Conservatives Want More War Spending, The People Disagree

Suggesting that hawk politicians are out of touch with the American people, a new non-partisan poll conducted by the University of Maryland showed that Americans would on average like to see the military budget decrease by $12 billion. Democrats and independents wanted even deeper cuts, but not even Republican voters wanted to see more money spent on the military. Could this by why the neocon-favored uberhawk Marco Rubio is going down in flames in the presidential primary? What is the lesson for other politicians? Finally a good news story today in the Liberty Report:

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

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  1. The US could cut its defence spending by half, close its overseas bases, and still have a more than robust capacity to defend itself. It would thereby stop creating enemies for itself and thereby enhance its own security while greatly reducing its spending and deficit.

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