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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

gatorbait Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 8:04 AM
I say put them all on the front line,,,,, they already know how to kill,, what is it 55 million dead babies since Roe V Wade i recall the First Gulf war and women wantin to be on the front lines,,,,only problem it wasnt the women in the military makin those statements but the FEMINIST not in the military,,, OUTCOME,,,, WOMEN GETTIN PREGNANT AS FAST AS THEY CAN,,, PREGNANT WOMEN CANNOT SERVE ON THE FRONT LINES,, AND THATS THE BOTTOM LINE NEXT
gingko Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:28 PM
yep, gatorbait. same thing happened in my rigger unit at Log base Bravo (KKMC). when the females found out they would get shipped home for pregnancy many were willingly having 'guests' visit them at night in their tents. we had a nickname for the GP large many of them were housed in. guess what it was. we lost about 6 female soldiers in about a month that left the males having to pull their load. had many others who were excused from some duties due to 'female' conditions.....and we couldn't complain about it, just had to suck it up & drive on.

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...