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Gates Shifts Military Spending: 'Not Every Defense Dollar is Sacred'

Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Crabtownboy, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. Crabtownboy

    Crabtownboy Well-Known Member

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    Gates is right on this one.

     
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    targus New Member

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    And he is right about this... "We shrink from our global responsibilities at our peril..."
     
  3. billwald

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    By putting our trust in "horses and chariots?"
     
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    For every dollar they ask our service personnel to sacrifice, an entitlement program should be cut 2 dollars.
     
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    Salty 20,000 Posts Club
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    Sounds good, and thats probably why they wouldn't do it
     
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    Right on. Less votes would be bought that way. Sad, but true.
     
  7. carpro

    carpro Well-Known Member

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    Gordon Adams is an idiot.
     
  8. Don

    Don Well-Known Member

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    Wonder how Mr. Adams would respond to this?

    http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2010/12/28/next_years_wars?page=full

    Across the globe today, you'll find almost three dozen raging conflicts, from the valleys of Afghanistan to the jungles of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the streets of Kashmir.

    The rest of the article identifies 16 potential new conflicts in 2011.
     
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