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    Chart of the Week: Cutting All Defense Spending Would Not Solve Debt Crisis

    House Armed Services Chairman Buck McKeon (R-CA) is a man on a mission. He’s making the rounds on Capitol Hill to convince his colleagues, particularly those on the 12-member Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, that they should avoid cutting defense spending. McKeon has a point — and it’s one … More

    Never Forget: Our Military 10 Years Later

    As America approaches the 10-year anniversary of 9/11 this weekend, it is unreal to think that the U.S. now has the smallest Navy since 1916. The House Armed Services Committee has a new video detailing the downsizing of the American military and many more unbelievable facts about the state it … More

    Social Policy Out, Defense Priorities In at Armed Services Committee

    For the most part the progressive movement is unhappy with the proposal from President Barack Obama’s fiscal commission report. But one area that they will embrace is the report’s call for $100 billion in defense cuts. Fortunately, the American people have a strong ally in presumptive-House Armed Services Chairman Buck … More