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Dumbing down our schools

Dear Editor:
Most of the young men and women who are enlisted in the military would never have signed up if they had any idea they would be in Iraq risking their lives. These youngsters wanted an education, the opportunity to travel, and the benefits that come from having been in the military...
Dear Editor:
Most of the young men and women who are enlisted in the military would never have signed up if they had any idea they would be in Iraq risking their lives. These youngsters wanted an education, the opportunity to travel, and the benefits that come from having been in the military.

Oh sure, they were told the time might come when they would be called upon to defend their country. But do you think for one minute that a 17-year old really understands what that means?

They were bribed to sign up; it’s that simple! Now, some of them are dying because of some hyped up reasons that Bush has given about why America is over there.
Tony Shivers

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