The debate "Should America stop funding the Palestinians" was started by
January 6, 2018, 2:27 pm.
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the problem isn't military spending. the military industrial complex is a corrupt swamp sucking money out of the system. we need to find all the money falling into corrupt pockets and we will save millions or billions without losing any of our actual military investment... then we can see if we need to cut back on the spending when we get some real numbers. support military spending or not, corruption is pure waste with no gain. that has to go first.
First off, America doesn't make money from selling weapons. American arms companies do. but that doesn't do anything to help with the national debt.
To fight their debt they need to stop paying for stupid things. they pay more on their military than the next 5 countries combined.
if anything they need to get rid of some of their military bases in other countries. it is a huge expense that they can't really afford.
America should stop funding cause its in debt. Secondly, America needs money to pay the debt. But, where's the $ ? Err... wait, if you think isolation of the US is the answer, you are wrong.
So what should be done?
Go build a lot.....A LOT ....LOT of military bases and assets in some of the best strategically important geo-locations. The smaller countries would pay you $$$ for protection and the US can use the $$$ to pay off the debt.
Come on, The US cant be philantrophists either. It needs to pay off its debts too.
Another way, Sell american military assets like F-22 , F-36 to nations that can afford and are trustable. Dont make a deal if they start bargaining.
As for the poor 3rd world countries, they would continue to buy &fly sukhois and migs as they are x9 times cheaper than their american counterparts. So to capture the market, the US needs to build cheaper military hardware for the sake of capturing the military market in 3rd world countries.
Finally the US gets the $$$s and pays of its debts.
And by selling weapons, US wasnt isolated from geo-politics either.
I could. America only became a worker power when they ended their isolationism after WW 1. Before that they were a 2nd rate power.
cutting yourself off from the world only hands that power to someone else who who certainly won't have your best interests in mind. it will probably be China. they've taken a more active role in other areas trump has retreated from, like global warming.
it's a mistake. history can tell you that.
They seem to think isolationism would make America great for some reason.
Why do so many people in the US want to retreat from the world stage?