Posts Tagged: military spending
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.
How can we come out of this recession with a manufacturing sector and a workforce that are globally competitive, that produce things that people need in the new green economy?
Geopolitics drove the U.S.-China detente. It could do the same between Washington and Pyongyang.