[LMB] Military & Society (was OT Men's responsibilities)

Damien Raphael phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Thu, 31 Jan 2002 20:02:19 -0800


On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 09:46:08PM -0600, David Snyder wrote:

> forces.  Since the demise of the draft, Moskos notes that the officer corps
> has grown increasingly conservative compared to American society as a whole.
> Indeed, today's officer corps is almost uniformly Republican and
> overwhelmingly conservative.  In contrast, Eisenhower never registered to

Yeah, and stuff like that worries me.  Liberals stay out of the
military, so the only mass with guns are the other side.  Waitaminute...

All those Latin American military coups... did those tend to be
volunteer or conscript militaries?

> today's officers know what the Newburgh Conspiracy was, let alone recognize
> the significance of it.
 
What was it?

-xx- Damien X-)