Thursday, January 17, 2019

Tag: Pentagon

Bases, bases, everywhere…

“Undocumented bases are immune to oversight by the public and often even Congress.”

‘What kind of maniacs are running this country?:’ Pentagon rings in...

"Maybe a little more 'Happy New Year!' and a little less 'Watch... our powerful bombs of mass destruction.'"

Keep walking, nothing important to see here

“Shanahan who?”

‘An insult to the American people’: Outrage after Pentagon fails first-ever...

Decrying "unchecked waste, fraud, and abuse," Rep. Barbara Lee said, "This is exactly why we must #AuditThePentagon."

Making America’s wars great again

The Pentagon portrays a powerful need to think of ourselves as a righteous, just, and successful country that fights only righteous, just, and successful wars.

Pentagon socialism

Militarizing the economy in the name of defense.

How the EPA and the Pentagon downplayed a growing toxic threat

A family of chemicals – known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases – has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed.

Trump’s ‘infrastructure’ plan

When it comes to government investment in the American economy and our disintegrating infrastructure, there really is nothing much left but the Pentagon.

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Democrats are afraid of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez too. And that’s a good thing.

Chief among the reasons for the tension? Ocasio-Cortez’s apparent support for progressive primary challenges against centrist Democrats.

Majority of Americans support a 70% tax rate for mega-rich

"I don't think it's surprising. What we see, overall, is that the vast majority of Americans know that income inequality is one of the biggest issues of our time."

Elizabeth Warren calls for investigation into Trump’s Chief of Staff

Sen. Elizabeth Warren recently called for an investigation into whether Mulvaney violated federal ethics laws governing negotiations over post-government employment.

Arizona activists face jail time for providing life-saving aid to migrants crossing Sonoran Desert

Arizona, activists with the humanitarian group No More Deaths go to trial today facing charges for a slew of federal crimes, all due to their efforts to leave water and food in the harsh Sonoran Desert to help refugees and migrants survive the deadly journey across the U.S. border.

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