GOP budget plan: How 2% can save you $626 billion or more!
- 15.4% GOP’s proposed cuts to non-defense spending for the rest of 2011
- 2.2% GOP’s proposed cuts to defense spending, under the same plan source
» Here’s the interesting part: Despite those numbers, the cuts to defense spending actually net about $165 billion more in savings than the non-defense cuts. Why? Simple: We spend a crapload of money on defense. (Bonus chart with more information here.)