Posts Tagged: Deficit Reduction Commission
After promising his budget proposal would stick closely to the bipartisan deficit reduction commission's recommendations, his actual blueprint looks like a work of ideological posture of his own creation.
Let's define budget cuts as spending less next year than this year. Nothing else should qualify.
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 Deficit Reduction Commission surprises with recommendations to reduce the Pentagon budget.
The military spending cuts proposed by the Deficit Reduction Commission is both good and bad for a truly sustainable defense budget.