WASHINGTON — A majority of Americans prefer cutting defense spending to reduce the federal deficit rather than taking money from public retirement and health programs, a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Wednesday showed.
So Senator McConnell, when the issue of temporary spending measures comes up, decides that despite the obvious massive target that defense spending presents to deficit reduction, that:
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he won't support any more temporary spending measures that do not include full-year funding for the military.
To sum up: policemen, firefighters, teachers: none of these people is really that important to our nation. But defense contractors?
SACRED! HOLY! BOW BEFORE THE MIGHTY MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL-CONGRESSIONAL COMPLEX! NEVER SAY NO! NEVER SAY THAT'S TOO MUCH! NEVER ASK WHY THE HELL DO WE PAY 2 BILLION FOR A BOMBER THAT CANNOT BE FLOWN IN THE RAIN!!!! NEVER!!!!