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Bayonet Count: More Today Than in 1916

gdmn2find Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 7:46 PM
I guess the call at 2 am that Hillary referred to in the 08 campaign to the President just went to voice mail. Who knew then that she was this prescient in matters of conflict. Too bad she doesn't have the same opinion about where the buck stops in regards to responsibility. Back then she stated that it stops at the White House. She seems too willing to fall on her sword and take the hit. I guess with the Fed printing so many dollars now there are enough to go around the cabinet for the buck to stop at anyone's desk.

Following up on my post yesterday about the use of horses and bayonets in today's military, the Wall Street Journal breaks down the numbers:

From the department of picayune fact-checking: The U.S. Army has 419,155 bayonets in its inventory. The Marine Corps has about 195,334 bayonets (and has plans to acquire 175,061 more).

That's a total of 614,489 bayonets with 175,061 to be added. Keith Koffler adds everything up:

Given that there were about...