Would you choose a career to try to defend the country?

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  1. MilkyDischarge

    MilkyDischarge Se suelto el diablo Gold

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    if you were going to graduate soon, would you choose a career to try to defend the country- military, fbi, cia, first responders?
    @dawg 's article on France is scary as hell, and I was so frustrated reading about more beautiful and historic Syrian architecture being blown to shit by Isis yesterday.
    It's only people in those jobs who are going to save our asses. Would you do it if you were younger?
     
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    Stinkfist Well-Known Member

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    I joined the military out of high school.

    Would do it again.
     
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    i support the soldiers 110% but no fucking way am i making myself a target.

    I would rather sit in a bunker underground and write code to make some middle eastern nuke facility turn into silly putty


    and maybe, i already did...
     
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    I almost did, year after I graduated. When the war was breakn out, mann... I was somewhat signed up.. went on a 'retreat' one weekend with them; We hiked around and they screamed at us.

    But I never actually joined. Became a pothead instead. And a xanny head.



    ..So yes, I would choose to defend the land. But then I'd nonchalantly disregard the commitment I made, and back out.
     
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  5. SouthernListen

    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    War is one thing. What they've been doing since the "cessation of major hostilities" in 2003 is quite another.

    Standing on street corners in shitholes serving as cannon fodder is not defending much.
     
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    100 yrs ago, sure, I guess.... Now, fuck no
     
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    I'm afraid we are almost at the point where we all will be 1st responders and defenders of our way of life. Man, woman and child alike.
    9-11 part 2 is only a matter of when, not if.

    One if by land, Two if by sea, Three if by camel.
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    No.
    I'm old and morally bankrupt.

    Much respect for those who serve in America's armed forces, though.
    If only our elected officials would take care of them & their families post-confict(s).
     
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    You sure about that?

     
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    Absolutely not. When I was younger- yes. My nephew expressed interest in joining. I'm encouraging him not to. As long as White males remain society's punching bags I say leave the country's defense to women and minorities.
     
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    I doubt I'd be any good at it; I'd probably be a hindrance more than anything else. Sgt. Hartman would have a field-day with me ....

    [​IMG]
     
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    Yes.

    Military service helps get you in the FDNY.

    FDNY helps get you any woman you want.
     
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    I always figured if I did join, I'd go in the Navy. See the world. Although I hear Air Force is good, too. :dontknow:
     
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    Defend it from WHAT? Paper tigers abound?

    The military and its for-profit defense industry alter ego is nothing more than a jobs program. And I tend to get better jobs doing anything else.
     
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    I wouldn't have minded being a "spook" at the CIA (still wouldn't now). But I didn't go to an Ivy League college, so that's pretty much out...

    Sometimes I wish I would've done a short stint in the US Army, like my dad, uncle, and grandpa did, but my dad discouraged me - he got drafted right out of college and missed the Korean War by the skin of his teeth.

    I remember when I was in high school, after I did well in French, I used to think about running off to France to join the French Foreign Legion. I wonder how much my life would've been different had I done that. I'm sure I would've come home and NOT taken them up on French citizenship, but who knows - maybe I'd have wound up dead or maimed from some firefight with rebels in Djibouti...
     
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    Id like a job in FBI or CIA , something that mostly protects our borders and keeps us safe. I have nothing against people wanting to be soliders and going over and geting killed by sand niggas, but that is their perogative
     
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    Only if the military is involved in deporting by force all the muslims and blacks.
    Other than that, what's the fucking point? Doing airstrikes on a bunch of goat fuckers?
     
  18. PI Nate

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    Wasn't in the military, but I was a first responder. Tough work, but I would do it again.
     
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    You have more chance of being shot by a right wing gun nut than being attacked by ISIS. Don't sweat it.
     
  20. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    You pretend that ISIS is a fluke and not the future.

    Europe is currently being flooded with Muslims. Absolutely FLOODED. I'm talking about today, not someday.

    Islam is not congruent with any other culture. It must dominate.
     
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