No Sacred Cows, Not Even the Usual Well-Armed Ones



The defense budget has grown so obscenely bloated - $533 billion
plus, larger than the GDP of 116 countries and accounting for 65% of
spending increases - that even conservatives have noticed. 23
conservative legislators have written a letter
to GOP leaders calling on them to consider cutting the Pentagon budget
and thus "lead the crusade for a new era of responsibility."

"Department of Defense spending,
in particular, has been provided protected status that has isolated it
from serious scrutiny and allowed the Pentagon to waste billions in taxpayer money."


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