Michael Ramirez: The Dragon Slayer 03-26-23
From America's Premier Editorial Cartoonist
Biden's defense budget projects weakness at a time of escalating global threats. —Michael
Excerpt from today’s essay for paid subscribers:
And for the first time since Sputnik’s launch in 1957, both China and Russia have deployed technologically superior weapons, hypersonic missiles, before the United States.
Defense spending as a percentage of the GDP has fallen from 4.6% in 2009 to 3.56% in Biden’s latest budget proposal, as the world is becoming a far more dangerous place.
Choosing massive government expansion, increasing social programs, giveaways and entitlements, over the government’s Constitutional duty to protect Americans and defend liberty is a gamble we should not take.
In an ideal world, “beating swords into plowshares and spears into pruning hooks” would be better for mankind, but in the real world filled with real threats, it is difficult to stop a hypersonic missile with student loan forgiveness.
To continue reading the full essay, please subscribe to my Substack.
Subscribe for free, or with a paid subscription, enjoy early access to Michael’s editorials each Sunday, along with exclusive sketches, access to the full archive, discounts, and more.
Visit the T-Shirt Store, Michael P. Ramirez Store (for special requests write to: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Original Website: michaelpramirez.com See cartoons in Spanish HERE
Click on mylvrj.com/ramirez to enjoy two months of the Review-Journal for just 99 cents.
Keep reading with a 7-day free trial
Subscribe to Michael Ramirez Newsletter to keep reading this post and get 7 days of free access to the full post archives.