Uncle Sam doesn’t want you. At least 80 percent of you.
These days, the U.S. military is only taking 20 percent of the applicants who walk into their local recruiter’s office intent on enlisting in the armed services.
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[/FONT]](http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/may/13/uncle-sam-doesnt-want-you-military-now-turns-down-/#) Terrence Hoard told the Kansas City Star that his recruitment office once needed to sign up 16 to 20 soldiers per month to meet recruitment goals. Today, he can get by with 10 to 12.
“We’re turning down twice as many as before,” he told the paper, which reported that four of every five adults who seek to join the military in 2014 do not make the cut.
The U.S. Army hopes to hit 57,000 recruits for active duty this year. It’s on pace to do just that, even while applying a stricter set of standards as it pertains to physical fitness, appearance (i.e., tattoos), intelligence test results and an applicant’s criminal history.
The Navy is no different.
Read more: No, Uncle Sam doesn’t really want YOU: Military now turns down 80% of applicants - Washington Times
A question comes to mind. Are those being rejected unfit physically or is the criteria whether they will support Obama and his war on America? Are these individuals being chosen because they will fire on America citizens if given the order? The Obama administration has been arming agencies and this question seems appropriate.