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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

FairnessMan Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:06 AM
Let's go all the way liberal morons. How about we staff a whole army division and have the entire crew of a nuclear sub and an aircraft carrier, including all pilots be female. Damn, that would be interesting
Ron781 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 12:28 PM
The sub I think they could handle. It’s the down and dirty hand to hand fighting that would eliminate them as front line soldiers. There is a book out on the Marine Battle of Peleliu;

Sledge, Eugene B. (1990). With the Old Breed: At Peleliu And Okinawa. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0195067142.

Read this front line description and then have a woman of your choice read it and then ask if she would perform these acts of courage.

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...