I Feel a Draft in Here
In a new report by the Center for National Policy, recommendations are laid out with mandatory national service as the key issue. Evidently, seven years of war have begun to strain the all-volunteer army. Also, it seems like the idea of going to war has made it harder to recruit. Who would have known?
The report suggests creating a mandatory national service program which would give young Americans the “choice” of joining the army as opposed to some other form of service. President-elect Obama has already proposed such an idea, yet he was forced to label it a voluntary service program so as to not lose votes. This begs the question, “Is this the new draft?” Obama should think about the evil he would unleash unto America by stating that our government own its citizens and can dispose of them at will. Would it not be one of America’s great ironies if the first black president violated the 13th Amendment?
“Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States”
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