Friday, December 15, 2006


Army Wants More of Everything

Billions for defense, but not a cent for humanitarianism. That’s what it amounts to. The Chief of Staff for the Army would not say “Hello” without clearing it with his bosses. Of course they want a bigger army: there are countries we have yet to invade and occupy, terrorists yet to be made, and domestic "peace-keeping" just waiting to be implemented.

Top General Wants Bigger Army

Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter Schoomaker has testified that his force “will break” without an increase in troops and greater ability to draw on Army National Guard and Reserve units. The general cited the strain of commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan, and he told reporters: “We would not surge [in Iraq] without a purpose. And that purpose should be measurable.”

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