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Old 2012-11-03, 14:08   Link #2046
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Join Date: Dec 2005
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Age: 61
Originally Posted by Ithekro View Post
Obama avoids that problem simple due to the time of his birth. He was far too young to serve in Vietnam (though he was in Southeast Asia at the time), and by the time of the Gulf War, he was about to graduate from Law School. By the time of the next conflict, he was a Senator.
Yup, and also the draft was no longer in gear after Vietnam. Draft avoidance while supporting a war requires a draft.
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