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Privatized military. Napolitano and Beck v. MediaMatters

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Gipper Posted: Tue, Jun 22 2010 6:10 PM

For laughs I like to visit MediaMatters and I came across this. I do not get FBN to watch Stossel or Napolitano, so I was not able to catch it. Here's a little piece where the Judge and Beck were talking about the privatization of the military. (Could it be? Beck a converted Austrian pretty soon?) I


t's only about a minute long.


Now, if you scroll down more you will see that the MediaMatters' "research" gave "examples" of failed "privatization" of our military. Since when is the government contracting part of the free market? No wonder why we have a country full of stooges, we have people like Robert Reich teaching the masses about Capitalism.

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John Ess replied on Tue, Jun 22 2010 6:59 PM

I don't think Austrians are for privatization of the military.  Of course, if they have no qualms with the regular military, either, then moral arguments are probably lost on them.

Privatization generally means that the state contracts to private profiteers.  Meaning we pay for their profits involuntarily (though that is how it is now).  Rather than having defense be a private or voluntary matter in terms of payment and operation.

Austrians would be ending the whole warfare operation:  the state itself.

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