Tag: defense cuts

randy forbes

Tools of the Trade: What Washington needs to do to lead well

My dad loved his toolbox. And maybe just as much as he loved his toolbox, he enjoyed getting new tools. One thing I realized as a young boy, however, is that no matter how many new tools he got, he always went back to his old faithfuls.

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Randy Forbes: Sand castles

Years ago, I was with my family at the beach sitting several yards back from the water. Ahead of us near the shoreline, two small boys knelt down playing in the sand just inches from where the foamy cusp of the waves rescinded back into the ocean.

Virginia ‘Going Global’ to counter defense cuts

Gov. Bob McDonnell today announced that the Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) has launched its ‘Going Global’ initiative to mitigate the impact of defense spending cuts on Virginia’s economy, the nation’s leading state recipient of federal spending.

Defense, retirees focus of Senate candidates

U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen spent time on Tuesday talking with voters on issues related to defense and veterans issues.

george allen

Allen raises issue with defense cuts

Republican Senate candidate George Allen went on the attack on the Obama administration on Monday on a key Republican talking point regarding defense budget cuts.