Statements about Military
"One in five" women in the military "are receiving unwanted sexual contact," as are "3.3 percent of men."
Says the U.S. fleet of attack submarines is scheduled to fall below the 48 boats that Navy says it needs to carry out current missions.
"Q: What do these ‘Patriotic' Americans have in common? A: They are all Draft Dodgers."
The Air Force wants taxpayers to fund a fantasy football league.
"When the president's spokesman was asked about (Anwar) al-Awlaki's son, … he said he should have chosen a more responsible father."
Says Chuck Hagel’s nomination as defense secretary "has been publicly celebrated by the Iranian government."
Military spending cuts, known as the sequester, were President Barack Obama’s idea.
Says "right now, we have more military spending than the next 10, 11, 12 countries combined."
"Semi-automatic weapons, whether pistol or rifle, were designed for use by the military on the battlefield."
"While President Obama says all options are on the table for preventing a nuclear Iran, Hagel says military action is not a viable, feasible, responsible option."
"Switzerland (where the government) issues every household a gun . . . has the lowest gun related crime rate of any civilized country in the world!!!"
"The sequester is not something that I've proposed. It is something that Congress has proposed."
Says Mitt Romney wants to add $2 trillion to defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Says Jim Renacci "opposed increasing combat bonuses for our troops."
Says Mitt Romney "just gave a speech a few weeks ago" and said "we should still have troops in Iraq."
An Army report stated Allen West "performed illegal acts, merited court martial, faced 11 years in prison.'"
Says Romney wants to add $2 trillion to the defense budget that the military hasn’t asked for.
Says Eric Cantor voted to assure Congress would be paid if the government shut down and against guaranteeing troops would be paid.
"Since the time of the Civil War, we've made a distinction in this country between the availability and the ability to access for people who were in the military, versus the rest of us, to vote."
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