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".