national service

Do You Feel a Draft?

  Barack Obama’s disturbing proposal for “universal voluntary public service” (as Michael Kinsley pointed out, it can either be universal or voluntary, but not both) just got a lot more traction with the selection of Rahm Emanuel as his chief of staff.  J.D. Tuccille observes that Emanuel is a long-time proponent of compulsory national service. Emanuel is co-author of the …

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