In this Monday, March 4, 2013 photo taken in Fayetteville, N.C., Mike Thomas, general manager of Auto Express, shares his thoughts on small business near Fort Bragg military base. Like

 

              In this Monday, March 4, 2013 photo taken in Fayetteville, N.C., Mike Thomas, general manager of Auto Express, shares his thoughts on small business near Fort Bragg military base. Like
In this Monday, March 4, 2013 photo taken in Fayetteville, N.C., Mike Thomas, general manager of Auto Express, shares his thoughts on small business near Fort Bragg military base. Like many making their livings in the commercial strip outside the gates of Fort Bragg, Thomas isn't yet sure how the $85 billion in automatic military spending cuts will hurt sales at his used car lot and rim shop. But he is confident it will. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)