Barack Obama’s Secret Plan: Cut Defense Spending

In the debate about the reform of health care in the US, the central issue is how it is going to be paid. The numbers mentioned are dazzling, and certainly to most US voters, who are getting a little nervous about how any health care reform is to be paid. Representatives, Senators and the President are locked in a political battle about the price tag(s). But on spending, there is one huge elephant in the room about whom nobody dares talk: defense spending, and cutting it to help finance health care reform.