Wednesday, August 03, 2005

This, you gotta read

Shakespeare's Sister:

In yet another questionable recruiting scheme, the military is now offering to let recruits fulfill part of their military obligations by serving in the Peace Corps. The program, proposed by John McCain and Evan Bayh, went into effect three years ago as part of 306-page defense budget bill, and—here’s the kicker—the Peace Corps didn’t even know about it until after it became law.

Read the whole post - I'd say you won't believe what they're up to now, but sadly, it's all too believable these days.