[Marxism] Draft Bill Introduced to Congress - by two Democrats
M. Junaid Alam
junaidalam at msalam.net
Wed Apr 28 22:12:23 MDT 2004
I didn't even find this anywhere in the news but here's an excerpt of a
commentary in the LA Times referencing the fact. It must not have gotten
past any subcommittees yet at this point, but it's out there.
Democrats...I probably hate them more than Republicans at this point.
April 28, 2004
Conscription Is the Wrong Prescription
By Michael O'Hanlon, Michael O'Hanlon is a senior fellow at Brookings
As casualties have mounted in Iraq, and frequent call-ups of National
Guard and reserve troops have placed unusual strains on the nation's
citizen-soldiers, there has been a push to reinstate military
conscription. Rep. Charles B. Rangel (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Ernest F.
Hollings (D-S.C.) have introduced a bill that would restore the draft.
And one of Congress' most respected military veterans, Sen. Chuck Hagel
(R-Neb.), has called for a national debate on the idea.
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