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Forbidden Advice for Plain Jane in Combat

LonePine Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 1:01 PM
Equality Forever ! I happen to think it would be the essence of Progressiveness that the USA stand down All wings of the Armed Forces untill All the other armies in All the other nations of the world have the chance and opportunity,(Heck, we can probably spend a trillion or two in Foreign Aid doing it) for the other nations to balance Their "Gender Gaps" ! I'm Sure our enemies would be Inspired by our example, and maybe even have one of those "Consiousness Raising" events that the crowd that doesn't like modern weapons in the hands of civilians had !

American women have been cleared for combat, but the generals at the Pentagon only think they are the very model of the modern major general.

Women have been locked in combat since Adam and Eve were thrown out of the Garden of Eden. Men and women have been fighting the unending war between the sexes since, giving no quarter, but happily taking each other prisoner. It's a war nobody can win, as Henry Kissinger observed, because there's too much fraternizing with the enemy.

But when a helpful Amazonian warrior tries to shorten the odds for her side, someone invariably makes a...