"In working-class Canarsie, Brooklyn (zip code 11236), 56 men and women enlisted in the three branches in 2004. Of those, 96% were black or Hispanic, while the rest were Asian. Not a single white resident of Canarsie joined the three services last year, according to the Pentagon's records. ...But then he also claims they are targetting the poor; white, black or Latino.
If only our government worked as hard getting blacks and Hispanics into college as it does sending them to Iraq, Serrano said."
"Take the posh and largely white upper West Side, for example. In that neighborhood's two main zip codes ... a grand total of 12 people enlisted... But only three of those West Side recruits were white, according to a Daily News analysis of data; the other nine were Hispanic, African-American or Asian."So the military is targeting minorities. No wait, they're after the poor. Okay, they're targeting poor minorities. No, it's the rich minorities they're after. Which is it, Juan?
Retired from the US Air Force after more than 20 years of service. Now working as a contractor for various government agencies.