Speaking of spending...

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    Speaking of spending I hear nothing from congress on expediting an exit from Afganistan or Iraq.
    It does not seem to be a topic from much of anyone?
     
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    Supposedly Iraq withdrawal is on a timeline. Afghanistan withdrawal is on a timeless-line.
     
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    Just like the USSR, you'll be OUT, soon enough.
    Remember that freedom ( FreeDumb) fighter, Osama, who defeated them thar ebul Rooskies ? He was successful again..........al_CIA_duh is awesome
     
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    So far Ron Paul is the only candidate of any party to seriously talk about that.
     
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    Ron Paul has a good grasp of reality in some areas in others he is a hopeless idealist.
    About industry regulating itself for one.
     
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    What you call hopeless idealism I call practical understanding of reality.
     
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    Those wars are still going on? ....
     
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    Yep and we have spent a hundred billion at least on Libya.
    Hard to figure how much our govt is really sneaky on that one.
    I wonder why the fiscal cons in congress are not bringing up that spending number?
     
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    Don't forget the drone attacks in Yemen and US military bases in 40 countries.
     
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    Yeah we spend around 1/4 trillion each year on foreign military bases...
    Not counting Iraq and Afganistan.
     

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