Reduce the Deficit -- But Strenghten the Military

Kelly, James F.
February 2011
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Feb2011, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p8
Conference Proceeding
In this article the author opines that the most urgent priorities of the U.S. government is to address the skyrocketing national debt. He says that the government should scrap unnecessary departments and agencies and reduce the spending by a set percentage. Moreover, he states that citizens need to scale down their demands on the government, and the government should rethink the retirement policies, medical care and cut defense spendings, which accounts for nearly a fifth of expenditures.


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