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We are spending too much on military contractors

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This isn't about helping Ukraine of a strong NATO. We can fully do those things and spend much less on waste. Adjusted for inflation our spending is reportedly greater than the peaks of the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War. Greater than the next 11 countries combined. Because the American people are too rich and that money is better given to defense contractors.

 

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This isn't about helping Ukraine of a strong NATO.
Who's going to protect NATO if not the U.S.? We've established ourselves as the police force of the world and that gets expensive.
 

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Who's going to protect NATO if not the U.S.? We've established ourselves as the police force of the world and that gets expensive.
I mean Germany is re-militarizing, and several other NATO members increased their defense spending. Additionally several other countries are looking to join NATO now which would only make NATO stronger. Additionally additionally, nobody can attack NATO. NATO has nukes.
 

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'They' are wealth vampires that suck wealth out of blood.

'They' are power vampires that suck power out of blood.

'They' are Earth vampires that suck Earth out of blood.

They suck.

They might kill everyone, even themselves, because they feel they are immortal.

They are immoral.
 

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I mean Germany is re-militarizing, and several other NATO members increased their defense spending. Additionally several other countries are looking to join NATO now which would only make NATO stronger. Additionally additionally, nobody can attack NATO. NATO has nukes.
Yes, the other member countries need to bear more costs but it really doesn't amount to much. Bottom line for me is if U.S. decides they don't want to keep contributing as much to NATO or a farfetched scenario of withdrawing altogether, organization goes into a tailspin.

NATO is great for conventional warfare protection. But if a country that has nukes and God forbid they decide to use them, it doesn't matter how many countries are members.
 

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This isn't about helping Ukraine of a strong NATO. We can fully do those things and spend much less on waste. Adjusted for inflation our spending is reportedly greater than the peaks of the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War. Greater than the next 11 countries combined. Because the American people are too rich and that money is better given to defense contractors.

Someone should remind Comrade Bernie what Putzin has been up to over the last month and the constant threat China is posing in teh South China Sea and to Taiwan.
 

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Someone should remind Comrade Bernie what Putzin has been up to over the last month and the constant threat China is posing in teh South China Sea and to Taiwan.
You can't read. I'll repeat it typing slowly for you. This doesn't involve cutting one dollar of helping Ukraine or having a strong NATO or legitimate needs. It involved the corrupt spending to benefit contractors.
 

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This isn't about helping Ukraine of a strong NATO. We can fully do those things and spend much less on waste. Adjusted for inflation our spending is reportedly greater than the peaks of the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and the Cold War. Greater than the next 11 countries combined. Because the American people are too rich and that money is better given to defense contractors.

excellent subject matter ........ cut wayyyyyyy back on defense contractors and close at least 500 off shore
miltiary bases
 
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