It may be Summer but Florida feels a draft

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"Why is Washington making sure Florida’s draft board is at capacity?The Gainesville Sun: 'What the federal government is looking for are at least 78 Floridians willing to serve on draft boards even though the nation has not had a draft for 25 years.' Hmmm. Doesn’t sound good," writes Trish. "And, the government wants you to know, you’ll need to available for extra hours in the remote chance the draft is re-enacted. Remote. Right." Commenter ltfranklin writes: "It’s pretty obvious that the Bush administration is preparing to reinstate the draft. They’re just waiting for the next major terrorist attack to justify it." (Pensito Review)

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