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Old 2012-10-04, 00:30   Link #924
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Originally Posted by Vexx View Post
As progressive as some might deem me, I also agree with justin that *everything* should be out there on the table for trimming or reforming. Audits to see how effective programs are and elimination for those that don't accomplish their mission.

I want a lot of things in the infrastructure (schools, roads, health, education) but one reserves debt for things that will improve the long term picture, not just transfer wealth into small gold-lined pockets. I can make a short list of many billions of dollars just of defense programs that don't accomplish their mission, are obsolete -- but make some congressman very fat and happy because it brings pointless jobs to his district and fills the coffers of GE/Halliburton/whatever.
I agree with this. As I said earlier, everything is on the table. Even the GOP's Precious Defense Budgets.
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