‘The Pentagon is quietly moving to fill draft board vacancies nationwide. While officials say there’s no cause to worry, some experts aren’t so sure.
“A draft is a complicated and difficult thing to get off the ground. It would require an act of Congress, first, and then the signature of the president. Young men are already required to register with the Selective Service system, but if the bill were signed into law, it would still take half a year or more to get the new troops into the system.”
from Salon (free access after viewing a few screens of ads)
Just think: if they get desperate enough – suddenly they’ll declare equal rights and allow gays in the military.