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Response to GeorgeGist (Reply #1)

Thu May 1, 2014, 08:53 AM

6. Yes

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What a waste of taxpayer dollars. A TRILLION DOLLARS!!!!! Then we wonder why the Defense Department cannot find Trillions dating back to the Bush years and the Iraq war. Why isn't the company held accountable? Having these aircraft around only gives whomever incentive to invade another country, like we did in Iraq. Look what it got us. Absolutely nothing and yet we were able to play war games and ruin several thousand people's lives in the process. 4,000+ killed and how many injured. How many Iraqi people killed and injured. And for what? To show off our new toys? President Eisenhower said to be wary of the military industrial complex. We haven't and look what has happened. We have a defense budget that crowds out dollars for infrastructure, the homeless, education, medical care for those who can't afford it, and more.

We should be ashamed of ourselves. We are a greedy, corrupt (in Congress), embarassing country to the rest of the world. We need to get our priorities straight.

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