Category Archives: Defense

Obama and the Sequester Scare

Governing isn’t about blaming someone else. It is about choosing. By PHIL GRAMM as appeared in Wall Street Journal on February 27, 2013 on page A13 in the U.S. edition of The Wall Street Journal   President Obama’s message could not be clearer: Life as we know it in America will change...
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The Budget Sequester’s Silver Lining

Uniting a divided Congress around a major deficit reduction plan was never going to be easy, but it is virtually impossible when the incumbent president campaigns instead of governs and seeks to divide the nation based on how much money people make....
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Bring back deficit knife

Federal budget deficits are back with a vengeance. With the U.S. economy showing clear signs of recovery, it is time for Washington policymakers to shelve budget-busting health care reform and “cap-and-trade” legislation and focus instead on reducing deficit spending. Newly released budget projections from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and...
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