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  •  I guess Cheney wasn't a fan of himself when he was (2+ / 0-)
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    TKO333, 2dot

    Secretary of Defense: "Over his four years as Secretary of Defense, Cheney downsized the military and his budgets showed negative real growth, despite pressures to acquire weapon systems advocated by Congress. The Department of Defense's total obligational authority in current dollars declined from $291 billion to $270 billion. Total military personnel strength decreased by 19 percent, from about 2.2 million in 1989 to about 1.8 million in 1993.[27] Notwithstanding the overall reduction in military spending, Cheney directed the development of a Pentagon plan to ensure U.S. military dominance in the post-Cold War era.[44]"

    Incendiado para arriba, listo para irme.

    by gobacktotexas on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 08:07:59 AM PST

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