Wednesday, February 10, 2010

The Cold War Is History

This article makes a great rational for the USA to withdraw much of its military support from Europe and force them into defending themselves. We can not and should not subsidize their defense so that they can fund their runaway social programs.

Excerpt: Some Europeans acknowledge the obvious, that NATO discourages the Europeans from doing more. Vassilis Kaskarelis, the Greek Ambassador to the U.S., told the Washington Times: "They don't have the capabilities, because in the last 50 years, the U.S. offered an umbrella in terms of military, security and stability." So "You had the phenomenon [in which] most of the successful European economies -- countries like France, Germany, the Scandinavians -- channeled all the funds they had on social issues, health care, pensions, you name it."

Read full article here.

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