Politics open thread, January 6-12

Hows the new political year going?

From WCE:

A politics starter on why military spending probably shouldn’t drop much under a Democratic president:

Democrats Are Wrong About Defense Spending
The need for investment is only likely to grow in the coming years.


4 thoughts on “Politics open thread, January 6-12

  1. meeting the demands of great-power competition

    I really haven’t heard an explanation of how this ends up with a threat to the territorial integrity of the U.S. If there is no existential threat, why are we even playing the game?

  2. I think it would be nice if the military quit sending enormous pallets of money to foreign countries and then losing them. But feel free to continue to complain about food stamps.

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