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John Celock

Sequester Will Cut Military Spending In Every State | John Celock | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Department of Defense officials told state lieutenant governors Thursday to plan for possible base closures and cutbacks in civilian wor...

From Hotels to Bands to NASCAR, Plenty of Room to Cut Military Budget Without Compromising Security

Brian Levin | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

Cutting money does not spur doom and gloom just as throwing money at a problem will not fix it. What matters is whether money is spent effectively.

Generation Sequestration: A Call to Action

Kathryn Salucka | Posted 11.20.2012 | Politics
Kathryn Salucka

As the Chicago Teacher's strike appeared over and over on the news, I began to think about what an evaluation of another group of public employees may unearth -- the performance and efficacy of our Congressmen and women.

What Sequestration Means for the Department of Defense

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 10.21.2012 | Politics
Joseph Blady, M.D.

The real remedy, short of a budget compromise, should simply be to let sequestration set in but give the Pentagon the latitude to make its cuts at its own discretion. The result would be sort of a cleansing enema rather than disfiguring surgery.

The Real Effects of Sequestration on Defense Spending

Lawrence Korb | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics
Lawrence Korb

Close examination of Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta's letter to Senators John McCain and Lindsay Graham demonstrates that the effects of sequestration on the Department of Defense would not be as great as the Secretary claims.