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Some thoughts from someone at War.

One of our friends over in one of our active War Zones sent us some of this thoughts:

-Massive reduction in the number of general officer positions.
-Closing of most European bases.  Eventual goal of no US land forces permanently stationed in any European Union country.  All bases in the UK, Italy, and Turkey would be closed immediately.  Bases in Germany would remain for the time being.
-The United States would unilaterally withdraw from NATO.  That organization is a useless Cold War dinosaur.  All it does now is have the United States protect decadent Western European countries from a threat that isn’t there anymore.

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Spending

Obama wants to cut the deficit.  First thing he wants to cut, as all Democrats are want to do… Military Spending.  Who could have seen that coming?  Yeah, that’s shocking.  78 Billion reduction in spending.  That’s interesting, because I bet we could cut a lot more from other useless programs before we touched our National Defense.  For example, we gave the Art Institute Of California Hollywood a total of 16.5 Million dollars.  The Art Institute Of Houston was given 38.9 Million.  28 Million went to the Art Institute of Las Vegas.  Of all this money, really and honestly how necessary was this spending?  In what national interest was this spending made?

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