- Defense Budget Bill Decisively Approved. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/5/1998, Vol. 149 Issue 14, p31
Announces that the United States Congress completed the final action on the defense appropriations bill for Fiscal 1999. Details on the budget allocations; How the majority Republicans voiced their displeasure with President Bill Clinton's decision to let defense spending fall for the 14th...
- Half 'n' half. Mann, Paul // Aviation Week & Space Technology;11/14/1994, Vol. 141 Issue 20, p17
Reports on the implications of the Republican victory in the 1994 elections to defense advocates. Military spending; Republican platform calling for reinstating `firewalls' that would prevent defense funds from being used for other purposes.
- Why Painting Obama as Soft on Defense Won't Work. Condon Jr., George E. // National Journal;4/14/2012, p5
The article cautions the Republican Party on its attempt to paint U.S. President Barack Obama as soft on defense. It discusses the demand of Mitt Romney, Republican Party presidential nominee, to increase the defense budget from its current 3.2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) to 4...
- Power Plants Must Cut More. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;8/10/2015, pB02
9 Pres. Obama announced a plan calling for a 32% cut in power plant carbon emissions by '30 compared with '05 standards. GOP leaders denounced the plan as economically foolish. W. Va. and 15 other states asked the EPA to suspend the rules pending a legal challenge.
- GOP may have to ax Pentagon. Landay, Jonathan S. // Christian Science Monitor;1/31/95, Vol. 87 Issue 45, p3
Discusses the proposed tax concessions and balanced-budget amendment which may force GOP to reduce military spending despite its commitment in the `Contract With America' program. Struggle over the issue of defense cuts; President Bill Clinton's defense plan favoring cuts.
- Cook: Blame Republicans for Debt Crisis. Cook, Charlie // National Journal;7/16/2011, p22
The article discusses the Republican party's stand on the debt-ceiling debate in the U.S. According to the author, it is doubtful that Republicans will go along with meaningful cuts in defense spending. The author believes that Republican intransigence will force Democrats to withdraw almost all...
- Over the Horizon: GOP's Realist Shift Unlikely to Last. Farley, Robert // WPR Subset;7/ 6/2011, p1
The article emphasizes that the shift by the U.S. Republican Party towards its realist faction's foreign policy thinking in the midst of the 2012 presidential nomination is unlikely to last. The foreign policy conflict between the realist and neoconservative factions is tackled. The latter is...
- The Ultimate Irony. GRAY, OWEN // Moderate Voice;11/1/2011, p17
The article focuses on issues concerning the reduction in the defense budget in the U.S. "New York Times" columnist Paul Krugman credits Representative Barney Frank by describing him as one of the weaponized Keynesians who are out in full force, seeing what is really going on in debates over...
- A gift for the Pentagon. Dam, Julie K.L.; Lai, Sinting // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/12/94, Issue 50, p24
Reports that United States President Bill Clinton seeks an increase in military spending from the period 1994-2000. Increase as a postelection effort to neutralize Republicans on the issue of military spending; Reaction of Republican members of Congress.