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for one who never served under the last draft , has no idea , no idea whats iits like at the front o AllaN01Bear Oct 2017 #1
Our brave leader, president dotard. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #6
Any one who remembers the Viet Nam draft knows why it Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #2
I certainly hope not!!! Young people being sent off to die in old peoples/congress's war RKP5637 Oct 2017 #5
And it was done by lottery. Remember that? Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #10
Yep! n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #13
I was drafted before the lottery started. Back then, it was up to the local draft board Glorfindel Oct 2017 #16
The lottery was nerve wracking. Sorry you had to go to VN. Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #20
Four years - yikes!!! LeftInTX Oct 2017 #34
My dad was in Korea too. Irish_Dem Oct 2017 #48
but DT doesn't. He was living it up as a Richie Rich bachelor Alice11111 Oct 2017 #7
Pathetic, he thinks he doing reality tv. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #11
I guess HE is. The rest of us are just pieces of his Alice11111 Oct 2017 #15
he would have to, especially if he is talking about conflict with NK, Venezuela, Iran, Syria, etc SummerSnow Oct 2017 #3
He's at war with everyone, even the US. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #8
he wants a civil war in the U.S. SummerSnow Oct 2017 #36
Depends on what kind of mess he gets us into... Would a strike on NK prompt a China response? Hard Purveyor Oct 2017 #4
Yep, that's what has me wondering, WTF he's up to, pulling former pilots out of retirement. RKP5637 Oct 2017 #9
If he gets 3 wars going, he may have to, and this time, Alice11111 Oct 2017 #12
Yeah, your last sentence is really scary, "We know, he can't let go of a fight, even when RKP5637 Oct 2017 #19
Well, I truly do mot think anyone would be worse than DT. Alice11111 Oct 2017 #27
That would require congressional approval BainsBane Oct 2017 #14
Thanks, I updated the question. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #22
Yes, sadly, that is usually what happens with a draft, it ends up being the poor, lower-middle RKP5637 Oct 2017 #23
The more accurate question would be: Do you think Trump would sign legislation GoCubsGo Oct 2017 #17
Thanks, I updated the question. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #21
I was getting drafted in 69 so I joined for a better deal. rickford66 Oct 2017 #18
Glad to hear it worked out well for you!!! I've known a number of guys and gals that serving in RKP5637 Oct 2017 #25
I went in firmly against the draft, but had my mind changed. rickford66 Oct 2017 #35
I've always felt it incorrect that only a few percentage of Americans serve in the military. RKP5637 Oct 2017 #37
Agree rickford66 Oct 2017 #38
donald Rump has already signed executive order to draft retired pilots back into military service trueblue2007 Oct 2017 #24
He's one scary character!!! n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #26
Raging with you, but it is true. He wants the 1950s back. Alice11111 Oct 2017 #28
He's also almost got his hair in a DA. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #33
It takes an act of Congress to reinstate the draft DonViejo Oct 2017 #30
I also updated the question for the poll. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #32
He might call a draft but I think he will go further Runningdawg Oct 2017 #29
"Us vs. Them" in the US. These hero real-men types sound more like treasonists than anyone else. n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #31
Since there will be no such legislation its an academic question (or poll). former9thward Oct 2017 #39
We should always have a draft. mobeau69 Oct 2017 #40
Would a draft dodging coward named Trump start a draft? workinclasszero Oct 2017 #41
Trump, is flushing the US right down the drain! n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #43
But Jill Stein and others assured us that there was no difference between the republican party workinclasszero Oct 2017 #44
And, he's just begun! You know, I bet he secretly admires Kim, all those people RKP5637 Oct 2017 #45
The idiot seems to think America is some kind of military dictatorship workinclasszero Oct 2017 #46
More and More he's a WWII type wannabee dictator! n/t RKP5637 Oct 2017 #47
Only if there was an "except anyone named Trump" clause. Vinca Oct 2017 #42
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