It was well over a half century ago that I served my country in the Air Force for four years to help prevent the scourge of International Communism from spreading to The Bronx. We needed more guns at that time as we need more guns today.
As wise people say: “You can’t be too thin, too rich, or have too many guns!”
I wonder today why we have limited our defense spending to a paltry $750 billion a year (even though many claim that the actual number is closer to a trillion dollars).
I am appalled that so many of my liberal friends refuse to recognize the importance of maintaining a military presence throughout the world. The military is deployed in more than 150 countries, with more than 369,000 of its 1,580,255 active-duty personnel serving outside the United States and its territories. These deployments put aggressive nations on notice that we are not to be “messed with.” If we had troops in Libya, things would certainly be different.
But clearly, as a nation, we can’t tolerate wasteful spending and unneeded expenditures such as the one we make to the Corporation For Public Broadcasting. Continue reading “Why We Should “Stamp Out” PBS and NPR!”