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August 6th, 2013
11:17 AM ET

Is our military prepared for attack?

CNN's Tom Foreman joins former General James A. "Spider" Marks to discuss military preparedness against terrorism.

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Filed under: al Qaeda • Military • Terror • Tom Foreman
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  1. Mycroft Lake Travis Texas

    My question is why haven't we already taken out the terrorists ? Is it that our Military Industrial Complex needs potential threats to continue fleecing the USA tax payer and a reason to continue spying on Patriotic American. This recent Wag the Dog isn't having the intent that they hoped for, I see no reason to spy or collect data on Patriotic American Citizens. They can promote fear all they want and I'm not going to change. What I'm hoping for is targeting terrorist and wondering what in the world are they waiting for. If you got chatter, you got local, you got local ,you got a target, you got a target, use a drone or a tomahawk missile bomb the target. We Americans are wondering why in the world considering our military superiority, air superiority why haven't these terrorists been killed yet. Once you own the air you've won the war, because you can drop bombs on them. We'd have this enemy finished off if we had the kind of leadership we had in WW1 and WW2. It's a desert over there, it ain't a jungle like Vietnam, easy pickings with so much more incredible technological advances of weaponry. Another question is why do we continue to give aid to these terrorist countries and supply them with arms ? If we'd quit doing that, the terrorist would soon be to busy trying to feed themselves or surviving (kinda like our own poor) to be any kind of threat. $ 4,000,000,000 to the Taliban, our enemies ? We have whole lot better use for that money right here at home in the good old USA. We have real problems on this planet to solve, we don't need to be wasting a lot of time taking out some Third World Drama Queens. Just Bomb em and get it over with and restore our rights to where they were before Bush and Cheney ever disgraced our country. This war by design and Wag the Dog is going on...only because we are allowing it. Step up America let your voices be heard. It's time to clean house and get rid of the people that want to drag war on by design and waste tax payer dollars spying on you.

    August 6, 2013 at 5:28 pm |

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