Tag Archives: national defense

“Just Sit In The Corner And Shut The Hell Up!” They Said

Now that Rick Santorum is ahead in the polls, many bloggers and pundits have come out and said that the GOP would be committing suicide by nominating a social conservative like him. For example, the usually reliable John Hinderacker posted … Continue reading

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How Obama Intends To Stop Iran

According to Breitbart: US President Barack Obama reacts as 14-year-old Joey Hudy of Phoenix, Arizona, launches a marshmallow from Hudy’s “Extreme Marshmallow Cannon” during a tour of the White House Science Fair in the State Dining Room of the White … Continue reading

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Defense Spending as a Percentage of the Federal Budget, a Historical Perspective

Compared to past eras in American history, is defense spending too high? Certainly not. Historically, national defense has always taken up a higher percentage of the federal budget than now. This graph from the Heritage Foundation tells the story: As … Continue reading

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November 12 South Carolina GOP Debate Recap: Waterboarding Edition

Today there was yet another GOP debate, this one hosted by CBS News and the National Journal in South Carolina, focusing on national security issues. First a complaint: The moderators, Scott Pelley and Major Garrett, were simply terrible, and the … Continue reading

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