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WinkyDink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-24-10 07:47 AM
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6. Gee, who'da thunk TEXAS?!
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  -This Is Why We Spend A Trillion Dollars A Year On 'Defense' unhappycamper  Oct-24-10 07:18 AM   #0 
  - well...  rucky   Oct-24-10 07:28 AM   #1 
  - Good post. I'm with you on this. Re-apply the training, technology,  Ilsa   Oct-24-10 07:45 AM   #5 
  - "More useful" won't allow for world conquest.  WinkyDink   Oct-24-10 07:48 AM   #7 
  - Yes, Pentagon spending fuels the economy  Pab Sungenis   Oct-24-10 07:29 AM   #2 
  - If we didn't ship our jobs overseas, screw workers with unlivable wages  jp11   Oct-24-10 07:40 AM   #3 
  - I wish they would find another way to  WhiteTara   Oct-24-10 07:42 AM   #4 
  - Gee, who'da thunk TEXAS?!  WinkyDink   Oct-24-10 07:47 AM   #6 
  - While money used to build bridges, highways and sewers....  Scuba   Oct-24-10 07:48 AM   #8 
  - exactly. There are just as many (and MORE) non-miltary jobs in green energy, transportation,  Lorien   Oct-24-10 09:56 AM   #26 
  - You oughta see what's going on in Ft Bliss, El Paso  charlie   Oct-24-10 08:00 AM   #9 
  - I think of it as a fatal flaw in our capitalist system.  zeemike   Oct-24-10 08:00 AM   #10 
  - What would the US Dept of Transportation be able to do with $1 trillion a year?  baldguy   Oct-24-10 08:10 AM   #11 
  - Oh, I dunno; build a National high speed maglev rail system for starters  Lorien   Oct-24-10 09:59 AM   #27 
  - Reagan bankrupt the Commies with defense spending  charlie   Oct-24-10 08:15 AM   #12 
  - This is why the GOP wins in the South.  hollowdweller   Oct-24-10 08:22 AM   #13 
  - Well, that and the racism. n/t  TransitJohn   Oct-24-10 08:49 AM   #18 
  - Just think, when we get a Democrat in the Whitehouse we'll  pokercat999   Oct-24-10 08:26 AM   #14 
  - Actually this would be a great PSA campaign theme...  Schema Thing   Oct-24-10 08:45 AM   #15 
  - Oh oh oh, I'll line up first:  Chan790   Oct-24-10 09:03 AM   #20 
     - Sorry, you don't fit the profile.  Schema Thing   Oct-24-10 09:12 AM   #21 
  - I'd say that Tarrant County's economy is more bouyed by the Barnett Shale  TransitJohn   Oct-24-10 08:46 AM   #16 
  - No, that is more the excuse for all that waste of money.  bemildred   Oct-24-10 08:46 AM   #17 
  - Yes, that is what I was just going to say, then I read your comment.  eomer   Oct-24-10 09:02 AM   #19 
  - The "advantage" of military spending is that it's not productive  gmoney   Oct-24-10 09:18 AM   #22 
  - Yep, Mr Orwell has it right.  bemildred   Oct-24-10 09:42 AM   #24 
  - Yes, this is more accurate.  girl gone mad   Oct-24-10 10:06 AM   #28 
  - I've listed some real reasons for those wanting the truth about DOD spending  Jumping John   Oct-24-10 09:37 AM   #23 
  - No, it isn't.  RUMMYisFROSTED   Oct-24-10 09:50 AM   #25 

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