Skip to comments.Disarmament The Obama Way
Posted on 03/23/2011 3:54:24 PM PDT by Nachum
Defense: As Russia invests in new weapons and China increases military spending by double digits, the administration conducts a new review looking to cut our nuclear arsenal even beyond misguided treaty obligations.
The F-15 Eagle that lay smoldering in the Libyan desert was downed not by hostile fire but by "mechanical failure." It's a perfect metaphor for the current administration's downgrading of national defense from a constitutional imperative to an optional budget item.
The F-22 Raptor was designed to replace our aging F-15 fleet, which is older than the pilots who fly them and whose wings are almost literally falling off. Raptor production was cut off at 187, not nearly enough to meet global commitments that now include three Mideast wars, including one that President Obama escalated in Afghanistan and another he started in Libya while on tour in South America.
American exceptionalism once included a military that was second to none, not second-rate. And while we still possess some of what are called "unique capabilities," they are slowly being whittled away while those waiting to supplant us on the global stage arm like there's no tomorrow.
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Democrat method of using the military:
Gut it to the barest minimum necessary, then send it to fight in some third-world cesspool with ZERO value to the US (eg, Vietnam, Somalia, Bosnia, and now Libya).
Oh, almost forgot:
Saddle it with a bunch of idiotic rules meant to quench a president’s thirst for world recognition, while causing as many uncessary casualties as possible.
Taking the country apart....one nut at a time....
Obama doesn’t spend the money, Congress does. It was the Rats who increased the deficit form $200 billion to $1.5 TRILLION while slashing defense spending.
Disarming us while he flies around the World in Air Force one either making fools of us, or making fools of us and vacationing.
Regardless, he’s making fools of us.
>>Disarming us ...<<
No, we are disarming ourselves. Examine who we Americans are electing. Spineless critters with zero morals and even less integrity.
The F-22 gave Arrogant America an unfair advantage in projecting its oil-driven imperialism. /s
Doesn’t sound like anybody I voted for, other than the least of the worst in the last election McPain, but as a society the word gullible comes to mind.
Successfully dumbed down