The Military Spending Fairy

Dean Baker writes, “Faced with the prospect of cuts to the Defense Department’s budget, the defense industry is pushing the story of the military spending fairy on members of Congress. They are telling them that these cuts will lead to the loss of more than 1 million jobs over the next decade.”

Read the rest at the Center for Economic and Policy Research.

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One Response to The Military Spending Fairy

  1. DarthEVaderCheney says:

    I think that’s a fantastic idea! As a first, let’s cut the retirement checks to the retired Military Officers/Staff by 80%, down to the level of Lieutenants. AND NO NEW TOYS!!! Let those who are left rebuild our nations’s cities’ infrastructures. For those who insist on fighting a war,let them go to the front line of their choice… naked! Step 2….

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