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Thread: The military budget of the United States

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    The military budget of the United States

    In 2013 the United States spending 640 billion dollars to the military budget.

    What do you think about this number?

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg. View Post
    In 2013 the United States spending 640 billion dollars to the military budget.

    What do you think about this number?
    To much of it is being wasted on social engineering of the military.

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by APACHERAT View Post
    To much of it is being wasted on social engineering of the military.


    And more of it is being wasted funding the USA's military/industrialcomplex which President Eisenhower warned us about in a famous speech.

    The USA spends more on preparations for war than all of its enemies combined. A lot of that money is wasted and could be better spent on other things.

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg. View Post
    In 2013 the United States spending 640 billion dollars to the military budget.

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    It's way too much.

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg. View Post
    In 2013 the United States spending 640 billion dollars to the military budget.

    What do you think about this number?
    I could answer that question if I knew everything our military spends money on. Expensive biofuel programs should be scrapped.Troops station in Korea,Italy,Germany, Japan and other countries should be scrapped.Any military personal spying on Americans should be scrapped.Troops involve in countries we are not at war with should be scrapped. Any programs that provide military aid and arms to other countries should be scrapped.There are probably other things that can be cut too. Troops should be only used to defend our country, attack countries that actually attack us unprovoked first and troops stationed on our borders to actually prevent illegal crossing into our country and to use force if necessary to do it.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    It's way too much.

    Why so you think?

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by Greg. View Post
    In 2013 the United States spending 640 billion dollars to the military budget.

    What do you think about this number?
    I think it is about right for a country fighting WW3. It cost a lot of money to have our armies march on every continent, our navy patrol all the oceans, and air force control the skies over most of the world. Empires are expensive to maintain and rule over. It has bankrupted every previous empire in history. It is our turn I guess. What is really sad is we spend more money than almost the entire world on our military and we cannot even secure our own borders. Pathetic.

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    And more of it is being wasted funding the USA's military/industrialcomplex which President Eisenhower warned us about in a famous speech.

    The USA spends more on preparations for war than all of its enemies combined. A lot of that money is wasted and could be better spent on other things.
    I agree, the Navy's "Little Crappy Ship" (LCS) that can't fight. Billions spent and ships that can't put to sea and fight or sailors aren't trained to go to sea because they sit in sensitivity class rooms instead of training. Hundreds of millions being spent on removing urinals because they aren't PC and being replaced with PC crappers. Spending $27 per gallon for PC green jet fuel instead of politically incorrect $4 per gallon JP fuel. Spending $20,000 to kill one Taliban fighter with a Hell Fire Missile when a .25 cent bullet could do the same thing.

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    I'm not a bean counter, so I won't say a specific dollar amount, but I will say enough to cover: paying our troops, keeping up with maintenance and training, continuing research & development, clandestine operations... things like that. I'd make sure that we weren't paying $400 for a $15 hammer.

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    Re: The military budget of the United States

    Quote Originally Posted by Jango View Post
    I'm not a bean counter, so I won't say a specific dollar amount, but I will say enough to cover: paying our troops, keeping up with maintenance and training, continuing research & development, clandestine operations... things like that. I'd make sure that we weren't paying $400 for a $15 hammer.
    I count beans at times.

    Spending twice as much money for a politically correct 5.56 mm green bullets that has no lead is a waste of the taxpayers money.

    Either Congress double the appropriations for small arms ammunition or our soldiers and Marines spend less than half the time they usaully should on the range preparing for war.

    Our enemies don't give a **** it they are shot with a PC bullet or not and neither should we.
    Last edited by APACHERAT; 10-25-14 at 02:46 AM.

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