Sequestration and What It Would Do to U.S. Military Power

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    In recent months, concerns over sequestration and its impact on the U.S. military have reached a fever pitch in Washington.

    There is no doubt that sequestration would be a terrible mistake. If Congress is unable to reach a compromise on how to solve America’s debt dilemma, almost half a trillion dollars in mandatory cuts to the defense budget over the next decade would initiate in January (meaning roughly $55 billion in the first year). It is un-strategic to hack away at the defense budget in a generalized manner, cutting the good and the bad by the same percentage, like a butcher with a piece of meat.



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    How Sequestration Would Work


    http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/budget/report/2012/06/18/11751/how-sequestration-would-work/
     
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    Thus ends the seriousness of conservatism and how it relates to spending.
     
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    Good. the military spending is completely out of control and we can't afford it.
     
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    Didn't you get the memo?

    Congress kicked that can down the road until March.

    The U.S. House of Representatives Committee On Appropriations, Chairman Hal Rogers
     
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    Let's end all welfare!!! YAY!
     
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    The waste is what needs to be addressed not the military being too large. It protects your lame ass so that you can post your stupidity here without having your tongue cut out or your head lopped off.
     
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    I wonder which one of these might be a tiny bit over bloated..:eusa_think:

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    There is a solution...it's called compromising and coming up with a plan. Can't do that if your number one goal is not what is in the best interest of the American people, but in making Barack Obama a one term President.
     
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    and which ones are actually mandated by the consitution as a federal power?

    I also love how you guys always leave out SS medicare and all the other crap.
     
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    A fair argument but nontheless the miliitary is necessary like it or not. Is there a link to the story that goes with that chart?
     
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