On 1/30/2013 1:03 PM, Craig Weinberg wrote:
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 6:26:51 AM UTC-5, rclough wrote:
Hi John Mikes
That's the argument of the Far Left, that miltary strength
induces our enemies to attack us, so we should cut back on
defense spending. And any defensive actions we have made
in the past only count against us.
Maybe our enemies want to just attack us enough for us to keep pouring
more money into the military, thereby diverting the entire budget away
from services and institutions which hold the society together, and
dumping it into a bottomless toilet of corrupt defense contractors and
It's a funny thing: When there's peace and prosperity - A good time to
increase the military for a strong defense. When there's war and
financial trouble - A good time to increase the military because we
can't afford not to.
Since our military is larger than the next 12 or 13 countries combined
(nearly all of whom are allies) - the question is, will there ever be
a time when expanding the military should not be a top priority for
Umm, the defense budget is, at most, only 25% of the US gov budget.
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