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Why the Double Standard?

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Jun 23 2008 12:29

The big difference between police and military is that you apply to be a cop by free will and you get drafted to the army against your will. They both function as tools against the working class of course but you could argue that the military could be an asset in revolutionary struggle due to these differences. I mean any one of us could be drafted to the army in a crisis but I guess none of us would ever end up in the police force. Now a days lots of countries have an army of paid volunteer professionals but up north in Sweden and Finland you don't choose to be in the army, you get drafted, still. Even in the United States they had drafts as late as -73. If there would be a full-blown crisis the draft could be activated again even there.