October 1 is a new fiscal year for the Federal State.This means Congress has to produce TWELVE Appropriations bills by then.
Is there any reason to believe they will be passed on time? Recent history says no. Congress will probably pass a "Continuing Resolution" to keep the federal leviathan running.
These appropriations bills will be Congress's focus this fall. And we will pressure Congress to cut, cut, cut, and cut some more.
That's why I sent this letter telling Congress to make STEEP cuts in the Pentagon budget using DownsizeDC.org's Cut Spending campaign.
The hard-wired message says simply, "Please cut federal spending."
I made these additional comments, from which you may borrow or copy...