The EU is wealthy and under no military threat. The USA is in debt up to its eyeballs and borrowing endlessly from communist China and the Saudi Monarchy just to keep up interest payments. Slowly going down the tubes. So why are we wasting money stationing troops in western Europe where they are not needed again?<quoted text>The US troops stationed mainly at the expense of US taxpayers to provide a valuable and appreciated service. The Red Army filth were an occupation force. Western Europe, generally speaking, has a profound admiration of America. Non-Russian Eastern Europeans either loate or harbor resentment against Russia.
Think about it.
In fact the EU was created so Germany could dominate Europe economically. The Anglo Saxon powers fought two world wars to prevent a German dominated Europe. Why have we collaborated in the creation of one? Are we not making a reality of Hitler's dreams? Over time the nations of Europe will naturally lose more control and the imperial EU bureaucracy will grow ever stronger. Empire is a subtle kind of thing. It starts out small and...
Just like the USA itself. We are nothing like the loose federation created by the founding fathers. The central government always seizes greater power over time.