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SecDef Hagel trotted out a Wall Street friendly 2015 defense budget yesterday and true to form, it singles out military personnel (and families) to pay for austerity.  They must think the American people are oblivious and detached.  The video highlights the issues.


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  •  The President submits the proposed budget to (1+ / 0-)
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    Congress so this is Pres Obama's proposal.

    The US should have a smaller military and a smaller military mission.  

    Maybe Democrats in Congress will fight eliminating the types of cuts the diary discusses.

    The most important way to protect the environment is not to have more than one child.

    by nextstep on Tue Feb 25, 2014 at 10:29:54 AM PST

    •  This is known as the President's Annual (1+ / 0-)
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      Dead-on-Arrival Budget Proposal.

      I this case, Hagel is just catching today's spears. The other cabinet officers will have their turn.

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