18 August 2014

Uncommon Commentary #419: Thanks for the Tanks, Yanks!

Rather than exacerbate a domestic problem (the over-militarization of local law-enforcement) by giving away surplus ordnance (including even tanks) to police departments that have no need of such heavy armament, why don’t we help to solve a foreign problem by having the Pentagon donate this weaponry to the Kurds of Iraq, who do need it to fight our common adversary the Islamists?