defense cuts

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) on Sunday suggested that President Barack Obama's health care programs for the middle class should be slashed to stop scheduled sequester cuts from "destroying the military." During an interview on Fox News Sunday, host Read more...
President Obama made a statement this afternoon calling on Congress to pass temporary measures to stave off impending deep budget cuts, aka the "sequester." His request was preceded by a reminder that he has submitted ideas for how to responsibly Read more...
The fiscal cliff once again dominated the Sunday morning talk shows (which isn't a surprise), and entitlement cuts were indeed a focal point by the lead bobblehead of each show. But what I found most offensive was that not one Villager or Read more...
President Obama sounds like a man in love -- in love with deficit reduction, that is. He sleeps, eats and dreams about the Grand Bargain, but only wants to draw the line at defense cuts? Doesn't sound like a man Read more...
It seems Fox regular Angela McGlowan's comments yesterday weren't just a one off. Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan has apparently been repeating the same line out on the campaign trail. He just managed to do it without the same Palin-like word salad we got from McGlowan on Saturday. Read more...

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White House senior adviser David Plouffe on Sunday chastised Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan for backing away from his earlier support of defense cuts, saying the Wisconsin congressman "was running away from them with the kind of pace Read more...
Mitt Romney has just proven himself unfit to lead this country with what he said to David Gregory this morning about the defense cut sequester and the debt ceiling. Either he has selective memory or else he's just as cynical as we all thought he Read more...
Fox News host Brian Kilmeade says that cutting defense spending is just not the Christian thing to do. During a Thursday Fox & Friends segment about a defense industry-sponsored study that warns unemployment will rise if Congress does not find a Read more...
On the campaign trail, it's required that red meat be thrown to the party base on a regular basis to keep them in check. But when they call it red meat and it's really chicken disguised as red meat, it's just a lie. Here's Mr. Values Voter Read more...
I do get a little tired of the fact that war seems to be our major export these days. Now we're all upset because Great Britain is making defense spending cuts? I don't get it: The US has made an eleventh hour intervention in the highly charged Read more...