Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: military budget

House panel approves $37.5 billion military budget increase for 2022

“A day after the United States withdrew from one of the most costly wars in history, the absolute LAST thing congressional representatives should be doing is increasing the Pentagon budget.”

Shrewd deceptions: Lying by omission

Understanding how misguided and arguably insane our military priorities and spending are.

81 senators vote to override Trump veto of NDAA as GOP...

It is the first veto override of Trump's presidency.

Rejecting Michèle Flournoy, progressives demand Biden pick Pentagon chief ‘untethered’ from...

"The power progressives hold must be wielded now before it's too late, before Flournoy is crowned and the U.S. slips further into decline..."

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.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.