We haven't doubled the size of our military since 2000. Something this guy obviously hasn't researched.
Yes a smaller Army would mean fewer wars. One thing about having a large standing Army is that our disconnected politicians tend to use it as an alternative to diplomacy or when diplomacy fails. Our problems in the mid-east stem from foreign policy decisions made since the 50s. Not the actions of a single president. The Navy on the other hand plays a huge role in keeping navigational choke points free for navigation. They can't be an effective invasion force. The Marines aren't large enough to take an hold a country, but they aren't meant to be. The Air Force is changing. Like it or not, drones are a far more acceptable risk than a high cost asset like a pilot. We won't see drone air bridges but we will see drone close air support and air superiority missions.
As for nukes, at one point the GOP (their God Ronald Regan) signed a huge arms reduction treaty with the USSR. Their protest over Obama's agreement is pure political theater and a useful control tool for the party faithful.
So can the Nexus 5 handle a day at the National Mall, or should I look elsewhere?
Is anyone running CyanogenMod on their Verizon Nexus? If so, which version? Are there any pitfalls or gotchas?
Note: I rooted my devices a long time ago.
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