National security trumps Smokey the Bear

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Sgt James Ortiz, shift lead, boundary protection looks over a rack in the server room at the Air Force Space Command Network Operations & Security Center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado July 20, 2010.

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  • While President Obama may have suddenly discovered newfound appreciation for naval shipbuilding, he had no problem scaling back the Navy’s shipbuilding program during his first term.

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  • There is little doubt that China’s soon-to-be president Xi Jinping is more fond of a strong national defense than his American counterpart.

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  • It’s time for the president and Congress to get serious about this most important of responsibilities.

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