Holy Crap, We Might Actually Cut Defense Spending

Remember those old bumper stickers about how it would be a great day when the Pentagon had to hold a bake sale to pay for a fighter jet

Well, get ready to eat some Department of Defense muffins.

The Pentagon is getting jittery over the perfect storm of tax hikes and spending cuts set to collide during the lame duck session of Congress at the end of 2012. The DoD fears that Congress will look for spending cuts rather than suffer political fallout from the billions in tax hikes if the Bush tax cuts expire, and the defense budget would be a prime place to start.. Read More

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