Pentagon Spending Cuts Are Overdue

For monts the Pentagon has unleashed scare tactics in the media and on Capitol Hill to try and influence Congress away from cutting defense budgets. They claim any cuts would endanger national security and strangle their ability to do their jobs. But this is merely “a scare tactic by bureaucrats desperate to protect their turf.” The Defense Department is swimming in cash and can easily handle the cuts being gently proposed by Congress.

Read the whole report by Pauline Jelinek at the Associated Press. 

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