The latest report from Stratfor complains bitterly about the negative impact the sequester cuts are already having on our military “readiness.” I ask, “readiness” for what?
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Is it too late to rescue the Republican Party, to keep it from becoming a dinosaur?
I’m sure the DOD can “defend” all of these silly, outrageous, duplicative and wasteful programs.
The US has been so successfully “militarized” that any suggestion of a cut in military spending will be laughed off and ignored.
Considering the precarious position the country is in, it’s amazing that Congress looks like it’s going to do everything it can to put off into the future – punt, kick the can, whatever you choose – to avoid making any hard decisions today. I agree with Mark Twain.
There’s zero likelihood that this tax increase will be stopped. No one wants to talk about it. It has been avoided in the debates like the plague. No politician who I know of has mentioned it. It has public support from those who are dependent on it. Resistance is futile. It’s the Social Security payroll tax […]
John Hawkins has, unintentionally I’m sure, done Romney skeptics like me a world of good. By taking snippets from the three “debates” of Romney’s comments, Hawkins has put to rest any idea that Romney is a conservative, or even coherent. Try this one: If I become president, I’ll get America working again. I will get […]
There are none so blind as those who refuse to see.
Washington Times: Neither Obama nor Romney has realistic plan to tame cost of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is the white whale of the Defense Department—a stealth jet designed to work for all branches of the armed forces—but at a total cost of $1.5 trillion, it’s also a program that analysts say […]
All of this is political showmanship and persiflage, “much ado about nothing” as Shakespeare would say. Texans use a better expression: All hat, no cattle.