Posts Tagged: military spending
If the death of one man is a tragedy while the death of a million is a statistic then the attack on a single Qur'an is a tragedy while the attack on millions of Muslims is a foreign policy.
We should support the Egyptian miracle by cutting military aid and shifting it to support what will actually help Egyptians improve their standard of living.
Let's define budget cuts as spending less next year than this year. Nothing else should qualify.
The U.S. military is beginning to see climate change as a security threat, but the government isn't making it a high enough priority.
With pressure to slash the 1.3 trillion-dollar federal deficit rising sharply, the public debate over whether to exempt the Pentagon from such cuts is moving rapidly toward centre-stage.
The military spending cuts proposed by the Deficit Reduction Commission is both good and bad for a truly sustainable defense budget.
What if the tea partiers decided to go after big government over at the Pentagon?
When you look at me, you can't mistake the fact that I'm of a certain age. But just for a moment, think of me as nine years old.
We need to update the Johnny Paycheck song for this era of high unemployment and high military spending.
We should cut the military budget and use that money to fund our transition to a greener economy.