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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

Hannah9 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 12:28 PM
I can only imagine how the jihadis will react to women in combat. Watch them go from throwing down guns and begging for mercy to fighting to the death, and taking some of our troops with them, rather than surrender to a bunch of women. Oh, and how do you think they will treat women prisoners?
traitorbill Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:27 PM
The American virgin will get 72 Arab men.
curmudgeon10 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 5:03 PM
seems fair to me. but will she stay a virgin? oh, thats right. they are muslims. they will be servicing their goats. lol.
curmudgeon10 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 12:57 PM
they will send a letter to obama asking for more female soldiers. much better sex slaves than their own mutilated women. europe imports muslims and stands by while muslims gang rape their women. in more enlightened america, we send our women to them. nice idea, liberals. anything for our muslim friends.

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...