In Virginia "Are You Better Off Than Four Years Ago?" Is The Wrong Question

Sep 13, 2012 Full story: Wizbang 8

Fairfax County's economy is dependent on the defense industry, and the county may be the hardest hit by the sequestration.

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buyerbeware

Charlottesville, VA

#1 Sep 14, 2012
Why is this the wrong question?
thinking free

Charlottesville, VA

#2 Sep 20, 2012
The question is not where you are but where do you want to go?
Tony

Broken Arrow, OK

#3 Sep 20, 2012
Too many states dependent on government. Must cut defense spending to help pay debt. No longer afford all the fraud and wasteful defense spending. Defense contractors is just more dependent on government. Like republicans say we must have less spending and a smaller government.
thinking free

Charlottesville, VA

#4 Sep 20, 2012
Tony wrote:
Too many states dependent on government. Must cut defense spending to help pay debt. No longer afford all the fraud and wasteful defense spending. Defense contractors is just more dependent on government. Like republicans say we must have less spending and a smaller government.
Congress does want less government, less regulation, so they can spend more on themselves thru DOD contracts.
Darnit

Washington, DC

#5 Sep 21, 2012
Let another 9/11 happen and see where all you people that think cutting ONLY defense spending will cure the problem will lead this country. Spending needs to be cut PERIOD.
Amanda

Charlottesville, VA

#6 Sep 21, 2012
No the past four years has been a roller costa for so many of the American people of all races. I'm sure some would say they are better off and its not financial. This Country is heading in the wrong direction and with the wrong leader. Black, White or Yellow, we need a new President. One who can handle the problems facing our nation. Obama is taking the Country in the wrong direction and it's
time for a change. Moving Forward? In what direction? Higher everything!!!!! We're accepting everything that rolls down the pike, NO MORALS, and that is not healthy nor good.
Dude

Winchester, VA

#7 Sep 21, 2012
Darnit wrote:
Let another 9/11 happen and see where all you people that think cutting ONLY defense spending will cure the problem will lead this country. Spending needs to be cut PERIOD.
strawman, if we fight the whole world "over there" guess who the aggressor is.
thinking free

Charlottesville, VA

#8 Sep 21, 2012
Darnit wrote:
Let another 9/11 happen and see where all you people that think cutting ONLY defense spending will cure the problem will lead this country. Spending needs to be cut PERIOD.
You can't stop a determined terrorist, you can strip the rights of free people under the guise of fighting terrorism.

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