Letters: Mar. 28, 1983

Defense Costs

To the Editors:

Your analysis of defense spending was welcome [March 7]. It is unfortunate that we have to waste so much of our resources on defense. By using those resources unwisely we will ultimately destroy confidence in our Government.

William G. Smith Victorville, Calif.

The Franklin Spinneys of this world are the type that President Reagan has asked us to emulate: honest, forthright and fiscally conservative. Yet the Reagan Administration tries to curb Government growth but encourages defense spending. Welfare is deplored, but military and industrial pork barrels are filled to the brim. It does not make sense.

Ross L. Sargent Visalia,...

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