Assault on the military

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    Well it has begun. Not only is the Administration dragging its feet on accommodating recommendations of military leadership in Afghanistan, but the rape of the Defense Dept. funding has begun. So far there is nary a word of protest from our fearless leader.

    And yes, I think we will be seeing additional expressions of anger on those Tea Party and Tax Protester signs in the near future.

    How much longer will Americans be silent about priorities that are more and more skewed and distorted in this country?

     
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    Better the money spent here than overseas bombing brown people.
     
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    If 'certain brown people' are intent on killing or maiming the red, yellow, black, white, and every hue in between people, values, and institutions of the USA, then such brown people should be stopped just as people of any other hue, shade, or stripe with such intent should be stopped by any means necessary.

    The last time I read the USA Constitution, providing for the national defense was a Constitutional responsibility of the U.S. government, and all leaders of government, including Congress and members of Congress are sworn to uphold that same U.S. Constitution.

    I can find zero authority in the Constitution for federal funding for museums or to launch an educational institute to honor Ted Kennedy or anybody else, and to weaken the ability of our military personnel to do their jobs in order to fund museums or launch new education institutes would have been judged illegal by former generations of Americans.
     
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    :lol: I had to laugh because I thought the exact same thing.
     
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    Well...that just goes to show you how fucked up your way of thinking is. Better work on that flaw.
     
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    Taxpayers money funding memorials to the politicians who fleeced them while they lived and again when they died.

    It wold be funny if it wasn't so outrageous.

    Could have used that spare cash in the Defense funding to do something more worthwhile..... like helping our Vets - ya know, people who have actually done something for the country.

    Gawd, politicians suck!
     
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    Money in the military budget wasted on goofy project?

    Imagine that.

    That's SOP for that bloated budget isn't it?
     
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    No need to duck - the point will go so far over your head that you are in no danger of getting hit by it.
     
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    Certainly there is waste and unnecessary spending in the Defense budget as much as anywhere else, and I have no problem with streamlining processes, eliminating ineffective stuff, getting rid of graft, favoritism, etc., and not spending money on things we don't need or that don't make it easier for our military to do their jobs and provide for the national defense. I have no doubt the government could save many billions in the process.

    But they miss the point when they simply divert the money to other stuff we don't need and shouldn't be spending money for at any time, evenmoreso in tough economic times.
     
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    If 'certain brown people' are intent on killing or maiming the red, yellow, black, white, and every hue in between people, values, and institutions of the USA, then such brown people should be stopped just as people of any other hue, shade, or stripe with such intent should be stopped by any means necessary.[/QUOTE]

    Yeah, if that were actually happening I would agree with you. But in this situation, we are the invaders... they are trying to defend their country from a foreign occupier.

    [/QUOTE]The last time I read the USA Constitution, providing for the national defense was a Constitutional responsibility of the U.S. government, and all leaders of government, including Congress and members of Congress are sworn to uphold that same U.S. Constitution.[/QUOTE]

    Congress didn't declare this war, so it is illegal and unconstitutional. It is also not in our national defense to be over there... it's only provoking more attacks on Americans.

    [/QUOTE]I can find zero authority in the Constitution for federal funding for museums or to launch an educational institute to honor Ted Kennedy or anybody else, and to weaken the ability of our military personnel to do their jobs in order to fund museums or launch new education institutes would have been judged illegal by former generations of Americans.[/QUOTE]

    I don't agree with the money being spent at all... I'm just remarking that it would be preferable to have it spent here than over there. I'd prefer if it was spent by individuals, who didn't have their money confiscated by the Federal Government, on useful things for the people of this country.
     

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