Debate question

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Salty, Oct 23, 2012.

  1. Salty

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    I found this on my facebooks page:

    "Romney, aircraft carriers and ships that go under water are needed in the desert, didnt you know?"
    the only reponse was: "Sounds like a bad lip reading..."

    Unfortunately, I fell asleep on and off during the debate.

    does anyone know what the face book poster was trying to say?

    Thanks, Salty
     
  2. annsni

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    I didn't hear the whole thing but I don't believe that is what he said. He DID misspeak and I think couldn't remember "submarine" and instead said "ships that go underwater" but then quickly said "submarine" after that.

    Having a brother in the Navy for 24 years and who has been deployed in the Middle East numerous times, I can tell you that there are ships in the area AND that the Navy are on the ground in Afghanistan and were in Iraq as well. Heck, I just sent a box of goodies to Kabul!
     
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    He was saying that Romney wanted to prepare for WW2 while he, Obama, was preparing for WW3.
     
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    actualluy, I like what Romney said - lets prevent WW III
     
  5. billwald

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    Prevent WW3 by building battle tanks the Army doesn't want, surface ships the Navy doesn't want, and the Joint Strike fighter that no one wants?
     
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    ...all built by union workers that nobody wants...
     
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    You all will be happy when the Chinese Army starts buying into US defense industries. A friend works for a small Boeing subcontractor that was recently bought by an Italian company. No reason it could not have been a Chinese company - or a Chinese company with an American name chartered in the US.
     
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    Bill, your post couldn't be more wrong about what we want.

    Romney should have pointed to what history teaches us concerning this issue.
    1. People declare a war has ended
    2. People declare an end of our need of a large and prepared military..especially in light of technology
    3. There is a major attack and a new war
    4. We lose precious time and therefore massive amounts of people because we are playing catch up.
    5. Repeat 1-4
     
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    Throughout recorded history (roughly 3,400 years) there has only been about 270 years of peace. Wisdom would tell us to be prepared, for as David said, "I am for peace: but when I speak, they are for war." Psa. 120:7
     
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    Still, the Army is required to buy new battle tanks they don't want for a war which will never be fought. None of the services want the Joint Strike fighter which is designed for a war which will not be fought.

    Russia has dozens of ice breakers including nuke jobs. The US has one ice breaker which Congress wants to retire.
     

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