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The GOP and Round Two

John1052 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:45 AM
I am sick of hearing how Defense cannot be cut. Of course it can. It is time to pull our troops out of Germany, Japan and Korea (sorry South Korea, but if you don't have a competent enough military to defend yourself by now, there is nothing more that we can do to help you), The other part of the defense spending that needs to be cut is all humanitarian aid. That is not the mission of the military..
lesoc Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 8:36 AM
Why do we need 900 bases around the world, pumping billions in to local economies? Is the U.S. military really an arm of the giant multnational corporations. . .there to protect there interests, not ours? Mmmmm.....
shubi_ Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 8:05 AM
Let's cut everything to people who want to leave us defenseless.
Rick 2811 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 8:01 AM
I agree...let those countries shoulder their own military. Plus, our weaponry is so much more sophisticated compared to just after WW 11

President Obama won the first round of his second term, but thanks to Mitch McConnell the beating wasn’t as severe as it could have been.

The period between the election and the turn of the calendar was dominated by the president, with Speaker John Boehner as his foil. The Speaker always seemed to assume the president was negotiating in good faith, even as the campaign events continued, and even as he was pummeled day and night by the president and his surrogates in the MSM.

The collapse of the Speaker's and the GOP’s ability to make an argument was complete...