Tag: fiscal cliff

Peace Action West in The Hill

We’re on The Hill’s Congress blog today talking about how Congress needs to face reality and make smart, strategic reductions to the Pentagon budget: What glaring oversight was a top driving factor in Congress’s failure to avert $1.2 trillion in automatic spending cuts? As the partisan posturing drags […]

Cut the Military Budget First

Let’s push the Pentagon off the fiscal cliff! Well maybe that’s not a good metaphor. Regardless, in the nonsense about the “fiscal cliff” here in your nation’s capital, not enough scrutiny has been given to the gargantuan Pentagon budget, which is 57% of discretionary spending, has ballooned over […]