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Here Comes the Draft

Now that President Obama has signed the repeal of DADT in spite of warnings from Marine Commandant Gen. James Amos, the geniuses at CitizensUnited.org warn that the United States might have to institute a draft to cover a depletion in forces once "4 out of 10" Marines leave the service when faced with the threat of openly gay service members.

Leaving aside anyone's feelings about DADT, what's most interesting here is that the "limited government" activists believe that universal military service would be some kind of punishment rather than an honor.

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