Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Reining In The Pentagon

"Eight ideas to keep America solvent and safe" offered by The American Conservative's Jon Basil Utley — Sequestration: The Way to Cut Defense Waste. He reminds us, "The Complex loves to equate a few thousand Muslim terrorists with the giant former Soviet threat with thousands of nukes, half of Europe and a vast leftist network in America and Western Europe."

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Blogger Mark in Spokane said...

After the Cold War ended, the military-industrial complex strained to find a new enemy it could turn into the next Soviet Union. What a far cry from the Republican presidents of the post-war period, all of whom fought the Cold War with the desire to end it and return the United States to normalcy. We could use the wisdom of mean like Eisenhower and Reagan today.

July 26, 2012 at 11:05 PM  

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