We need a civilian ROTC

We need a civilian ROTC

There are 5 comments on the Lowell Sun story from Nov 18, 2009, titled We need a civilian ROTC. In it, Lowell Sun reports that:

Imagine a time when government work was exciting, widely admired and much sought after.

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President Hussein

Tyngsboro, MA

#1 Nov 18, 2009
Just another commie idea to be put into action under this jackarse administration...
yourmomsayshi

AOL

#2 Nov 18, 2009
Can you say Hitler Youth!!!
This is a BS plan. Imagine if you did not want to work on a prodject the hire ups wanted.
Amused

Newton Center, MA

#3 Nov 18, 2009
Imagine a time when government work involved no heavy lifting, few qualifications besides a connection to a politician, great perks and benefits, all followed by a fat pension. That time is now. We don't need to develop a reserve corps of hacks. We have all we need, perhaps more than we realize, as many are forgotten yet not gone. From the State House's corps of doormen, who outnumber the doors to the many workers of the MBTA waiting for the chance to suffer a career-ending injury that lets them retire early on a disability pension, to Sandy Ames gently dozing on the loading dock, we have legions of stalwart payroll patriots counting the days to St. Patrick's Day... Oh, excuse me, Evacuation Day, or Bunker Hill day. Vacancies by death are few, by resignation, none, as Thomas Jefferson noted.
David

United States

#4 Nov 18, 2009
it is called Militia
AvgJoe

Brookline, MA

#5 Nov 18, 2009
This country is in real trouble. And I blame pea-brained editorial boards that allow this type of drivel to make it into papers. Civilian ROTC???? The last I checked we have too many bureaucrats.

Fortunately, newspapers and editorial boards are becoming irrelevant because of independent journalist on the internet.

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