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blindpig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-24-08 08:56 AM
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22. agreed

Bring all of the troops home, shrink the imperial military. A fine side benefit would be a drastic cut in US oil comsumption, of which the Pentagon consumes 40%.
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  -They want a $700 billion bailout? Fine. Cut $700 billion from the Pentagon. MessiahRp  Sep-23-08 05:41 PM   #0 
  - Amen!  bob_weaver   Sep-23-08 05:42 PM   #1 
  - No Cut $700 billion from the CIA. IT isn't in the budget anyway  Vincardog   Sep-23-08 05:43 PM   #2 
  - i like both ideas  barbtries   Sep-23-08 05:45 PM   #5 
     - So do I  MessiahRp   Sep-23-08 06:14 PM   #9 
        - Agreed.  Nihil   Sep-24-08 08:24 AM   #19 
  - A great idea.  KCabotDullesMarxIII   Sep-23-08 05:43 PM   #3 
  - No joke. n/t  Union Thug   Sep-23-08 05:44 PM   #4 
  - The Pentagon budget needs to be slashed regardless.  tridim   Sep-23-08 05:47 PM   #6 
  - i like your idea  barbtries   Sep-23-08 06:18 PM   #10 
  - Hell yes.  Mojambo   Sep-23-08 05:55 PM   #7 
  - I love that idea!  creeksneakers2   Sep-23-08 06:13 PM   #8 
  - Ding Ding Ding We have a winner!!!!  ncteechur   Sep-23-08 06:34 PM   #11 
  - Since we constantly hear the Co is too big to let fail; maybe they should have to be broken up if  EV_Ares   Sep-23-08 06:35 PM   #12 
  - "too big too fail" should no longer be a part of the lexicon...for ANY industry.  QuestionAll   Sep-23-08 07:10 PM   #16 
  - 100% agree.  ileus   Sep-23-08 06:39 PM   #13 
  - When was the last time the Dept. of Defense "defended" us?  Peace Patriot   Sep-23-08 07:05 PM   #14 
  - Yes, exactly.  curious one   Sep-23-08 07:08 PM   #15 
  - An excellent proposal! nt  wildbilln864   Sep-23-08 07:11 PM   #17 
  - We don't need nuclear weapons  OakCliffDem   Sep-24-08 04:39 AM   #18 
  - No way. The nukes are awesome!  JVS   Sep-24-08 08:43 AM   #21 
  - Agree - one Caveate  Phred42   Sep-24-08 08:42 AM   #20 
  - agreed  blindpig   Sep-24-08 08:56 AM   #22 
 

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