The $360 Billion Gorilla in the Sequestration Debate

 The $360 Billion Gorilla in the Sequestration Debate

February 11, 2013

 The Gorilla in the Room

The debate surrounding Pentagon sequestration—the planned reductions to Pentagon spending scheduled to go into effect in March—is raging.

Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has said the spending reductions would lead to the U.S. becoming “a second rate power.” Chairman of the House Armed Service Committee, Buck McKeon (R-Calif.), said, “It’s going to start costing lives.” Continue reading “The $360 Billion Gorilla in the Sequestration Debate”