The Lady-Draft May Be In Our Future

We're not sure if the title of the Associated Press's report on whether women will be drafted now that they'll be fighting on the front lines — "Listen Up Ladies! Uncle Sam Might Want You Too" — is patronizing or sarcastic or what. (It'd make sense on a blog but seems a bit weird coming from the AP.) It skews towards… » 2/25/13 2:20pm 2/25/13 2:20pm

Standing Up For Equality Can Have Its Downsides

Matt Welch at Reason » 10/13/08 4:30pm 10/13/08 4:30pm is over an ages-old report unearthed by the that . Selective Service is — if you're not aware — a pre-draft procedure for which all men 18-25 have to register in case we decide to institute a draft. Women can't register for it since the military prevents us from serving in combat — . But what…

Republicans Know How To Showcase Diversity

  • The Republican National Committee has finally released its speaker line-up for the convention, which McCain spokesman Rick Davis says is designed "to showcase the 'diversity' of the Republican Party." [HuffPo]
  • Which is why the line-up is 75% male and 86% white. "Diversity." [Washington Post]
  • John McCain's doesn't…
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