Republican inquest 2

The big thinkers of the Tea Party, in their pursuit of slashing taxes, lowering public spending, and severely shrinking the size and power of the federal government, have revived an idea that has not been respectable among senior Republicans for more than 70 years.

    Senator Rand Paul’s remarks about the need for America to draw in its horns, cut foreign aid, start shutting military bases and bring troops home unless “our national interests were impacted” explains why Republicans, traditionally the party of a strong defense and a large military, are now leading the charge to shrink the defense budget fast.

Read the full story at Reuters HERE

Deficit Hawks v Defense Hawks HERE

Palin's potshots at Karl Rove are Off Target HERE

Defense Cuts: Why Obama Chose Hagel HERE

Republican Inquest: Time for the Truth HERE

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