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Subject:  Re: Somewhere Putin is smiling Date:  2/25/2014  5:04 PM
Author:  1poorguy Number:  1924117 of 2211197

I'm not even slightly concerned. We spend more than the next 13 nations combined on the military. To fight a war that isn't going to happen, as part of a Cold War that's been over for decades. If cut that so we only spend as much as the next two nations that's a savings, and it won't affect our security noticeably. Though it might affect our ability to engage in elective wars (which would not be a bad thing).

Alas, I think we still will still equal the next 13 nations. Eisenhower was right about the MIC.
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