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Winning the Defense Spending Debate

cchuba Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:47 AM
You sir are 100% correct. I simply do not understand the Republican devotion to innappropriately high defense spending. Reduce our mission from invading countries to change their gov't so that we can focus on simply having the best navy and air force in the world. We should not plan overseas land egagements that drain us white.
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:01 PM
I'd MUCH rather fight overseas than have an attack occur on US soil.
It's called "forward defense."

it's Weapons Grade STUPID to wait until there's a direct attack on US soil.

With no time to recover from a thorough election day whooping, Republicans in a lame duck Congress are facing an even worse budgetary nightmare than last year. And they only have two months to negotiate a solution with President Obama.

Last time, as the Chair the Balanced Budget Amendment campaign, fellow conservatives and I were urging Republicans to tie the unavoidable increase in the debt ceiling to a balanced budget amendment. Because it also prohibited tax increases, the amendment would have required balance to be achieved through necessary cuts throughout the federal government.

But in...