So that's about $250B. Do you really understand what you are saying there? The minute we reduce that much will enable all our enemies to start making plans. You know who David was? We slew Goliath. There will be a line of Davids taking their turn. Spending $100B more than your next competitor is a poor guarantee. When I think of $250B being spent, I envision the state of our military in the 1930s. Using trucks for tanks, soup cans for shells, and broom sticks for rifles. I know the American people can make the wrong choices from time to time, but I wouldn't call them ingrates.
"Our enemies"? I don't think I trust you to tell me who my "enemies" are. My enemies might as well be the ones spending all that money of ours you want them to keep taking. My government doesn't make me safe. It jeopardizes my safety with these blowback policies it loves to perpetually engage in and if you're an American it jeopardizes yours too.
Liberals don't think that a million dollars matters but it does. Every dollar counts. Military spending should be cut massively and the entire federal budget would be better cut in half than slogging through the political drivel and dishonest "spending cuts" that both Democrats and Republicans keep lying to us about. There are no spending cuts, only spending increases, and the expectation of endless growth is the biggest lie our citizens have been duped into believing.
The only way we'll get a government we can afford is when we drop the rhetorical excuses for spending money and realize that every dollar counts.
Edited by Yamato, 20 December 2012 - 07:02 PM.