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Tierra_y_Libertad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-10 02:41 PM
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7. Hell, who wants to take it over now? Kinda like buying a '53 Nash Rambler without an engine.
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  -At some point we will not need the military any longer..... KansasVoter  Jul-19-10 01:49 PM   #0 
  - It is not the 700 billion a year. It is the interest we pay on the money we borrow...  Ozymanithrax   Jul-19-10 01:51 PM   #1 
  - But we will need them as long as we're an empire and must 'contain' our 'enemies'. Nobody's  sinkingfeeling   Jul-19-10 01:53 PM   #2 
  - We could save most of that money right now  Sebastian Doyle   Jul-19-10 02:00 PM   #3 
  - If the military had to fund wars within its budget  Not Me   Jul-19-10 02:33 PM   #4 
  - my favourite t-shirt and poster  niyad   Jul-19-10 06:07 PM   #15 
  - Maybe when a benevolent race of alien overlords lands and offers to protect us  slackmaster   Jul-19-10 02:35 PM   #5 
  - Big Brain!!  KansasVoter   Jul-19-10 03:50 PM   #9 
     - The Cannamits only wanted to serve Man  slackmaster   Jul-19-10 03:53 PM   #10 
        - JAWS!  KansasVoter   Jul-19-10 05:26 PM   #11 
           - The same. My stepson got his autograph at the San Diego Car Show once  slackmaster   Jul-19-10 06:00 PM   #14 
              - cool!  KansasVoter   Jul-19-10 06:16 PM   #16 
  - But..but..we have to be protected from the mighty Taliban Navy.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-19-10 02:36 PM   #6 
  - Hell, who wants to take it over now? Kinda like buying a '53 Nash Rambler without an engine.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Jul-19-10 02:41 PM   #7 
  - Or a Yugo gas cap.  bobbolink   Jul-19-10 05:28 PM   #12 
  - Funny. But such a thing just doesn't happen.  damntexdem   Jul-19-10 02:48 PM   #8 
  - That point was in 1946 or so.  branders seine   Jul-19-10 05:29 PM   #13 
 

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