Statements about Military
The fastest-rising expense in the U.S. Defense Department is health care.
Says the Department of Homeland Security has ordered "enough rounds of .40 caliber ammunition to kill every man, woman and child in the United States," possibly to combat "massive civil unrest" or "an invasion by a foreign power."
"The ACLU has filed a suit to end prayer from the military completely."
"Obama tells Russia that he'll turn over America's defense system to them if re-elected."
"Under President Obama, U.S. security funding for Israel is at an all-time high."
Rhode Island has the "the second-most heavily deployed National Guard in the United States."
"When I was born, defense spending was 60 percent of the budget. It's now 17 percent."
Says in the last 20 years, the French have not "stood by" the United States on foreign policy.
"President Obama is shrinking our military."
"More than one in five of veterans aged 20 to 24 can’t find a job to support their family or to ease the transition to civilian life."
The U.S. military is at risk of losing its "military superiority" because "our Navy is smaller than it's been since 1917. Our Air Force is smaller and older than any time since 1947."
"You look at defense … we're spending more than the rest of the world combined."
Says military expenditures for the United States are greater than the combined spending of the next 14 largest nations.
In Iraq, "violence is down to an all-time low" since the start of the war.
"By 2015, we will be sending so much interest" to China that "we will be paying for the entire People's Liberation Army."
In Libya, "America spent $2 billion total and didn’t lose a single life."
China is "trying to develop nuclear capability."
"Under Barack Obama's watch, we have expended $805 billion to liberate the people of Iraq and, more importantly, 4,400 American lives."
"1.53 million jobs are at risk (from potential defense cuts)."
"After every major conflict ... what happened was that we ultimately hollowed out the force, largely by doing deep, across-the-board cuts."
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