The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page

Retirement Discussions / Retire Early Liberal Edition


Subject:  Re: Defense-Cut Hypocrisy Date:  2/21/2013  1:07 PM
Author:  sykesix Number:  48004 of 74937

It certainly hasn't filtered through to the current administration. If one listens to Panetta; sequestration will gut US defense capabilities.

It is a game of chicken. Sequestration was supposed to be something was so unpleasant that nobody would willingly let it happen. Panetta's comments are an attempt to pre-blame Congress if the cuts come about. Boehner is trying to pre-blame Obama. However, I think Boener has the much weaker hand here. The Sequester preserves M