*Golf clap* I totally agree. As soon as traveling Americans start blowing people up or trying to murder innocent people abroad for having different religious views.
Yeah, because that's exactly what all Norwegians, Lithuanians, Polish and Luxembourgish do.
Besides, you still fostered T. McVeigh, and are a nation of gun nutters with a proven questionable judgement with the recent election of your clown president. Why shouldn't we protect ourselves against the likes of you?
unnecessary social programs
Others would use the term "a civilised society with consideration for the not so well-off".
It is much harder to find a job than to keep one.