Re "Patt Morrison Asks: Howard 'Buck' McKeon," Opinion, Sept. 18
Patt Morrison notes that Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon's (R-Santa Clarita) "campaigns have benefited from the district's aerospace and defense industries."
So when he asks for better funding for the military as chairman of the
Even with sequestration, the U.S. will have a military many times more powerful than that of any potential adversary. Under the spending cuts McKeon is seeking to reverse, we simply need to put our military in places around the world where it is actually needed.
McKeon and other "representatives" who are bankrolled by the military/industrial complex should recuse themselves from voting on the military budget.
Seymour R. Levin
McKeon sounds like the moth who got too close to the flame. And now he's lamenting the fact that his own military interests weren't exempted from sequestration. Talk about passing the buck.
McKeon voted for sequestration, and now he wants an exemption for the military. How about authoring some legislation to repeal the sequester?