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  • House Pork Threatening Our Security

    The Washington Post reports:

    The Democratic-controlled House is poised to give the Pentagon dozens of new ships, planes, helicopters and armored vehicles that Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates says the military does not need … The unwanted equipment in a military spending bill expected to come to a vote on the House floor Thursday or Friday has a price tag of at least $6.9 billion.

    $6.9 billion!?!?! How can the Obama administration not threaten to veto this bill? They just went to the mattresses to kill $1.75 billion in funding for the F-22s that we need to maintain air superiority. Or that money could be used to pay for the $1.4 billion that Obama wants cut from our missile defense program. On those missile defense cuts, Heritage fellow Baker Spring writes:

    Russia is upgrading its missile bases and positioning short-range missiles on its border with Poland to target U.S. defensive interceptors. China now has 1,500 missiles positioned on the shore opposite Taiwan. North Korea is testing missiles and conducting underground nuclear tests. Iran is testing newly modified long-range missiles and enriching uranium. Diplomacy is not lessening these threats. In fact, it may actually play into others’ hands as they try to drive wedges between the U.S. and its allies, lessen its influence in their regions, and dictate U.S. policy.

    The President’s cuts make even less sense given that $1.4 billion is a mere 0.04 percent of his total proposed federal budget, and the roughly $10 billion we spend on missile defense each year amounts to only 13 percent of what local, state, and federal government agencies pay for first responders. It is quite small if we compare it to the cost of an attack: A study for the Department of Energy in 2006 estimated that if just one 13-kiloton bomb hit New York City, cleanup and recovery costs could “approach the level of the entire U.S. gross domestic product in 2005…the entire output of the U.S. economy, every factory, store and business, for a full year.”

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    3 Responses to House Pork Threatening Our Security

    1. Pingback: » Financial News Update - 07/30/09 NoisyRoom.net: Where liberty dwells, there is my country…

    2. DANIEL CABRERA, MERR says:

      THE TROJAN HORSE EFFECT

      Here in short;___

      THE OBAMA GANG inherited a country with strong National Security, and bad economy crippled by by almost total democrat-controlled congress that 'informed' (actually lied), and blocked the Bush administation attempts to correct the FANNIE & FREDDIE destruction path;….and everyone remember,…BARNEY FRANK & others saying,…"…Fannie & Freddie are ok….no problems,…need no fixing..".___

      As result we have;

      1. The so called 'STIMULUS' – that does not works,…money incorrectly directed,… (corruption in so many ways)___

      2. Crippled National Security – cuts on misile defenses (Poland, Alaska, others)…cuts on F-22 air defense aircrafts,….cuts on defense contracts….you now keep investigating.___

      3. Nationalization (government intervension) on private aasets rendering the AMERICAN INDIVIDUALITY into demise.so capitalism gets destroyed due to elimination of the american entrepenurial factor.___

      ALL IS A MASTER PLAN OF DESTRUCTION,….and lately, a demonstration-conference on 'DECLINE OF THE CAPITALISM AND RAISE OF THE ISLAM IN AMERICA'…so keep yourself informed

      Obama (propagandist-in-chief,..or spokeperson for a criminal-treason group with agenda to destroy our country) is well aware that the american public is not buying his DECEPTIVE ORATORIALS any longer.___

      Democrats pretend that no to admit these facts makes those fact unexistent.

      The Obamanization brought all this into effect in less that six months !

      So, the fine print is; Obama = 'THE TROJAN HORSE EFFECT'; (is good to see that Karl Rove, Newt Gingrich,Dick Morris, and others…are using the term that back in time I did present to many out there but nobody paid attention, then )___

      And how is your day so far?___

      sincerely,

      Daniel Cabrera

      Merrillville,Indiana

    3. DANIEL CABRERA, MERR says:

      A BRIEF NOTE ; Gov Palin cleaned-up Alaska of CORRUPTION., and advanced the state in very productive vectors…it is not far fetch to view something similar accouring in Washington DC with her in the presidential arena.____

      Whichever vector of action Gov Sarah Palin takes, is solely belong to her.I am very sure she does know that many americans are for what she stands for.____

      I would like to point out, if I may, that Sarah Palin is not only wanted for just to be at presidential stand,… but is mostly NEEDED for the presidential WHOLE SPECTRUM.

      The striking difference from the average politician that only talks,, promises in convincing alure,…and then later nothing materialize a should – contrary to that, normaly experienced – Ms Palin does really DELIVER.That has been proven on results of the well know aproach known as ‘THE ALASKA FORMULA’.____

      At this time in history of our great country, PATRIOTS are in demand, for what we have at helm of our nation are evidently ENEMIES OF THE STATE – TRAITORS,… a rogue group with agenda of destruction of what this great country of our is all about.

      WE-THE PEOPLE, want and need individuals of good character integrity and honesty,…people willing to give the good fight for our great land…those are the TRUE AND REAL PATRIOTS.____

      Sarah Palin fits the ranks.____

      GOD BLESS OUR GREAT COUNTRY.

      Good day everyone,

      Daniel Cabrera

      Merrillville,Indiana

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