So the United States is sending $60 Million to Syria in aid to help the resistance. This troubles me significantly on two aspects.1. We are sending money to an "Axis of Evil".--- How do we guarantee that the money will be spent on what is needed, "AID", and not guns and bullets.--- What is our … Continue reading $60 Million to Syria?
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Because they're indiscriminate: They give spending cuts a bad name. The law governing them requires that they be applied in a uniform way across the board.In other words, the meat of the federal government will be cut along with the fat, and by the same percentages in many instances. So needed projects and investments will … Continue reading The buget cuts are bad policy!
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Pentagon officials said that if sequestration is not averted, they would notify civilians in late March of impending furloughs. Based on guidance from the Pentagon and the U.S. Office of Personnel Management, here’s what sequestration could mean to hundreds of thousands of DOD employees worldwide:Q: Who’s subject to furloughs?A: All DOD civilians except for those … Continue reading Furlough FAQ
This slide is just the ARMY, these figures do not include the Air Force. Plus we can't forget the rest of the federal Gov't that will be cut.DoD Bases that will be impacted:Air Force Cuts: $127 Million in pay for almost 14,000 Employees Air Force - Altus, AFB (Altus, OK) Air Force - Tinker AFB (OKC, OK) Air Force - … Continue reading Budget Uncertainty Impact On Oklahoma
IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. 097-13February 20, 2013Army Cuts By State Briefing________________________________Message from the Department from Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on the Preparations for Potential Sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications"To All Department of Defense Personnel:"For more than a year and a half, the president, the Joint Chiefs of Staff and I have repeatedly … Continue reading Preparations for Potential Sequestration on March 1 and Furlough Notifications
“We built a strategy last year that we said we could execute and absorb $487 billion. I can't sit here today and guarantee you that if you take another $175 billion that that strategy remains solvent.” “The question I would ask this committee: What do you want your military to do? If you want it … Continue reading What do you want your military to do?
Most political analysts on the Hill are predicting that a short-term sequester appears likely. With the “meat ax” about to fall, Congress is still at odds over the budget. Senate Democrats are now pushing a $110B package that would raise new reve-nues and reduce planned defense spending by $27.5B. But House Republicans are flatly refusing … Continue reading Deal or No Deal?
This week both SASC and HASC full committees held congressional hearings on the im-pacts of sequestration on the DoD. Witnesses included DepSecDef , USD (Comptroller), CJCS & Service Chiefs. The intent of the hearings was to afford the Department and op-portunity to explain in greater detail the devastating impacts that a yearlong Continuing Resolution, coupled … Continue reading Sequestration Not In The Best Interest Of National Security