Our president wants to spend millions on a showy military parade. What are we celebrating? Getting out of Afghanistan and Iraq and bringing our troops home? Raising our debt by trillions of dollars because we gave a tax break to the rich and increased our military spending for more nuclear weapons? Escalating our differences with North Korea and Iran? Spending billions to build a wall between the US and Mexico?
Does he want goose steps and hail to the chief salutes as well?
I think we are weaker, not stronger as a nation. When do we say NO to the militarization and financial indebtedness of our country?
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There are better ways to spend our taxpayer money such as healthcare, education, roads and bridges, and the welfare of our citizens. I would feel more patriotic and prouder of our country if we pulled out of Afghanistan and Iraq and passed a clean Dreamer Act!