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April
Joined: 13 Dec 2003
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Location: Westchester/NYC

2/7/18 6:32 PM

Military parade in DC?

Many countries do it, frequently, routinely. But the US doesn't do it much at all.

Why and why not?

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dddd
Joined: 11 Jan 2004
Posts: 3189
Location: NorCal

2/7/18 9:24 PM

For fear of a coup?

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13ollocks
Joined: 12 Jan 2004
Posts: 411
Location: Chapel Hill, NC

2/7/18 10:19 PM

I guess when you've got the most powerful military in the world, you don't have to thump your chest. We're carrying the biggest stick, so we can afford to talk quietly. Unfortunately, when you have a small penis, like our C-in-C appears to have, you need to jump around and yell...

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April
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Location: Westchester/NYC

2/7/18 11:21 PM

Good point

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Sparky
Joined: 08 Dec 2003
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Location: Portland, OR

2/7/18 11:34 PM

Maybe he thinks NK Pres looks better for doing it and he needs to as well.

We have the big stick, someone should let DT know that perhaps.

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Marc N.
Joined: 12 Jan 2004
Posts: 429
Location: Israel

2/8/18 12:05 AM

I can`t recall the last time Israel had a military parade, unlike our neighbors. Of course, if Trump decides to go ahead with this, our equally POS prime minister will probably think it`s a good idea and plan one. Is there no limit to stupidity?

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daddy-o
Joined: 12 Apr 2004
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Location: Springfield

2/8/18 3:58 AM

Why not? It's a waste of money, a PR stunt, a target for hyperbolic comments pro and con.

I read $12M. It's the Pentagon, multiply by 1.5 and hide the rest in the black budget.

(A parade with a black budget)

What's the statistic, the U.S. has the combined military budget of countries two through eight on the list?

With a military like that Pennsylvania Ave. is going to be shut down for a week.

April,
In conclusion: Inconvenience. #humor

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Nick Payne
Joined: 10 Jan 2004
Posts: 2337
Location: Canberra, Australia

2/8/18 4:07 AM

Hopefully DT will insist that the goose-step be used - though I see via Google that others have already had the same idea:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/opinions/wp/2018/02/07/the-donald-loves-a-good-goose-step

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dfcas
Joined: 11 Jan 2004
Posts: 2480
Location: hillbilly heaven

2/8/18 7:21 AM

Doesn't seem to take much to entertain a small mind.

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Brian Nystrom
Joined: 26 Jan 2004
Posts: 4005
Location: Nashua, NH

2/8/18 7:59 AM

Pointless, meaningless waste of money

His stated intent of celebrating the military rings utterly hollow. Who the heck does he think he's going to impress? Perhaps this is what he needs to get a woodie these days.

If you want to do something meaningful, "parade" some B2s and Nighthawks over Pyongyang. ;-)

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walter
Joined: 11 Jan 2004
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Location: metro-motown-area

2/8/18 8:17 AM

all the military types i know...

...think this is a f*cking joke and 45 is a pathetic POS that disgraces the military. they do like the increase in defense spending, though.

erik -- are you gonna suit up to march in your "low B" boy's big parade in DC? i hear he's having a hard time getting volunteers and could use the help! ;-)

#maga #trumpsteaks #cadetbonespurs #bananarepublican
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dfcas
Joined: 11 Jan 2004
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Location: hillbilly heaven

2/8/18 9:06 AM

Maybe add in some firetrucks with the sirens on and blasting the horn to spice things up.
Wonder if they will try him as an adult?

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daddy-o
Joined: 12 Apr 2004
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Location: Springfield

2/8/18 1:00 PM

Preparing to wag the dog.

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dan emery
Joined: 11 Jan 2004
Posts: 5911
Location: Maine

2/11/18 11:14 AM

A good visual

http://www.gocomics.com/signewilkinson

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