Nah.. we don't need to keep spending and advancing our military...

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    Insurgents Hack U.S. Drones - WSJ.com

    Jeez... Sub $30 software busting in to our systems.. a bit embarrassing

    This is exactly why we must always fund and stay as ahead as possible into our military advancement and research
     
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    Please merge mine here with Navy's thread.. or just delete this one.. Navy's on the the same subject is getting replies
     
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    Who said we shouldn't? The only cuts to the Pentagon budget was for outdated fighter jets and other toys not needed to fight a new kind of battle (terrorism). The 2010 Defense Budget has yet to be debated.
     
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    The complicated the drain, the easier it is to stuff up the pipes.
     
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    you can't fix stupidity with more funding...

    just look at AGW and Wall Street
     
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    Not saying that.. (and you can also include things in government like Medicare, Social Security, etc)

    What I am saying is that while many posters on here and others in our country complain and call for severe cuts in defense to justify more expenses in entitlements... this is just but one small example as to why we need to continually advance and fund our military.. just because we are ahead at a point in time does not mean that we should stagnate to let others expose even more holes
     
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    We don't need more money for the military. They just need to end no-bid contracts, cut waste, and be smarter about hoqw the money ios spent and where our troops are sent.
     
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    You realize this is easily fixed, and most likely already is.....right?
     
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    I just thought you all might find this an interesing video and yes these aircraft are being fixed with encryption so as not to allow their video feeds to be intercepted.

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82JDJNjcHZ8&feature=related[/ame]
     
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    Cut no-bid contracts?? Not necessarily. For there is usefulness and expedience that require no-bid contracts.
    Cut waste? Naturally...
    Smarter about how money is spent?? You betcha.. Stopping payment to contractors who do not deliver or do the job... hold contractors accountable, etc.....

    But you do need growing monies to continually advance the military.. hate to burst your bubble there

    What you don't need is spending more monies on things the government has no business in... entitlements, useless departments, etc
     

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