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  •  The commenter I was replying to posited that (4+ / 0-)
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    blue aardvark, erratic, poco, Aquarius40

    the immense sum spent on our military indicated it's political clout. I pointed out that we actually spend more on SS, so I don't think that expenditure is a good measure of clout.

    You very clearly misunderstood the exchange.

    •  Again why do you ignore the full court press (2+ / 0-)
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      orlbucfan, Aspe4

      to slash Social Security?  That's just as much a part of the court we're playing on now.   We are virtually always at war and they need to cut spending on the non-profitable domestic spending to maximize the war profits.

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