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And those with money can indeed make themselves effectively "draft exempt". It has been done frequently in the past and would be again. Money buys influence - ask any politician.
And frankly, if I'm going into combat and my life may rely on my teammates, I'd sooner they be guys and gals that volunteered to be there and take the same risks, as opposed to someone who doesn't want to be there and who is only there because their other option was going to prison.
Last edited by NyteOwl; 02-15-2013 at 03:13 PM.
Reason: Fixed typos
I wonder if this means the US government is prepairing to get involved in even more wars around the globe? Hope it's not, since the world is sufficiently screwed nowadays as to add more belic conflicts to the mix.