Re: Starship Troopers

Damien Broderick (
Thu, 25 Sep 1997 13:16:18 +0000

At 09:40 PM 9/24/97 -0400, Mikey wrote:

>In the "present day" of the story, its also explained that a "vet" is
>anyone who has been in government service, so its apparently grown to
>the point where its not quite government by bureaucracy.

The best Heinlein site I know is James Gifford's, at

where you can read James' excellent essay on Starship Troopers and
citizenship (based on a detailed reading of the text).

Damien Broderick