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Irrilogical August 12th, 2016 10:17pm

Would you be in favor of the United States establishing a year of compulsory military service for all its citizens?

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FacePalm That Trick Never Works
08/13/16 6:22 am

I support some sort of community/national service, but not limited to the military.

Centre Seattle Centrist
08/13/16 1:12 am

Switch the yes and no buttons

MakeYouThink Massachusetts, USA
08/12/16 4:52 pm

Half of all "libertarians" voted yes, wtf

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
08/12/16 5:32 pm

I figured out a very long time ago that a good number of people on this app who have labeled themselves as "libertarian" either don't know what the ideology stands or, or it's what they wish they were.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
08/13/16 10:36 am

I don't.. I've never noticed a correlation between being libertarian and having a tough time with reading. Although, who knows.

abusara i drink and i know things
08/12/16 4:20 pm

Only military service? No. Some form of national service? Yes.

Laserbeam Crazy bird lady
08/12/16 4:18 pm

I refer you my 13th amendment rights. Thanks!

DavidB5356 West Hollywood
08/12/16 4:03 pm

Fuck no. That would seriously undermine the strength of our military.

CTYankee!!! Connecticut
08/12/16 3:48 pm

No. It goes against the principles of this nation.

abusara i drink and i know things
08/12/16 4:19 pm

It's been done before and the nation survived.

susanr Colorado
08/12/16 3:36 pm

Nope. I'd be in favor of encouraging some form of service, but it could be any of a number of different forms. But not compulsory.

shoeless Texas
08/12/16 3:31 pm

If the year after you finish high school was devoted to military service, these young adults would be far more equipped for college or starting their career. The discipline, dedication, team work, integrity, honor and overcoming difficult situations are fantastic skills you don't learn in school or first full full-time jobs. I didn't join until well after school and into my career and would have benefitted greatly if I had learned these lessons earlier in my life.

08/12/16 3:25 pm

We should totes have that

Malekithe Hades
08/12/16 3:23 pm

"Service guarantees citizenship."

Irrilogical New Jersey
08/13/16 1:04 am

I'm PRETTY SURE that's the plot for "Starship Troopers" actually