Posts Tagged: deficit
The outgoing House speaker’s entire career was a cash grab for billionaires, capped off by a low trick to literally starve children in Yemen.
We can save $440 billion over a 10-year period without compromising national security.
Even if sequestration cuts across all military programs, this sort of ham-handed approach is safely doable.
The Pentagon has too much hardware once thought necessary to defeat the Soviet Union.
The Pentagon is scrambling to protect its flank in these budget-cutting times.
The planned cuts to the bloated U.S. military budget in the debt ceiling deal are long overdue, but lawmakers will likely slash civilian U.S. foreign policy instruments before they significantly reduce military spending.
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.
How on earth do you get a bipartisan consensus against cuts and for stimulus? Call it the defense budget.