That is because Stockman doesn't understand how the budget works.
This was a guy whose President ran big deficits and spent a ton of money. To the good of the economy, I might add, greatly increasing net private sector financial assets.
Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:
Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a
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