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  •  You got me on that one. (6+ / 0-)

    The 1960 Democratic Party Platform actually criticized the Eisenhower administration for being weak on defense, playing right into the hands of the military industrial congressional complex.

    We need a pendulum swing back to sanity with regards to military spending, but the laws of physics don't seem to apply to that particular pendulum.

    Skeptical scrutiny is the means, in both science and religion, by which deep thoughts can be winnowed from deep nonsense. Carl Sagan

    by sjburnman on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 06:32:36 PM PST

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