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View Diary: Tone-deaf and war-crazy: "Defense" budget for 2012 to exceed Vietnam years, year after Pearl Harbor (12 comments)

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  •  Excellent. The pressure has to be (3+ / 0-)
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    raised this year.  The MIC is completely out of control, we all know Ike's warning and it's come true.  The Pentagon policy of Full Spectrum Dominance must be renounced.  The American people should not be paying for a mercenary military for international bankers and giant corporations.  

    S.A.W. 2011 STOP ALL WARS "The Global War on Terror is a fabrication to justify imperialism."

    by BigAlinWashSt on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 10:35:53 AM PST

    •  Amen to that. (4+ / 0-)
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      maxschell, mrkvica, Jagger, BigAlinWashSt

      People freezing while unpopular wars suck money out of our economy is not acceptable.

      •  No way, no how. (1+ / 0-)
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        They're trying to throw a bone by this bs reduction over the next five years.  Evidently it will have no impact until 2014/2015 and by then it will go the way of the dinosaurs.   I'm not optimistic that we can change this situation but we have to keep trying.

        S.A.W. 2011 STOP ALL WARS "The Global War on Terror is a fabrication to justify imperialism."

        by BigAlinWashSt on Tue Feb 15, 2011 at 10:58:52 AM PST

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