Sunday, June 28, 2009

Defense spending at pre-9/11 levels?

Defense Tech: Troubled Seas Ahead

I'll try to stay off my soapbox, but two points are worth mentioning. First, as noted by McNeal, is that the primary function of the federal government is to provide for the common defense -- not health care, green initiatives (readers: please don't try to combine global warming projections into security, as some are wont to do. It's lame) and corporate bailouts.
You want to know what the real purpose of the government is? Read this.