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Just what the world needs.

Strained by the demands of a long war, the Army and the Marine Corps recruited significantly more felons into their ranks in 2007 than in 2006, including people convicted of armed robbery, arson and burglary, according to data released Monday by a House committee.

(The full story on the NY Times site.)

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bat_cheva
Apr. 22nd, 2008 06:08 am (UTC)
Well, they're probably thinking that the various branches of the services already have so man gang members who are learning how to hone their neighborhood terrorizing skills that what do a few more matter?

Scary though. Very scary.
rosaleen_dhu
Apr. 22nd, 2008 10:46 am (UTC)
Oh, that's just fucking brilliant. Gah.
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