[Homestead] Mother's Against the Draft

Melody O. melody at crecon.com
Tue Feb 15 13:10:44 EST 2005


At 12:48 PM 2/15/05 -0500, you wrote:
>Melody O. wrote:
>
>>At 07:38 PM 2/13/05 -0500, you wrote:
>>  
>>
>>>Rob wrote:
>>>
>>>    
>>>
>>>>In a message dated 2/10/2005 12:29:30 P.M. Central Standard Time,
>>>>melody at crecon.com writes:
>>>>
>>>>look:
>>>>"Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment  for
>>>>crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist  
>>>>within
>>>>the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction."
>>>>
>>>>At 2/13/2005 01:06 PM, Ray wrote:
>>>>
>>>>      
>>>>
>>>>> 
>>>>>Easily gotten around...   The penalty for any driving violation  
>>>>>convictions
>>>>>would be that of being subjected to the draft.    Thus, is no longer
>>>>>involuntary servitude, but rather the punishment for being  duly 
>>>>>convicted.   Problem
>>>>>solved!
>>>>>
>>>>>Ray
>>>>>        
>>>>>
>>>>I'm not sure how it's justified but it's kind of like jury duty, a 
>>>>responsibility.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>Rob
>>>>becidawa at hctc.com
>>>>
>>>>      
>>>>
>>>tvoivozhd---my opinion exactly.   I despise people that run away from 
>>>responsibility, military or social. 
>>>    
>>>
>>
>>As far as I am concerned, unless our country is at stake, it isn't our war.
>>  
>>
>
>tvoivozhd---it IS our war, and the country IS at stake---of all the 
>stupid mistakes that politicians can make,  the most stupid is cut and 
>run  Cutting and running in Somalia instead of killing
>Mohammed Aidid and  every damned one of his tribal supporters convinced 
>the Middle East that the U.S. was a paper tiger with no staying power 
>whatever even against a weak opponent---a bloody nose
>and we would run in panic.  Somalia is why Saddam played games with us 
>from 1990 to 2003, and daily tried to shoot down our pilots since  
>1992.  I shudder to think what
>would happen if we did the cut and run in Iraq---are you so delusionary 
>that you think your kids could avoid military service in the bigger and 
>better wars that would trigger?
>
>>Occupying Iraq isn't what I would call my sons' responsibility.
>>
>>Best wishes,
>>Melody
>>  
>>
>
>tvoivozhd---a really specious remark---slam around a straw man when 
>there isn't the slightest chance of that happening. 

Would you like to explain what you are meaning?  Because I have no idea.

Best wishes,
Melody



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