Who do you really trust with our National Security?

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    We all sit here in relative security while our national security is being handled somewhere ( even behind the scenes ). If it ALL was up for review, who would believe had America's safety first and foremost in thier mind(s), would always act to protect it's citizens and do the best job. Whose input would you even consider valid? It's beginning to appear as if the answer is no one yet as some are now discovering--NO ONE, is not a choice. Some one will do it whether you like it or not. Give people a chance to protect you by telling them who who are willing to trust instead of damning all would be takers. Let's hear it !
     
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    Bottom line, our representatives are only as good as we force them to be. Believe it or not folks, if enough people in your district contact your reps on issues near and dear, you all carry more influence than the lobbyists.
     
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    3 hours---and no answers? Why am I not surprised? :sleep:
     
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    Gee, I thought you would have been able to infer, Congress. No, I'm NOT joking. Congress, with the public breathing down their necks, is the best for security. It's one of the reasons why the Founder's wrote a constitutiton based on strong legislative/weaker executive. They knew however, that war would change the dynamics, so they loaded the legislature with powers that could be called into play, if politics were right.
     
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    Then you should be pleased---Hillary and Chuck have raised the BS flag so high that congress is actually going to do something. Which trusted body should they hand our national security too? Hillary can't shoot an M-16 worth a damn I hear.
     
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    It's very unlikely that GW can shoot any better than Cheney. You brought it up. On the other hand, Congress should not hand off to anyone.
     
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    Since we agree that a politician may not be the toughest kid on the block, who should they give the hands on job to?
     
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    I doubt we agree on much, a point or two perhaps. In this case, I'll take my chances on Congress, with an awakened electorate. I'm speaking of those who do not think that just acting 'macho' on a messageboard means you have input or 'gravitas' on an issue.

    It's the masses of constituents that matter, I just hope they keep the pressure on.
     
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    Acting macho??? means to "gravitas" ( is this the bloggers word of the week )
    :rotflmao:
    I've posted facts and rational rebuttals to hyterical and fantasy land posts by those denying and selectively choosing thier basis.

    It's that personal stuff ,K. You just gotta give it up.
     
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    Me. :bat:
     

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