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Women Serving in Combat Positions Is a Batty Idea

Gilchrist Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 3:55 PM
So? What does this prove? That all women should be barred from combat billets on the basis of gender or that only 30% should be accepted? As for the gender norming complaints running thru these threads, the military has historically reduced it physical requirements for males whenever it began to run short of bodies. Which would you rather have beside you, a male drafted with reduced requirements, or a female who wanted to fight?

Last Thursday Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and other U.S. military leaders lifted the ban on women serving in combat positions. I, for one, think this is a great idea and have a few modest proposals, if the brass inside the beltway is open to suggestions, on how they should deploy the dames (and whom they should deploy).

First off, if you truly want to eviscerate the enemy—namely Muslims—then I propose sending the most nerve grating and foul women Hollywood has to offer straight into hot zones as our forward armies. I’m a thinkin’ starting off with Roseanne Barr, Joy...