Students name: Instructors name: Institution: Date: Let’s Draft Our Children Rick Thomas is an author who concentrates mainly on defense topics. He mostly writes articles about the American defense and military system. His articles were mostly published at the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal. However he currently blogs at foreignpolicy.com. His interest is centered on the American security system and defense force. Let us Draft our children is among the many articles he has written. It talks about the preferences military recruits and workers have regarding the future of their career and the American security system. For instance he states that some people prefer having low ranked jobs in the military but good post service benefits which make include a sponsorship to the university or college while others prefer having a professional rank where they are trained receive weapon and become qualified military soldiers. Rick proposes that equality will be experienced. In conclusion the American government could save a lot by reducing the programs in the military system. The citizens will feel united when equality takes over the defense force. People will not be forced to become soldiers in order to gain access to free colleges and universities. The number of soldiers lost in wars will decrease since only the dedicated people will join the army. Creating easily accessible opportunities will ensure that the four million youths recruited to the military annually are covered. They will be able to access benefits just like they soldiers and military workers do. Generally practicing equality in all government opportunities will make America a great nation since Americans will be more careful while making decisions that could affect the future of upcoming generations. Works cited Thomas E. Ricks “Let’s Draft Our Children” 2012. The New York Times. Retrieved from: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/10/opinion/lets-draft-our-kids.html [...]
“Students Who Push Burgers”By Walter MinotShort response assignmentAssignment: Discuss whether or not you agree with Minot’s thesis. Give a minimum of three concrete reasons for your position.Additionally, discuss issues related to this topic that he does not mention. What are they? How do those issues he does not discuss affect his position?Use two or more direct quotes from his essay in your analysis. You may also summarize or paraphrase his words in addition to the direct quotes.Length: Three full pages minimum, typed, double spaced, using standard MLA formatting.