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Panetta removes military ban on women in combat, opening thousands of front line positions.
Associated Press ^ | January 23, 2013 | Staff

Posted on 01/23/2013 12:39:15 PM PST by AnAmericanAbroad

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To: dragonblustar

That would be a good way to screw things up even more.(that seems to be the plan)


51 posted on 01/23/2013 1:12:32 PM PST by EEGator
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To: napscoordinator
Max was being general about the a$$hole in the White House. Thank you for the great job you did in raising your fine daughter and your daughter who is becoming one of the finest! God Bless you and your daughter!

This also worried me when she told us. Actually I'm more worried about her being assaulted by the dykes then anything else. She's a strong kid and won't take crap so I have faith in her.

52 posted on 01/23/2013 1:13:27 PM PST by ParityErr (It's impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so ingenious.)
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To: GeronL

Same thinking as the fringe lefties who want to bring back the draft. Draft our daughters into the Army and start sending them home in body bags and every parent in America will run out and join a Code Pink protest.

Or so they think.


53 posted on 01/23/2013 1:14:03 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Looking at some of the pictures of Clinton testifying today, I’m thinking that those crazy eyes could get us some real estate.


54 posted on 01/23/2013 1:15:14 PM PST by PatriotCause (California Sucks)
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To: GeronL

http://www.humanevents.com/2012/02/14/failing-culture-puts-women-in-combat/

Let’s cut to the chase and deal with the real issue. Feminists and their spineless male supporters won’t be satisfied until women are serving in every ground combat role, including infantry and Special Forces. Why is that a bad idea, what are the consequences for our security, and why will this lead to our daughters being involuntarily drafted into combat?

First, it is a bad idea because direct ground combat is the most physically demanding task known to mankind. The average male has twice the upper body strength and a quarter more endurance than the average female which explains why men are best suited for ground combat roles. When it comes to ground combat, brawn matters and the weak don’t survive.

Recall television images of our infantry on patrol in the mountains of Afghanistan or patrolling villages in Iraq. Those troops carry a full 60-80 pound combat load for hours at a time often in extreme heat, day after day. That grueling routine is interrupted by periods of intense violence that require quick Herculean effort. Few women can perform to that standard.


55 posted on 01/23/2013 1:16:29 PM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
Okay, so an 'openly gay' military stops MALES from enlisting.. Females on front lines stops FEMALES from enlisting..

I see an effort by 0bama to willfully drive down enlistments.. Hmmm...

56 posted on 01/23/2013 1:20:59 PM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America (IMPEACH OBAMA)
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To: dead
On the bright side, it would be great to see a bunch of badass American chicks sending scores camel-effing islamatards off to the hereafter.

Tarantinoesque, with the right soundtrack.


The ever-increasing ridiculousness of the Hollywood riot-grrrl porn, shat out by the likes of Tarantino, is exactly the reason that so many clueless sheep in this country support things like women in the military. After all, those 102-pound poster girls for acute anorexia can kick the crap out of 12 'roided man-beasts without breaking a nail, so obviously only a sexist pig would be against women in combat! In real life, of course, the most badass woman alive would only stand a 50-50 chance of beating a one-armed, 15-year-old male with polio. In the age of CGI, however, reality doesn't stand a chance. However, I guarantee that reality will get the last laugh.
57 posted on 01/23/2013 1:21:48 PM PST by fr_freak
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

This will not end well.


58 posted on 01/23/2013 1:21:48 PM PST by ronnyquest (I spent 20 years in the Army fighting the enemies of freedom only to see marxism elected at home.)
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To: TurboZamboni

Foxholes will look much nicer with better interior decorators.


That already happened when they did away with DADT


59 posted on 01/23/2013 1:22:13 PM PST by maine yankee (I got my Governor at 'Marden's')
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
If the Dems nominate a female liberal in 2016 for president, the rhetoric about female body parts this summer will pale in comparison to what will transpire in that year. In addition, we will hear and see signs ridiculing male body parts in a variety of political issues. "Kick them in the..." "Cut their..." Garbage like that will be mainstream.
60 posted on 01/23/2013 1:24:03 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Obama is the "Disco Duck" president. A no-substance novelty that reached number one.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“how long before unisex boot camp?”

I went to unisex OCS in 1980. Several divorces, lots of depravity...it wasn’t even as tough as football spring trainin.


61 posted on 01/23/2013 1:25:33 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: NormsRevenge

“how long before unisex boot camp?”

I went to unisex OCS in 1980. Several divorces, lots of depravity...it wasn’t even as tough as football spring training.


62 posted on 01/23/2013 1:26:24 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Wow. I’m retired Army. Never thought I’d see THAT in my lifetime.

But, I’ve seen a whole lot of ugliness and stupidity these past five years, so whudda I know?


63 posted on 01/23/2013 1:27:38 PM PST by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Every one of the female combatants captured in the Iraq War suffered sexual abuse.


64 posted on 01/23/2013 1:28:45 PM PST by AU72
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To: apillar
...not to mention all the male soldiers more worried more about keeping the “girls” safe than fighting the enemy.

Bingo. Women and men together on the front lines means front-line romances. And then the safety of your lady becomes more important than the objective of the unit.

65 posted on 01/23/2013 1:29:21 PM PST by Leaning Right
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
An infantry squad on foot patrol will now have to tow a port-a-let wherever they go.
66 posted on 01/23/2013 1:32:53 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
You will soon see a TON of female military go AWOL or now claiming conscientious objector status.

Short story is we (NOW) wanted to b*tch, p*ss and moan about inequality but we don't want to get shot just because we successfully b*tched, p*ssed and moaned.

67 posted on 01/23/2013 1:33:01 PM PST by Cyman
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Can the draft be far behind?


68 posted on 01/23/2013 1:36:18 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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69 posted on 01/23/2013 1:37:21 PM PST by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: GeronL

True.


70 posted on 01/23/2013 1:43:05 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

That was done very carefully, after long and deliberate study that just happened to conclude a few days after inauguration./sarc


71 posted on 01/23/2013 1:43:21 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (End the occupation. Annex today.)
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To: Brad from Tennessee
Just don't shoot one while they dropping trough to pee with no security when you're playing OPFOR in BNCO school.
You'll get chewed out and threatened with a sex harassment charge.

Ask me how I know.

72 posted on 01/23/2013 1:45:59 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Their continued effort to destroy the morale of the military. First queers, now women.


73 posted on 01/23/2013 1:46:44 PM PST by crosshairs (All we are saying, is give a high cap piece a chance.)
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To: AU72

Which the media didn’t report.


74 posted on 01/23/2013 1:47:05 PM PST by fortheDeclaration (Pr 14:34 Righteousness exalteth a nation:but sin is a reproach to any people)
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To: Brownie63

I am sure the women’s lib movement is upset at this because they told us if they ran the world - there would never be any wars or need for the military.


75 posted on 01/23/2013 1:49:31 PM PST by edcoil (Manage your own lawsuit: www.jurisdictionary.com?refercode=KK0012)
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To: CodeToad
I fully expect our military to be used against us, so I see this as good news. Nothing like a bunch of screaming little girls trying to act tough.

OK. That describes the queers, but what about a female PMS'ing?
76 posted on 01/23/2013 1:50:26 PM PST by crosshairs (All we are saying, is give a high cap piece a chance.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I’ve recently read some unconfirmed reports that Obozo is firing Generals who would not agree to turning the machines of war against U.S. citizens. Perhaps this is Panetta’s way to counter Obozo? Women in combat roles would likely be less inclined to shoot at American citizens if that order is given.


77 posted on 01/23/2013 1:51:46 PM PST by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
again, with the pub bashing.....the rats do something insane and automatically we'll get the hate for the pubs...

why don't we go after the silly freepers who voted bammey in first?....and silly is a kind work for what I really think of them.....

this nightmare could have been fixed if we had just stuck together...

78 posted on 01/23/2013 1:53:16 PM PST by cherry
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

I guess that move gives new meaning to fox hole.


79 posted on 01/23/2013 1:54:40 PM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

This just in from the foxhole: “Make Love, Not War”.


80 posted on 01/23/2013 1:58:19 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (Molon Labe)
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To: ClearCase_guy

Probably for the best as we no longer have the will to fight to win.


81 posted on 01/23/2013 2:06:48 PM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: ParityErr

Best to your daughter and your family.


82 posted on 01/23/2013 2:14:50 PM PST by Gene Eric
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To: ConservativeStatement
the rhetoric about female body parts this summer will pale in comparison to what will transpire in that year

Their campaign slogan will be stolen from those commercials for that line of personal cleansing products...."Hail To The V!"


83 posted on 01/23/2013 2:15:05 PM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: dead
it would be great to see a bunch of badass American chicks sending scores camel-effing islamatards off to the hereafter.

No it wouldn't.

Apart from all the practical objections, is no one at this so-called conservative site interested in the unnatural and socially destructive program of moving to re-invent the human person as whatever's politically marketable this week? Is there no one willing to stand up for the truth that there exists a real thing called human nature, which does not change and is tampered with to our peril? Is there no one with the wit to see that the unnatural, un-conservative attempt to hammer humanity into the New Man belongs to a Marxist agenda?

84 posted on 01/23/2013 2:16:35 PM PST by Romulus
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To: maine yankee

perhaps they obama admin want female dogs who will shoot at civilians inside the usa?


85 posted on 01/23/2013 2:18:15 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: EEGator

I agree and its not fair to men. Its bad enough to get captured and be beaten up or tortured. But they shouldn’t have to watch women who are in their unit get raped literally to death. Not to mention women should not be put in that position. The whole thing is just a poor idea.


86 posted on 01/23/2013 2:20:09 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

So if there is a draft they will face equal odds of being drafted?


87 posted on 01/23/2013 2:20:23 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Soylent Green is Boomers)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
A while ago I saw a documentary which followed a platoon of male and female recruits through Marine recruit training.The narrator claimed that they were undergoing *identical* training...the women didn't have it easier in any way.After one particularly tough day of training several of the male recruits were filmed and interviewed.They all appeared,and sounded,tired...sore...and even dispirited.When filmed and interviewed after having experienced the same training exercise the women were weeping like little girls.

Women in combat? Yikes!

88 posted on 01/23/2013 2:24:07 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (Red State Secession Is The Only Answer)
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To: ClearCase_guy

LOL!


89 posted on 01/23/2013 2:32:39 PM PST by Celtic Conservative
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To: Gay State Conservative

Panetta was watching too many silly hollywood movies where a 100 lb female takes out a platoon of hulks, Godzilla, and a plethora of zombies breathing fire.


90 posted on 01/23/2013 2:33:20 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: ParityErr

Congrats. My sister use to fly jets for the Marines.

I am betting she thinks this is a bad plan but I haven’t asked her. I suggest for your sanity you avoid threads like this. The sexism, macho crap, and outright disrespect for women (mascaraing as chivalry) is all mixed up with the sensible realism. What is left is mostly a cesspool.


91 posted on 01/23/2013 2:34:57 PM PST by TalonDJ
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To: apillar

And I don’t mean to be crude but women’s monthly cycles also impede their ability to be completely effective, IMHO.


92 posted on 01/23/2013 2:36:03 PM PST by Josa
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To: AnAmericanAbroad; Lancey Howard; jazusamo; Girlene; bigheadfred; smoothsailing; wmfights; ...

This isn’t stupid; it is traitorous.


93 posted on 01/23/2013 2:36:30 PM PST by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain and Proud of It! True supporters of our troops pray for their victory!)
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To: NKP_Vet

“What Panetta says meaning nothing without congressional approval. The dykes will not win this one.”

Let them win it; if they receive preferential treatment for jobs, promotions, college seats, etc., let them die for it. I assure you none of my sons will die for their freakshow utopia; like me they’ll just get the bill.


94 posted on 01/23/2013 2:38:39 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

“It was over when they allowed gays in.”

Could you imagine being a medic in a unit with these freaks? CPR, staunching spurting wounds, etc.?


95 posted on 01/23/2013 2:41:58 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: AnAmericanAbroad
Will a female front-line soldier obey an order to fire on American citizens? Why change the rules now? Answer: this administration is planning to re-institute the military draft, to include women and use many of them on America's streets rounding up our guns. If I am correct, another question arises; will the good patriotic American men shoot an American female soldier who comes to confiscate their firearms?
96 posted on 01/23/2013 2:42:13 PM PST by drypowder
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

It’s a wonderful parting gift from Comrade Panetta. 8>)


97 posted on 01/23/2013 2:46:37 PM PST by WCH
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Recipe to Destroy US Military

1. Take one healthy US military and slice along hamstring. Trim with blunt cleaver, taking $500 Billion, sprinkle with Homosexuality. Remove War on Terror and set aside never to be used again.

2. Roast over slow flame, trimming bone and muscle as it rotates. Baste with mission to aid Muslim Brotherhood.

3. Smother Christian chaplains and Jewish rabbis, while liberally adding in paganism, Islam, and witchcraft. Add "Repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell" training to entire military, and intimidate into submission.

4. Cover with America's wives and daughters, and roast under hot broiler.

5. Trim away remaining $600 Billion using Sequestration Ax (must be blunt).

6. Serve cold on large platter.


98 posted on 01/23/2013 2:49:00 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: WCH

Step right on up, gals ... leave it all behind and getchur’ boots on — because YOU voted for this crap.

Hope you come home alive. Forget marriage or family ...our country needs you!!


99 posted on 01/23/2013 2:49:58 PM PST by LibsRJerks
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To: AnAmericanAbroad

Wonder how long it’ll take women to realize reality doesn’t care about their gender.


100 posted on 01/23/2013 2:52:03 PM PST by RWB Patriot ("My ability is a value that must be purchased and I don't recognize anyone's need as a claim on me.")
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