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Why Every Responsible American Should Turn Their Daughter into a Man

digdigby Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 9:16 AM
You certainly are a 'gallant' fool. Everything comes down to the utilitarian considerations (and even there it is a moot point with other military men). Women are sacred and special in our civilization. But then you obviously wouldn't know anything about that because you were not TAUGHT anything about that. I
Greg417 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 9:26 AM
I was taught to respect people (men and women) for their contributions to society, their self-reliance, and their responsibility to their families. Because a women is allowed to choose a path that you may not want for your daughters/mothers/sisters doesn't make her less of a person. Luddites like you are the reason Conservatives are viewed so poorly currently.

Raising a daughter is tricky enough.  Last week, the job of all American parents became much more complicated.  Not only do parents of daughters have to worry about dates to the dance, mean girls on the playground, or making sure their daughters have good academic discipline but now parents also have to worry about the idea that if there ever is a national draft again, their daughter might just have the opportunity to sit in a foxhole, wet, cold and muddy, gripping the steel of an M-4 in her chapped hands, waiting to kill or be killed.