[Homestead] Military Recruiters
tonihawr at msn.com
Sat Oct 16 21:08:42 EDT 2004
> But when Shea-Keneally insisted on an explanation, she was in for an even bigger surprise: The recruiters cited the No Child Left Behind Act, President Bush's sweeping new education law passed earlier this year. There, buried
deep within the law's 670 pages, is a provision requiring public secondary schools to provide military recruiters not only with access to facilities, but also with contact information for every student -- or face a cutoff of all federal aid.
Well, since there's a scarcity of jobs, it's one way
to trim the work force - and high school is plenty
education for 18-year-olds - now they can go out
and learn to maim and kill. They'll be at risk, too,
of course, but what's that to a President who has
never been under fire himself, has no sons, but has
enough pull to keep his daughters home if they
don't want to go ....
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