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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

Milt37 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 4:31 PM
Michael, Idiotic post. No one would argue that a capable man of any race would make a good soldier. It was the stupid Progressive President Woodrow Wilson who first pushed for intense segregation in the military. FDR was an even more racist POS. At any rate, your argument is a straw man, at best. So please shut up!

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...