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'The Best Option for Conservatives Concerned About U.S. National Security'

8:08 AM, Jul 28, 2011 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Jamie Fly, writing at National Review Online

As House Republicans debate whether to support the Boehner debt-limit package, one key issue is getting overlooked in the debate: Unlike the alternatives presented by Democrats and bipartisan commissions, the Boehner plan avoids significant defense cuts, making it the best option for conservatives concerned about U.S. national security....

National-security conservatives should rally behind the Boehner plan. By focusing on the real drivers of our deficit, Speaker Boehner’s plan ensures that Republicans will remain the party that strengthens, not weakens, our national security.

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