Downsizing Defense with a Trojan Elephant

Russ Vaughn
Can anyone seriously doubt that when we have an anti-colonialist, anti-imperialist, Euro-socialist president serving as the commander-in-chief of our armed forces, that America's military, as currently constituted, is in serious trouble? While fundamentally changing America's economy to follow the downward trajectory of those various but failing socialist experiments collectively known as the European Union, do you suppose it hasn't occurred to the nomenklatura of the Obama regime that those countries have downsized their military forces to help fund their workers' paradises? The biggest, Britain, France and Germany, have significantly reduced their forces since embarking on their socialist paths. The shrinking of those formerly powerful militaries is the major reason for America's being policeman to the world. Consider for a moment that our current president doesn't even want to police our borders, much less the world. Why then, if he wants to emulate Europe economically, would he...(Read Full Post)

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