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Women In Combat, The Unintended Consequences

060731-m-8484j-002  0tmaqIn the DOD news release linked below, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin E. Dempsey, is referring to women in combat roles when he states:  “This means setting clear standards of performance for all occupations based on what it actually takes to do the job.”

Let me translate that PC dialect for you.  What he’s saying is that the DOD will now commence to lowering the standards so they can make sure that women can get through the training.  That way they’re sure to have the more “diverse”, politically correct military that they want.
 
But what will be the end result in lowering the standards?  Since the standards will be lowered for everyone it means that the training won’t be as hard for anyone.  In the military there is a saying that goes something like this, “the more you sweat in training, the less you bleed in battle.”  With a lowering of the standards we can

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