Sunday, May 31, 2020

Tag: military budget

The Pentagon budget still rising, 40 years later

The rationale for spending more than $700 billion a year on the Pentagon—and well over $1.2 trillion for national security writ large—simply does not exist.

‘Atrocious’: 188 Democrats join GOP to hand Trump $738 billion military...

"Every member of Congress who voted to give the most corrupt, unhinged, and unstable president in history $738 billion to fight endless wars...must never tell us that we cannot afford Medicare for All or a Green New Deal."

Bestselling pentagon fiction

Caltech receives $750 million from bottled water industry billionaires  For the Pentagon, happy days are here again (if...

Bernie Sanders: Democrats need to rein in our out-of-control military spending

Democrats must challenge unnecessary spending and interventions—beginning with the war in Yemen.

Exclusive: The Pentagon’s massive accounting fraud exposed

How U.S. military spending keeps rising even as the Pentagon flunks its audits.

How pro-war Democrats use Russiagate to bloat the military – and why...

Russia became the bipartisan justification for an $716 billion defense budget and nuclear build-up.

40 Democrats join Republicans and vote for $717 billion military spending...

The NDAA will hit Donald Trump's desk today and is "on track to become law before the start of the fiscal year for the first time since the fiscal 1997 bill."

How the war industry corrupts the US Congress

Join us in building an economy that is not dependent on killing and maiming people to boost the profits of weapons manufacturers.

How the Pentagon devours the budget

While the Trump administration is preparing to launch full-scale assaults on food stamps, Medicaid, and Medicare, it’s war on everything except the U.S. military.

The real figure for military spending by the US is 66.3%...

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Who are the secret puppet-masters behind Trump’s war on Iran?

A shadowy group stoking U.S. hostility with Iran and the evidence that it is funded by Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

‘How dare you put our lives at risk’: Pennsylvania Democrat Brian Sims rips GOP...

Sims notes that the Republicans did not let the Democrats know that they had been exposed to the virus, arguing that such a revelation would hurt their argument to reopen the state.

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"This is a grotesque indicator of the deep inequalities in U.S. society."