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  •  How will that work? (0+ / 0-)

    Military personnel also spend money and military bases create jobs.  Building more missles and brewing up nerve gas would create badly-needed engineering jobs.

    Do we want to do that?

    Around here, Minority means an immigrant from Latin America or Polynesia who is not eligible for many tax funded social services.

    •  that's another argument (0+ / 0-)

      if this argument is brought up, we make our usual progressive case for domestic vs foreign, creation vs destruction, life vs death

      FDR's worker programs  vs  GOP neocon war agendas.

      Both create jobs and stimulate the economy but have vastly different consequences.

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