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When Women Fight, Civilization Loses

Blowtorch of Reason Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 5:10 PM
Do you know how you stop women from being in combat roles? It is really simple. Don't go to war. Bring the troops home, stop the mindless wars and there won't be any troops in combat roles, male or female.
Maire Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 10:38 AM
Mindless wars: Does September 11, 2001 ring a bell, Dummy?

And so it came, the coup de grace. The final "barrier" to "opportunities" for women in combat is no more. With a stroke of their pens, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin E. Dempsey decreed that no battlefield mission or military role is off-limits to the female sex. The defense secretary and the general thus liberated mothers, daughters, sisters and wives to kill and be killed in the infantry, commando raids, even in Obama administration "overseas contingency operations." In so doing, they also slashed away at that last institutional protection for the space that separates men...