Military cuts $100 billion: Economy vs. Security

The United States plans on cutting over $100 billion in the defense budget. According to Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, the functions that they cut, or are going to cut, are considered “no longer needed.” According to The Christian Science Monitor, “The reasons the defense cuts are being made are: The US [United States] war effort in Iraq is over; President Obama may start pulling out of Afghanistan; NATO [North Atlantic Treaty Organization] allies are moving to slash their military outlays. (Gordon) Adams suspects that before Mr. Obama faces reelection in 2012 he will move…

Gourmet business

By: Davey Willis When Pam Cooley and Jan Owens aren’t working at their Sugar Creek Elementary School jobs, they’re in your home cooking delicious recipes for the whole family. Cooley and Owens run a personal chef service called “Your Gourmet Girlfriends,” which is a new local business in New Palestine recently launched in June. “We knew we wanted to do something food related and still continue our jobs at school. Somebody told us about something they’ve done like it, and we did research and joined this organization called American Personal and Private Chef Association. It…