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Republicans Shouldn’t Treat Pentagon Spending as Sacred

zmazurak Wrote: Sep 19, 2012 9:49 AM
Military spending currently stands at 4.22% of GDP. This is the lowest level of military spending since FY1948, if you exclude the late 1990s and the early 2000s.
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...