What's Worth the Fight?

By Mark Starr

When President Obama’s proposed budget to Congress was released last week, it contained some sobering news. Under a budget agreement that the president and Congress worked out in December, the Pentagon’s budget will shrink by more than $75 billion over the next two years — with deeper cuts expected if sequestration returns in fiscal year 2016.

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said the Pentagon has to accommodate a $37-billion budget cut “in a matter of months while trying to avoid catastrophic damage to national security.”

Congress pushed for these military spending cuts because it is determined to reduce government spending. As …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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