Defense

Update on House Activities: Debt Ceiling, CR, and Defense Bill

The House has been extremely busy today, not only passing a $154 billion jobs bill but also passing a temporary continuing resolution, the defense...

Let's Offset the Costs of the Troop Surge

Last night President Obama gave a long-awaited speech on his plan for increasing troop levels, stating his intention to increase troops by 30,000,...

Considering a War Tax

Update: An editorial in today's Washington Post discusses the possibility of increasing the gasoline tax to help pay for the troop increase. The...

Unwanted Defense Spending Draws Presidential Veto Threat

President Obama reiterated his intention to veto any Defense Appropriations Bill that contains superfluous spending provisions today at a Veterans of...

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