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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

Patriotic Chicagolander Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:05 AM
Having recently retired from DoD, and having heard the subject of female combat initiated many times by women in the military, it is my opinion that the overwhelmingly vast majority of them did/do not enlist for direct combat. Once again, the lefties pander to the few (in service or not) to override the opinion of the majority.
IddiKlu Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 11:21 AM
Oh yes, stupidity reigns totally (in Washington especially. I wonder whether it's something in the air...).

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...