Michael Ramirez: The Dragon Slayer 03-26-23
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Biden's defense budget projects weakness at a time of escalating global threats. —Michael
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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.
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