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  •  This is going to take several administrations (1+ / 0-)
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    The ground needs to be set for such a scaleback before it can happen. It took us 30 years to become hyper-militarized and it's going to take at least 10 to reverse that. Plus, there's economic impact to consider. Many of these defense firms will have to be converted to civilian projects and that takes time.

    "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

    by kovie on Fri Jan 04, 2013 at 03:14:17 PM PST

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