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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-31-09 12:26 PM
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13. Hell, just close down 650 of the 750 overseas facilites and that will
STILL leave the warmaking capacity intact, and we will STILL have more foreign bases than all other nations combined.
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  -Senator: Expect Painful Cuts In Pentagon Budget Purveyor  Mar-31-09 11:54 AM   #0 
  - Bravo Carl! I've been waiting for someone to speak up about this issue.  tridim   Mar-31-09 11:56 AM   #1 
  - Boo fucking hoo  bluestateguy   Mar-31-09 11:57 AM   #2 
  - Should give the refueling-tanker contract to Airbus so as to hobble the military-industrial-complex  Kolesar   Mar-31-09 12:06 PM   #6 
  - people take bad news a lot better from insiders than outsiders.  mopinko   Mar-31-09 12:23 PM   #11 
     - I agree completely.  Odin2005   Mar-31-09 04:23 PM   #25 
  - Painful for whom? nt  bemildred   Mar-31-09 11:59 AM   #3 
  - That's what I wondered  dflprincess   Mar-31-09 12:09 PM   #7 
  - That was my first thought  Solly Mack   Mar-31-09 05:59 PM   #27 
     - Well, they gotta do something about the jobs.  bemildred   Mar-31-09 06:06 PM   #28 
  - It's about time n/t  livetohike   Mar-31-09 12:02 PM   #4 
  - 15% off the top would be a good start  Rambis   Mar-31-09 12:04 PM   #5 
  - You read my mind!  cyberswede   Mar-31-09 01:28 PM   #14 
  - Let's try taking it back to merely what they got for the Cold War . . . !!!!  defendandprotect   Mar-31-09 12:11 PM   #8 
  - Finally--somebody with a lick of sense!  Warpy   Mar-31-09 12:13 PM   #9 
  - i should hope so.  barbtries   Mar-31-09 12:16 PM   #10 
  - Hell, just close down 650 of the 750 overseas facilites and that will  RaleighNCDUer   Mar-31-09 12:26 PM   #13 
  - good! cut it by 2/3 or more, please!  mike_c   Mar-31-09 12:25 PM   #12 
  - Whoohoo!!!  lark   Mar-31-09 01:37 PM   #15 
  - The cuts aren't painful to me  EC   Mar-31-09 01:43 PM   #16 
  - "No pain no gain" Gotta cut A LOT more to get back to reality. (Hint: Cold War is over!)  FailureToCommunicate   Mar-31-09 01:43 PM   #17 
  - Let's see what they come up with.  rucky   Mar-31-09 01:50 PM   #18 
  - good place to start  ddss75   Mar-31-09 01:58 PM   #19 
  - All the dollars pissed down the Pentagon rat hole  The Wizard   Mar-31-09 03:46 PM   #20 
  - finally some GOOD news...nt  Mari333   Mar-31-09 03:49 PM   #21 
  - maybe Levin will do something good for once  harmonicon   Mar-31-09 04:08 PM   #22 
  - K&R  mvd   Mar-31-09 04:15 PM   #23 
  - The Defense budget is so full of pork that we can cut tons of spending without harming...  Odin2005   Mar-31-09 04:20 PM   #24 
  - About.Fucking.Time. n/t  Earth_First   Mar-31-09 05:53 PM   #26 
  - strangely, i never sell this one-  mopinko   Mar-31-09 09:45 PM   #29 

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