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03 Mar 2004
Some useful information about the upcoming draft that supposedly isn't happening.

There are currently two bills in Congress that if passed would require a mandatory two years of military service for all men and women between the ages of 18 and 26.

Identical bills pending in both the House of Representatives and the Senate (H.R. 163 and S. 89), both known as the Universal Service Act of 2003, would “provide for the common defense by requiring that all young persons in the United States, including women, perform a period of military service or a period of civilian service in furtherance of the national defense and homeland security and for other purposes."
-Source: Reenacting the Draft and a "Free" Country
Shannon Baldwin. January 20, 2004

The text of these bills is available at:

On September 23, 2003 a Defense Department website called “Defend America” issued a call for people to join local draft boards.

The notice explained that should a draft become necessary, approximately 2000 local and appeal boards will decide who receives deferments, postponements, or exemptions from military service.

This received little to no attention in the mainstream U.S. press, but the Defense Department removed the page shortly after the British and Canadian press reported the story.
You can view a copy of the page at:

Democratic presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich is predicting “there will be a draft by 2005 if we don’t stop this war machine.”
-Source: Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune. Feb. 15, 2004

The Cato Institute has compared the British occupation of Northern Ireland and the U.S. occupation of Iraq. At the height of their occupation, the British needed a ratio of 20 soldiers per each 1,000 of the population. If that were applied to Iraq the number of soldiers would exceed 400,000. That number would be difficult to achieve without a draft.

Many states already restrict drivers’ licenses or other services if people do not sign up for Selective Service and the trend has been increasing. The Annual Performance Plan for the Selective Service system advocates supporting the states’ efforts to pass such legislation.

The Annual Performance Plan for the Selective Service is the plan to have the draft ready to go in early 2005. The document, which refers to the draft as a “Manpower Delivery System”, has four strategic goals including enhancing “the system which guarantees that each conscientious objector is properly classified, placed, and monitored.”

The plan also seeks to boost the number of high schools with Selective Service registrars on their faculty to 85%.
-Read the whole plan at:

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03 Mar 2004
Regarding the House Bill HR00163...That can be seen at:

Your right! FUCK THE DRAFT!
03 Mar 2004
28 Mar 2004
i completely and totaly agree with your sentiments. im out here in california and we're trying to form a coalition to stop these bills from passing at my college, cal state university northridge. we must stop this draft. its not only meant to get soldiers. certain world leasders are trying to take away our individuality. in the military they teach you to conform. they dont tell you to think on your own. they do the thinking for you. the government wants to be able to use this to thier advantage in creating an almost socialist society where whatever the state tells us to do, we'll gladly do. if anybody wants more information or wants to help e-mail me and i'll get back at you. FUCK THE DRAFT!!!!!