Wednesday, April 6, 2011

More Than One Way to Cut Military Spending

Groups like Smart Security PA and New Priorities call for drastic cuts in military spending and point to the Frank/Paul studies to state their case.  But Cato Institute and others have come up with at least four ways to do it, including massive cuts in numbers of personnel.  Robert Dreyfuss, in the April 11 issue of The Nation, spells out the various approaches and is guardedly optimistic about the chances of cutting a trillion dollars out of the military in the next ten years.  Think what that could do for our needs here at home.  Click on the link.,0

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