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#1 Bring ALL the Military home, and watch the Budget Miracously "Balance".
Posted by Redneck Jim 2013-01-11 00:42||
#2 Never cared much for Paul the elder, but this young buck makes a lot of sense.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-11 02:38||
#3 Bring ALL the Military home, and watch the Budget Miracously "Balance
That was done during the twenties and the thirties then came the forties. I have a better solution: disband the EPA and similar parasites and you will balance the budget without WWIII.
Posted by JFM 2013-01-11 04:32||
#4 I would add; Education Department, Department of Agriculture, IRS (employers simply send 15% of earnings to US Treasury), DHS, BATF, Social Security Administration (outsource it to Vanguard or Edward Jones), USPS (sell real estate and split evening between FedEx, DHL, and UPS).
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-11 07:44||
#5 You may not have cared for Paul the Elder, but he built an ideological base that will be the foundation for the run of Paul the Younger who appears so much more mainstream mainly by comparison and temperament. He's going to push the GOP in a libertarian direction.
Part of that will be bringing all the boys home. And if the rest of the world wants to descend into WWIII why should we pay forever to stop them? Being the last to the party can pay. Our forebearers left the rest of the world for a reason.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2013-01-11 09:41||
#6 Excellent point NS.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-01-11 09:54||
#7 The more I think about Camp David the more I think the treaty was a bad idea. The treaty provided a lull in the conflict that allowed the muslims toincrease their power demographically; time for the Pals to irritate and convince world opinion they were the wronged part and not genocidal psychos.
Better to have not signed and let Egypt attack again with Israel owning the Sanai as a buffer. Carters one achievement was a set back.
Posted by Rjschwarz 2013-01-11 11:13||
#8 But once Israel took all the sand out of Sinai that ceased to be an option.
On the other hand, a massed onslaught by elite Egyptian tank divisions would have fallen into the enormous hole left by removing the sand, so maybe it was an act of strategic genius.
Posted by Fred 2013-01-11 11:20||
#9 As a Libertarian with conservative values I'd go along with most of what he said, maybe 70-80%. Where I'd draw the line is his trying to wriggle out of aid to Israel.
Israel is the point of the spear in the war against Islam. They are the Spartans in the war against Persia.
Also I would encourage Israel to to get very cosy with Cyprus. Between their two countries there are massive oil fields. Then watch the Turks get their nickers in a knot.
Give nothing to anyone else in the Middle East or any Muslim country. With fracking their oil is no longer needed. Any purchases would be in the nature of charity, which they can spread around the Umma to finance their eternal wars between Sunnies and Shias.
Posted by tipper 2013-01-11 11:47||
#10 Dittos to tipper
Posted by AlanC 2013-01-11 13:45||
#11 Sorry, #9, but the DemoLeft + aligned aren't going to go for that - despite all their rants oer the decades complaining about unilateral US "imperialism" + interference in other Nations' affairs, in reality what the DemoLeft really cares about is someone else = third-parties being held accountable or responsible for same.
LACK OF PERVASIVE OR PERENNIAL ANARCHY/CHAOS EITHER DOMESTICALLY ANDOR OVERSEAS = NO JUSTIFICATION FOR EVER-INCREASING DEFICIT SPENDING [aka "FREE MONEY"] + REGULATORY BIG GOVT. + ULTIMATELY THE WELFARE-NANNY STATE WHICH IS ANATHEMA TO THE DEMOLEFTIES.
We see it once again now vee the new minted "Fiscal Cliff Deal" between the Bammer + Boehner - GOP-DEM FEARS AS PER SEEMING US GOVT. "DEFAULT" + BEING HELD ELECTORALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR SAME = BETTER + POLITICALLY "SAFER" TO KEEP RAISING THE DEBT CEILING + DEFICIT SPENDING + CUT LITTLE-OR-NOTHING THAN DO ANY OF THE ALTERNATIVES.
As per desired OWG + OWG NAU, the Fedcritters can now add to the above hope that their fellow OWG GFU Member-States [NAU = Mexico, Canada, Greenland] will contribute enuff $$$ to the NAU to offset the US Debt Burden. IFF THE MSM-NET IS ANY MEASURE, UNFORTUNATELY FOR US FEDCRITTERS MEXICO, CANADA, GREENLAND, + THE FUTURE OWG-NWO ARE COUNTING ON THE DEBT-RIDDEN US TO BE BE THE PRIMARY PRINCIPAL IN FUNDING AS SIMILAR TO THE CURRENT PRE-OWG UNO.
IOW, the US Debt Burden under OWG + OWG NAU will be much much worse, WHICH IS HOW THE PRO-ANARCHY/CHAOS DEMOLEFT LIKE IT - WHY WOULD PRO-OWG LEFTIST-GLOBALISTS OR EVEN LEFTIST-NATIONALISTS? BE ANY DIFFERENT THAN THEIR COLD WAR ANTIGENY???
* 1990'S NET TO PRESENT = ALL THINGS EQUAL, "LEFTISM" IS ABOUT POWER [Power Politics/Whoring]+ WHOM GETS THE BLAME, PURE-N-SIMPLE. ANYONE + ANYTHING IS EXPENDABLE.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-11 18:41||