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  •  Who is it he thinks (2+ / 0-)
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    KJG52, Minnesota Deb

    is going to invade the United States?

    There is no justification for the size of the military we have. If we didn't have it we wouldn't be tempted to invade countries we didn't have any business invading in the first place, like Iraq.

    •  Not to mention the fact that (1+ / 0-)

      full-scale invasions don't happen anymore. We have a deterrent in our large nuclear arsenal. These days, defense boils down to intelligence, drones, covert operations. Our current defense spending is like a solution looking for several problems.

      The civil rights, gay rights and women's movements, designed to allow others to reach for power previously grasped only by white men, have made a real difference, and the outlines of 21st century America have emerged. -- Paul West of LA Times

      by LiberalLady on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 08:53:39 AM PST

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