Dan Froomkin: Memo To Deficit Hawks: Here's $1 Trillion To Cut -- From The PentagonQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|A group of defense experts released their report on Friday, identifying nearly $1 trillion in defense budget cuts over the next 10 years. But President Obama's proposed freeze on discretionary spending explicitly rules out any defense cuts. By contrast, the deficit commission seems to be drawing a bead on the social safety net in general, and Social Security in particular.|
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