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U.S. must have balance in budget cuts
Whatever the election results in November, we and other Quaker groups across the country recognize and emphasize that a balanced budget requires a balanced approach. The balance that concerns us is that between Pentagon spending that has nearly doubled in the past decade and proposed severe cuts in domestic spending for education, health care, clean energy, highway, rail and air transportation, maintenance of public lands and parks and other programs that enhance our daily lives.
October 9, 2012