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Blog: Debt, Deficits, and Defense

Jul 01, 2010 | By Jean Sammon

It seems like all we hear these days from members of Congress is that we have to cut our federal budget deficit, and that means we don't have any money to spend on things like unemployment benefits, healthcare, food programs, housing, and education. But one thing that has remained sacred is the military budget.

Fortunately, there are now some members of Congress who are pointing ou