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Winning the Defense Spending Debate

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...