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Women Serving in Combat Positions Is a Batty Idea

Michelle194 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:49 AM
I'm a vet and a women - if they keep the same standards by all means let women perform any job in the military. DO NOT lower any standards for any job for any reason. Equal opportunity for all but all must do the same job in the same way.
25800 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:18 AM
But your way isn't the politically correct, panneta must have watched GI Jane before he made the statement the other day not knowing that GI Jane was fiction like 0 dark 30 ! I think this administration care more about pandering to its base than to National Security, so this fits right into the obama doctrine of taking the USA from a World Power.
Georgetwin-In-Pa Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:52 AM
You are preaching to the choir.
alphonsejones Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:04 AM
the skill sets required for the military are world's apart from those needed to survive in other jobs , where just showing up is hopw many go through life

but then in the business world killing means stabbing a rival in the back, while the military requires firing a gun against the enemy

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...