“Sequestration is this crazy-named, nutty process that was put in place in order to force Congress to do the right thing. They put a gun to their head in order to do the right thing. And then when they fail to do the right thing, they're ready to pull the trigger.”

— Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, speaking to the Association of Defense Communities Monday in Monterey, Calif. Has anyone told the SecDef there’s a problem with suicide – primarily by firearms – in the U.S. military?

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