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The bankruptcy filing caused a halt in Ford Transit Connect production

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By Spuke on 3/28/2012 1:10:38 PM , Rating: 2
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We subsidize the war industry to the tune of 1 trillion dollars a year.
Except that it's the governments job to provide for national defense. That one's in the Constitution. It's NOT the governments job to start or fund new industries.


By Boingo Twang on 3/29/2012 4:36:57 PM , Rating: 2
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quote: "We subsidize the war industry to the tune of 1 trillion dollars a year."

Except that it's the governments job to provide for national defense. That one's in the Constitution. It's NOT the governments job to start or fund new industries.


It's not the government's job to make defense contractors profitable either. The only way to stop unnecessary war as Marine General Smedley Butler put it, is to take the profits out of war. Let's see how many patriotic non-profit defense contractors we have after war profits are outlawed.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/War_Is_a_Racket


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