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"Goodbye, Jean-Luc, I'm gonna miss you. You had such potential. But then again, all good things must come to an end."
- Q, Star Trek: TNG


Anyone Feeling a Draft?

by Ken Newquist / September 26, 2004

A new e-mail is circulating the net claiming that the Bush administration is quietly attempting to bring back the draft, with an eye towards springing it on the country in Spring 2005, after the elections are over. In truth, while almost all of the elements in the e-mail are true -- there are draft bills before the Legislature, the Selective Service has been overhauling it's operations -- the spin the e-mail gives them is dubious at best.