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Is Donald Trump DANGEROUS?

Yes.
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No.
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Re: Is Donald Trump Dangerous?

Postby Pandora » Sun Apr 09, 2017 11:23 pm

Trump wants to boost defense spending:

The Department of Defense (DOD) provides the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of the United States. The budget for DOD ends the depletion of our military and pursues peace through strength, honoring the Federal Government’s first responsibility: to protect the Nation.

It fully repeals the defense sequestration, while providing the needed resources for accelerating the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and for beginning to rebuild the U.S. Armed Forces.

The President’s 2018 Budget requests $639 billion for DOD, a $52 billion increase from the 2017 annualized CR level. The total includes $574 billion for the base budget, a 10 percent increase from the 2017 annualized CR level, and $65 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations.

The President’s 2018 Budget:


Repeals the defense sequestration by restoring $52 billion to DOD, as well as $2 billion to other national defense programs outside DOD, for a $54 billion total increase for national defense discretionary budget authority above the sequestration level budget cap.

When the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011 was enacted, the defense sequestration was not meant to occur, yet it has never been fully repealed. This has resulted in nearly $200 billion of national defense cuts since 2013 and over $200 billion of further projected cuts through 2021, relative to the original BCA caps alone. Reversing this indiscriminate neglect of the last administration is not only a fulfillment of the President’s promise, but it is also a requirement if this Nation’s security is to be maintained.

The military’s depletion under President Obama is our foremost challenge. The President’s 2018 Budget ends the arbitrary depletion of our strength and security, and begins to rebuild the U.S. Armed Forces.

Increases DOD’s budget authority by $52 billion above the current 2017 level of $587 billion. This increase alone exceeds the entire defense budget of most countries, and would be one of the largest one-year DOD increases in American history. It is exceeded only by the peak increases of the Reagan Administration and a few of the largest defense increases during the World Wars and the conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan (in constant dollars, based on GDP chained price index).

Unlike spending increases for war, which mostly consume resources in combat, the increases in the President’s Budget primarily invest in a
stronger military.


http://www.npr.org/2017/03/16/520379061 ... -blueprint
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Re: Is Donald Trump Dangerous?

Postby Peter Kropotkin » Tue Apr 11, 2017 10:31 pm

Pandora wrote:Trump wants to boost defense spending:

The Department of Defense (DOD) provides the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of the United States. The budget for DOD ends the depletion of our military and pursues peace through strength, honoring the Federal Government’s first responsibility: to protect the Nation.

It fully repeals the defense sequestration, while providing the needed resources for accelerating the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and for beginning to rebuild the U.S. Armed Forces.

The President’s 2018 Budget requests $639 billion for DOD, a $52 billion increase from the 2017 annualized CR level. The total includes $574 billion for the base budget, a 10 percent increase from the 2017 annualized CR level, and $65 billion for Overseas Contingency Operations.

The President’s 2018 Budget:


Repeals the defense sequestration by restoring $52 billion to DOD, as well as $2 billion to other national defense programs outside DOD, for a $54 billion total increase for national defense discretionary budget authority above the sequestration level budget cap.

When the Budget Control Act (BCA) of 2011 was enacted, the defense sequestration was not meant to occur, yet it has never been fully repealed. This has resulted in nearly $200 billion of national defense cuts since 2013 and over $200 billion of further projected cuts through 2021, relative to the original BCA caps alone. Reversing this indiscriminate neglect of the last administration is not only a fulfillment of the President’s promise, but it is also a requirement if this Nation’s security is to be maintained.

The military’s depletion under President Obama is our foremost challenge. The President’s 2018 Budget ends the arbitrary depletion of our strength and security, and begins to rebuild the U.S. Armed Forces.

Increases DOD’s budget authority by $52 billion above the current 2017 level of $587 billion. This increase alone exceeds the entire defense budget of most countries, and would be one of the largest one-year DOD increases in American history. It is exceeded only by the peak increases of the Reagan Administration and a few of the largest defense increases during the World Wars and the conflicts in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan (in constant dollars, based on GDP chained price index).

Unlike spending increases for war, which mostly consume resources in combat, the increases in the President’s Budget primarily invest in a
stronger military.


http://www.npr.org/2017/03/16/520379061 ... -blueprint


K: in other words, it is wasted money that does nothing outside of making defense contractors
wealthy... correction, even wealthier... it does not stimulate the economy, it doesn't create
jobs, it doesn't improve the economy, it doesn't help the budget, it doesn't help the deficit...

it does nothing but it looks good... it pretends to be about security but it actually about
helping rich people getting richer... and that will be its sole influence.....

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wind up with neither."
"Ben Franklin"

The RNC has announced that's its changing the Republican emblem from
an elephant to an condom because it more clearly reflects the party's political
stance: a condom stands for inflation, halts production, destroys the next generation,
protects a bunch of pricks, and gives one a sense of security while screwing others.

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Re: Is Donald Trump Dangerous?

Postby Pandora » Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:15 am

It supports the dollar.
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Re: Is Donald Trump Dangerous?

Postby Arminius » Mon Apr 17, 2017 12:58 am

Some Guy in History wrote:
phyllo wrote:
I was talking about a lie.
What's worse, lying or letting people get gassed?


We could have both, you know. We could lie AND gas people. I think it's called having our cake and being able to eat it.

Yes. First they sold the gas to the islam terrorists, then they lied about that fact and many other facts - as usual. Do you remember what was told for example (1) about the port of Havanna, (2) about the Lusitania, (3) about Pearl Harbor, (4) about the Gulf of Tanking, (5) about the Twin Towers, (6) about the chemical weapons in Iraq, (7) about the gas in Syria? Answer: (1) Lies, (2) lies, (3) lies, (4) lies, (5) lies, (6) lies, (7) lies.

Being a super power means being a super liar. Saddam Hussein said that Bush’s lie about the chemical weapons in Iraq was „the mother of all lies“.

Power, lies and slavery correlate with each other.

"It is better to fall alone with the free than to go in triumph with the slaves." - Ernst Jünger, On the Marble Cliffs (original: Auf den Marmorklippen), 1939. Translated by me.
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Re: Is Donald Trump Dangerous?

Postby Pandora » Wed Apr 19, 2017 6:08 am

Yikes!! Talk about a slip. :o That's a little scary coming from a leader of a supernation.
(Something tells me Trump may not really be in control).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eSz8GM5hvM

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