U.S. MILITARY CUTS WITH GREATER RISK


troops leave planeWith the U.S. budget and financial issues being as dismal as they are, the Pentagon is preparing to cut billions of dollars from its budget, reducing military spending, forces and weapons program.   The cuts, according to NBC will put American military forces to its lowest level  prior to World War II.

The budget cuts will come at a price according to U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel:  “As a consequence of large budget cuts, our future force will assume additional risk in certain areas,” Hagel said, citing gaps in training and maintenance and a smaller force that would be stretched thin if major conflicts broke out in several places at once.

I thought we were already stretched pretty thin.   Talk about a nation that sacrifices for the well-being of other nations.  We give up so much that our own security is of greater risk.  This can only place greater pressure on the forces we keep in place.  This is how we show support of our men and women who sacrifice enough as is.   Military cuts will include loss of quantity and quality of protective equipment and weapons.

Lets cut to the chase, we can look directly at the money this nation gives away around the world and to benefit who?   I know the argument about treaties, promises, humanitarian causes, all of it  Our number one priority should be the security of this nation and it isn’t.

We may be pulling troops out of Afghanistan, but how long will it be before we are considering redeploying them, does Iraq come to mind?  With all the violence, bombing…..wars currently going on around the world, more widespread than anytime in my lifetime (I am 62) we are cutting our military?   This is the greatest brain-dead decision our government could make.   You can include all that is happening at the border here as well, our border, I’m not talking about Israel now.   We don’t know what all is crossing over.   I can here all naive Obamaites now…… the you’re nuts crowd.  The same ones that believed Obama was the answer of hope.  He has been hope not.

Seriously, common sense here, would you run your personal budget this way; give so much to others, that you put yourself in a financial position where you can not take care of your basic needs?  No, you wouldn’t, most of us wouldn’t.  Without securing and keeping our nation safe, nothing else will matter.

I am not saying we must withdraw foreign aid completely.    If we can even consider cutting our own budget, we must cut foreign aid from that budget, obviously more than we are or will.   Some nations we give support, do not deserve it, most hate us anyway.

Our military protects or freedom, and our freedom allows us all that we have and need.  Our military need our greatest support.   We can not compromise our men and women that serve our nation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Hillary’s Explanation Of Why Hamas Operates From Schools And Hospitals:


This answer reminds me of a a kindergarten kid on the Art Linkletter Show years ago. Linkletter would ask each child a question, testing their imagination. The child answers, making up a story having absolutely no knowledge or experience whatsoever, right out of the blue. The childrern use their imagination. Hillary is obviously using empty space, with her B.S. trying to fool the public into believing she knows what she is talking about. She has about as much knowledge and experience as the Linkletter kids. They’d probably have better answers.

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WHEN IS IT ENOUGH?


SEE PHOTOS BELOW.

I THOUGHT ISRAEL WOULD STOP THE DESTRUCTION OF GAZA IF HAMAS PUT AN END TO THEIR BOMBING.   NOW I AM NOT SO SURE.

I REALLY DO NOT UNDERSTAND OTHER THAN IT IS A WAY OF LIFE, ONE SIDE WILL NOT BE SATISFIED UNTIL THE OTHER NO LONGER EXISTS.  IN BETWEEN PERIODS OF PEACE ONLY FOR REGROUPING.   THE HATE IS SO DEEP, WILL HAMAS NOT STOP TILL THEY AND ALL PALESTINIANS ARE DESTROYED ?

WILL ISRAEL CONTINUE EVEN IF HAMAS ENDS THEIR BOMBING?  THIS ATTITUDE BELOW INDICATES THEY WILL.

We need to flatten entire neighbourhoods in Gaza…Americans didn’t stop with Hiroshima…so they hit Nagasaki, too.

 

Last time the world was complicit about crimes against humanity,a holocaust in Germany happened. Today, it is .

WHEN IS ENOUGH, ENOUGH?

YOUR DYSFUNCTIONAL & OUT-OF-BALANCE GOVERNMENT


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A system  of checks and balances was built  within the Constitution to protect us against tyranny .

The Executive, the Judicial and the Legislative branches of our United States Government is a checks and balance system, right?   This C & B system really does work, when there are responsible people executing the responsibilities and duties of each branch.   John Adams said, “Only by balancing each against the other two could freedom be preserved.”.

The best example of a dysfunctional government is the one we have today.   The Legislative and Executive Branches are good at pointing the finger and giving the middle one to the other, but take little action.   When one is in violation of the Constitution and our laws and the other branches do not respond accordingly, holding the other accountable, then both or possibly all three are in violation, thumbing their noses at the system.  It is the responsibility of each Branch to check and keep the others within the law and to preserve the Constitution.

Here are just a few of many checks and balances which are threatened today:  From http://www.nccs.net/checks-balances-limited-and-balanced-government.php for a more complete list.

” Legislative (Congress) can conduct investigations of Executive  to see if funds are properly expended and laws enforced.”

“Legislative (Senate) has power to impeach Executive (President) with concurrence of 2/3, of members.”

“Legislative by Joint Resolution, can terminate certain powers granted to Executive (President) without his consent.

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In fairness (some) while writing this article I learned the House of Representatives passed a resolution to file a suite against Obama.

“The president has waived work requirements for welfare recipients, unilaterally changed immigration laws, released the Gitmo Five without properly notifying Congress, which is the law, and ignored the statutory requirements of the Affordable Care Act,” House Rules Committee Pete Sessions (R-Texas) said. The resolution approved Wednesday only allows the House to file a suit against Obama over his decisions to Obamacare. While some Republicans were hoping for a broader authority to allow suits on other issues, Sessions said Republicans believe their best chance of success in the courts is to focus on Obamacare. (www.TheBlaze.com)

Depending on what fence you are lounging on, I guess something is better than nothing and late better than never.   However, with just the above mentioned accusations, what took them so long.   If the House believed these violations to be true, it was their responsibility under the Constitution to act.  I understand they must build their case.  It was a pretty open and shut case on the Gitmo Five.  Obama’s other Executive orders haven’t exactly been a secret……..Richard Nixon he is not.  I get it the Senate won’t follow through with impeachment.    Whatever can be done, must be done.

I believe the citizens in the country could claim that Congress and the President have violated our Constitution, simply in regards to ignoring the Checks and Balance System.

We the People are a part of that system, we vote.  We are ultimately responsible for removing people from office who do not take their oath of office and our Constitution seriously.   It is our freedom at stake.

 

President Obama Responds to Republicans’ Lawsuit: ‘Stop Just Hatin’ All the Time’


Does Obama hear himself? Apparently not. The King of Hate…….hates everything American.

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President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, imploring them to “stop just hatin’ all the time” as they voted to sue him over charges he has overstepped the bounds of his office.

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RE-ELECTION OF THE CLOWNS


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Many primary elections are approaching, it is time for us to make some change.

Albert Einstein once said “Insanity:  Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.”    We have a United States Congress that a recent Fox poll shows  a 78% disapproval rating.   A man in the White House, that I have a difficult time calling the President, with a 55% disapproval rating and quickly falling, even among Democrats.   So, why then do we keep re-electing these people over and over again?

When employees don’t work hard and don’t perform their jobs, they eventually get fired.   We need to fire some people, now.  Why do we put these men and women, Democrats and Republicans back into office when they do nothing but draw large salaries, or we disapprove when they have done something?    Career politicians get way too comfortable………   It…

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A desperate plea for peace in Gaza …


Hopefully a future leader.

Shiraz Socialist

An incredibly moving cry for peace and simple human solidarity with the people of Gaza, from an Israeli citizen:

“I call on the Israeli government to put an end to this bloodshed now … this is not a video game … there are only losers … Israeli society is losing its tolerance and becoming a mob…”

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