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Response to EFerrari (Reply #7)

Tue May 22, 2012, 08:27 AM

8. For the Pentagon, being "dumb" pays very well.

It's like the "health care" types who keep on with discredited or risky treatments because doing nothing doesn't pay as much. Or "loot wins" as I like to put it.

A Pentagon that learned would be a much smaller and less expensive Pentagon, since the lesson is that conventional arms are not good for all that much in the modern world, whereas the Pentagon's idea is that there is just about nothing that can't be fixed with a sufficient number of soldiers and fancy weapons.

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