Momentum gathering to cut defense spending

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April 14, 2011
The Christian Science Monitor    
Posted in News, PND News

"Like Medicare and Social Security, cutting defense spending has been something of a 'do not enter' zone for many lawmakers. For a decade, Congress quickly dismissed proposed cuts to the military as too risky for US troops fighting wars on two fronts. The Pentagon’s budget has roughly doubled in the wake of the 9/11 attacks, and defense spending has gone largely untouched even since the Great Recession. Still, many analysts suggest that the defense budget has probably reached its zenith and is in for years of steady decline." [editor's note: If they make good on this, AND stop starting more wars, it will solve much that's wrong with the republic-turned-empire - SAT] (04/14/11)  

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