Draft? Badnarik, Kerry, Bush and others?

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    The GOP has veered away from the main body of the Republican base as well. Look at spending, guns :2guns:, health care, education, etc...

    The Democrats on the otherhand are ignoring the strong anti-war movement in the democratic party by electing a war hero/send more troops john kerry.

    Watch the convention in NYC critically. Other than the war on terror, Bush and fellow conservatives will either talk about big government programs they support, or they will talk about decreasing the size of government (which they never do).

    When it is all over, ask yourself if this is really the party for you.
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    TRAVIS! Dude, you make some really good posts, but man, give it a rest. It is a given that anytime I see your nic in a thread, you will take that thread to the libertarian/badnarik theme; and it dosen't seem to matter much what the thread is about.

    Is there anything in life or any opinion you have that does not involve these two topics?
     
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    Do you honestly believe John Kerry has any intention of doing anything short of fleeing Iraq?
     
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    I'll second that, Tphal you have started many threads that envolve Badnarik as the topic, fine, but quite highjacking other threads to steer them toward this topic.
     
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    yeah, I honestly beleive that he will send more troops and possibly institute a draft.

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    There are many other threads when I have not done so either. It may be you just notice the ones where I do more often or perceive me to be doing so when I am not (as is the case here).

    I have not seen you critise other people for doing the same thing regarding Kerry and the democrats or Bush and the republicans, yet I think just about everyone on this list mentions their favorite candidate/party the same ammount of time as I do.

    As for this particular, if you read my post carefully, you will note that I do not mention the libertarian party or Badnarik. Everyone else was discussing the upcoming GOP convention, that is what I was discussing as well.

    IN conclusion, if you do not like my post, ignore it. I ignore whole threads that bore me all the time. It is much more productive than critisizing peoples posts that bore me.

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    I have not hijacked the thread. I posted on the same topic everyone else is posting on (the upcoming GOP convention). I am doing nothing different than anyone else. I am not breaking rules. If you find my posts interesting, just ignore them. I will not be offended.
     
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    There is no reason to re-institute the draft. The military has more recruits than it can handle right now, and by conscripting apathetic or unwilling young men and women in to the military will destroy morale, and professionalism of our armed forces.

    I am anxiously awaiting the GOP convention, and I will watch it open to close in Hi DEF....should be pretty interesting. Critical eyes are always on politicians. The Dems have not persuaded me to vote for them, yet, and I have yet to determine if Bush/Cheny can get me to pull the trigger for them.

    Watch and wait.

    BTW....Arnold has done a pretty good job in CA from everything I have heard (family is on West Coast). Political bickering is the status quo out there with the radical Bay area types that would vote to secede if given the opportunity.
     
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    Of course there is no good reason and it is a bad idea. Nonetheless both the R's and D's are looking at doing it after the election. here is a thread with some articles on the subject...

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10060&highlight=draft+democrats
     
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    Thanks for the link....but this still does not clearly state a position by either the DNC or the GOP and support the idea of re-instituting the drat.

    Sure, the Selective Service has contingecy plans for this, but there are also contingency plans to invade Canada, as well. Both are plans that are real, but neither are plausible. nor necessay for any reason.

    The claims of re-instituting the draft is nothing more than fear mongering, or an attempt to insight an uneducated constituency to vote out of fear, in my opinion.
     

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