Defense budget

DUNCAN HUNTER ANNOUNCES "DEFENDING OUR DEFENDERS" SAN DIEGO EVENT JUNE 13

 
June 9, 2012 (Washington, D.C.) -- U.S. Representative Duncan Hunter (CA-52) announced that he will be joined by U.S. Representative Randy Forbes (VA-4) in hosting "Defending Our Defenders," at the Shiley Theatre at the University of San Diego on Wednesday, June 13 at 6:30 p.m..
 
The town hall-style event will begin with an introduction from a Congressional delegation and feature a moderated "open mic" for attendees to express opinions and ask questions pertaining to defense budget cuts and the regional impact.
 

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READER'S EDITORIAL: WE CAN CUT DEFENSE SPENDING WISELY--AND BE SAFER AT HOME


By Michael Benoit, Libertarian candidate for Congress, 50th District

May 25, 2012 (San Diego's East County)--Most Americans know we have to cut government spending, but how to do that is a difficult question. Some say we can’t cut any military spending, but is that true? Most ex-service men and women I know say there is more than ten percent waste in that budget.

Let’s start with the fundamentals. We must keep our citizens safe from external attacks. And we must have a military that fits the purpose of the USA.


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