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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

Angel56 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 8:18 AM
Google the history of U.S. women nurses in combat. You might be surprised what comes up... very surprised!!!
berettasskeeter Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 9:04 AM
Naturally, you can cite the many, many, instances of nurses humping a 100-150 pound pack into combat?!
Semper fi
gatorbait Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 8:26 AM
angel56

Yes we have had women in combat but a Nurse is way Different,, its their job to service the woundeed,, not their job to kill someone,,,,,,you dont go to a nurse for her to KILL YOU, do you

hope not
Roy323 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 6:05 PM
gator-where u been, Man? Good to see you back!

The first line of attack in political battles is language. Getting people to phrase things your way is the first step to getting them to think your way.

In the foggy mess of the debate over women in combat, you will see media references to a “ban” being “lifted.”

Bans are bad. Lifting bans is good. Therein lies the bias strangling this issue in the dominant media culture.

Am I “banned” from the women’s restrooms at work? No, I’m just not supposed to be in there, so that word doesn’t come up. The...