Misery at the GOP debate in South Carolina

Last night was a night to forget in terms of looking for a candidate at the debate to reduce the size of government and give us more liberty.    It is a given that serious cuts will have to be made, but with no commitment to reduce Social Security or eliminating gargantuan programs, the only only place that one could cut is the military.  Yet, what we heard from the candidates was the cacophonous refrain of “We need to rebuild our military.”  I must ask “with what?”  We are in serious debt to the tune of almost $19 trillion and going up every day and we are in areas of the world that we should have left over 25 years ago once the Cold War was over.  Why are we subsidizing the defense for Western Europe?  South Korea?  With their economies, they could very well handle more spending in their budgets for their defense.   Should we be in the position of supreme leadership in the world as Jeb Bush suggested?  His suggestion that  “We have to eliminate the sequester”  is a a sign that this game is over.  As Mark Kreslins stated so well:  “DC cannot save DC.”

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