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Old 03-24-2013, 10:07 PM   #11
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Default Re: The President Obama Thread

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The problem with defense cuts is the first thing they seem to do is cut supplies and benefits for the troops. The marines have already said that current soldiers will have supplies but due to the sequester cuts anyone who joins after this will have to make do and they can't guarantee all equipment and armor will be available. That is unacceptable imo. Even more so when you factor in congress's ridiculous pay and benefits.

Defense cuts shouldn't endanger our troops which is what always seems to happen. Buddy of mine had to purchase his own armor because the military said it wasn't their problem! I'd like to see these congressmen go into battle with no armor. See how long they last before they **** their pants.
But there are specific things to cut. For example, the new tank orders, even though thousands of state-of-the-art tanks are sitting idly state-side.

They don't cut those, because that's the military industrial complex. Politicians don't care about the individual soldiers (no matter how much they pretend). They do care about the money big business gives them.

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