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Neither Clinton nor Trump Will Be Able to Fix the Pentagon’s Budget

Posted August 3rd, 2016 at 11:14 am (UTC-4)
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[A] Clinton or Trump administration will find itself facing a budget deadline just 254 days after taking the oath of office on Jan. 20. Pentagon officials are already warning of cuts that would come to the military if the budget caps return.

If Americans Are ‘Scared to Death’ It’s Because Government Has Failed Them

Posted December 18th, 2015 at 2:33 pm (UTC-4)
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I don’t think that economics explains everything. Seventy percent of Americans think the country is on the wrong track. Many of those people are doing just fine economically. I think the missing piece of the puzzle is the fact that Americans … think that the folks running the country have an agenda different from theirs. […]