quote: Isn't the military the only part of the goverment budget that isn't getting decreased funding? Healthcare and education can go to hell but you gotta keep expanding the military. Don't expect this trend to change any time soon.
quote: Note how the military supposedly want the technology for injured soldiers. God forbid anyone having the idea that it could be used for injured people that aren't linked to the military.
quote: A great number of medical innovations have come from the military
quote: But Japan under-invests and free-rides on US (and others) who defend world stability and global markets.
quote: you mean the same the US helped un-stabilize in the first place?
quote: Sounds like a heck of a business enterprise
quote: Clinton balanced the budget,
quote: But yes, as far as profligacy is concerned, Bush Jr was a record over spender.
quote: That is not a political barb, just a fact of the numbers.
quote: Pelosi takes over, and nearly doubles the debt in a just 3 years.
quote: none of the countries you've listed have ever attacked us
quote: Korean War veterans and families might be rather insulted by the statement that China never attacked "us".