Top military leaders say women should register for the draft

ByPamela Geller on February 2, 2016
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Another gift we can thank the feminists for. Let’s see: the epidemic of single motherhood, the breakdown of the American family, the street vernacular of “bitches and hos,” the emasculation of men, defense of Islamic misogyny, suppression and oppression, silence on sharia, and  the bone-crushing responsibility of one woman being mother, father, breadwinner, chief cook and bottle washer — all this we owe to the feminists.

And now this — one can only imagine what the likes of the Islamic State will do to our female soldiers.

WW3 is imminent — step on up, ladies.

As a matter of principle, I do not support conscription.

Army and Marine Corps chiefs: It’s time for women to register for the draft

By Dan Lamothe, Washington Post, February 2, 2016
Top military leaders say women should register for the draft

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At a Senate committee hearing on Feb. 2, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) asked top military leaders if women should have to sign up for the selective service now that combat jobs are opening up to them. This is what they said. (Gillian Brockell/The Washington Post)

The top officers in the Army and Marine Corps testified on Tuesday that they believe it is time for women to register for future military drafts, following the Pentagon’s recent decision to open all jobs in combat units to female service members.

Gen. Mark A. Milley, chief of staff of the Army, and Gen. Robert B. Neller, the Marine Corps commandant, both said they were in favor of the change during an occasionally contentious Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on the full integration of women in the military. The generals, both infantry officers, offered their opinions in response to a question from Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), who said that she also is in favor of the change.

“Senator, I think that all eligible and qualified men and women should register for the draft,” said Milley, echoing the remarks of Neller.

[Why the Pentagon opening all combat roles to women could subject them to a military draft]

After the hearing, Neller added in an short interview that any young American as a rite of passage should have to register for Selective Service.

“Now that the restrictions that exempted women from [combat jobs] don’t exist, then you’re a citizen of a United States,” Neller said. “It doesn’t mean you’re going to serve, but you go register.”

The comments are a first in the Defense Department. Previously, senior defense officials have said only that the issue would need to be researched following Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter’s historic decision in December to open all jobs in the military to women without exception.

Carter’s action allows women for the first time to apply for a variety of physically punishing positions, including Army and Marine Corps infantryman, as well as Special Operations jobs, including Navy SEAL and Green Beret. The Defense Department plans to begin implementing associated changes in training and evaluation by April 1.

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  • Mahou Shoujo

    Ladies, no need to worry about going off to war, islam will bring war to your front door, then kick it down and park it in your kitchen.

    • ruthy k

      Forget a draft. Every woman needs to know how to use a gun and any other weapon a home grown attacker may brandish, weapons readiness. I want to know how to turn it against them so I serve them some of their own “peace” on a dish. I will claw tooth and nail rather than let s/o harm my family or any innocent near me. It’s about the size of the fight in the dog. Take away our rights to kill an attacker/self defense and force us to kill/commit suicide for the dark side?
      No!
      It’ll be a massacre. But what if these new conscripts are drafted to fight the good people of our nation? Too much can go wrong with our common core indoctrinated youth that don’t even know who Karl Marx is. They are too brainwashed to know right from wrong. It’s a Hitler Youth generation here in the US. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPob5-_EAmc

      • Mahou Shoujo

        Bless my ears and brassieres, it is absolutely incredible what people don’t know.

        • wilypagan

          You are funny!

          • Mahou Shoujo

            If you saw what I have to put in them, anyone would callously laugh.

      • itchy

        A lot of people don’t know the difference between there ass and there elbow. Anyway! Karl Marx grave is a communist plot

        • Drew the Infidel

          Some people don’t know “there elbow” from “their elbow”.

          • noitaint

            Another out a work teecher.

      • Tabykatt

        I saw this video yesterday as well and posted it to my twitter. California, the melting pot for everything, including ignorance. Is it really that shocking to find out that United States is ranked 36 or 37 in the world regarding education? I went to high school in Los Angeles County, school books that I had in 7th grade in junior high school back east, they were using to teach high school seniors! What does that tell you?

        • Nancy

          California is a disaster…A beautiful state, with a bunch of brainwashed fools….smoking pot…They actually can walk around naked in San Francisco…

          • Tabykatt

            Yes, I know. I moved back home several years ago. I miss the beach and that’s about it.

          • Lenn

            Never liked that depraved and perverted city! They should send all Syrian refugees to that city.. no more walking around naked, then, I can guarantee!!

    • Millionmileman

      Seeing they will be in the kitchen, they better bring Humus & Pita!

      • El Cid

        the one great contribution of Arab culture, wait, no….
        It’s GREEK.

      • Mahou Shoujo

        The only way to keep them out is to keep bacon in the fridge.

        • Millionmileman

          Joking apart, scroll down the page to see (her portrait) how a brave Israeli, woman soldier died today defending the homeland.

          • Mahou Shoujo

            Unfortunately that is getting to be too common an occurrence, even more unfortunate is that the only apparent solution for the Israelis is to kill of be killed, there will be fewer muslims.

    • wilypagan

      Good point. I guess when that happens liz will have two choices, call for a big strong man to save her, or submit to the attentions of the savages.

      • liz

        I happen have a gun and know how to use it. Being feminine doesn’t mean being helpless.
        Neither does it mean being stupid and endangering the lives of the big strong men who lay their lives on the line in combat by forcing oneself into their ranks just to prove the stupid point that “women can do anything men can do”.

        • wilypagan

          I’d take some of my butch girlfriends to the nelly men Obama has put in the ranks and (worse) Obama’s butt kissing officers.

          • Lenn

            Hahaha! Good one!

          • liz

            That’s the other half of the coin in Obama’s demoralizing and degrading of the military.

      • Mahou Shoujo

        When push comes to shove, the options will be resist or die, submission will mean absolutely nothing.

        • wilypagan

          I would rather be dead than living in a “caliphate” (after taking out thousands of the followers of the pedophile if possible). I just don’t understand the attraction for the women who join up with these retrograde savages.

          • Mahou Shoujo

            Some women have the “stupid” gene in their dna. How can that many women, who generally show intelligence, creativity, nurturing and all sorts of positive traits, voluntarily enslave themselves to men, who in islam, see them as a life support system for a vagina, nothing else?

    • Rob Porter

      Well, if you let them. Rather meet them at the front door with a double barrel shotgun and blow the dimwits away.

      • Mahou Shoujo

        That would be preferable, indeed, desirable.

  • Anticonservative

    They might talk the talk here but if it ever came to enlisting women to march off into hand to hand outright kill or be killed warfare it’s not going to happen. The weakest man would be 10 times the soldier that the strongest woman could ever hope to be. But if any man wants to be the white knight and come to their rescue here, thinking they may score some brownie points, feel free to do so- you can have all the women you want in your platoon- I’ll take my chances without them. And no I’m not anti-woman, it’s just there is a place for them and it’s not on the battlefield. But if they wish to march off into the sunset and die- who am I to rob them of that luxury? But just remember ladies it’s not a game and there are no reset buttons- once your dead, your dead.

  • Awakened Crusader

    Pamela, I’m curious then on your position on women in Israeli military?

    • Phleb

      You’ve gone pale. Are you still around or just another troll?

      • Awakened Crusader

        How so? Not trolling. I just know Pam is pro-Israel (as am I) and Israeli women serve in their military and have been famous for that. So it was surprising to see Pam seem so against it. But Susan’s argument is a good placeholder if Pam never answers.

        Apologize if anyone used this nickname previously in a trolling fashion. I’m anti-Islamist, Pro-Spencer/Geller etc.

        • Phleb

          Oh ok wonderful. I can’t answer for Pamela Geller but I agree with her 100%.

          Israel is unique in so many ways, fleeing Europe to create a new country
          after surviving the Holocaust, the DP camps, the tumultuous journeys by land and sea, arrested -shot at – incampment again and then finally arriving in Palestine and the fight with all the nations to become a state! A short lived victory, they’ve been fighting for decades and I’m sure nothing will change for them anytime in the future. Yes the women serve time in the military but they don’t fight on the front lines and they are fighting for their home – at home. Unlike the US, that has become the policemen of the world!
          I think if a woman feels like she wants to serve her country through the military and can do the same job as males, fine! But to go along with this escape from reality reasoning that women are like men is ignoring years and years of scientific data that proves otherwise. Sorry, that I rambled on so long. But that’s my perspective.

    • Susan

      I believe that females do not belong on the battlefield unless there is no choice. Israel is under nonstop attack from all of their islamic neighbors and females need to learn to fight to survive. The Kurds also had no choice they were under attack from ISIS, who were supplied with top of line weapons thanks to obummer and killary, they needed to put all hands on deck to stay alive. There are exceptions but as a rule no females on the battlefield.

      • noitaint

        Great answer.

  • liz

    Women in combat is an idiotic perversion of rational common sense, just like every other leftist idea. It’s designed to fail, on purpose, because failure, breakdown and destruction is their GOAL. Yes, thanks a lot, feminists.

    • Goosed your gander

      They all ought to sign up for “Selective Service.” Including the twinks and the fems. Just one of the ways to pay back for helping the Commies destroy marriage.

      • Phleb

        “Only the twinks and the fems”
        And especially the elitist leftys.

    • wilypagan

      Tell it to the IDF. I have a number of US female friends who have served and put themselves in harms way so you can spout your idiocy. Just because you are a wussy femme doesn’t mean all women want to use their gender to shirk their duty.

      • liz

        A number of what you call “wussy fems” have devoted their lives to strengthening the foundation of this country by raising their children to be decent citizens, so you could spout YOUR idiocy.
        I’m sick of LEFTISTS bashing the traditional, necessary – and vital – role of women and the family. If you want to join them in that brainwashed belief, go ahead, but don’t accuse real women of “using their gender to shirk their duty” – they already know what that is and were doing it well long before you came along.

        • Rob Porter

          Go for it, girl, your opening paragraph hit the nail on the head. Not enough females are doing what you advocate and society is worse off for it. Females have strengths that should be employed in roles they perform better than men. The IDF does not generally use females soldiers in the same role as males.

          • liz

            Thank you! Yes, we have a problem with low birth rates because young women are discouraged from having children. It’s very sad, as they miss out on the most fulfilling experience a woman can have in life.

          • Rob Porter

            From experience I also know that it often takes sacrifices to have children, like living on one income for a few years while the children are young. Many couples are not prepared to make those sacrifices, or put up with one car. We did, but now widowed I have two grandchildren in my permanent custody, the one six the other seven. The alternative? They would go to foster homes, possibly be separated, and in the dumb society Canada has become – like most of the Western world – they could land up up in weird circumstances with two mothers or two fathers.

          • liz

            You’re doing a great thing for your grandchildren!
            I’m sure they will thank you for it when they’re grown!

        • wilypagan

          I have no problem with women staying at home and raising children if that is their calling in life. My mother did and I have great respect for her. You are the one who is attacking people who don’t make the same choice.

          There are many ways to be a “real woman” and not all require having children and a husband. This is a FREE country, not a theocracy.

          • liz

            I never said this should be a theocracy – I happen to be non-religious – and if a woman wants to and can meet the same requirements as men, that should be her choice. I do think it’s a bad choice for most women, given their biological makeup.
            IMO, alot of what “feminism” advocates today is nothing more than leftist propaganda designed to trash motherhood and families, and pushing women into roles they aren’t suited for, such as combat, is part of that agenda.

          • wilypagan

            I agree with that. Much of the left wants to make a living doing grievance mongering rather than doing something productive. What started out as the decent value that we should all have an equal playing field has turned into a PC totalitarian monster where people are no longer entitled to their own society or opinions.

            I also agree that military standards should not be reduced for men or women. In combat these soldiers should be able to rely on one another and should not be subjected to PC experimentation that could put their lives at risk.

      • lostlegends

        THE IDF has fewer women in uniform than the USA, and they are restricted to positions.

      • joe1429

        Yes… register ladies… the equal treatment the fems want … is here! Cant have it both ways

      • Phleb

        Cite where in the Constitution that a female has a “duty” to be a citizen, otherwise shut up, Rahm.

        • wilypagan

          Grow a brain.

          • Phleb

            Just like I thought.
            Vale! Stulte.

    • El Cid

      If there is no need for war then it follows that the military has no purpose except welfare. It is one big social experiment. QED.
      Isn’t that a related point, Liz?

  • I thought the Americans did away with the draft years ago.

    • Phleb

      Nope, From Wiki:

      “The Selective Service System is an independent agency (Whtever that means?) of the United States government that maintains information on those potentially subject to military conscription. Virtually all male U.S. citizens and male immigrant non-citizens between the ages of 18 and 25 are required by law to have registered within 30 days of their 18th birthdays….”

      It’s an interesting read esp. the part about JAMRS… have a read.

  • Laurence & hopeful

    . . . all this we owe to the feminists.” Hey you forgot to mention abortion. Additionally, those who do give birth are having fewer children, too few we are told; and if we were to be left to our own druthers, our population will continue to decrease until we were no more. However rather than do something to address this “shortage” within our own people, we instead import people from foreign nations with no hesitation and without due consideration.

    • Phleb

      While they’re feeding us that drivel, they tell us about over population and how we’re sucking all the resources from mother earth, out of the other side of their filthy mouths.

  • Phleb
  • joan marino

    do you think this will apply to Muslim women too, or will the rest of us just be cannon fodder to protect our masters?

  • Phleb

    Watch “Obama & Rahm Emanuel are PLANNING A DRAFT for those 18-25 (a.k.a. “Universal Service)” on YouTube
    https://youtu.be/RvQKlOawAAc

    Anyone else remember this?

  • Drew the Infidel

    “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.” — Genesis 1:27

    Every woman I ever met in the military joined because she was looking for a boyfriend or a girlfriend.

  • Benton Marder

    You do understand why this is happening, don’t you? The USA is running out of men fit for military service—-physical, mental, moral. We’re running out of men, just like a number of European countries, along with Britain. Because this is so, the Chiefs need women and girls to do that which the men cannot or will not do. Defend the realm, defend and protect their own women and girls from the barbarian hordes.

  • berserker

    As a great leader said “It is 2015”. I wonder what horrors await us this year.

    • Lenn

      My thought throughout 2015 exactly! Many Europeans believe that this year will serve unimaginable horrors.

  • mark

    Feminist advice on how women should defend themselves when under attack, Hopefully in the arm they would at least have a gun… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQ4EQFcFQQo

    • Lenn

      Not nearly enough! We need to be able to kick really high – I used to be able to kick and touch the upper door-thing with my foot (don’t know if I still can, though) – to kick them on the side of their head! I can guarantee that a correctly fitted kick like that could almost kill a man.
      Also: combat sports like karate or krav maga could be a good idea.

  • dhd123

    Equal rights = equal responsibilities. If they want full access then they should register for the draft.

  • Stephen Honig

    Every top position that Obama appoints is a disaster. Further demoralizing my once great country. I hope that POTUS does not finish his term, by any means.

  • Political_qrm

    The women who want to be in the thick of combat are not thinking clearly. Do they think if they’re captured by the enemy they will just be thrown in a cell? No, the first and repeated action upon them will be rape. Then beating, then more rape. What is wrong with them? Being captured by the enemy is horrible enough for a male soldier.

    If they want to be in combat they should be taught to end their life either by their own weapon or a drug if capture is inevitable. I can’t conceive of anything more horrific than rape, yet these women are putting themselves at risk for that for what : a feminist agenda??

    The draft? Sure, women should be eligible. There are many, many non-combat positions in which they could serve. Maybe if they did go into the military we wouldn’t have the touchy, Kardashian, Real Housewives watching idiots that society is turning these women into..

    • Lenn

      One cannot get caught. If so, they must be prepared to do like they did during WWII: Swallow a pill that instantly kills them! Besides, I do believe that the coming WWIII will be a nuclear war. There are so many lunatic and sick men out there, who want to bomb each other.

  • s;vbkr0boc,klos;

    There is one transcendent and sacred image common to all religions, all cultures (except Islam) and that is mother and child. As a Catholic I understand that the degradation of women and mothers is truly Satanic. It is the meeting ground of Islam and the ‘Progressive’ agenda.

  • Dr. Doomsday

    Twits like this, are the reason this crap happens..

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tcm_OO4kEgs

    • Rob Porter

      Twit!

  • PatMatons

    Equal pay for equal risk draft them and the homesexuels that dress as women,give the Libs what they want and be prepared to defend your selfs

  • man

    woman should cook, clean, spread legs, take care of herself be polite and smell nice

  • RealEngineer2

    The IRANIAN “navy” PIRATED those 2 boats that SIMULTANEOUSLY “broke
    down”, providing an entirely “coincidental” photo-op of US Military humbly
    kneeling before grinning captors while the COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF hardly took
    notice. (This has “staged” written all over it.)

    -Take note RAPE has increased up to 1400% in Nordic countries since the onset of the “refugee crisis” that seems to turn mostly military age “men” (term used loosely) into “refugees”.
    -Take note of mass sexual assaults in German cities.
    -Take note of countless YouTube videos showing women literally being beaten in broad daylight by roving “refugee” gangs on European city streets.

    What’s unsettling here is the fact a president doesn’t seem to care sailors were captured, and media doesn’t even cover “refugee- on-domestic” rape, or when it does, they often BLAME THE VICTIM as “promiscuous” for not wearing a “hijab”.

    How long will it be before a DRAFTED “all-girl” combat platoon will be “staged” for capture by grinning “Middle Easterners”? And what will their captors do, considering USA female soldiers don’t wear hijabs, and “infidel women” are “legally” considered “pleasure toys” in the Middle East?

  • richhahn

    While I don’t think women in combat is a good idea, I do think both men and women should be subject to the draft if there is one.

  • Grampy_Bone

    We’re going to go down in history as the dumbest society of morons who ever lived.

    • Lenn

      Spot on, and I so agree with you.

  • El Cid

    We need an affirmative action mandate to allow people in wheelchairs access to special ops jobs. (sarcasm)

  • Nancy

    This is insanity! Liberalism is a MENTAL DISORDER!!!!!!

  • Rob Porter

    Pamela’s opening comments ridiculing what is taking place in society, were superb.
    America like most of the contemporary Western world has gone mad – as Friedrich Nietzsche, the famous atheist ironically, predicted it would if society abandoned belief in God. With changes foreseen the military will become a joke – not least to America’s enemies.

    Many years ago under pressure from human rights groups and liberal quarters, the Canadian military launched a programme to enlist females in the military. After a dickens of a long time they manage to scrounge up 24 females to form an army platoon. From what I read, not least from ex-soldier and great journalist, Peter Worthington, not one of these females could complete – in acceptable time – the regular obstacle course used by males. So what did the geniuses in the military do? – no doubt under pressure from human rights groups and whiny female politicians – they made the courses easier. Then they came up with lighter rifles that, according to a Canadian soldier with whom I spoke, were not much better than a BB gun.

    If females are completing the Marine course, be assured of one thing, in most cases (maybe farm girls the odd exception) it’s because of lowered standards and easier physical requirements. In a documentary last year or the year before, we saw U.S. female soldiers trying to do chin-up, and it was a joke. I don’t think it was brilliant, but when their age I could do 17 with one arm. Most of the females we saw in videos couldn’t do one. In fact I can’t remember seeing one succeed with one chin-up. Upper body strength wasn’t there.

    Hey, folk, for a soldier let alone marine, that’s not good enough to fight a tough enemy. If this is the way it has gone the U.S. Marines are no longer the marines they once were. They are softer. As to the SEALS and other special forces, the same applies. As a retired Canadian Army general said of the insanity taking place re female soldiers and in response to this stupidity, ‘I hope our enemies will be considerate of us…..”

    However, I will say one thing of Pamela’s honest observations regarding the “emasculation of men”, that ’emasculation’ came about because North American men in particular did not get up off the backside and respond to the whining feminists. While at a Canadian university I used to laugh at them and their idiotic ideas, but most men did not and duly reaped what now exists. I saw the guilt trip put on males, one’s they should have dismissed with disdain, but they did not. If a male was masculine to these knuckleheads it was ‘macho’ – implying an act. God forbid a male should be masculine, but the majority, it is evident, keeled over and played dead. What a waste of time that was and now were see the consequences, pansy men in the military and in all walks of life capitulating to idiocy of unbalanced feminists.

    • Lenn

      Yes, Geller’s comments were great! Thought so too.

      • Rob Porter

        Pamela is all female, yet from what I’ve seen she still believes that male and female have different roles to play on this planet and those roles are intended to be complimentary, not be adversarial. Mind you, if a few more men nowadays had her courage it would be encouraging. With feminists, it’s all adversarial and they make themselves the most obnoxious asses imaginable. Their cowardice in the face of Islam and its female debasing practices shows them up for the unprincipled dimwits they are. At university – many moons ago – I bumped into a female I knew quite well and someone who had got into the femi-nazi movement big time. I can’t recall how we got there, but she got round to telling that females were really as physically strong as males, but they had been conditioned to think they were not as strong, so did not develop their muscles. Sarcastically – although lost on her – I asked her how she’d come to this “wondrous conclusion”. She said that recently she and her husband had moved house and she noticed that the boxes and other things he picked and carried were no bigger than those she carried. (Imagine someone even thinking this way!) So I asked her: “Have you ever considered that maybe your husband is weak?” In a very small voice she said “Yes”. I walked off gaffawing inside the very hollow hall of the Educationaal Faculty.

  • lostlegends

    This new madness amuses me. You get what you vote for. You keep your mouth shut and look away and you get what silence demands. The country deserves it. My two teenage sons have no desire to serve and defend this country. Defend who? For what? When the Chinese invade they’ll come as liberators. Heard that from a highly placed Chinese source.

    • noitaint

      To liberate us from the Muslims. I read that there are 9 million here now.

  • Millionmileman

    Again, today in Jerusalem another young, conscripted, Israel, woman soldier died defending the country against the onslaught. In blessed memory.

    http://www.timesofisrael.com/border-police-officer-19-dies-after-jerusalem-terror-attack/

  • joe1429

    The fems and trannys pushed their way into active combat and all the special ops… now register like the men you wanted to become!!

  • Beach_Road_Mauler

    They better say that or Obozo will make them officer in charge of cigarette butts in Diego Garcia.

  • Wayne Ville

    Equal rights requires equal risk.