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Feed children instead of training them for war

ModlrMike

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Limiting is what happens before a person speaks, consequence is what happens afterwards. Not saying that consequence can't be unjustified.
 

Blackadder1916

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Perhaps, on reflection, Canadian Dimension decided that Mr. Jarman's article didn't meet the editorial guidelines of their publication.

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From what I remember of the comments to the article the common theme was mostly individuals providing examples of the positive effect Cadets had on their own lives as well as similar positive effect it had on others.  It may be that the responses over the couple of days that it was on-line highlighted the inadequacies of the argument made.
 

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Another example of why Cadets are important https://www.saanichnews.com/community/central-saanich-navy-cadet-overcomes-odds-sails-to-top-of-class/
 

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Some of those kids definitey get fed better at cadet camp than they do at home...
 

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Blackadder1916 said:
From what I remember of the comments to the article the common theme was mostly individuals providing examples of the positive effect Cadets had on their own lives as well as similar positive effect it had on others.  It may be that the responses over the couple of days that it was on-line highlighted the inadequacies of the argument made.

Perhaps I'm overly cynical, but with a site with such an ideological bent, I wonder if they didn't take the article down because they didn't want readers seeing all the positive stories about cadets in the comments box?
 
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