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    Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    $20 million budget under Bush became $11 million under Obama

    Both administrations neglected domestic bombing prevention, devoting a tiny fraction of the $1 billion earmarked for IED prevention overseas
    Obama issued a lengthy 'National Policy for Countering Improvised Explosive Devices' in February but a spokesman won't say if it failed


    Barack Obama's administration has cut the budget nearly in half for preventing domestic bombings, MailOnline can reveal.
    Under President George W. Bush, the Department of Homeland Security had $20 million allocated for preventing the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by terrorists working inside the United States. The current White House has cut that funding down to $11 million.

    That assessment comes from Robert Liscouski, a former Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15 that killed three Americans and injured at least 173 others.






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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Being a libertarian shouldnt you be in support of this? I mean slashing left and right?


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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Does this mean fiscal conservatives are happy Obama worked to trim the budget like they've asked? I don't understand the point of this thread.

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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Quote Originally Posted by TheDemSocialist View Post
    Being a libertarian shouldnt you be in support of this? I mean slashing left and right?
    See, I'd think reducing the involvement of the police state in our lives would be considered a good thing to a libertarian...


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    This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    I don't think obama has ever taken domestic terrorism seriously, his best buddy Bill Ayers was a bombing terrorist.

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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    $20 million budget under Bush became $11 million under Obama

    Both administrations neglected domestic bombing prevention, devoting a tiny fraction of the $1 billion earmarked for IED prevention overseas
    Obama issued a lengthy 'National Policy for Countering Improvised Explosive Devices' in February but a spokesman won't say if it failed


    Barack Obama's administration has cut the budget nearly in half for preventing domestic bombings, MailOnline can reveal.
    Under President George W. Bush, the Department of Homeland Security had $20 million allocated for preventing the use of improvised explosive devices (IEDs) by terrorists working inside the United States. The current White House has cut that funding down to $11 million.

    That assessment comes from Robert Liscouski, a former Homeland Security Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection, in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15 that killed three Americans and injured at least 173 others.






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    Just to be clear, are you suggesting or saying that because this budget was 9 million smaller the Boston Bombing was able to go off?

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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Quote Originally Posted by Wiseone View Post
    Just to be clear, are you suggesting or saying that because this budget was 9 million smaller the Boston Bombing was able to go off?
    I am just presenting facts, your injections mean nothing here.

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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    I am just presenting facts, your injections mean nothing here.
    Ok its a fact I can accept that, I love facts, but what are you drawing from it?

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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Quote Originally Posted by rocket88 View Post
    See, I'd think reducing the involvement of the police state in our lives would be considered a good thing to a libertarian...
    See there are very very few actual "libertarians" in this country.


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    Re: Obama Administration had slashed budget for domestic bombing prevention by 45%!

    Quote Originally Posted by Slyfox696 View Post
    Does this mean fiscal conservatives are happy Obama worked to trim the budget like they've asked? I don't understand the point of this thread.
    It means as per usual dem's slash defense first and foremost.

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