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    Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Do you support reducing the military to pre-WWII levels?

    Yes
    Sort of, it needs to shrink but not that small.
    No,it should stay the same
    No, it should be increased
    Not sure
    don't care


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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Yes. I do not believe modern major wars will be decided by who has more in the military. We can't win that contest anyway with such countries as China. Rather, the funds should go into technology and weapons systems.

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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Absolutely.
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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    I think, since we're already half-way living under Communist rule, we should just roll over and let China and Russia or whoever butt-**** us into Hell.
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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Quote Originally Posted by WCH View Post
    I think, since we're already half-way living under Communist rule, we should just roll over and let China and Russia or whoever butt-**** us into Hell.


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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Do you support reducing the military to pre-WWII levels?

    Yes
    Sort of, it needs to shrink but not that small.
    No,it should stay the same
    No, it should be increased
    Not sure
    don't care


    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/24/us...evel.html?_r=0
    We certainly need a total destruction capability, the unquestionable power to eliminate any middle power and overwhelmingly more advanced technology and logistics. We must be able to enable our allies and support the UN to gain a mandate to guarantee international security. But we will have to reduce the overall costs, which is why a demonstration of the capacity to be uncompromisingly brutal is likely necessary.

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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Do you support reducing the military to pre-WWII levels?

    Yes
    Sort of, it needs to shrink but not that small.
    No,it should stay the same
    No, it should be increased
    Not sure
    don't care


    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/24/us...evel.html?_r=0
    No - we need to logically and with careful consideration, shift things *slowly* - reversing to any 'pre something something' time is always stupid.

    People seem to think that if we're not at war we can just disband the military.
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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    Do you support reducing the military to pre-WWII levels?

    Yes
    Sort of, it needs to shrink but not that small.
    No,it should stay the same
    No, it should be increased
    Not sure
    don't care


    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/24/us...evel.html?_r=0
    What are those levels?

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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Absolutely. When can we start with those cuts?

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    Re: Do you support reducing the US military to pre-WWII levels?

    Quote Originally Posted by code1211 View Post
    If anyone took over here, would they assume our debt as well?

    Who in their right mind would do that? Who in their right mind would keep running up a trillion a year in debt?
    There are several countries that don't seem to mind. Aren't we already giving China US property as collateral? Japan? Other countries that we owe?
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