We really should open up some sectors of our defense to bidders from other countries. Are there UK or Australian countries that can do the same job for less? If so, we should cut them a contract instead. This should contain costs better.
* Tolerance becomes a crime when applied to evil. --Thomas Mann
* "Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence. ... The slogan 'press on' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race."... Calvin Coolidge 30th President of the USA.
They're more likely to be guarding a door from what I know more than performing a raid on a suspected terrorist hideout or something of the sort.
"I am appalled that somebody who is the nominee...would take that kind of position"
"A court took away a presidency"
"...the brother of a man running for president was the governor of the state..."
It's horrifying because Trump is blunt instead of making overt implications.
Matthew 10:34Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword.
1) You're basically saying that we need people that adhere to DoD and branch regulations and the UCMJ. We already have that, it's called The United States Armed Forces. If a person wants to fire heavy weapons, kill people and blow **** up, that's the perfect place for them to be. Therefore, no need for a paramilitary force employed by the government.
2) Mercenaries are illegal, per the Geneva Convention.
I will meet you in the middle and say that we could use a foreign legion, like the French.
Conservatives believe the government is incompetent, and seek to elect people who will prove it
Ignorance is Bliss Bliss is the same as happiness US Christian conservatives are the happiest in the US according to studies Do you see a connection?
People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.
Are a lot of mercenaries former US-military? If that's the case, we already paid to train them. Not really a savings...
In any case, saving money does not justify using these guys. They're thugs.
One of you will end up here next!