Worth More Dead Than Alive?

Isn’t that the old plot line from murder mysteries and black comedies, where the poor sad sack working husband’s life insurance policy makes him worth more to his two-timing wife if he’s dead?

Life imitates art, according to WeaponsMan.

Even if his calculations are off, the underlying idea is right on the money. The thing is waste of time and money. Stop building them, and scrap the ones we have.

I wonder what the incoming POTUS and his SecDef will have to say?

About vmijpp

VMIJPP hails from the star city of the south, Roanoke, Virginia. A 1989 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, he is a retired artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with time in both the active and reserve sides. He served in Iraq in 2004, and in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He joined the magnificent OPFOR.com as a guest blogger from the now defunct but never uninteresting Rule 308, where he denounced gun control and other aspects of tyranny, and proclaimed the greatness of the United States. When the sun set on OPFOR.com, he migrated here with Keydet1976 and the others.
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4 Responses to Worth More Dead Than Alive?

  1. rustybill says:

    Seems to me that we had perfectly adequate littoral combat ships for many years. We used to call them “destroyers”.


  2. DaveO says:

    What’s a “Navy?” Is that like a “combined arms” and “victory?” Strange new words in this era of Trumpismo…


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