Best comment at Twitchy: “At least the commies and we agreed on one thing. We knew and they knew that we could live in a stand off because if it escalated it was mutually assured destruction. For the Middle East today … death is what they want. Taking the kafir out is what counts and dying in the process is not a deterrent, it is a feature. So no, the world is not safer.”
Neither is the economy …
1984: National Debt: $1.5 Trillion.
2014: National Debt: $17.7 Trillion.