Cuts in budget for military bands

This article states that last week, "the House of Representatives passed Congresswoman Betty McCollum’s amendment to reduce the Department of Defense’s spending on military musical bands by $120 million," from $320 million to $200 million.

One of the comments following the article talked about the story of Winston Churchill, who was told by his finance minister during the Second World War to cut funding for the arts to help with the war.

Churchill's answer, “Then what are we fighting for?”

Picture from http://wapedia.mobi/en/United_States_Marine_Band

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