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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conscription_in_the_United_States

Conscription in the United States, commonly known as the draft, has been employed by the ... From 1940 until 1973, during both peacetime and periods of conflict, men ..... This included using presidential orders to extend exemptions again to ..... that I will bear arms on behalf of the United States when required by the law; ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/updates/column-neither-candidate-will-ever-return-america-1950s-prosperity

Jul 19, 2016 ... As presidential candidates always do, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have ... The American people may not have read economist Robert Gordon's ... The United States will never again loom quite so gigantically and .... The 1960s is the best peace-time decade for economic growth (both by rate of ...

www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/09/obamas-losing-battle-with-perpetual-war/380060

Sep 11, 2014 ... But Obama never used the word "war" to describe his decision to ... The United States, he said, could not combat these actors with force alone: ... "Can you tell when it's peacetime and wartime anymore? ... Please try again later. ... But over the course of his presidency, these efforts have expanded from ...

www.washingtonsblog.com/2015/02/america-war-93-time-222-239-years-since-1776.html

Feb 20, 2015 ... America Has Been At War 93% of the Time – 222 Out of 239 Years – Since 1776. Posted on ... No U.S. president truly qualifies as a peacetime president. Instead, all U.S. presidents can technically be considered “war presidents.” * The U.S. has never gone a decade without war. ..... Yeah, that family, again.

america.aljazeera.com/opinions/2016/2/when-is-america-actually-at-war.html

Feb 14, 2016 ... With or without Congress, President Obama can authorize military force. ... By calling America's struggle against terrorism a war, George W. Bush was ... The U.S. has been on something resembling a wartime footing at least since the ... this will be the new normal for the U.S. — a never-ending series of ...

theelders.org/article/only-us-president-who-didnt-wage-war

Oct 8, 2013 ... Together they will support courage where there is fear, foster ... Since humans started living in groups, every village has had elders to ... One of his greatest achievements, he felt, was that the United States did not .... people are, and the less likely Japan is to have to go to war again. ..... I never went to bed.

foreignpolicy.com/2015/03/13/theres-no-such-thing-as-peacetime-forever-war-terror-civil-liberties

Mar 13, 2015 ... It's time to accept that the war will go on forever -- and take steps to protect ... on a perpetual war footing,” President Barack Obama said in February. ... Between 1900 and 2000, the United States has also used military .... We'll never get there, though, if we continue to put our faith in lines drawn in the sand.

www.nytimes.com/1993/01/03/us/hail-to-chiefs-without-military-pasts.html

Jan 3, 1993 ... But, historically, has previous military service mattered in the White House? Mr. Clinton will join 12 Presidents -- several ranked great or near-great by historians -- who were never in uniform: John Adams, Thomas ... to halt a tribe of Indians who were on the warpath in the state, was elected captain and was ...

www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=12467

We have held our peacetime programs to the level necessary to our national .... The United Nations Organization, if we have the will adequately to staff it and to ..... can never again wage aggressive warfare, that they will not again have the ...