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The Hammer: Obama Robbing the Military to Further His Ideological Social Welfare Goals

“It’s robbing the military to inflate the entitlement state.”

Charles Krauthammer, on Friday’s Special Report, compared President Obama’s approach to that of European governments shifting resources from their militaries to social welfare after World War II. The key difference now being that the U.S. will not have an ally with the capacity to defend them as those European states have relied on the American military in recent decades…(read more)

“Europe had us behind them in the last 50 years when it had no military; there’s nobody to back us up if we strip our military and neuter it as we do now.”

National Review Online

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4 Comments on “The Hammer: Obama Robbing the Military to Further His Ideological Social Welfare Goals”

  1. […] By Pundit from another Planet “It’s robbing the military to inflate the entitlement state.” Charles Krauthammer, on Friday’s Special Report, compared President Obama’s approach to that of European governments shifting resources from their militaries to social welfare after World War II. The key difference now being that the U.S. will not have an ally with the capacity to defend them […] Like this? Read more and get your own subscription at […]

  2. Centinel2012 says:

    Reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:
    I don’t always agree with Krauthammer but he is certainly 100% right on this subject. As the US military is drawn down so do the problems in the world go up there is a perfect inverse relationship here; which I’m sure that B. H. Obama and V. Jarret don’t have the mental capacity to understand!


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