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The Right Way to Cut Defense Spending

RGR28 Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 9:28 PM
For sure. The last thing we need are good schools and good infrastructure. What a lame idea!
MudontheTires Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 1:45 AM
"The last thing we need are good schools and good infrastructure."

Those are the responsibilities of the States.

Too bad that your stupidity keeps you from understanding that.

Duke Nuk'em Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 9:50 PM
Quintus_T_Cicero Wrote: Jan 14, 2013 9:34 PM
Is the Federal government responsible for either?
Republicans, and many Democrats, are upset by the prospect of so-called sequestration cuts to the nation's defense budget. Pentagon chief Leon Panetta is so alarmed that the day before the Senate took up what became the "fiscal cliff" agreement, he called a key Republican lawmaker, Sen. Lindsey Graham, to express deep concern that the cuts might go into effect. As it turned out, Congress put them off for two months.

Sequestration would force the government to reduce discretionary spending by about $1.2 trillion over the next decade. Roughly half of that, or $600 billion, would come from defense -- a...