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Republicans Shouldn’t Treat Pentagon Spending as Sacred

TruthorDie Wrote: Sep 18, 2012 4:10 AM
I applaud Ms. Borowski's view, but I feel compelled to ask: "HAVE YOU LOOKED AT THE OFFICIAL POSITION OF ROMNEY & RYAN"? They "get this". They have concrete plans for this. HERE IS JUST ONE EXCERPT: "Mitt will also find efficiencies throughout the Department of Defense budget that can be reinvested into the force. The Department’s bureaucracy is bloated to the point of dysfunction and is ripe for being pared. In the years since 2000, the Pentagon’s civilian staff grew by 20 percent while our active duty fighting force grew by only 3.4 percent." MUCH MORE HERE: If you read that, you'll cheer. WE CAN, WE WILL CUT BLOATING EVERYWHERE.
The U.S. National Debt has surpassed $16 trillion. Out of control spending habits of both Republicans and Democrats got us into this fiscal mess. The only way out is through dramatically slashing spending across the board—no exceptions.

Both parties must be willing to cut their “sacred cows” from the bloated federal budget. Democrats need to put social welfare spending on the table and Republicans need to stop protecting Pentagon spending at all costs. Or else we will pass on a mountain of debt to the next generation.

At a time when our nation is in a dire...