So, in a very real way the political battle in Wisconsin is about national security and American independence.
Hillary Clinton says deficit sends message of weakness
Wed Sep 8, 2010 1:33pm EDT
(Reuters) - The huge U.S. budget deficit poses a national security threat and projects a “message of weakness” internationally, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said on Wednesday as she urged Democrats and Republicans to tackle the problem.
...”It poses a national security threat in two ways: it undermines our capacity to act in our own interest, and it does constrain us where constraint may be undesirable,” Clinton said in response to a question after her address to the Council on Foreign Relations think tank.