Re: Subject: Re: Jail costs: (was) Didn't need no welfare state(Was: Re: new...

Date: Sun Apr 23 2000 - 20:01:08 MDT

In a message dated 4/23/00 8:27:34 PM Central Daylight Time, writes:

> He goes into it later in the post. I personally can't dissagree witht
> the logic either, even though I'm libertarian, I'm a libertarian of very
> Spartan sentiments. A man who has nothing worth dying for has nothing
> worth living for, IMNSHO. People who refuse to enlist or be drafted
> ought to be stripped of citizenship, as far as I am concerned. If you
> are contientious objector, thats fine, you can serve in the medical
> corps or some other non-combat role. I would prefer people that are that
> honest about their opinions than those who are a) cowards, b) too stupid
> to understand that the best place to hide from a war is often in the
> military. You are much more likely to be killed or injured if you are a
> draftee than if you join up. When you join up voluntarily you have some
> control over what you actually wind up doing, which can minimize your
> risk as much as you care. explain the viet nam war (into which I was forcibly associated) in
relation to the above sentiments..


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