News Good News for the Army; Dismal News for Taxpayers
The army is pleased to heaven with the recent “turnaround in recruiting.” How was it made possible? Why are young (and old) Americans (the maximum enlisting age is now 42—it used to be 35) willing to risk death in an illegal war that has nothing to do with the fight against terrorism? An amazing $40,000 signing bonus. Bush is not sending soldiers to war; he is sending mercenaries.