Monday, February 20, 2012

Mother Russia

Russia who does not have the money to spend is dumping hundreds of billions of dollars into their military.  Putin has made this a priority to the tune of $770 billion US.  Putin vowed to deliver an "effective and asymmetrical response" to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's plan to cast a missile-defense shield over Europe while thoroughly overhauling the army's ability to confront modern threats.

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Great guerilla warfare with nuclear weapons. 

Yes we needed to cut our bloated defense budget but cut it smartly not amputate it that is the wrong approach. The administrations pledge to cut our nuclear stockpile to 300 not smart. Cutting back the number of ground units even dumber.  Meanwhile the administration claimed it is going to increase naval and air capabilities it cut the F-22 and F-35 programs.  The F-35 is vital for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and several of our allies again a mistake.  However we are getting exactly what he promised in 2007 when he said he would question the defense review, cut back new weapons development and cut back the nuclear force.  Well good sir in probably one of the most unstable times in recent history you are cutting the force of the world's police force.