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Old 04-30-2013, 08:09 AM   #890
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Default Re: Discussion: The Economy, Fiscal Cliff, National Debt, And Other Financial Issues

Originally Posted by SV Fan View Post
Reason #172 we can reduce the defense budget without blinking

I say take all the wasted money on building tanks or whatever other military equipment we don't need and spend it on construction of roads and bridges(declare it a national security issue)
YES, exactly. A huge amount of money is wasted on the military every year on things they don't NEED. (or in this case want)

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