Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Tag: U.S. Military

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine reports on space nuclear...

National Academies report urges nuclear-powered rockets for trips to Mars and lays out "synergies" in space nuclear activities between NASA and the U.S. military.

Senators urge Army leadership to testify before Congress about Fort Hood...

The U.S. Army failed Sergeant Elder Fernandes, Specialist Vanessa Guillen, and their families and they, like the families of all of the soldiers who have suffered at Fort Hood, deserve justice.”

Robot generals

Will they make better decisions than humans -- or worse?

“The bleeding wound”

Osama bin Laden won (twice)...

New bill introduced to hold US military accountable to civilian casualties

“Maximizing transparency will prevent further loss of life.”

What Americans don’t know about military families

Military families only have one another, however imperfect we may be.

America’s commandos deployed to 141 countries

And “criminal misconduct” followed.

Would a draft matter?

Maybe the real conclusion should be that, as long as war is this country’s default option and peace the aberration, reinstating the draft would amount to little more than a change of wardrobe.

Will Trump ride Pentagon spending to re-election?

Ten months from now we’ll know whether Trump’s attempt to ride the Pentagon to re-election was a wise gamble or ultimate foolishness.

How the military-industrial complex gets away with murder in contract after...

As the latest Pentagon budget shows, no matter the revelations, there will be no reckoning when it comes to this country’s endless wars or its military establishment.

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Trump campaign paid millions to Jan. 6 Capitol riot

“It was his duty as commander-in-chief to stop the violence. And he alone had that power because they believed that they were following his orders. They said so.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

Texas Jabberwockery – Cruz Roasted After Fleeing Blizzard

Even worse than backing Trumpster – Glaring “dereliction of duty...”

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”

‘This is unacceptable’: Progressives reject Manchin plan to cut $15 minimum wage proposal to...

The $15 minimum wage is overwhelmingly popular with the American people. One person should not be allowed to hold relief hostage.