The Pentagon (Dumb) and the White House (Dumber)
"Military weighs cutting Guard
"The proposed cuts are part of a reduction in the growth of defense spending over the next five years ordered by the White House. The manpower cuts stem from a decision by top Army leaders to sacrifice troop strength in order to provide money for new weapons systems and other equipment, said defense officials, who requested anonymity."
We need the troops. Indeed, we neef FAR more troops than we have now. If the current White House continues this insanity, it will accomplish the impossible: making Bill Clinton look like a Commander in Chief.