Panetta, asked Thursday about the implications for the draft, said that’s not the Pentagon’s purview. “That’s not our operation,” Panetta said during a press conference at the Pentagon. “I don’t know who the hell controls Selective Services if you want to know the truth. … Whoever does, they’re going to have to exercise some judgment based on what we just did.” (Emphasis added). The Selective Service System is an independent federal agency within the executive branch of the federal government. The director reports directly to the president.Editor's note - I serve as a 20-year Federal Appointee to the Houston Regional Draft Board. I am one of only a handful of Libertarians who are on record in opposition to the Draft, who serves on a local S.S. I have pledged to voted "No - Do Not Draft" on any and all young men or women who comes before me on the board.
Friday, January 25, 2013
Panetta hints women should be forced to sign up for Selective Service
If you're a male who just turned 18, and soon an 18 year old female, sign up at the nearest Post Office. It's fast, it's easy, it's fun... And it's the Law! From Fox News, "Decision to allow women in combat roles raises questions about draft":