm whether Simons Suicide note is causing Earth to be
destroyed.
Then Malcolm says that Simon Camdens Internet Suicide note of October
14nth 2003 started a Zindi investigation of Earth. The Zindi also found
senator Ernst Hollings plan to draft and hurt and kill the young men
of the United States on the Internet at
 http://www.senate.gov/~hollings/press/2003108C06.html
Malcolm and Reese and Dewey then go over Hollingses letter at above link.
Then Reese says that that Ernst Hollings plan to restart the
draft is unacceptable and he is beginning to see why the Zindi
believe that Earth is a bad place that actually deserves to be destroyed!!
Simon Camdens Internet Suicide letter is important because it started
the Zindi investigation of Earth and helped point the Zindi to
Ernst Hollings evil plan on the Internet to restart the draft.
Simon Camdens historic suicide letter is repeated next.
------------------------------------------ Tuesday, October 14nth 2003
Simon Camden fixes his suicide letter
Episode of 7th Heaven T.V. show.
Simon Camden commits suicide to protest against a proposal to
reinstate the U.S. military draft....
This is  ericmatteson125@netzero.net
Even though I am against Simon Camden leaving 7nth-Heaven I know
that he has either quit as a result of bad working conditions or is
being fired by the network and I also know that it is important
for Simon to die an honorable death to protest against the U.S.
military draft instead of just dissappearing and letting Sam and
David get drafted and sent to Iraq without expressing any opposition first.
Simon Camden was always a good boy in earlier seasons. He opposed
other boys inhaling spray can paint. He also pointed out that it
is possible to leave babies at Fire stations instead of performing
4th trimester abortions. Simon Camden has done well in school and
he accepts accountability for his actions and he never ran away from
accountability or punishment.
Simon Camden is a ministers Son.
Some lady at ktla.trb.com thought that Simon might cause an at fault
car accident and kill a child because of his carelessness in the
Season premiere on September 15nth and then run away to flee accountability.
If that is the case it is very unfair to churches and ministers sons
to have the Simon character become so evil. The Simon Camden that
I know would rather die than flee to escape justice and he would not
want to live after causing a car accident that killed someone.
On September 15nth, WB broadcasted an episode that had Justin and Paul's
parents accuse Simon Camden of not paying attention while driving. That is
equivelent to vehicular manslaughter and reckless driving and being at
fault in the accident.
This is serious because the accusation of careless driving has destroyed
Simon Camden's credidbility as a character and has resulted in his removal
from up coming scripts.
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Finally, on October 13nth, 2003, Simon Camden finally explains that he
thought that he was paying attention while driving in the accident and
he was only going the speed limit. This means that Simon Camden was
NOT REALLY AT FAULT in the car accident!!!!
This is important because it reinstates Simon Camden's credibility as a
character and he has been restored to this script as a result.
He added that in his video because he has seen articles in
alt.tv.7th-heaven that wrote that it is unfair for the staff at
7th Heaven to make the car accident Simon's fault without
letting Simon tell his side of the story. In alt.tv.7th-heaven
the fans there wanted Simon to tell his side of the story about what
really happened in the accident instead of relying only on biased opinions
from Pauls' parents.
Simon Camden made his video a series of short events in his life and
Simons video looks like Simons life is flashing before his and our eyes.
Simon made the video look like that because he expects to die soon.
Simon said that even though he is not the kind of guy who commits
suicide by himself under normal conditions, he feels badly about running over
a kid on a bike even though it was not really his fault.
He says that sometimes he hopes that Justin kills him
because he still feels bad about running over a kid on a bike even though
the accident was not his fault and he was paying attention while driving his car
.
I have decided to exercise the remaining option of Simon Camden
leaving behind a Suicide letter.
The advantage of Chandler reading Simons Suicide letter is that
Simon does not have to return to record a suicide video.
Simon is finally declared dead after killing himself.
Chandler is at the church and he has his laptop computer at the podium and he i
s
looking for Internet materials for Simon Camdens funeral.
Chandler checks the alt.tv.7th-Heaven on the Internet on his
laptop computer. He starts at google.com and then clicks on groups
and then types alt.tv into the dialog box.
On alt.tv there is a list of groups. Chandler chooses alt.tv.7th-heaven
from that list. It might be the third down on the left.
On the list of articles is the topic
Simon Camden fixes his suicide letter
Chandler clicks on it and then clicks on the first article number one.
He chooses read this article only at the top so he will not have to
read the beginning twice.
He gets this section of text
He gets a online
letter from Simon that Simon Camden or his
very BEST scriptwriter had placed onto
the Internet before he had died.
Then at the funeral Chandler reads Simons last letter out loud
directly off of the screen of his laptop computer that is on the Internet
and Simon Camdens last words are:
Reading -- SIMON CAMDENS SUICIDE LETTER --
**********************************************************************
This is Simon Camden
I am writing my suicide letter on the Internet now
Dear Chandler and Church congregation:
It is important that you know why I have died.
Even though the car accident was not my fault and I was paying attention
while driving at only the speed limit I still feel terrible about
running over a kid on a bike.
Both Representative Charles Rangle and Senator Ernst Hollings want to
draft me into the proposed draftee U.S. military and order me to hurt
and kill boys in Iraq whose only crime is being born Iraqi. I do not
want to kill those additional people. The car accident has taught me what it
is like to kill someone and I do not like it at all.
I am committing suicide to protest against the U.S. military draft.
I do not want the government to force me to hurt or kill other people.
I do not think it is right to go to war and hurt and kill other
people. It is extremely wrong for the government to require boys to
fight in wars against their will.
After Russia turned to democracy the U.S. congress still
forgot to stop the selective service registration program.
Things have gotten worse. Charles Rangle, a Democrat, has introduced
a bill into the U.S. House of Representatives that is restarting a U.S.
military draft. There are absolutley no exemptions this time.
Charles is in charge of the effort to draft every young man between
18 and 26 years old and put us all into the Iraqi desert in the summer
where it is 140 degrees in the shade.
Senator Ernst Hollings has confirmed the military draft by adding
his matching bill to the U.S. Senate.
It would not be right for me to claim an individual conscientious
objector exemption from the draft because that would cause the drafting
and hurting and killing of another young man to replace me.
My only option is to commit suicide to protest against the draft.
The military draft is unacceptable and deserves strong protest against it.
In my will I am leaving both the church and the church house to Chandler
and his family. I am requesting that Chandler adopt two teenage boys between
12 and 18 years old so he can have a decent family.
My parents have failed in their parental obligation to activly lobby
Congress to abolish the selective Service registration act and
prevent Charles Rangle from introducing his military draft bill.
I am asking my parents to leave the church house and turn it over to
Chandler.
Chandler I hope that you tell your two adopted sons how much I hate the
military draft. I hope that they can protest against the draft by peaceful
means and shut down registering to be drafted before they are 18 so they will
not have to die like me.
Soon I will have to register for the draft. It is important for you to
understand that I am committing suicide to protest against the proposed
U.S. military draft.
Perhaps you could vote to recall Charles Rangle and Ernst Hollings.
Even mandatory civilian alternative service is unfair slavery and
involuntary servitude with long days of hard work under bad working conditions
for little or no pay just like the proposed draftee military.
Please peacefully protest against the proposed U.S. military draft
and it's registration.
Simon Camden
This is Simon Camdens last letter.
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Scriptwriter is  ericmatteson125@netzero.net

Draft the Bush twins 10.Nov.2003 07:41

neilix

Draft the Bush twins, and all Bush Cheney children/grandchildren, its their dam war.

To see cached copy of Draft Board notice 10.Nov.2003 07:50

neilix

To see cached copy of Draft Board notice
Go to Google & copy paste in
 http://www.defendamerica.mil/articles/sss092203.html

Next page shows all links for this, and choose this one.
* Show Google's cache of www.defendamerica.mil/articles/sss092203.html

GW & Dick, you can lie all you want but you cannot hide the truth.
The truth is out there....

draft board article removed from site 10.Nov.2003 17:56

larry kasperek

Folks, in case you don't think THEY are listening, all reference to the draft board article has been removed from the Defend America site. Now that's news.....

It is good that draft board notice was removed 13.Nov.2003 14:42

ericmatteson125@netzero.net ericmatteson125@netzero.net

It is good that the draft board recruiting notice has been removed. I hope that senator Ernst Hollings
withdraws his proposal to reinstate the U.S. military draft. It is very unfair for the government
to require boys to fight against their will. If selective Service registration were abolished and all those
beuracrats at Selective Service were fired, some of that saved money could be added to
military paychecks of voluntary recruits. I trust that the mature men with courage who volunteer to
defend the United States deserve a pay increase!!!!
 ericmatteson125@netzero.net

Why did draft board notice disappear ?? 17.Nov.2003 13:48

Eric Matteson ericmatteson2003@hotmail.com

Why did the draft board notice disappear from the web links ?? there is more than one
possible reason for the disappearance.
1 ) it was only moved to another Internet site and is not really
deleted.
2 ) More than enough people have signed up to fill
all the available positions.
3 ) Fear of the Zindi military. On November 5th, 2003 there was a demonstration of
a Zindi military spacecraft on T.V. with a power laser heating up and destroying a planet.
First the laser burns a hole down to the core. Then it heats up and vaporizes the core. The pressure
breaks cracks in the planetary crust and hot molten rock is visible at the cracks. Then more heating occurs
and the vaporized core expands and pushes the pieces of the planet apart into space.
The Zindi are usually a peacful people. They have an all volunteer military. They will
defend themselves if substantally threatened or attacked.
Earth has demonstrated itself to be a hostile planet. On November 17,2003 Senator Fritz Hollingses
plan to reinstate the military draft on the most powerful nation on Earth is still on the Internet.
Any planet that requires its young men to fight in wars against their will is using that
military draft to fight unjustifiable wars of aggression and even represents a danger to other planets.
The reason the U.S. is fighting in the middle East is to steal oil from them at below
market prices. The draft is frequently used in wars to steal resources from other nations and
even other planets.
The Zindi are a well educated and mostly peaceful people. The Zindi homeworld has vast resources.
Sidewalks on Zindi are made out of gold!!
Even the Zindi streets are paved with gold.
Earth is just a desert when compared to the Zindi homeworld. The Zindi have a right to defend
themselves against Earths planned aggression that was udoubtedly confirmed with Ernst Hollings
written proposal to draft a draftee military to steal resources.
We should demand far more than just removing a draft board notice without knowing the reason.
All South Carolina voters should insist that Senator Fritz Hollings withdraw his military draft
restarting proposal.
All U.S. voters should insist that congress stop requiring male students to register to be drafted
into combat by a possible future proposed military draft.
Make Anti-draft posters in art class.
 ericmatteson2003@hotmail.com

Old HTML file about proposed draft 25.Nov.2003 09:19

Eric Matteson ericmatteson2003november@hotmail.com

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the U.S. military instead of continuing to prepare for reinstatement
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them stay out of the military. The Selective Service registration
is a preparation toward resuming the peacetime draft as soon as not
very many people oppose it any more . With a draft in place military
pay will be even lower and draftees are EXPENDABLE because a large
number of young men that can be drafted to replace them if they are
injured because politicians put them in harms way without means of
defending themselves and there is no goal to achieve that will allow
victory within a finite time period because more men can always be
drafted so there is no need to worry about enlistment terms expiring
and the peacetime war still has no goals and is a eternal stalemate!
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8 YEARS should CANCEL all plans to become a health care worker !!
There is a severe shortage of health care workers in the U.S.
military. Soon the U.S. congress will begin considering a HEALTH
WORKERS DRAFT that will draft all medical students and interns and
DOCTORS and NURSES and PSYCHIATRISTS and PSYCHOLOGISTS and MEDICAL
TECHNICIANS and all DENTISTS and all chiropractors and DENTAL
TECHNICIANS and TRAINED FAMILY COUNSELORS into the MILITARY !!!!
Physical standards are lower for health care workers than the
regular infantry draftees so elderly and disabled health care
workers CAN BE DRAFTED !!!!
Military ethics are superior to civilian HMO ethics so all doctors
who are unable to find work outside a HMO should VOLUNTARILY ENLIST
IN THE U.S. MILITARY NOW !!!! Military ethics have doctors first
treat patients who are easy to fix and return to battle. Civilian
HMO ethics do not allow the treatment of ANY patient because HMOs
spend their money on ADVERTISING instead of health care .
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ALL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS should choose a college major OTHER
THAN HEALTH CARE as long as the selective service system still
exists !! Computer science is a major that qualifies
students for good civilian jobs . Health care workers are a lot more
likely than anyone else to be drafted into the military because of
the already proposed U.S. HEALTH WORKERS DRAFT !!
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CAMPAIGN 2002
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DURING THE CAMPAIGN each U.S. voter should ask EACH CANDIDATE their
position on the registration and the military DRAFT !!
A majority of candidates support registration and the drafting into
the military , even in peacetime, at least all health care workers.
Experts on the subject of conscientious objection believe it is
wrong to require conscientious objectors to choose to draft and hurt
and kill other young American men in their places by claiming
selfish personal exemptions from the military DRAFT.
Experts on the topic of freedom also believe it is wrong to
require conscientious objectors to perform alternative service slave
labor. The military draft is also slavery and involuntary servitude
in violation of the U.S. Constitution !
Each candidate should put their position on the military draft on
their websites and talk about it during debates and press talk shows
and voters should choose candidates who will get rid of draft
registration. Young students should form protest groups and protest
peacefully against the U.S. military draft NOW while it is still
registration only !! After induction notices are mailed, resistance
is futile and opposition to warfare is no longer relevant !!
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All college students should take the written U.S. military ASVAB
test. While there is still selective service registration, each
student should tell the recruiter that now is not the time to enlist
because draft registration means the U.S. Government will under pay
recruits and deliberately start unnecessary wars. After the draft
registration is abolished, then each student will re check with
recruiters to compare the higher military pay and better working
conditions AT THAT TIME with their other options. If recruiters want
college students enlisting in the U.S. military they need to tell
CONGRESS to abolish selective service registration !!
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TOTAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS SEGMENT DESCRIPTOR
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| A TOTAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR is opposed to participating
| in any war in any form. A total conscientious objector will
| not injure or kill another person . A total conscientious
| objector WILL NOT FIGHT EVEN IN SELF DEFENSE !!
| (Total Conscientious objectors are hard to detect directly
| because they DO NOT USUALLY claim a exemption from the DRAFT
| because claiming exemption from the draft as a individual
| conscientious objector results in the DRAFTING and hurting
| and killing of ANOTHER YOUNG MAN to replace the objector if a
| exemption would have been claimed. Total Conscientious
| objectors do not want other young men to be drafted and hurt
| and killed in their places because that is also VERY WRONG !!
| When there is a draft, Total conscientious objectors are
| initially drafted and sent to the front lines NORMALLY. Total
| conscientious objectors are shot and killed BY THE ENEMY because
| Total conscientious objectors will not fight at all !
| Total conscientious objectors oppose the military draft because
| it is wrong to require conscientious objectors to choose to
| draft and hurt and kill other young men in their places !
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PARTIAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR LISTING
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PARTIAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS DESCRIPTION
Partial Conscientious objectors are a wide variety of young men
from those who would be willing to fight in war themselves but are
opposed to requiring other young men to be drafted and required to
fight in war all the way to young men who do not believe that war
should be allowed to exist no matter how much other people might
want it !! This wide range of partial conscientious objectors ALL
AGREE THAT IT IS WRONG TO REQUIRE YOUNG MEN TO SERVE IN THE DRAFTEE
MILITARY OR PERFORM SLAVE LABOR ALTERNATIVE SERVICE AND IT IS WRONG
TO REQUIRE ANY TYPE OF CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR TO CHOOSE TO DRAFT AND
HURT AND KILL ANOTHER YOUNG AMERICAN MAN IN HIS PLACE BY CLAIMING
SELFISH PERSONAL EXEMPTION FROM THE DRAFT WITHOUT BEING ALLOWED TO
EXPRESS OPPOSITION TO THE DRAFTING OF OTHER YOUNG MEN INTO COMBAT !
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WHAT IS A TOTAL CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR ?
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ALTERNATIVES TO THE MILITARY DRAFT IN THE U.S.
Instead of having a military draft or its registration, the
U.S. Government should improve voluntary recruiting efforts.
1 ) require ALL COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID APPLICANTS to first take
and PASS the written U.S. military ASVAB test and discuss military
JOBS they ALREADY ARE QUALIFIED FOR before being allowed to apply
for financial aid. ALL high school students should be given the
option of taking the written military ASVAB test instead of ACT or
SAT to qualify for college admission !
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High school students who score high on the written military
ASVAB test shall receive military lunch ticket upgrades entitling
them to LARGER SCHOOL LUNCHES . Teachers whose classes score high on
high school ASVAB tests shall receive substantial cash bonuses!!
The modern high-tech U.S. military needs EDUCATED VOLUNTARY
RECRUITS who did well in high school instead of DUMB DRAFTEES who
got drafted because of lack of ability to seek a exemption !!
Add ROTC classes to college that are non-obligatory and do not
require uniforms so that young men who do not yet know whether they
would like the military can have a opportunity to LEARN ABOUT IT !!
Higher asvab scorers will get larger grants if they apply for
financial aid and loans will be available to 4-year veterans who
want them without parents having to use their house as collateral !!
With these IMPROVEMENTS IN THE EDUCATIONAL SYSTEM there will be
PLENTY OF EDUCATED VOLUNTEERS in the U.S. military !! Please vote to
ABOLISH SELECTIVE SERVICE REGISTRATION NOW !! Continue voting
against every incumbent politician in every election as long as men
are still required to register to be drafted into combat !!
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SECOND ANTI DRAFT LIST OF TOPICS.
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NOT ENOUGH SINGLE FAMILY HOMES IN UNITED STATES
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DRAFT WOULD GREATLY REDUCE QUALITY OF TROOPS
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VOTE TO OPPOSE COMPULSORY NATIONAL SERVICE
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Make Voluntary Military Vote Count
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DRAFT WOULD GREATLY REDUCE QUALITY OF SOLDIERS
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. If a new draft is passed, the quality of soldiers will be forced
. down because draftees seeking discharge could easily fail to meet
. high standards in the All Volunteer Military in 1987 before
. the end of the cold war when standards were high even though
. Russia was still a enemy and large numbers of soldiers were needed
. that many people who wanted to volunteer were rejected or
. discharged because of minor medical problems or failure to pass
. boot camp that was so hard that even many champions were unable to
. pass it .
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. During a draft, the U.S. military has to keep incompetent
. draftees because draftees who do not even want to be there will
. not exert the extreme effort needed to pass difficult boot camp
. There will not be enough time to give the draftees the many years
. of training that are needed to use modern high tech programmable
. smart bombs and many other weopons systems.
. Draftees NEVER re-enlist. Two years later a new group of troops
. will need to be trained from scratch. Many leaders of the All
. Volunteer U.S. military claim they do NOT want a return to the
. draft. The ALL Volunteer military presently has high quality
. recruits . Almost every present volunteer completed High school
. compared with only 80 per cent of civilian workers with high
. school diplomas. The ALL VOLUNTEER U.S. MILITARY has educated
. high quality troops when the military is only looking for a few
. good volunteers who are competing with very high standards to get
. into the military . When there is a draft, it attracts incompetent
. soldiers who will lose the war for us because they are so dumb
. they are unable to get a exemption from the front line duty.
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GOVERNMENT DOES NOT OWN YOU
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The U.S. Government does not own you. You are free to do with
your time as you wish. It is wrong for the government to compell
young men to perform civilian national service charity slave labor.
Each young man in the United States is supposed to exsist with his
own free will to decide how he wants to spend his time and effort.
Young men are not a enslavable resource that the government can
compell to serve the needy. When charity work is done it should only
be a result of VOLUNTARY EFFORTS ONLY and NOT TO FULFILL a local or
national governmental requirement . If South veitnamese need
military help or homeless Americans need someone to serve them food
they should wait for military or civilian volunteers who have
voluntarily chosen to help ON THEIR OWN without being compelled to
by the U.S. government !! Please do not lobby the U.S. government
to send slaves to help you (no matter how needy you are) because
enslavement of young American men IS WRONG and unconstitutional !!
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Homeless men have a right to lie down and sleep outdoors. Local
governments should not enslave homeless men by denying them the
human right to lie down outdoors.
Remember to VOTE TO OPPOSE COMPULSORY NATIONAL SERVICE both
civilian and military. Also vote for a ALL VOLUNTEER U.S. JURY
system. Public schools are only to require READING AND ARITHMETIC.
unecessarry physical education and charity activities should be
non required electives only. School computers are only designed for
EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY and not to register high school boys for
being drafted into combat !!
SELECTIVE SERVICE OUT OF OUR SCHOOLS NOW !!!!
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IF STILL NOT CONVINCED AVF WILL WORK
If congress is still not convinced the ALL VOLUNTEER MILITARY
will work deep COMPROMISES are available. Instead of continuing to
require young men to register to be drafted into combat, use these
deep COMPROMISES if they are necessary to AVOID A DRAFT !!
1 ) NO ONE graduates from high school or enters college without
first taking and passing the written U.S. military ASVAB test and
discussing voluntary military jobs they already qualify for with a
recruiter !!
College applicants will also need to pass a written exam on the
topic of understanding the opportunity presented by U.S. military
jobs they already qualify for based on their most recent or highest
ever written U.S. military ASVAB test scores !
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College grants are only available to veterans with 4 years of
service completed and loans require first completing 12 years of
military service in enlistment bonus specialties such as armor and
very high score on most recent ASVAB test before being allowed to
even request a loan . loans are auctioned off to best veterans
who have applied for them and who still want them.
2 ) the age for drinking alcohol or smoking or driving or marrying
for civilians is age 25. Military personnel on active duty may drink
alcohol or smoke or drive or get married if they are
at least 17 years old and pass the military driving tests.
3 ) Gasoline taxes will be increased to INCREASE MILITARY PAY
and the VA shall be required to provide home buying GRANTS to
deserving veterans and not just loans to buy single family homes !
4 ) Every publicly funded high school or college shall be required
to allow recruiters on campus and provide adequate time and space
for voluntary recruiting efforts and provide times at regular
intervals for retaking the written U.S. military ASVAB test !!
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BLOCK U.S. SELECTIVE SERVICE WEBSITE !!
Dear Internet Users:
Filter Software is already famous for preventing young children
from accidently accessing indecent sexual material on the internet.
Many people are not yet aware that it is possible to adjust filter
software to perform the even more important blocking of websites
that promote hate and war and violence . Most filter software has
a easy to get to thing called ADD URL OF ADDITIONAL SITE TO BLOCK.
Many parents who remember the draftee vietnam war wish their
children will not have to see that draftee war repeated on the
internet before the age of 18 . The U.S. military draft is wrong
because it is wrong to require conscientious objectors to choose
to draft and hurt and kill other young men to replace them by
choosing selfish personal exemptions from the draft without being
allowed to express opposition to the drafting of other young men
into armed COMBAT !
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The website http://www.sss.gov is advocating preparing for
unneeded violent warfare by requiring 18 year old males to register
to be drafted into COMBAT with online registration. Little boys far
below the age of 18 should not be subjected to that propoganda by
accident. Parents and teachers who remember the draftee Vietnam war
should go ahead and protect children from that horror by blocking
that website http://www.sss.gov from
ALL internet computers in the United States that use filter
software to protect children from inappropriate material.
When I was extremely young, my parents television set severely
frightened me with the news program that all young men are required
to fight in the draftee vietnam war at age 18 and experience being
tortured severely by the enemy. It is extremely unfair for young
children to experience the frightening online registration on the
internet. Please block that selective service registration website !
Parents who do not want their sons to be required to fight in
unneeded draftee WARS should WRITE THEIR CONGRESSPEOPLE NOW !!!!
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MORE SINGLE FAMILY HOMES ARE NEEDED IN U.S.
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One of the reasons we face too high of a probability of there
being a peacetime U.S. military DRAFT 18 years from now in the
future is there are too many third trimester ABORTIONS of healthy
baby boys because Mom does NOT have a adaquate place to live.
Families need LARGE single family HOMES in which the family owns
the PARCEL OF LAND that the home they own is built on.
Cities that are in states that want to continue recieving
federal money MUST APPROVE a much larger number of building
permits starting in 2000 to enable building single family HOUSES.
additional houses are needed so that new families will have
a place to live so they can allow sons to be born so some of
them can enlist voluntarily in the U.S. military 18 years
later instead of using a DRAFT.
New homes are needed for adults UNDER the age of 60
so some of them can ADOPT sons instead
of third trimester aborting them .
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COUNTING U.S. MILITARY VOTE
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Back in the Year 2000 election SOME OF the U.S. military ballots
were not counted because of lack of postmark and some uncountable
ballots were not counted because the voter was illiterate and
started their military carreers as illiterate draftees who are
unable to READ absentee ballot instructions.
Federal money should be spent on POSTMARK STAMPERS for military
post offices instead of on continuing the expensive selective
service online draft registration website ! Each recruit should
PASS the written U.S. military ASVAB test BEFORE ENLISTING instead
of skipping it. Each re-enlistment applicant needs to pass a test to
verify literacy such as ASVAB, and illiterate soldiers should not be
allowed to continue to re-enlist !! Everybody in the U.S. military
should be capable of READING ABSENTEE BALLOT INSTRUCTIONS !!!!
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New Draft is proposed and then debated on the internet 01.Dec.2003 15:07

Eric Matteson ericmatteson2003@hotmail.com

At the link
 http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/military/jan-june03/draft_1-08.html
is a debate about whether Charles Rangles proposed U.S. military
draft should pass.
In the debate, another congressperson who has learned
about the U.S. military believes that draftees would not have
enough training.
The Volunteer U.S. military has been doing so well because
volunteers who want to learn how to defend America effectively
with the fewest possible casulties on both sides have been training
for several re-enlistments of even more advanced training. There
is just not enough time to adaquately train draftees during their
one short term of service.
The draftees who do not even want to be there are not going to pay
attention to detail and are not going to learn how to fight the
war correctly.
In addition to that debate I would like to add that
any nation that compels it's young men to fight in war
is fighting unjustifiable wars of aggression and even
represents a threat to innocent nations as well.
Draftee wars could expand and end up taking resources
from innocent nations in addition to stealing
resources from intended target nations.
It is a resource war to steal oil from the middle east at
below market prices.
Even just considering a draft means that the war is unjustifiable and
that we could be an unacceptable threat to innocent people as well.
 ericmatteson2003november@hotmail.com

Kernal Panic 11.Dec.2003 14:35

Eric Matteson ericmatteson2003november@hotmail.com

Kernal Panic!!!!
Charles Rangles dreaded U.S. military draft bill has progressed to be assigned a
bill number of H.R. 163 and will probably be considered by the U.S. House or Representatives.
Even if President Bush opposes the draft, What will the next president do for
the draft bill proposed by Rangle (D-NY) and Hollings (D-SC) ??
Even the compulsory civilian national service required for
conscientious objectors and young men who are
ineligible to serve in the U.S. military because of
minor physical or mental disabilities is unfair
slavery and involuntary servitude in violation of
the U.S. constitution.
 http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c108:H.R.163:
Any nation or Planet that requires it's young
men to fight in combat against their will is doing
it to fight hostile wars of aggression, without a
good reason and may even be fighting an innocent
enemy. Forced military service is evidence that
the war it is being used for is unreasonable and
even represents an unacceptable threat to other
planets that may be totally innocent.
Eric Matteson  ericmatteson2003november@hotmail.com