That being said, for the rest of us -- I personally think that 100 Million AR-15 rifles in even moderately-trained hands should be sufficient to keep the Godless Canadian Hordes from swarming over the northern frontiers.
At least, I hope it would be. (OP casts his eyes suspiciously towards ever-untrustworthy Canada).
Tell me cultist...do you have any clue as to what percentage of the GDP the defense budget is compared to say things like Social Security...Medicaid...or any of the other social welfare programs bleeding this counry dry?AMEN!
Obviously you don't judging by the one handed clapping your doing over your belief we have a huge defense budget.
I've seen his voting record...seen what his ranking is...not very high...he's not close to being Conervative.he's not the only true conservative, but he is one of the most conservative reps we have. just look at his voting record.
And Dr. Nutz isn't too far off from him.except obama is the complete opposite side of the spectrum
As for the Navy, it's almost mandated as a permanent institution by the Constitution itself (unlike the Army, which is Constitutionally supposed to be raised for only two years at a time):
So, yeah, I guess we kinda have to keep the Navy.To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;
To provide and maintain a Navy;
While we're engaging in a "Bang for the Bucks" exercise, though: I would allow that opinions vary, on whether or not Super-Carriers are really the most cost-effective Defense. I'm personally more partial to the argument favored by the underseas sailors, that there are really only two types of ships: Submarines, and Targets.
(And, come to think of it, they carry ICBMs also. SLBMs, anyway).
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