The Common Good
March 2009

Reduce Military Spending

by Victor Goering | March 2009

After reading (for the second time) the “Dear President Obama” letters, I was disappointed that no one mentioned the need to reduce the huge U.S. military budget.

After reading (for the second time) the “Dear President Obama” letters, I was disappointed that no one mentioned the need to reduce the huge U.S. military budget. Also, our relying on the military rather than diplomacy to solve the Middle East problem was nowhere to be found. Surely the new president will need to reverse the course the nation has followed for the past eight years if we wish to be held in high esteem internationally and regain the prestige we have lost.

Victor Goering, North Newton, Kansas

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