The New Van Diemens Land

Hello.

So your 17 year old son or daughter had decided they don’t want to join the military to get experience and see the world (i.e. eat sand in Iraq). That’s ok. The Government is not worried because they have a whole new resource they can tap into for bodies recruits.

Sex offenders, murders, burglars and others of the conduct disordered variety are now getting their chance to give back to society. They’re getting a one way ticket to Iraq.

That’s right, the American government is taking the advice of comedian Bobcat Golthwait and sending criminals to do our fighting for us. As Bobcat pointed out “These are the men with experience”.

If this little plan to avoid a draft works out our prisons should be empty by 2019. Excellent.

Of course, there might be a few discipline problems. They are using men who couldn’t abide the rules of an open society and thrusting them into a system that has rules for everything, including when and how to eat.

Oh well.

That’s the price you pay for governing with your head firmly entrenched up your ascot.

Dogwoman

2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by anotheca on Wednesday April 23 2008 at 2:27 am

    Scary, isn’t it? As if our military had no problems it couldn’t handle already. Yikes.

  2. Posted by dogwoman on Wednesday April 23 2008 at 4:02 pm

    What’s next? Illegal Immigrants? Instead of the obvious solution, the Bush Admin is trying yet more sneaky ways to solve problems. It’s not only scary, it stops just short of well, criminal.

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