Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Recruiters to Raid Resthomes?

So, now you can be up to 42 years old, be a grunt, and carry a pack. Does this suggest that we might be running a little short of people? And why are we running short of people? It's not a mystery. It's not rocket science.

It's the policies and doctrine of this administration which does not know what it is doing with our well-trained and very capable military. This is a group of misdirected, arrogant, and incompetent ideologues who do not understand our Constitution and our history and will not hesitate to waste our sons and daughters in the process, to say nothing of our veterans.

The damage they are doing internally in this country and externally with the rest of the world will take years to repair - and it needs to be repaired at the polls beginning this November. That is, assuming we could trust the polls anymore.

Oh, and by the way, we have been using a lot of people in their 40s, 50s and 60s (and older!) in Iraq. They are deploying into combat areas with their Guard or Reserve outfits routinely. For those of you familiar with our 200-year old history, you will know that we are using them wrongly also.

But that's OK. I'm sure that some bright bufoon is now thinking that there are over 25,000 rest homes and assisted living facilities in this country. What a great source of future fodder!

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