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Subject:  Re: Pat Buchanan: Conservative Discontent Date:  12/12/2012  1:40 PM
Author:  CCinOC Number:  659692 of 865094

brewer wrote: Its not clear to what we get for our money by, for example, maintaining bases in western Europe.

There are an unbelievable number of U.S. military bases around the world. Ron Paul says U.S. has military personnel in 130 nations and 900 overseas bases.

I don't know the rationale for this, frankly. It'd be interesting to hear the Secretary of Defense 'splain it all.

Here's one ordinary citizen's point of view.
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