Monday, May 25, 2020

Tag: defense spending

Here are the names of 23 Democrats that joined Republicans in...

The U.S. already spends more on military than the next seven countries – China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, the U.K., India, France, and Japan – combined.

The scandal of Pentagon spending

Your tax dollars support troops of defense contractor CEOs.

The hidden costs of “national security”

Ten ways your tax dollars pay for war – past, present, and future.

The American way of war is a budget-breaker

Never has a society spent more for less.

Why spend $54 billion more on the Pentagon? To start a...

The president apparently wants to put the U.S. on a permanent war footing to sustain his unpopular presidency.

Trump budget puts 12 million people at risk of losing housing

The White House is hoping that Congress will approve of a $54 billion boost to Pentagon coffers.

The Republicans’ Military Budget Could Make Every Homeless Person In America...

$596 billion was spent on the military in 2015 and Republicans are looking to increase the defense budget even more.

Most Voters Favor Cutting Defense Spending. Politicians Say Otherwise

In a comprehensive new survey, most voters favored a decrease of at least $12 billion in the Pentagon’s spending and called for killing some costly military programs.

America’s Control Over the World Is Rapidly Eroding

The U.S. government has angered many countries because of their long history of highly aggressive military actions, but there seems to be no plan of stopping. It would be smart to listen to the other countries and simmer down in the military department before it is too late.

America Being Crushed by a Mountain of Escalating Debt

The U.S. and its citizens are inundated with massive debt as a nation, government, and society. It seems like an impossibility to get this issue under control, especially when a majority of funding goes directly to endless wars.

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