I don’t comment too much about current events, but during the last week I found some of SECDEF’s comments about Sequestration (the ‘Budget Control Act’) to be rather encouraging.

Encouraging, you say, GubMints?  I read nothing but doom and gloom.

Some see a lot of sourness in the announcement that Furloughs are here to stay for FY13, and that Furloughs and Reductions in Force (RIFs) are a part of DoD’s future, but I find it refreshing that someone at the top (SECDEF) is willing to face reality and start looking at areas to cut.    Continue reading