Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Tag: Pentagon

The ultra-costly, underwhelming F-35 fighter

Lockheed Martin remains top gun in the Pentagon's cockpit.

Funding of human needs must be front and center: Coalition asks...

We need bold leadership to break the hold of what President Eisenhower deemed 'the military-industrial complex.'"

Boondoggle, Inc.

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

How the Pentagon took ownership of Donald Trump

The Pentagon will never be forced to make significant reforms until Americans stop believing in (and consenting to) its comforting lies.

EPA weakens guidelines for clean-up of toxic groundwater pollution by military...

"We urgently need action to protect clean water not more deregulation."

Pentagon spending set to hit near-record levels, but ‘establishment says we...

"Very few in Congress are questioning how the U.S. can afford to spend $7.5 trillion on the military."
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The military-industrial complex: Trump’s ties to Boeing in spotlight amid probes...

Boeing has such clout in Washington, particularly on the defense side, but also viewed as a major commercial force in its airline business.

Our man from Boeing

America is indeed great again, if you happen to be one of those lucky enough to be moving back and forth between plum jobs in the Pentagon and the weapons industry.

New Congressional report issued by Pentagon warns against climate change, calls...

"The effects of a changing climate are a national security issue with potential impacts to Department of Defense (DoD or the Department) missions, operational plans, and installations."

Pentagon: Climate change is real and a ‘national security issue’

"The half-baked DOD report on #climatechange released this week is inadequate and demonstrates a continued unwillingness to seriously recognize and address the threat that climate change poses to our national security."

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Environmentalists demand explanations for “secret” fracking chemicals in Ohio

“People need to know. People have a right to know, and first responders have a right to know if they might be exposed to those types of chemicals.”

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...
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The secret GOP plan to keep power

In 2020, we need to pay attention to state elections as well as elections for president and Congress. State elections could decide...

NY judge resigns after posting noose image on Facebook

After posting the image of a noose with the words “Make America Great Again” on his Facebook page, an upstate New York...

Over 800 climate strikes planned in U.S. on September 20th; Global Climate Strikes to...

5 days ahead of strikes, Activists of all ages, labor groups, faith leaders, businesses gear up for youth-led climate strikes in intergenerational demand for climate action