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Women To Be Part of Combat

Defense secretary to announce changes today

January 24, 2013

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is lifting its ban on women serving in combat, opening hundreds of thousands of front-line positions and potentially elite commando jobs after generations of limits on......

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daWraith

Jan-25-13 5:06 PM

Goose"man" do you wear a c*ndom on your beak when you have sex?

Or does the Depends on your head do double duty?

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Thebudman

Jan-25-13 2:04 PM

"Ill take any woman in a heartbeat to help me fight in a fox hole or as my point, before Id take duhhhhhhhhhRAT/Norstradumazz anywhere near me in fire fight."

daWraith would never send you out for tampons, you my want to reconsider that, Goosy

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Thebudman

Jan-25-13 1:03 PM

Again, What difference does it make?

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daWraith

Jan-25-13 12:34 PM

---tasks---

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daWraith

Jan-25-13 12:33 PM

Women can do MANY taks in the military BETTER than men.

Dragging a 250 pound wounded comrade out of the line of fire on the battlefield is NOT one task they accel at.

This isn't GI Jane with some ultrabuff Demi Moore clone we are talking about.

Women in the military do not even have to do pull ups, I understand they just have to be able to HANG on the pull bar without falling to the ground.

Women don't have the upper body strength.

Except whgfailing's boyfriend who can bench press a MiniCooper.

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daWraith

Jan-25-13 12:25 PM

Isn't migratory bird hunting season coming to an end on 1/31?

Last chance to blow away execrementing duck and geese nuisances.

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daWraith

Jan-25-13 12:23 PM

whgfailing, like all your brighter friends, I went to college and made something of myself.

Guess if I lived in bum****k WV I and no opportutnities, the service would be a good place to be instead of becoming a yokel drunken bum.

But then when you get out, you shouldn't let your inferiority complex of your successful friends who left you behind get the better of you.

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whgfeeling

Jan-25-13 12:18 PM

wrat likes to wear flowers in his hair! lol.

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whgfeeling

Jan-25-13 12:17 PM

the same old comments from the same old tired people. it really must blow not having a life.

did my time but would rather take a female into combat then over 1/2 the cry babys sissy boys on this site.

we all know wrath wasn't man enough to be able to enlist. he is our joke. a few others as well. why don't you step aside and let people who love this country fight..those who whine about it are the ones who squat to pee lol.

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TrollSlayer

Jan-25-13 11:38 AM

Mmmmmm, giblets.

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promo61

Jan-25-13 11:30 AM

Gooseman; Bless your heart.

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boxerboy

Jan-25-13 7:36 AM

Jindal & Christie: that's the winning team for the GOP.

I could feel comfortable under that administration.

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icecream

Jan-25-13 2:24 AM

How does anyone feel about women in combat??? I personally wouldn't want to do it, even at age 21... I don't like camping, how could I like the harsh conditions of the battlefield...But that's me, then and now...

However, CHOICE is here---and any woman who chooses to join up and can prove herself physically fit in basic training, deserves the right and privileged to serve her country in combat...Just my opinion..

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walksabout

Jan-25-13 1:44 AM

somebody wants to shock the American public so they will demand no Americans be sacrificed to other countries problems. Then equal protection for males. no Americans serve. Then you have the UN corporate security force paid by all nations.

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walksabout

Jan-25-13 1:41 AM

this is good news for males. Make asure you are with a female when the fit hits the shan. A mulit million dollar rescue complete with camera team is comforting. Don't be caught in an all male ambush where the only way out is anything that works.

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walksabout

Jan-25-13 1:31 AM

gung ho. not too many firefights eh ?

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walksabout

Jan-25-13 1:25 AM

A political rehearsal to determine the future liberal voter base. It isn't mandatory as is for male service members. OK sissies, who wants to search for landmines today ? Oh, you have sick call and a hair dresser appointment. Ok, men get your mine detectors ready or be court marshalled for failure to perform duty.

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littlefox

Jan-25-13 12:11 AM

... in harms way.

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littlefox

Jan-25-13 12:10 AM

This is 100% politics. The Obama administration does everything it can to IGNORE the dismal state of the US economy, unemployment, debt, you name it. Nice job Barack, putting women innharm's way

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TrollSlayer

Jan-25-13 12:04 AM

...and only minutes later Goosepsycho is quoting Bobby Jindal. Add bipolar disorder to that Section 8 form. LOL

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TrollSlayer

Jan-25-13 12:00 AM

Goosepsycho “duhhhhhhhhhRAT/Norstradumazz... right wing extremist psycho keyboard nutcase. Id frag Norstradumazz the first time he opened his little girly mouth.”

...which explains why the LAST place on Earth Goosepsycho should be is beside American troops, in a foxhole, with weapons. SERIOUS anger management issues.

No sweat, GIs. Goosy would be an instant Section 8 for rectal cranial inversion. Wouldn’t even get inside the recruiter’s office door. LOL

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Gooseman

Jan-24-13 11:15 PM

GOP tells Nostradumazz they dont want him in their party?

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal called on the Republican Party to "stop being the stupid party" on Thursday as GOP leaders promised fundamental changes to help stave off future losses.

In the keynote address at the Republican National Committee's winter meeting, Jindal said the GOP doesn't need to change its values but "might need to change just about everything else we are doing."

"We've got to stop being the stupid party. It's time for a new Republican Party that talks like adults," he said. "We had a number of Republicans damage the brand this year with offensive and bizarre comments. I'm here to say we've had enough of that."

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Gooseman

Jan-24-13 10:52 PM

Ill take any woman in a heartbeat to help me fight in a fox hole or as my point, before Id take duhhhhhhhhhRAT/Norstradumazz anywhere near me in fire fight.

At least Id know I had a real American with me and not some right wing extremist psycho keyboard nutcase.

Id frag Norstradumazz the first time he opened his little girly mouth.

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daWraith

Jan-24-13 7:38 PM

Once again wonderwhy shows why companies can't find locals who can pass a drug test.

But keep on apostin' there, nummy, if your flying broom doesn't scare them away you subzero IQ posts WILL.

Another public service announcement from dawonderliar.

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UNCOMMONSENSE

Jan-24-13 6:30 PM

In the corps, females are allowed a much higher percent of body fat and are generally much smaller,lighter and weaker than most of their male counterparts so when you have a 200lb marine that has been shot up and you have the choice of a 6'2 200Lb male or a 5'5 110LB female to carry you to safety, I tend to side on testosterone

Females also aren't required to do pull ups, they are instead only required to hang from the bar which takes much less strength so they really don't meet the same requirements as their male counterparts

Another issue is men fighting over female recruits and sexual harassment and advances which tend to undermine discipline and moral

However, females tend to follow orders and instructions better and give you much less trouble

The only requirement I want to see now is a mandatory draft registration for all females upon turning 18 since they are now able to go to combat, that should also become law

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