Comments on: Counterparties: The non-industrious military complex http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/01/30/counterparties-the-non-industrious-military-complex/ A slice of lime in the soda Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:05:02 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: WilliamCowie http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/01/30/counterparties-the-non-industrious-military-complex/comment-page-1/#comment-45721 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 14:48:16 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=20347#comment-45721 Did the government move 4th quarter purchases into the 3rd quarter to window dress the U.S. economy numbers before the election? (After all, it was an unusual bump in military expenditures that made the Q3 numbers look as good as they did.)

Just asking…

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By: Kailim http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/01/30/counterparties-the-non-industrious-military-complex/comment-page-1/#comment-45716 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 04:25:21 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=20347#comment-45716 Increase of export instead of keeping or increasing military spending is the growth the US needs. It is far more sensible and healthy.

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By: FifthDecade http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/2013/01/30/counterparties-the-non-industrious-military-complex/comment-page-1/#comment-45715 Thu, 31 Jan 2013 01:54:39 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/felix-salmon/?p=20347#comment-45715 Cutting defence spending is a great way to reduce US Government debt – and with Saddam gone, bin Laden dead, and ten years after Bush optimistically ran with the line “Mission Accopmplished” surely it’s about time?

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