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Maybe the Army should allow once AWOL presidents to serve

Posted by schroeder915 on September 19, 2006

One of these days, I’m going to write a post including all of the interesting searches that led people to PGR.

Here’s a troubling recent search: How do they determine who gets called up with inactive ready reserve.

And coincidentally, this Reuters story on the Yahoo home page: U.S. general sees no Iraq troop cut before mid-2007.

Army Gen. John Abizaid, who as head of U.S. Central Command oversees the war, said the United States might even increase the size of its force from the current 147,000, the highest since January. He also did not rule out holding in place U.S. units scheduled to leave Iraq in coming months.

His comments, the most pessimistic to date on a U.S. drawdown, come amid unabated sectarian violence in Baghdad between Sunni and Shi’ite Muslims that has elevated concerns over civil war 3-1/2 years after a U.S.-led invasion.

Since the military services are so short on recruits that they’re now sending soldiers back into Iraq for their third tours of duty, and they’re allowing people over 40 to sign up, maybe it’s time to allow Bush to make up that time he lost while he was supposed to be guarding the Texas border from the Mexicans and the Vietcong.

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2 Responses to “Maybe the Army should allow once AWOL presidents to serve”

  1. Causal said

    Impeach Bush yourself! No Joke.
    This is much more than just a petition.

    There’s a little known and rarely used clause of the “Jefferson Manual” in the rules for the House of Representatives which sets forth the various ways in which a president can be impeached. Only the House Judiciary Committee puts together the Articles of Impeachment, but before that happens, someone has to initiate the process.

    That’s where we come in. In addition to the State-by-State method, one of the ways to get impeachment going is for individual citizens like you and me to submit a memorial. ImpeachforPeace.org, part of the movement to impeach the president, has created a new memorial based on one which was successful in impeaching a federal official in the past. You can find it on their website as a PDF.

    STOP WAITING FOR YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS TO ACT FOR YOU.

    You can initiate the impeachment process yourself by downloading the memorial, filling in the relevant information in the blanks (your name, state, etc.), and sending it in.

    http://ImpeachForPeace.org/ImpeachNow.html

    More information on the precedent for submitting an impeachment
    memorial, and the House Rules on this procedure, can also be found at
    the above address.

    If you have any doubts that Bush has committed crimes warranting
    impeachment, read this page: http://ImpeachForPeace.org/evidence/

    If you’re concerned that impeachment might not be the best strategy
    at this point, read the bottom of this page: http://ImpeachForPeace.org

    “I just want you to know that, when we talk about war, we’re really talking about peace.”
    Bush, June 18, 2002

    “War is Peace.”
    Big Brother in George Orwell’s 1984

  2. Schroeder said

    Knowledge is power. I had no idea. Thanks for taking time to inform.

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