all able-bodied children & grandchildren of members of congress who vote for war should go to war

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    A draft should be mandatory any time we go to war .

    We wouldn’t still be in Afghan 18 years later if there was a draft .

    It’s a check n balance .
     
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    The conclusion to this train of thought is military service as a requirement of citizenship.
     
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    Well, of course.......why should those voting for war be held responsible? Why should they have their loved ones risk their lives. Of course.
     
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    What if it is a small war? One that is over before the wave of conscripts can even finish training?
     
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    Vietnam lasted roughly 20 years with a draft
     
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    20 years? :71:
     
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    Redundant moron
     
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    Still . Even if it’s a small draft, it will make lawmakers think twice about unjust wars .
     
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    US bailed before that . And the public pressure because of the draft really helped get us out.
     

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