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A Nation of Draft Dodgers

Interesting piece on our draft-less circumstances at a potential time of big war. We’ve outsourced our multiple, smaller wars of late by paying “volunteers” about $40,000 each to enlist. It may have been increased since the government’s bugout from Afghanistan. The mercenary aspect is just one of the interesting items in this year-old essay in the Military Times.