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Senate Approves $662B Defense Bill

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posted on Dec, 3 2011 @ 04:16 AM
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Senate Approves $662B Defense Bill: CQ- Can we recall those who voted for it?


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Ignoring a presidential veto threat, the Democratic-controlled Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly approved a massive, $662 billion defense bill that would require the military to hold suspected terrorists linked to al-Qaida or its affiliates, even those captured on U.S. soil.

The vote was 93-7 for the bill authorizing money for military personnel, weapons systems, national security programs in the Energy Department, and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in the fiscal year that began Oct. 1. Reflecting a period of austerity and a winding down of decade-old conflicts, the bill is $27 billion le
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posted on Dec, 3 2011 @ 04:16 AM
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Comment Question: Can't we all standup to the industrial war/oil complex, and recall these fools who are slowly marching us all off to the ghetto for later transport in cattle cars?

This has to stop, and we can stop it if we really care about our freedoms
ur country
ur fellow citizens and all our children and their future children. We must standup to this tyranny as our founding fathers did to England in their day. We are total apathetic scum if we do not.

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posted on Dec, 3 2011 @ 06:42 AM
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I think the funnier thing that is overlooked here is that although in the actual budget, the newly dubbed for shrewd factor "entitlement" programs receive more than the military, BUT we see spending bills like this one for "supplemental" money all the time which takes the total budget for the military way over "entitlement" programs.



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