Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tag: National security

National (in)security and the Pentagon budget

A post-coronavirus economy can no longer afford to put the Pentagon first.

Sanders files amendments to force Pentagon to pass clean audit, require...

“National security,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders, “means doing everything we can to improve the lives of our people, many of whom have been abandoned by our government decade after decade.”

Hypersonic weapons and national (in)security

Hypersonic weapons close in on their targets at a minimum speed of Mach 5, five times the speed of sound or 3,836.4...

The US raises red flags on Russia’s plutonium experiments – while...

The secrecy surrounding this work has long raised suspicions – among many nations – that a global nuclear test ban treaty is being violated.

How ICE and other DHS agencies mine social media in the...

Through its vast and deeply flawed social media monitoring, the Department of Homeland Security jeopardizes the rights of travelers, immigrants, refugees, and many others.

Boondoggle, Inc.

Making sense of the $1.25 trillion national security state budget.

Trump’s national emergency creates another border crisis – for families, wildlife, protected...

The president’s “unlawful declaration over a crisis that does not exist does great violence to our Constitution and makes America less safe, stealing from urgently needed defense funds for the security or our military and our nation.”

A ‘Bolt’ (ton) from the past

With that nasty smirk on his face, Bolton actually publically has come out for the pre-emptive attacking of both Iran and North Korea... going on years now.

Trump to the International community: Drop dead

Is the Trump administration taking on the WORLD!

This is what makes John Bolton so dangerous

With John Bolton as National Security Advisor, a badly-advised “Donald the unready” is more likely than ever to cause tragedy and death, on a scale we can’t yet imagine.

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How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.

LAPD releases video of officer shooting protester in groin with projectile

The LAPD is investigating the incident due to the fact that the protester was not posing an immediate threat to anyone when the officer shot him.

Law-lessness & dis-order: The core of Trump’s hellacious hypocrisy

Only the greatest criminal con artist would dream of leaning on law and order when all else fails.

Change and decay: A time of transition

Ancient divisions are being strengthened, new divisions fermented, injustices highlighted; under the action of cleavage all are being drawn to the polluted surface of human affairs.

With eye on Biden victory, Warren and Schumer unveil plan to cancel up to...

“Broadly cancelling student loan debt would be a game-changer for millions of people in this country and a lifeline when they desperately need it.”