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Boehner: Looming defense cuts
threaten our national security

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 11/10/2012 10:04:18 AM

Weekly Republican Remarks by House Speaker John Boehner: This week, I called for action by both parties on a plan to help our economy grow and create jobs, which is critical to solving our debt. It’s also critical to averting the so-called fiscal cliff, a combination of automatic spending cuts and tax rate increases that’s just weeks away from taking effect. Some have said that despite the risks, we should let our nation’s economy go off part of the fiscal cliff in January, by allowing the top two rates to rise. They believe that doing that will generate more revenue for the federal government.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bamapreacher, 11/10/2012 10:15:35 AM     (No. 9004968)

While Boehner may genuinely desire that our national security not be weakened, that desire is diametrically opposed to Obama´s. Obama could care less about anybody´s security but his own, thus he has no reason to give in to any republican demands. If somebody has to blink, it will never be Obama. Whether the republicans do remains to be seen.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: planetgeo, 11/10/2012 10:15:58 AM     (No. 9004970)

Glad to see that someone finally woke up Boehner from the tanning booth.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: yo-yo, 11/10/2012 10:28:23 AM     (No. 9005000)

IT IS OVER!
There is now a 1-to-1 ratio, earners-to-takers. Just the unfunded liabilities of the Social Security Ponzi scheme will overwhelm any amount of prosperity, so it´s a joke to think it won´t swamp the economy that results from Zero´s pitiful policies.
If you live in a blue state, and are not stocking up on guns and ammo, you will end up like a police car at an Occupy Wall Street rally.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 11/10/2012 10:37:55 AM     (No. 9005030)

I believe that I will be in the minority here, but for a number of reasons, defense should be cut. It has become to much of an apparatus for political patronage. Doubt that cutting it will help that aspect. though.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/10/2012 10:43:09 AM     (No. 9005043)

I would worry if I lived in a big urban environment. Those are the ones that will collapse first when the money runs out. You can see it now in a small way in NYC, etc. Wait until real austerity hits and the checks are reduced or stopped.

Better buy another thousand rounds for your AR-15 or AK-47. A shotgun is also handy not only for home defense but hunting everything from small birds to deer. A real multi-tasker.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: michellewsc2, 11/10/2012 10:47:00 AM     (No. 9005055)

Oh please...this is just another Bonner trick to cave-in to Obama.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 11/10/2012 10:47:23 AM     (No. 9005056)

this is not a problem..
medvedyev can use THEIR military to quell any of our disturbances after the re-election?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 11/10/2012 11:50:46 AM     (No. 9005206)

The Taurus Judge allows you to shoot both .410 shotgun shells and .45 Long Colt in the same handy, traditional "Revolver" format.

It amounts to a sawed-off shotgun (street-sweeper) that is highly effective when things get testy at close quarters. Like...say....at your front door.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: St. Pitbull, 11/10/2012 12:32:44 PM     (No. 9005274)

#8 - I hope that their quality has improved. It seems that when they first came out that the barrel had been machined with a hammer and chisel. I do love the concept, though.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 11/10/2012 1:59:47 PM     (No. 9005422)

You were part of the sequestration cabal, Cabana Boy Boehner!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: KTWO, 11/10/2012 3:13:34 PM     (No. 9005556)

I´m not sure I would agree with #4 on details.

But we might, just might, agree that the greatest problems for America are now in America and not overseas.

And bombing a few more places and again sending thousands of troops here and there isn´t going to fix much.

Too bad that Boehner, Obama, and the whole regime in Washington won´t either. The Imperial City is doing fine. The troubles of the rest of the nation mean nothing there.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 11/10/2012 3:49:45 PM     (No. 9005626)

Pubbies will do what they do best- they will surrender and meekly agree to cooperate with the rest of the forced rape of America. After all, this is the government the people have elected. Now, the pubbies needs to get on with letting the rats have their meal of constitutional flesh. Let the next four years bergin. The only way these idiots will ever wake up- these moron voters we have, is to let the Democrats do all they will and do it quickly. Only buy suffering through their own choices can idiots be made to realize their mistakes. What little is left of the rubble that once was The United States of America will have to be rebuilt later- Into what? That is the question of the century. Probably it will resemble something like modern day Italy.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hamrman, 11/10/2012 6:06:46 PM     (No. 9005895)

No kidding...hey American Sheeple wake up!!!

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