Spending has fallen, but it takes two to tango
The Democrats are "responsible" for "the swift, mindless drawdown of a military that was generations in the making."
Lions and tigers and martial law
Greg Abbott "activated the state guard to monitor" Jade Helm 15 "in case the troops try to impose martial law, disarm innocent Texans, and detain them in tunnels beneath closed Walmart stores."
Oh they work, alright
"Even our nuclear arsenal doesn't work. It came out recently they have equipment that is 30 years old. They don't know if it worked."
The comparison is strained
Says Bill Clinton "gave a speech in 1996 about Iraq having WMDs" and said "we needed a regime change," even though everyone blamed those things on George W. Bush.
"We’re the only nation in the world that does not use the military to secure our border."
It minimizes civilian casualties, Pentagon says
If you count United States airstrikes against ISIS, "75 percent of those combat missions return to base without having fired a weapon."
Squishy at both ends
"Every year we spend roughly $500 billion on tax compliance. That is roughly the budget of our entire military, entirely wasted on tax compliance."
Depends how you define savings
The 2005 round of military base closings "has not yet resulted in savings."
Maybe not building as fast as Rubio wants, but building
The United States "is not building the aircraft, the long-range bombers, the additional aircraft carriers, the nuclear submarines."
Projections have not come to pass
The United States is "about to have the smallest Army since before WWII, the smallest Navy since WWI and the smallest Air Force ever."
Deal could close within days, weeks
City of Atlanta
Tyler Perry’s plan to turn a majority of the former Fort McPherson into a film and television studio is expected "to add over 8,000 new jobs to Atlanta."
The number is close, but the meaning's less clear
"The U.S. representatives that voted to keep militarizing the police received 73 percent more campaign money from the defense industry" than the representatives who voted to stop it.
"The fastest-growing part of the Pentagon’s budget are health care expenses."
— New Hampshire
Three of the four gave to her foundation
Says Hillary Clinton took "money from kings of Saudi Arabia and Morocco and Oman and Yemen."
Governments say nothing doing
"ISIS camp a few miles from Texas, Mexican authorities confirm."
Down from the highest total funding ever
"Inflation-adjusted defense spending has declined 21 percent since 2010, and even if we discount the drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan, it has still declined by a dangerous 12 percent."
She didn't use those words
Says that "Susan Rice, the president's national security adviser, has already conceded that Iran will have a robust uranium enrichment capability."
US actually destroyed thousands of missiles
U.S. military involvement in Libya "allowed thousands of surface-to-air missiles to fall into the hands of radical Islamists."
UPDATED: But for a few longshots
"At this particular point in time, looking at the field, there’s only one individual that’s ever had the uniform of his country on—and that’s me."
Congress has long history of weighing in
The current debate over authorizing military action against the Islamic State "would be the first time Congress would place limits on the commander-in-chief's ability to be commander-in-chief."
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