Statements about Military
"Soldiers Donating to Tea Party Now Face Punishment Under the Uniform Code of Military Justice."
North Korea has a "substantial standing army, one of the largest, certainly the largest per capita, in the world."
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
"Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!"
"We will spend $100 billion in Afghanistan this year, fixing roads, building bridges, training police officers, and more, [and] cutting the same things in our own country."
U.S. military uniforms are manufactured in China.
Rhode Island has the "the second-most heavily deployed National Guard in the United States."
Says James Langevin voted to spend "$3 billion for a jet engine no one wants."
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