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Originally posted by murch
reply to post by conar
Sad to say this but if all US troops came home your economy would die a death quick as you like. Understand this people. Your goverments say we will bring the troops home etc but the fact is wars make money. I know some are going to come back saying "but we spend x amount on this war and that war". Iraq's oil output will quickly pay it back. Even if the war costs a thousand trillion there is more than 7 times that available in oil at todays prices.
Take into account the amount of US businesses that have employees working there (200 000 for DoD alone) and then factor in unemployed soldiers, well you can see where this is going.
Originally posted by SelfSustainedLoner
Ron Pauls Military donations is more then two fold the amount of military donations of all the other candidates. Just goes to show you how much of our Military want's to end all the wars.
Originally posted by Battleline
If Ron Paul had not said how he felt about Iran getting the bomb he would have won the poll and be in the lead,but then he would not be the straight up guy he is.