you can save yourself months of reading just by reading this article, so i won't waste my time writing what's already written.
Shift some money to the Pentagon.
Clock ticking to disastrous defense cuts
Because of the failure of the supercommittee to agree on a deficit reduction plan, the 2011 Budget Control Act automatically cuts about $500 billion from the defense budget. These cuts fall on top of the already agreed-upon $487 billion in reductions. All told, the cuts would amount to about $1 trillion over a decade.
Pentagon issues dire warning to Congress about budget cuts
WASHINGTON (AP) - The nation's top military leaders warned Congress in unusually stark terms that its failure to pass a 2013 defense budget _ coupled with the threat of automatic budget cuts _ has pushed the Pentagon to the brink of a crisis.