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Thursday, September 24, 2009

My, isn't that nice...

Canada is working on an amendment to their Immigration and Refugee Protection act to allow other countries' military deserters to stay in Canada if their refusal to serve is based on sincere moral, political or religious objections.

This includes ours. During Vietnam many draft dodgers went to Canada and were given permanent residency and eventually Citizenship. Now our Armed Services are all VOLUNTARY. So this means people that have signed up for the money, college benefits, medical, aka "Private Benjamin's Army" can skip out on what they voluntarily signed up for and essentially take our Armed Forces for a financial ride.

I do find an up side to this. This means that we have some yellow bellied AWOL deserters who become someone elses problem. Maybe we do benefit...

You can read more about it here.

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