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firebrand80

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34. The problem with all that military spending
Tue Feb 9, 2016, 01:28 PM
Feb 2016

Is that it's very useful in dissuading any conventional military from challenging us, but it's capacity to fight small, decentralized terrorist groups is limited. So we can't really point to military spending and assume that we've got terrorism covered.

I'm not saying I necessarily disagree with your position, like I said, it depends on how you look at it. Environmental issues affect people's lives on a more day-to-day basis. Terrorism is one of those things that we don't really thing about until it happens. There are probably many terrorist attacks that are prevented that we can never hear about, but would send chills up your spine if you knew the details.

How many Clinton supporters support her position? SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #1
One SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #2
two SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #6
three SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #18
three SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #39
three SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #40
You can't prop up the military industrial complex by being tough on climate change. Motown_Johnny Feb 2016 #3
I think that individuals who BlueMTexpat Feb 2016 #4
What did Clinton say when asked what is the greatest threat we face? SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #8
The question was posed this way kristopher Feb 2016 #23
Different Debate SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #24
Then you need to quote it - I can't find it. kristopher Feb 2016 #27
I am not confused SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #28
It could be they don't care, but it might be an artifact of the poll itself kristopher Feb 2016 #38
Sanders answered this quite well. trillion Feb 2016 #46
So you don't know Sander's #1 priority? kristopher Feb 2016 #5
you are so silly SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #7
Restoring democracy because the lack of democracy is root of all other "threats". kristopher Feb 2016 #9
So you do not support Clinton's position? SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #11
I have no idea what you are making cryptograms about. kristopher Feb 2016 #14
BTW, I'm pretty sure his answer wasn't ISIS, it was N. Korea. kristopher Feb 2016 #12
you must have missed that debate SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #13
Nope. He said N. Korea was greatest concern. He just acknowledged ISIS as threat. kristopher Feb 2016 #16
Reporting kristopher Feb 2016 #19
it was the debate before that one SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #20
might have been at the town hall SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #21
zero Clinton supporters think the environment is the greatest threat SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #10
Zero SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #22
ZERO - really SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #41
My number one has been environment artislife Feb 2016 #15
Very few Clinton supporters support her position. SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #17
Do any Hillary supporters think that environmental issues should be ... SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #25
I support Sanders EdwardBernays Feb 2016 #26
Air - Water - Food SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #30
I voted "Do not like" firebrand80 Feb 2016 #29
During one of the debates - Question - What is the greatest threat SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #31
My point is that they're both correct IMO firebrand80 Feb 2016 #32
My position - SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #33
The problem with all that military spending firebrand80 Feb 2016 #34
I've knocked out six canvass packets today... You? Agschmid Feb 2016 #35
good work SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #36
I took the day off, lots of work to be done. Agschmid Feb 2016 #37
Unless ISIS gets a moon base Warren DeMontague Feb 2016 #42
Calling all Hillary supporters ... SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #43
Kick! Kelvin Mace Feb 2016 #44
Thanks SoLeftIAmRight Feb 2016 #45
Kick trillion Feb 2016 #47
k&r nt bananas Feb 2016 #48
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