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Military and Society Threatened by Women in Combat

Wolfgang6 Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:54 PM
Its been present for a long time. how much was publicized about that female Navy fighter pilot who kept flunking the tests until they lowered the requirements far down enough so that she could pass. Take a look at the watered physical training test requirements for women in the Army because they can't pass a man's PT test.
RVN70USMC Wrote: Jan 25, 2013 1:57 PM
Now, in all fairness I once saw a sweet little petite thing bring a very large man to his knees...but, she was on her knees first!

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...