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President Obama: "America, it is time to focus on nation building here at home."

If by "it is time," you mean in a year or two once we stop bombing Libya, and in another 5 or 10 years when we have finally ended the war in Iraq, and another 10 or 20 years when we finally pull the last troops out of Afghanistan, and....

For the record, the Korean War ended 58 years ago...and there are still 28,500 troops there.

The plain fact is that, with the war mindset of Obama and the leadership of both parties, we'll be spending a trillion dollars a year on "defense"...indefinitely. Any claims to be ready to "focus on nation building here at home" are strictly an attempt to keep stringing along those who still have "hope" for "change."

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    Eli Stephens
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    by elishastephens on Wed Jun 22, 2011 at 05:58:53 PM PDT

  •  Well, the troops in Korea are a bargain... (0+ / 0-)

    ...in any humanitarian calculus, insofar as they've saved millions of people from living under the kind of regime that's established in the North.  I wouldn't mind US imperialism so much if the troops just sat on their collective ass for decades preventing incursions from nihilist regimes.

    It's better to curse the darkness than light a candle. --Whoever invented blogs, c.1996

    by Rich in PA on Wed Jun 22, 2011 at 06:32:57 PM PDT

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