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Forced Military Service Not Necessary nor Constitutional

Written By: Tim Kelly  |  Posted: Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

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            In a recent New York Times op-ed column, Thomas Ricks called for reinstating military conscription. He quoted Gen. Stanley McChrystal, who said at the 2012 Aspen Ideas Festival, "I think if a nation goes to war, every town, and every city needs to be at risk. You make that decision and everybody has skin in the game."

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