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1/24/2013 2:55:36 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
This seems like a landmark day in female rights and feminism,what are your opinions?
http://www.foxnews.com...

I would also like to know what your opinions are on including women in selective service enrollment now that they are allowed in combat positions.
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1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM
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Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.
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1/24/2013 3:03:43 PM
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At 1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM, Contra wrote:
Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.

North Korea gets ROFL stomped. They still have a WWII-equivalent military.
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1/24/2013 3:05:07 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/24/2013 3:03:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM, Contra wrote:
Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.

North Korea gets ROFL stomped. They still have a WWII-equivalent military.

Plus the nukes and missiles capable of hitting San Fran
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1/24/2013 3:06:02 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:05:07 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:03:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM, Contra wrote:
Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.

North Korea gets ROFL stomped. They still have a WWII-equivalent military.

Plus the nukes and missiles capable of hitting San Fran

Then mutual-destruction. I don't think their that dumb though TBH.
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1/24/2013 3:07:03 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:06:02 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:05:07 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:03:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM, Contra wrote:
Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.

North Korea gets ROFL stomped. They still have a WWII-equivalent military.

Plus the nukes and missiles capable of hitting San Fran

Then mutual-destruction. I don't think their that dumb though TBH.

Thats if those idiots get lucky and the bomb isn't a dud.
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1/24/2013 3:08:33 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/24/2013 3:07:03 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:06:02 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:05:07 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:03:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM, Contra wrote:
Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.

North Korea gets ROFL stomped. They still have a WWII-equivalent military.

Plus the nukes and missiles capable of hitting San Fran

Then mutual-destruction. I don't think their that dumb though TBH.

Thats if those idiots get lucky and the bomb isn't a dud.

Still would you risk it? We play nice with terrorist harboring Pakistan and there's no way their nukes are much better.
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1/24/2013 3:09:43 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:07:03 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:06:02 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:05:07 PM, lewis20 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:03:43 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 2:59:36 PM, Contra wrote:
Good policy change. As long as selection is based on ability.

More troops should be useful when America and North Korea face off in the future.

North Korea gets ROFL stomped. They still have a WWII-equivalent military.

Plus the nukes and missiles capable of hitting San Fran

Then mutual-destruction. I don't think their that dumb though TBH.

Thats if those idiots get lucky and the bomb isn't a dud.

Lol, and that. Plus, if they can only hit San Francisco......I mean, we would still win I guess.

Plus, I'm wondering if we have the capability to shoot NK missiles out of he air. I can imagine more advanced ones we can't, but NK ones can't be all that fast.....
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1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.
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1/24/2013 3:10:17 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.

Are you serious?
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1/24/2013 3:10:40 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.

How are they destroying the family exactly? With equal rights?
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1/24/2013 3:12:16 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:11:02 PM, Wnope wrote:
Am I the only one whose first thought was:


WE NEED MICHELE RODRIGUEZ IN AFGHANISTAN!

I actually thought Meagan Fox. Get those Taliban fighting for us.
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1/24/2013 3:13:23 PM
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We just need to stomp out chivalry now, I refuse to open doors and pay the bill any more.
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1/24/2013 3:14:39 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/24/2013 3:12:16 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:11:02 PM, Wnope wrote:
Am I the only one whose first thought was:


WE NEED MICHELE RODRIGUEZ IN AFGHANISTAN!

I actually thought Meagan Fox. Get those Taliban fighting for us.

I was thinking Dianne Feinstein
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1/24/2013 3:14:51 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:13:23 PM, lewis20 wrote:
We just need to stomp out chivalry now, I refuse to open doors and pay the bill any more.

.....Can we reverse it now? I mean, suing RP logic, woman own for for all those years of my ancestors picking up the tab, opening doors, going to war.

We can call it yrlavihc.
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1/24/2013 3:16:53 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:14:51 PM, OberHerr wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:13:23 PM, lewis20 wrote:
We just need to stomp out chivalry now, I refuse to open doors and pay the bill any more.

.....Can we reverse it now? I mean, suing RP logic, woman own for for all those years of my ancestors picking up the tab, opening doors, going to war.

We can call it yrlavihc.

That's right, some affirmative action chivalry.
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1/24/2013 3:22:53 PM
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I'm a fan of this change. I wish similar progress and media attention would be spent on the rape and assault numbers in the military, which is both outrageous and under-reported.
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1/24/2013 3:36:20 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:10:40 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.

How are they destroying the family exactly? With equal rights?

Equal rights? Right to what, die? Right to be a pawn in the global war chessboard?

I don't remember seeing those rights in the Constitution.

They were behind creating all the single mother families in the poor black communities, now they're trying to take all the mothers out of the household. They were behind the insurgence of the gay pride movement. They are promoting promiscuity, non-relationships, no mom/dad/kids. They're trying to masculate women by saying all women can be soldiers. They're trying to pump men with estrogen and infertility in BPA bottles.

Now kids will be motherless and fatherless and the state can step in and be everyone's parents.

It's a long gradual process.
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1/24/2013 3:38:00 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:36:20 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:10:40 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.

How are they destroying the family exactly? With equal rights?

Equal rights? Right to what, die? Right to be a pawn in the global war chessboard?

I don't remember seeing those rights in the Constitution.

They were behind creating all the single mother families in the poor black communities, now they're trying to take all the mothers out of the household. They were behind the insurgence of the gay pride movement. They are promoting promiscuity, non-relationships, no mom/dad/kids. They're trying to masculate women by saying all women can be soldiers. They're trying to pump men with estrogen and infertility in BPA bottles.

Now kids will be motherless and fatherless and the state can step in and be everyone's parents.

It's a long gradual process.

Can you source this?
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1/24/2013 3:59:25 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:22:53 PM, Maikuru wrote:
I'm a fan of this change. I wish similar progress and media attention would be spent on the rape and assault numbers in the military, which is both outrageous and under-reported.

23,000 sexual assaults in the US military last year. Female soldiers are actually more likely to be attacked by a fellow soldier than a member of the Taliban in Afganistan/Iraq. It's horrific.
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1/24/2013 4:02:20 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:36:20 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:10:40 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.

How are they destroying the family exactly? With equal rights?

Equal rights? Right to what, die? Right to be a pawn in the global war chessboard?

I don't remember seeing those rights in the Constitution.

They were behind creating all the single mother families in the poor black communities, now they're trying to take all the mothers out of the household. They were behind the insurgence of the gay pride movement. They are promoting promiscuity, non-relationships, no mom/dad/kids. They're trying to masculate women by saying all women can be soldiers. They're trying to pump men with estrogen and infertility in BPA bottles.

Now kids will be motherless and fatherless and the state can step in and be everyone's parents.

It's a long gradual process.

Occasionally you go off the deep end, Geo. This is one of those times.
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1/24/2013 4:04:10 PM
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At 1/24/2013 4:02:20 PM, Kinesis wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:36:20 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:10:40 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:09:54 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
They are trying to destroy the family and promote universal service.

How are they destroying the family exactly? With equal rights?

Equal rights? Right to what, die? Right to be a pawn in the global war chessboard?

I don't remember seeing those rights in the Constitution.

They were behind creating all the single mother families in the poor black communities, now they're trying to take all the mothers out of the household. They were behind the insurgence of the gay pride movement. They are promoting promiscuity, non-relationships, no mom/dad/kids. They're trying to masculate women by saying all women can be soldiers. They're trying to pump men with estrogen and infertility in BPA bottles.

Now kids will be motherless and fatherless and the state can step in and be everyone's parents.

It's a long gradual process.

Occasionally you go off the deep end, Geo. This is one of those times.

Understatement.
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1/24/2013 4:23:16 PM
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At 1/24/2013 3:38:00 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
Can you source this?

Former Head of the Department of Education admits it.
http://www.amazon.com...

Watch the video. And don't just say "that video is not evidence." He cites his sources in the video and breaks it down.
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1/24/2013 4:25:48 PM
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Terrible choice.

It ignores the biological imperative of every man to feel naturally protective of women. It's distracting and ultimately dangerous to the whole unit.

Additionally, PTSD is already f*cking awful. The last thing our servicemember need now is the trauma of watching a young woman get sawed in half by an AK47.

Say what you want...it's hits harder to regain unit morale when it's a woman that you watch die brutally.

Ignoring intrinsic biology for the sake of "freedom" is naive. Some freedoms are not worth the price.
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1/24/2013 4:27:35 PM
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"Bisphenol-A (BPA), known as the "gender bending" chemical because of its connection to male impotence, has now been shown to decrease sperm mobility and quality.
The findings are likely to increase pressure on governments around the world to follow Canada and ban the substance from our shelves.

BPA is used widely to make plastic harder and watertight tin cans.
It is found in most food and drink cans " including tins of infant formula milk " plastic food containers, and the casings of mobile phones, and other electronic goods."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk...

Oh wait, I have no evidence. The London Telegraph is a conspiracy site, no credibility.
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1/24/2013 4:28:34 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/24/2013 3:59:25 PM, Kinesis wrote:
At 1/24/2013 3:22:53 PM, Maikuru wrote:
I'm a fan of this change. I wish similar progress and media attention would be spent on the rape and assault numbers in the military, which is both outrageous and under-reported.

23,000 sexual assaults in the US military last year. Female soldiers are actually more likely to be attacked by a fellow soldier than a member of the Taliban in Afganistan/Iraq. It's horrific.

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If you are civil with me, I will be civil to you. If you decide to bring unreasonable animosity to bear in a reasonable discussion, then what would you expect other than to get flustered?
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1/24/2013 4:30:42 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/24/2013 2:55:36 PM, tmar19652 wrote:
This seems like a landmark day in female rights and feminism,what are your opinions?
http://www.foxnews.com...

I would also like to know what your opinions are on including women in selective service enrollment now that they are allowed in combat positions.

I'd give it more time. If enacted, preference would still be on men, make it gradual, see what works and what doesn't work. Learn from this event.
At 8/9/2013 9:41:24 AM, wrichcirw wrote:
If you are civil with me, I will be civil to you. If you decide to bring unreasonable animosity to bear in a reasonable discussion, then what would you expect other than to get flustered?
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1/24/2013 4:58:17 PM
Posted: 3 years ago
At 1/24/2013 4:27:35 PM, GeoLaureate8 wrote:
"Bisphenol-A (BPA), known as the "gender bending" chemical because of its connection to male impotence, has now been shown to decrease sperm mobility and quality.
The findings are likely to increase pressure on governments around the world to follow Canada and ban the substance from our shelves.

BPA is used widely to make plastic harder and watertight tin cans.
It is found in most food and drink cans " including tins of infant formula milk " plastic food containers, and the casings of mobile phones, and other electronic goods."

http://www.telegraph.co.uk...

Oh wait, I have no evidence. The London Telegraph is a conspiracy site, no credibility.

Didn't "they" also ban BPA bottles in the US, starting in 2015?
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