The CNN Commander-In-Chief Debate

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 3 Comments

Last night, we saw CNN’s Big 11 in the GOP race face off for a boost in the polls. At times trying to show off their National Security and Foreign Policy credentials. For the record, here’s the picture of the GOP candidates who have military service: Yeah, none. The political party that is about patriotism, strong defense, and often a …

Defense Spending – Republicans Don’t Get It

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Budget “cuts” for the Department of Defense proposed by Obama are fairly responsible as far as I can tell. But Republicans are already criticizing the administration’s proposals. Predictably, John McCain called the cuts unacceptable. So what are the facts? Most of the spending cuts come from winding down the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. The base budget of the Pentagon …