Monday, November 10, 2008

A Giant Must Be Hacked Away

It's about time the economy's woes have reached the Department of Defense.

"The forces arrayed against terminating defense programs are today so powerful that if you try to do that it will be like the British Army at the Somme in World War I," said Winslow Wheeler, director of the Straus Military Reform Project at the liberal Center for Defense Information in Washington. "You will just get mowed down by the defense industry and military services' machine guns."
Continue reading about the cutting of the defense budget here.

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