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Originally posted by camaro68ss
reply to post by MrInquisitive
First off military is a service to your county not a job and it’s the only thing in the constitution that is called out that government must provide. I call for smaller government not no government so naming off all there “services” and saying I don’t want them is incorrect.
Government did not get us out of the great depression without bankrupting the country. At the height of WW2 government debt to GDP was at 113% 26 years later and two more wars, Korea and Vietnam, Nixon took the USA off the gold standard and by doing so silently declaring bankruptcy. So war is not good for the economy either.
Originally posted by sensfan
Surprise surprise...looks like Mitt has flip flopped again. Is there any issue where he hasn't flip flopped?
Romney released a statement on Wed..
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has changed his tune about his promise to “absolutely” eliminate the federal agency charged with providing relief to the millions of Americans who have been devastated by Hurricane Sandy. “I believe that FEMA plays a key role in working with states and localities to prepare for and respond to natural disasters,” the candidate said. “As president, I will ensure FEMA has the funding it needs to fulfill its mission, while directing maximum resources to the first responders who work tirelessly to help those in need, because states and localities are in the best position to get aid to the individuals and communities affected by natural disasters.”
So now he is all for FEMA, after saying he would eliminate it. SIGH
Romney flip flops on FEMA
Originally posted by amfirst1
FEMA has proven to be a waste of money and corrupt. The need to be disbanded immediately. Katrina was a huge failure. Billions are spent for FEMA just to pay for the executives luxury lifestyle. They are a waste of space. Let private business handle catastrophe. Private business have proven to be much more successful than anything ran by the government because all people really want to do is get a free paycheck and not work for it.
Originally posted by jjkenobi
I agree, get the federal government out of it. They waste more then they help. Also FYI Obama is going to cut 900 million from FEMA.edit on 31-10-2012 by jjkenobi because: (no reason given)