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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

redneck8 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 5:49 PM
I have no problem with women in combat roles as long as they meet the same standards as men. They should have no problem....women can do anything a man can. How can they argue for different standards while claiming to be of equal abilities?
Emmet Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:44 PM
@redneck
you didn't read the article through, did you? When there is one or two women can and do meet the same standard as men, the liberals will start to demand that the standard shall be lowered or abandoned.
Emmet Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 7:44 PM
@redneck
you didn't read the article through, did you? When there is one or two women can and do meet the same standard as men, the liberals will start to demand that the standard shall be lowered or abandoned.

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...