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Obama's 'Battleship' Argument Has Holes in its Hull

edodaniel Wrote: Oct 26, 2012 9:38 PM
Yes, "The US military should be used to defend the United States" and to do that it must be strong and well trained as well as well equipped. History has well demonstrated what happens when the people of the US allow the military to be downsized and the military budget to be spent on social engineering - after disbanding large portions of the forces after WW II we were very poorly equipped to deal with Korea and Korea still drags on. Downsized again after Korea we were short on men and materials when we needed them for Vietnam. After Vietnam the military was again downsized but not as drastically although the budget for training and equipment parts and POL were reduced to miserably inadequate levels. LEARN FROM HISTORY!

In the third and final debate, Barack Obama scored huge points with the media, college kids and die-hard liberals -- in other words, his base -- when he mocked Mitt Romney's concern about our historically small Navy.

"But I think Governor Romney maybe hasn't spent enough time looking at how our military works," the president said. "You -- you mentioned the Navy, for example, and that we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. Well, Governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military's changed. We have these things called aircraft carriers where planes...