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draft

Draft is a really interesting word. As in:

rough.

As in:

cold wind down the hallway.

I think Evie is right.

A draft might wake more people up.

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Tom said…
Hey Marcus...this is a pretty shocking post you got up here. But it sparked my little political memory here. The other night watching the debates I heard somebody say something about the draft. After combing over the transcript posted on line by NyTimes, this is what I came up with:



Mr. Lehrer Mr. President, two minutes.

Mr. Bush Thank you very much tonight, Jim. Thank you, senator. If America shows uncertainly or weakness in this decade, the world will drift toward tragedy. That's not going to happen so long as I'm your president. In the next four years, we will continue to strengthen our homeland defenses, we will strengthen our intelligence gathering services, we will reform our military - military will be an all-volunteer army. We will continue to stay on the offense. We will fight the terrorists around the world so we do not have to face them here at home. We'll continue to build our alliances. I'll never turn over America's national security needs to leaders of other countries as we continue to build those alliances.


So are we simply being fed what we want to hear or is Bush actually saying that he will not allow a draft to pass? Any way we could hold anybody to that?

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