26 Jun '13, 1pm

via DoD Buzz | U.S. Army to Slash at Least a Dozen Brigades #Defense #Military

Really? First of all, POTUS did not push any meaningful budgets. Even his own party rejected his proposals every time. Second, You think the President would openly campaign and push for slashed reduction in the Armed forces during his first term? That’s stupid, you don’t reveal your intentions in politics. He was aware of what happened to Carter, so in order to win re-election he did what politicians love to do: pander to everyone, everywhere. What you do instead is death by a thousand cuts. Whether it is cutting these brigades but straining and pushing the military into Africa, Jordan, Egypt, etc, push women into infantry positions and declare it will “reduce” sexual assaults in the military, declare the VA system backlogged will be overhauled but backlog cases actually grows , or unilaterally coming out and set policies to cut nuclear warheads without putting pressure on...

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