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gratuitous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-04-11 03:26 PM
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9. Yeah, right
Anyone really, truly believe the defense budget is going to sustain anything but a cosmetic cut? Anything approaching a real reduction in the military budget will be replaced by a separate vote faster than you can squawk "Support the troops!" on Fox.
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  -Defense Chief Calls Threat Of Across-The-Board Cuts A 'Doomsday' Device In Debt Ceiling Bill Purveyor  Aug-04-11 02:41 PM   #0 
  - It's called 'shared sacrifice'. I'm sure shutting down a war or two  Lifelong Protester   Aug-04-11 02:45 PM   #1 
  - Well then Teabaggers - now you HAVE to raise taxes on the fucking richest 'Mericans  jpak   Aug-04-11 02:45 PM   #2 
  - You think? They will be out of office by then, hahaha! nt  thereismore   Aug-04-11 04:35 PM   #21 
  - Great harm will also ensue if cuts are made to entitlement. Our country will  sunwyn   Aug-04-11 02:48 PM   #3 
  - Cuts to entitlements might start another war.  oldbanjo   Aug-04-11 05:33 PM   #25 
  - From Democracy Now, August 2, 2011  Jefferson23   Aug-04-11 02:58 PM   #4 
  - Which must be the goal. "Let us have another 911  mzmolly   Aug-04-11 03:02 PM   #5 
  - Gee, I wish we had one of them doomsday machines  ThoughtCriminal   Aug-04-11 03:04 PM   #6 
  - Sir! I have a plan!  DefenseLawyer   Aug-04-11 04:03 PM   #18 
  - Newsflash: Panetta Pentagon wants to extort and hold American taxpayers hostage  chill_wind   Aug-04-11 03:19 PM   #7 
  - Bingo. Hostages abound in the world today.  jwirr   Aug-04-11 03:37 PM   #12 
  - BEE ESS!  hifiguy   Aug-04-11 03:22 PM   #8 
  - Yeah, right  gratuitous   Aug-04-11 03:26 PM   #9 
  - This Defense Chief needs a little education: Chalmers Johnson's  jwirr   Aug-04-11 03:34 PM   #10 
  - Fuck him. We're way passed doomsday already. Doomsday was yesteryear.  The Stranger   Aug-04-11 03:35 PM   #11 
  - Doomsday Device  AngryAmish   Aug-04-11 03:43 PM   #13 
  - How will the world survive if we aren't starting a new war every 15 minutes?  harun   Aug-04-11 03:43 PM   #14 
  - Funny...  Frisbee   Aug-04-11 03:45 PM   #15 
  - It is a doomsday device  Turbineguy   Aug-04-11 03:47 PM   #16 
  - Let's start with cuts of 400 Billion (back to Clinton Budget)  on point   Aug-04-11 03:52 PM   #17 
  - Redirect into infrastructure. Even employ the same people to provide. /nt  TheMadMonk   Aug-04-11 10:04 PM   #27 
  - Leon the neocon...  Hubert Flottz   Aug-04-11 04:03 PM   #19 
  - Wait! Aren't wars kind of doomsday too? Oh, for other people, I see. Well, tough cheese! nt  thereismore   Aug-04-11 04:31 PM   #20 
  - Fuck war and the war mongers.  L0oniX   Aug-04-11 04:47 PM   #22 
  - Doomsday device  area51   Aug-04-11 05:11 PM   #23 
  - Let me cry you a river...  blkmusclmachine   Aug-04-11 05:15 PM   #24 
  - what a fu*kin drama queen.  Phlem   Aug-04-11 08:01 PM   #26 
  - Let me clarify...  Javaman   Aug-05-11 08:26 AM   #28 
  - Mr Panetta? Ya won't be able to raid the till the way you like?  goforit   Aug-05-11 08:45 AM   #29 
  - Well if you go on a diet those tight clothes won't squeeze so hard.  Dappleganger   Aug-05-11 09:01 AM   #30 

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