Sequestration Delayed To Protect Military Cuts

The New Year dispute over sequestration and the possibility of actually cutting military spending ended with an agreement to punt the issue down the road until March 1, a date which is rapidly approaching. President Obama is demanding that Congress delay the issue again, insisting it is vital to delay it for “a few months.”

Much of the “sequestration” cuts that were delayed were military spending cuts, which officials have been railing about ever since, insisting such cuts could never be allowed. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta even claimed the cuts, though minor, would turn the US into a “second-rate power,” though still one with ten times the military budget of Russia

Gee, I wonder what WILL be cut.

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