Skip to comments.Defense Official: Obama Calling for Defense Budget Cuts
Posted on 01/31/2009 12:23:18 PM PST by MaestroLC
The Obama administration has asked the military's Joint Chiefs of Staff to cut the Pentagon's budget request for the fiscal year 2010 by more than 10 percent -- about $55 billion -- a senior U.S. defense official tells FOX News.
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Hope? Change? Nope. All too predictable.
What about the stimulus from increasing military spending?
Welcome to 9/10
All of this is designed by liberals to support the troops.
When the next war comes and they don’t have the latest and greatest body armor, armored vehicles or what is pertinent to that conflict, it will give them a reason to protest and show how they support of the troops!
The left only has the troops interests at heart when it serves the left’s purposes. Only when there’s a war they oppose do they pretend to support the troops and of course that support is best expressed by demands that they surrender to the enemy.
Is Obama anti-security?
It would seem so.
Is Obambi talking about the entire budget including the war or just the base Pentagon budget? If he’s talking base budget, they this is a “Jim Jones” budget, suicidal.
Anyone know what the pentagon budget is as part of GNP? With and without the funding for the war?
It's not "socially responsible" doncha know...
Plus it all goes to the evil, war mongering rich.
O will do nothing but further humiliate us in the eyes of the world and now he wants to reduce the size of the military and thereby make us more open to attack. I hope the American public who elected the farce into the White House will remember when they doomed us to defeat.
The Obambi administration will spend it instead on stuff like Head Start, which we know doesnt work. It's more important to make liberals feel virtuous than to protect the country.
If they cancelled all “news” on tv the economy would improove immediatly.
He will do what Clinton did; Stop making new arms, stop developing new technology for killing, etc,,,. he will pull our troops out of all battle zones and hand them over to the UN or use them for “The good of humanity”, like building roads, bridges, hospitals, etc,, in Africa, and other poor countries. Oh, and Michelle will have them waiting on tables at White House dinners and serving the President and his family, like Hillary did.
They will scale back the number of troops considerably. Perhaps cut their pay to nothing and start the draft again. Some of those will go into the newly formed “Civilian Security Force” and perform the above mentioned duties also.
This will provide a job for the masses out of work in the cities, etc,,.
Perhaps The-Failure-in-Chief will simply draft Human Shields to balance out the shortfall.
So, 0 is gonna increase troop level in Afghanistan (more money to support the troops) and then cut the military’s budget.....Hmmmm.....guess Zel Miller...the new ruling anti-America elitist class actually does want our guys and gals to fight with spitballs.
so decrease military spending but increase food stamps
homo’s open in the military
overturn state laws and throw DOMA out
be nice to terrorists
first call is to the Palestinian Abbas
first media address is to muslims though Arab TV where he states he has muslims family and knows muslims very well
then there pork bill to make us in debt and poor for a generation and maybe two
There is no doubt in my mind that those man was put into this position because he was groomed for it and intends to destroy us from within as they know they couldn’t beat us on the military front
Hitler knew that, Ayers knew this and so did commies, it is now muslims who are at work with their radical left wing friends .
Surely the country will wake up soon from their obsession with him and realise what his agenda is.
He needs to be outed out of office as fast as possible, the GOP needs to get his agenda and his two weeks of actions out publicly other wise one year of this and his civilian security force will be taking us over.
Self-deleting my thoughts.
head start, free lunches and breakfast etc has to stop.
IT IS CRIMINAL THAT WE HAVE TO PAY FOR THEIR KIDS because they are too lazy
cant afford kids and to feed them then do not have any
fed up of going in the grocery store to see a family in front of me with carts full and they use food stamps to pay for it, MY MONEY
Cut the military funding by 10%..........and give Acorn 4 Billion. All of this in the first two weeks. Heaven help us from this Marxist thug.
read my other post on here saying what you sort of said
he is our enemy and is out to destroy us from within
the GOP needs to make a stink on this, increases food stamps and welfare but decrease military spending.
counting the bank bailouts there will be $4 trillion in new spending this year or something like that. Of course the military needs a big cut.
what did we think O wuold do to the military?
With Al Sadyr already in Iraq, and no strong President or USA to stop them, they will move on Israel first, and then take out the unstable government in Iraq, which will give up without a fight. The Saudi’s will be forced to join up with them. They may even establish a Central government, based in Iran.
America has grown so weak they won't be able to respond in time. Obama definitely does not have a clue about what to do and will surely do all the wrong things. His knowledge of military operations is as astute as his knowledge of White House fire places. In other words, call in the Fire Trucks.
Thisis what happens when you elect an anti-American President.
There is no doubt in my mind that those man was put into this position because he was groomed for it and intends to destroy us from within
Anyone who didn’t see this from miles away and at least a year ago is an utter fool. Nothing has ever been so obvious.
IMHO you do not put men into the field ie: Afghanistan and then tab them in the back with budget cuts!
A 9/10 President in a 9/12 world. He’s gonna get a lot of us killed.
I guess all of the jobs lost by defense contractors are not the kind of jobs he cares about.
Time to refresh my resume.
How can I use non-kinetic doctrinal pradigm into community organizing?
The way you cut the defense budget is by cutting people. Does he really want to reduce the military manpower? Along with increasing our troops in A?
Millions for my minions, but not a penny for defense!
Gotta’ love this one. Let’s take away from the Military, and give ACORN 20% of all sale revenues of distressed assets.
Freakin’ illegal, Socialist bastage!
I KNEW this was coming. It was only a matter of time. He can’t pay for the porkulus bill, so raid that old favorite lib cash cow, the military.
We are all going to pay a very dear price for electing this POS. My God, America, what were you thinking????????
nail on the head
remember Russia invades and this buffoon after a few days says he hopes the country which is invaded shows restraint.
I’ve just been to the gun shop and not one place in my area let alone town of st Augustine has 9mil or 38 ammo.
This is the era of islam spreading like wildfire and we will have nothing to stop them taking over countries
You’re a right Iran is loving all of this and phony is sending love notes to them. I’d love to know what is on his blackberry
Quelle surprise! New tagline is required.
And therein lies the rub.
You see, President Obama and Congress have excellent security and run a minimal risk of being the target of a terrorist attack.
The citizens, on the other hand, are an excellent source of soft targets....sports venues, music concerts, and other gatherings.
Since terrorists will go for the soft targets, the President and Congress relish getting the opportunity to demonstrate their courage and leadership post-attack.
Remember how the media lamented President Bush getting all the glory after 9/11? Remember how they remarked that all that glory should have gone to President Gore?
This is their opportunity to look like strong leaders and enact some "caring" legislation.....as Rahm Emmanuel said "no crisis should be left unexploited".
Visualize whirled peas.
Wavy Gravy for SECDEF.
Congress wants to further cut the budget by 25%, according to Barney Frank. The next defense appropriations bill will reflect this change.