The Left and the Right Converge (on Defense Spending)

Bob Herbert, the liberal editorial writer from the NY Times called for a shrinking of the defense budget and a reduction of the extension of American military power given our appalling economic circumstances. (Go HERE) We simply can't afford the same size commitment to the military.
The other famous exponent of a shrunken military is Ron Paul who has said repeatedly that we cannot afford countless foreign military bases.  The political spectrum has come full circle on this issue.
Are there any plans to shrink the defense budget?

Not that I see.

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