U.S. Military: Woe Is Us; Can't Be World’s Police Under New BudgetSubmitted by McWilly on Tue, 02/12/2013 - 14:30
In a move that can’t help but cause deep belly laughs to rumble up from most of those who regularly read this site, the U.S. Military – that ridiculously bloated, entitled mass that considers itself to quite literally be the “World’s Police Force,” (Marines) and a “Global Force For Good,” (Navy) is shedding crocodile tears over the impending spending cuts. Up to $500 billion is slated to be cut from the military budget over the next 10 years, which our armed forces claim will “atrophy” the state of the military. The boys and girls in camo decry the lack of ability they’ll have to export the American brand of military interference into “hotspots” outside of arenas of war, and that our force would mainly be situated at home.
What a novel concept – a military that actually stays in its own country! That is going to have a massive impact on the “illegal and unconstitutional wars enacted through Executive Orders by Presidents” business. Which under Bush and Obama has been booming. And the impact on our foreign relations with those countries that we regularly interfere with, overthrow, bomb or occupy…I just don’t know how they’ll cope with the loss.
There is at least one comical aspect to come out of this - Continue Reading