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Our defense budget is ridiculously inflated and still has the United States prepared to fight Russia in 1981.

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Huge amounts of government spending and tax dollars go into defense spending and the subsequent military industrial complex. Cut defense spending, eliminate many over seas bases.
Supporters: Brian Sperling, Aaron Greenspan, Kyle Rutland, Chris Wooten, David Sauter, Nicholas Fox
Opponent: Erna Boldt
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    Solution Cut the size of the military, remove overseas bases, lower funding for weapons research.
    The military-industrial complex dominates American politics and furthermore we spend far too much on military spending. Our defense budget is huge- Obama recently called for it to be raised to $738 billion, a number that eclipses any other country. We no longer need to fight Russia in the cold war- do we really need bases in Japan and Western Europe?
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