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  •  The Tea Party only selectively bangs that (1+ / 0-)
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    SueDe

    isolationist gong.  They're quite happy to spend vast sums to support a military machine that is beyond huge with military installations and operations all around the world.

    That money needs to be diverted to productive purposes.  I think one reason for the economic decline of the US is this misguided expenditure on empire building.

    •  Ya think? (1+ / 0-)
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      Greg Dworkin

      The only isolationist in the GOP is Ron Paul.  But the whole bunch of them could be classified as nativist.

      "In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican." - H. L. Mencken

      by SueDe on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 06:16:37 AM PST

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      •  nativist is a better term, I think n/t (1+ / 0-)
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        "Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." - Groucho Marx

        by Greg Dworkin on Thu Feb 14, 2013 at 06:44:02 AM PST

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