Ricardo Miranda Zúñiga

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A New Model Army

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February 16, 2005
The Bush Administration’s proposed budget cuts into eductation, health care, assisted living… and will effect countless initiatives and programs designed to aid the country’s youth, and those in need.  But a $127 billion dollar project called Future Combat Systems must receive generous funding to protect our civilization, modern society, put an end to terrorism…  Not so long ago thinkers theorized that the Age of Warfare was being supplanted by Late Capitalism – afterall who needs blood shed when a region can be overtaken by capitalist enterprise.  I tend to blame capitalism itself for a new age of warfare and now it will feed once again the latest advancements in technology!

Check out the NY Times article – A New Model Army Soldier Rolls Closer to the Battlefield

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October 28th, 2006 at 7:40 pm

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