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More ‘Defense’ spending, Anybody?

‘Here’s an issue that hasn’t been debated much in the presidential campaign but ought to be: How much should we spend on defense? President Obama has proposed keeping the Pentagon budget essentially flat for the next 10 years. Mitt Romney, … Continue reading

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War costs many times what Pentagon reported, Surprise.

We’ve been told, you know, that the total spending on the Wars Of Conquest in the Bananastans was “only” a Trillion dollars. For those who don’t visualize numbers very well, that’s a million times a million. Using the largest standard … Continue reading

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Army “Revolutionary” XM25 weapon will revolutionize US people killing

The $35,000 rifle fires exploding ordnance, enabling US infantrymen to kill people behind walls or at distances of 2,300 ft. No indication that our soldiers can now SEE behind walls, or differentiate between combatants and noncombatants at such great distance. … Continue reading

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Give Founding Mothers a chance

It’s about time we integrate some “Founding Mothers” into our political process! Let’s make it a requirement that henceforth any official gathering whose purpose it is to pass judgment, make laws, determine patriotism, set political agendas or put into effect … Continue reading

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