Wednesday, September 29, 2004

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Security Mom Alert

The solution they're likely to craft
For an Army that's so understaffed
Will get a new name.
They don't want the blame,
So our leaders are dodging "The Draft."

It's a place that they don't want to venture
For the fear of severe public censure.
But the final prescription
Could bring back conscription
Cuz it's not just a job it's indenture.

"I would vote for Howdy Doody if I thought it would keep my boys home and safe."
Beverly Coco, mother of two grown sons - CBS

We're Dodging the Draft Issue
By Jonathan Alter, Newsweek, Oct 4 issue

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