It wouldn’t be Trump’s military parade, it would be ours

From Bloomberg in an article titled, House Republicans Prepare to Endorse Trump’s Military Parade:

House Republicans are preparing to endorse President Donald Trump’s plan for a military parade in the nation’s capital, with warfighting vehicles rolling down city streets and planes flying overhead.

The display in Washington would be authorized under the Republican-proposed draft for the annual defense policy measure, according to a bill summary released Friday. The measure is scheduled to be taken up by the House Armed Services Committee on May 9.

Bloomberg isn’t the only cog in the wheel known as the mainstream news media to refer to the military parade as “Trump’s military parade.” Everyone seems to be doing it.

I googled “Military Parade” and these are the top-three results:

We as a nation spend a lot of discretionary money on our military. It’s one of the reasons we have the largest, most lethal fighting force the world has ever seen. The thing is, unless the average American has volunteered to serve in the military they will probably never know just how massive our military force is.

I’m not a fan of Donald J Trump. I didn’t vote for him. I would never vote for him. That said, when he said we ought to have a large military parade like he witnessed in France, I agreed with him.

Trump was right.

A broken clock is right twice a day. Even a buffoon like Trump can be right sometimes.

Living in a representative democracy, we Americans should have a better grasp and understanding of how our discretionary money is spent. The largest chunk of our discretionary spending is spent on our military.

In comparison to the rest of the world, we spend a lot more money on our military than the rest of the countries do.

If our elected leaders choose to build and maintain the world’s largest, most expensive military in the world than we should know just what that military looks like.

A large military parade might help do that. The bigger that better I say. It should be a national holiday and carried on all three national broadcast TV networks.

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